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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:

ColumbusCEO highlights JPMorgan Chase partnership at The Point


News - January 30, 2020
To solve the workforce issue, business and education must work together—and they are Published Jan. 26, 2020

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This is the oldest scorpion known to science discovered by Otterbein professor


News - January 24, 2020
This is the oldest scorpion known to science Published Jan. 17, 2020

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Here’s how several Central Ohio colleges are partnering with the private sector to solve workforce challenges


News - January 24, 2020
Here's how several Central Ohio colleges are partnering with the private sector to solve workforce challenges Published Jan. 17, 2020

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Otterbein, Central Ohio colleges are partnering with the private sector to solve workforce challenges


News - January 24, 2020
Central Ohio colleges are partnering with the private sector to solve workforce challenges Published Jan. 18, 2020

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Oldest known scorpion fossil discovered by Otterbein professor


News - January 24, 2020
The Oldest Scorpion and the Decadence of Evolutionary Science Published Jan. 21, 2020

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Otterbein University’s non-degree options to advance leadership


News - January 24, 2020
Otterbein University’s non-degree options to advance leadership Published Jan. 21, 2020

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Conductor always up for musical celebration of Mozart’s birthday


News - January 24, 2020
Conductor always up for musical celebration of Mozart’s birthday Published Jan. 23, 2020

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Otterbein MBA Collaborates with CCAD on Design Thinking


News - January 17, 2020
“Design Thinking still resonates within businesses today…or, at least it should.” - Eric Lloyd If I’ve learned one thing in my more than five years in higher education it’s that companies continue to push for employees to become better problem solvers, more creative/critical thinkers, and ultimately stronger communicators. Why? Company growth is critical, and the aforementioned skills are how many companies will achieve that growth. At Otterbein, we continue to provide education that addresses the development of these skills. Additionally,…

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ThisWeek News profiles Otterbein’s new Environmental Health and Safety degree


News - January 10, 2020
Otterbein University adds degree in environmental health Published Jan. 7, 2020

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Otterbein alum James Scully ’14 stars in season two of Netflix’s “You”


News - January 7, 2020
Netflix's 'You' has a San Antonio native on season two Published Jan. 4, 2020

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