Otterbein Alumni Events & Travel

Below you will find a list of upcoming regional and signature events and alumni travel opportunities! Strengthen your connections with other alumni, reminisce about Otterbein, and have fun!

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations if you have any questions about our events or if you are interested in hosting an event in your area:

Phone: 614-823-1650
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Concert Choir Tour

Friday, February 28

Come here the music of Otterbein’s most select vocal ensemble, Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Gayle Walker.

Their 2020 Spring Tour makes additional stops in Alabama, Louisiana, and Kentucky.

Schedule of Events:

7 p.m. | Concert Choir performance
~9 p.m. | Post-performance reception

Ticket Information:

Tickets not required.


Northminster Presbyterian Church
703 Compton Road | Cincinnati, OH 45231

Landid: Career Transition Workshop

February 28, 2020

Are you in a career transition? Jump start your job search! This one-day interactive workshop hosted by Landid will help you to get the confidence, direction and tools you need to accelerate your job search and land the job you love. The workshop will be held in Dublin, OH, at Brick House Blue.Register here.

Otterbein in Tampa

March 1, 2020

Join President John Comerford, Bob Gatti H’03, and Jackie Gatti for a Cardinal gathering at the Davis Island Yacht Club at 3 p.m. on March 1. Register here.

Cleveland Museum of Art Tour

April 4, 2020

Join us at the Cleveland Museum of Art for a guided tour by Dr. Janice Glowski, Otterbein’s director of museum and galleries. Dr. Glowski specializes in Asian art history and will highlight pieces in the museum’s permanent collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art is free and this event is open to all Cardinal family members and friends. Register here.

Alumni Awards Gala 2020

April 25, 2020

Join us at Cowan Hall at 7 p.m. to honor alumni and individuals who have positively impacted the Otterbein campus, provided outstanding service to one’s local community, and/or modeled exceptional leadership in one’s profession. The 2020 honorees are listed on the Alumni Awards page.

A Toast to Otterbein

May 20, 2020

Mark your calendar for a new Otterbein tradition! A Toast to Otterbein celebrates our history and welcomes all alumni, family, and friends to gather in cities throughout the United States and beyond. Stay tuned for more information. Please contact Ben Schwarz MBA ’19, associate director of alumni relations, if you are interested in hosting an event in your city.

Class of 1970 Golden Reunion

September 24-26, 2020

We are thrilled to have you back on campus for your 50th reunion! We have an awesome weekend planned and we hope you’ll join in the fun!

Registration coming soon!

Learn more about:

  • Schedule of Events
  • Memory Book Details
  • Hotel and Travel Information

on the Golden Reunion website>

Birds of a feather flock together. So, pack your bags and hit the road with your fellow alumni, family and friends. New adventures added yearly, so take flight and explore the world with your fellow Cardinals!

Majestic West ~ September 7-13, 2020

Enjoy stunning views of the American West including the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Big Sky!

See Details About The Early Bird Discount.

$2,695 per person includes double room occupancy. Single rates are also available. Group airfare from Columbus for the Majestic West trip is $649 per person, includes luggage fee.

Fly from John Glenn International Columbus to Salt Lake City.
6 days/7 nights exploring the majestic west and staying in lodges, resorts, and hotels.
Teton and Yellowstone National Park
Ousel Falls Park
Teton Snake River Float Trip
Big Sky Village
Jackson Hole Wyoming

See The Complete Majestic West Itinerary.

To book this trip, contact our travel vendor, Warther Tours, at 330-556-4535. A deposit is required at booking.

Grand Tetons
Yellowstone Lower Falls

Vienna 2021 Travel Course: Conflict, Culture, & Identity

Lyle and Meg Barkhymer have made their ‘home away from home’ in Vienna for the last several winters. They are both retired from teaching in the music field. Lyle taught a Senior Year Experience in Vienna for 12 years, with Meg joining him a number of times. In 2019, they hosted 12 Lifelong Learning Community members on a similar travel learning course. We hope you will consider joining the Barkhymers in Vienna in 2021.

Travel memories last a lifetime. Come join us!