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Newsroom

At Otterbein, our president is focused on college affordability. 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.

Media inquiries can be directed to:

Roberto Ponce 
Executive Director,
Marketing & Communications
ponce1@otterbein.edu
(614) 823-1285
(614) 704-7057 (cell)

Jenny Hill 
Director of Communications
jhill@otterbein.edu 
(614) 823-1284
(614) 370-3221 (cell)

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Otterbein Fast Facts:

Location: Westerville, Ohio
Founded: 1847
Control: Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities
Size & Setting: Four-year, small, highly residential
Enrollment: 3,000
President: John Comerford, Ph.D.
Colors: Tan and Cardinal
Mascot: Cardinal

News Stories:

Otterbein University Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for Second Year


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June...

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Otterbein University Exhibit Explores Tibetan Contemporary Art in the Diaspora


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...

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Summer Savings Return to Otterbein with Credit Hour Discount


News - September 20, 2019
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OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY EXCEEDS $50 MILLION COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN GOAL


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Roberto Ponce, (614) 823-1285 or ponce1@otterbein.edu  or Dana...

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Otterbein University to Host Acclaimed Spoken Word Artists Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley


News - September 20, 2019
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Otterbein Science Lecture Series Presents “A Life Shaped by Diseases and Medicines in Sub-Saharan Africa”


News - September 20, 2019
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Otterbein IHSA Equestrian Crowned Regional Champions


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...

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Tickets are available to the public starting Feb. 4.


News - September 20, 2019
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Otterbein Summer Theatre 2019: A season of joy, drama, and hilarity


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu  or Elizabeth Saltzgiver,...

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Otterbein’s Opening Doors To The World Looks at Africa and the African Diaspora


News - September 20, 2019
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...

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