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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.

Media inquiries can be directed to:

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:

WOSU talks about Otterbein’s stance on marijuana on campus


News - January 24, 2019
"Medical Or Not, Ohio Universities Won't Let Pot On Campus" Published in WOSU website on Jan. 24, 2019

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Business Wire features story on impacts of Otterbein-Chase partnership


News - January 23, 2019
"Partnerships and Research Bring Ohio to the Forefront of Technology Innovation" Published in Business Wire website on Jan. 23, 2019

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abc6 consults Otterbein’s La Trice Washington surrounding Trump’s stance on boarder protection


News - January 8, 2019
"Trump considers declaring national emergency for border wall" Published in abc6 website on Jan. 8, 2019

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Only Otterbein: We are 21st century excellence


News - December 21, 2018
Be a part of a new movement to impact higher education in America. Otterbein University believes higher education needs a shake-up. It’s time to reinvent what it means to be the smartest way to learn while providing greater access to higher education excellence and commitment to our values established in 1847. “Otterbein is ready to try a few bold things. We don’t want to look like other colleges and universities. We want to be unique, distinct and different,” said President…

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News Nation consults Otterbein’s Noam Shpancer about the #MeToo movement


News - December 15, 2018
"#MeToo movement: Men should talk" Published in News Nation website on Dec. 15, 2018

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Columbus Underground announces $3.1 Million Columbus State grant


News - December 14, 2018
"Columbus State Receives $3.1 Million to Create Pathways to Careers in Health" Published in Columbus Underground website on Dec. 14, 2018

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ThisWeek Community News reports on Otterbein’s bird study


News - December 11, 2018
"Otterbein’s bird study has following" Published in ThisWeek Community News website on Dec. 11, 2018

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The Plaid Horse reports on 27th Annual Equestrian Holiday Tournament of Champions hosted by Otterbein University


News - December 6, 2018
"SCAD CONTINUES TO BE IMPRESSIVE IN 27TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS" Published in The Plaid Horse website on Dec. 6, 2018

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ThisWeek Community News promotes Otterbein Alum Cabot Rea’s holiday show


News - December 3, 2018
"Vaud-Villities set to make ‘Spirits Bright’" Published in ThisWeek Community News website on Dec. 3, 2018

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Canadian Horse Journal highlights Otterbein’s Bruce Madeville’s Olympic experiences


News - December 1, 2018
"Bruce Madeville: Making Sacrifices, Finding Opportunities" Published in Canadian Horse Journal on Dec. 1, 2018

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