Otterbein University in the News

Otterbein Library Director Receives Service Award for Dedication to Improving Student Experience


Tiffany Lipstreu, the director of Otterbein University’s Courtright Memorial Library, has received the Ohio Private Academic Libraries (OPAL) 2021 Service Award. The annual award is given to OPAL members who have shown dedication to the organization’s mission “to strengthen and promote member libraries through financially responsible collaboration and innovation.”  OPAL is a group of 27 academic libraries that work together to develop and provide expanded collections and services at collectively negotiated prices. All OPAL members are also members of OhioLINK, a statewide initiative offering a shared union database and the…

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Cardy’s Big Shots: Vaccine Drawing Winners Announced at Otterbein


Otterbein’s fall semester has been full of in-person classes and campus activities, thanks to our students and their efforts to Protect the Nest!  From masking up to getting vaccinated, our students are helping to create a safe community for everyone, including our immunocompromised members. In fact, 80.7% of our study body is vaccinated as of Sept. 30!  To thank our students for getting vaccinated, we held a drawing with big prizes!   All vaccinated students who sent proof of vaccination by Sept. 1,…

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Otterbein President The Hill Op-Ed on National Unity


Our nation has never fully agreed on much, but it hasn't always torn itself apartThe HillPublished Feb. 2, 2021

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With food insecurity rising among students, Otterbein and other colleges step in


With food insecurity rising among students, colleges step inColumbus DispatchPublished Jan. 21, 2021

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Otterbein, Westerville form WeRise Non-Profit


Westerville community forming WeRISE nonprofit focused on racial equity, inclusion, social justiceThisWeek NewsJan. 29, 2021

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Dispatch Covers College Return To Campus Plans, Includes Otterbein


At-home COVID-19 tests, other requirements in place as students return to Ohio collegesColumbus DispatchJan. 9, 2021

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Inside Higher Ed Includes Otterbein President’s Tweet about Capitol Insurrection


‘The Worst Day for American Democracy in My Lifetime’Inside Higher EdPublished Jan. 7, 2021

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Otterbein Political Science Professor Part of COVID-19 in Politics Radio Show


COVID-19 In The Capitol, California Political Roundup / California Secretary of State Nominee Shirley Weber, Importance Of Diversity In Politics / President Trump’s Call To Georgia, State Runoff PreviewCapRadioPublished Jan. 4, 2021

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COVID, Changing College Calendars Lead to Winter Learning Opportunities at Otterbein


COVID, changing college calendars lead to winter learning opportunitiesColumbus Dispatch, MSN.com, USA Today, YahooPublished Jan. 6, 2021

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Dealing with COVID-19 New Year’s Stress with Otterbein Professor Shpancer


Here's how to cope with increased stress surrounding the new year, COVID-19 crisisColumbus DispatchPublished Jan. 1, 2021

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Otterbein Nursing Student Discusses Getting COVID-19 Vaccine


Otterbein student fighting pandemic on the frontline discusses getting COVID-19 vaccineABC6 WSYX-TV, ColumbusPublished Dec. 29, 2020

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Kids Learn about COVID with Otterbein Father-Daughter’s New Book


Westerville father-daughter duo teaching children about COVID-19 in new bookWTTE Fox 28, ColumbusPublished Dec. 29, 2020

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Tips for Being Away Family from Family During Holidays from Otterbein Psychology Professor


Tips for Being Away From Family During the HolidaysSpectrum News 1 OhioDec. 27, 2020

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Otterbein Psychology Professor Talks Kindness During a Pandemic


'It filled their hearts': Preschoolers honor frontline workers, promote kindnessColumbus DispatchPublished Dec. 25, 2020

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Otterbein Psychology Professor Discusses Holiday Mental Health


Not everyone is sad about snuffed-out holiday gatheringsPatchPublished Dec. 23, 2020

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