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:

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 staged…

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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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Cohort of Columbus City Schools Alumni to Graduate from Otterbein University Sunday

News - April 24, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, a cohort of 26 Columbus City Schools (CCS) graduates will walk across the stage to receive their Otterbein degrees with the Class of 2019.

On April 44, Otterbein hosted a…

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First Engineering Class a Highlight of Otterbein University’s Commencement Weekend

News - April 24, 2019

Otterbein University will celebrate the graduation of 426 undergraduate students and 129 graduate students in the Class of 2019 this weekend, April 27-28.

Of the 426 undergraduate students, 21…

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Girls Who Code club encourages young women to pursue computer science

News - April 18, 2019

By: Aselya Sposato ’21

Otterbein University and JPMorgan Chase are working together to help educate girls and young women in the community to pursue careers in computer science through a…

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Important Changes to Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

News - April 11, 2019

The Otterbein Office of Academic Affairs would like to inform our community of a recent change to the Academic Calendar for 2019-2020. Recently, some member of the Otterbein community brought to…

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Alumna Rebekah Perry ’18 receives grant for conservation community outreach

News - April 9, 2019


By: Aselya Sposato ’21


Otterbein University alumna Rebekah Perry was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from BirdNote to continue her passion for conservation education and…

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Sherman Heckler Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

News - April 5, 2019

Wendy Sherman Heckler has accepted the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Sherman Heckler began her career at Otterbein University as an associate professor of…

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