Our people and programs are making news every day.


At Otterbein, our president is helping prepare women for leadership positions. Our professors are leading the way in curriculum development. Our Center for Community Engagement is winning awards for its dedication to serving others. These are only a few of the people and programs you’ll read about in our Newsroom.

Read the latest announcements from Otterbein University:

Psychology professor’s screenplay becomes most successful Israeli movie of 2018

News - July 9, 2019
It’s not every day you get asked to co-author a screenplay for the first time with one of Israel’s most successful movie directors. It’s even less often that the screenplay goes on to...

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Otterbein Summer Theatre presents “Guys & Dolls” July 11-20

News - July 8, 2019
The Otterbein Summer Theatre production of “Guys & Dolls” will have performancesat 7:30 p.m. Thursday (July 11); 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and July 18; 2 p.m. Sunday (July 14); and 2 and 8...

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Otterbein Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for Second Year

News - June 21, 2019
People often comment on the picturesque nature of Otterbein University’s campus. What many don’t know is that behind the scenes, some very intentional work has been done to make the campus...

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Otterbein Joins Global Leaders in Commitment to Democracy

News - June 20, 2019
Otterbein University President John Comerford attended the Global Forum on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy in Strasbourg, France, from June 20-21, to add...

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“Master Harold”…and the Boys, June 27-30

News - June 18, 2019
The Otterbein Summer Theatre will present “Master Harold” …and the Boys at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27; at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29; and at 2 p.m. on Friday, June...

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Otterbein University and WELD to Host Ninth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference, June 13

News - June 12, 2019
The 2019 National Leadership Conference, Beyond the Movement: Make Change Happen will bring more than 600 women together to discuss the issues facing women in leadership positions...

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Otterbein Nursing Department Gives Hands-on Training to Delegation of Nurse Educators from Honduras

News - May 15, 2019
A small university in Westerville is making a big impact in Honduras, where poverty and violence are rampant, healthcare providers work with minimal equipment and supplies, and educational...

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Otterbein Summer Theatre Presents “Smoke on the Mountain”

News - May 13, 2019
Westerville, OH – The 2019 Otterbein Summer Theatre season will open May 30 with a revival of “Smoke on the Mountain,” one of the company’s most-loved productions since it was first...

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Otterbein Summer Theatre 2019: A season of joy, drama, and hilarity

News - May 10, 2019
Westerville, OH – Otterbein Summer Theatre invites the public to experience one of its most ambitious, exciting and far-reaching seasons yet. “We are thrilled and honored to share with...

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Otterbein statement to UMC decision

News - May 1, 2019
Otterbein University remains a college of opportunity, devoted to the values of diversity, equality and inclusiveness. The Board of Trustees avowed this commitment with a resolution to affirm...

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