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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.

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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 political science professor gives take on 2020 election.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.10tv.com/video/news/local/election-insight/530-74c88505-b350-4274-a9a1-823b694f3a6b

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Otterbein political science professor gives thoughts on 2020 election.


News - March 24, 2021
https://abc6onyourside.com/good-day-columbus/otterbein-university-political-science-professor-talks-presidential-election-results

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Otterbein alumni finds a creative way to connect with students.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.columbusparent.com/story/lifestyle/2020/11/10/olentangy-teacher-forges-creative-connections-with-students/43276847/

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Otterbein to host Talle Bamazi COVID inspired art show.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.columbusalive.com/story/entertainment/arts/2020/11/11/building-puzzle-with-talle-bamazi/43280297/

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Otterbein’s Zoology program ranked one of the best in the nation.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.vettechcolleges.com/blog/hands-on-exotic-zoo-animal-programs

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Doctors analyze look at what the 2021 will look out.


News - March 24, 2021
https://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/doctors-offer-look-at-2021-as-they-focus-on-making-it-through-next-few-months-of-pandemic

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Local college student makes a way to comfort elderly.


News - March 24, 2021
https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/columbus/news/2020/11/24/college-students-comfort-the-elderly-during-difficult-times

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Otterbein Career Development Staff Helps Students Get Jobs, Go to Graduate School


News - March 24, 2021
By Harold Walston ’21  Otterbein University seniors are facing down the realities of life after graduation, and the Student Success and Career Development (SSCD) staff is here to help.  As a graduating senior, I can attest that coming to the end of senior year can be intimidating, to say the least. Being a college senior is mixed with a swirl of emotions —happiness, excitement, anticipation, or even fear of the unknown. Many of us are eager to start our careers, but do not know where to start. That’s…

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Otterbein’s chorus alumni is singing a brighter tune.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/news/coronavirus-chronicles-pandemic-pressing-pause-on-singing-is-a-real-low-note/ar-BB1cfBmu

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Otterbein professor takes public health beyond the classroom.


News - March 24, 2021
https://www.cityscenecolumbus.com/communities/westerville/otterbein-professor-brings-public-health-education-beyond-th/

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