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Newsroom

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:

Upcoming music performances include Early Music Ensemble, student composers and Wind Ensemble with Westerville Concert Band


News - April 10, 2018

Upcoming Department of Music performances include Early Music Ensemble, student composers and Wind Ensemble with Westerville Concert Band.

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Four Otterbein faculty members part of recent study published in “Science”


News - April 4, 2018

Four Otterbein faculty members were part of a recent study published in “Science,” a leading professional journal.

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Ohio Governor Kasich speaks about values to audience at Otterbein


News - March 7, 2018

Ohio Governor Kasich speaks about values during his final State of the State address, held at Otterbein.

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The Point at Otterbein University Opens Maker Space to the Community


News - February 28, 2018

The Point at Otterbein University is a growing STEAM innovation center that is home to resident companies, academic departments and now the public. The Maker Space, within The Point, is comprised of five creative spaces for members of the community to utilize, providing access to industrial technologies not commonly available.

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Your Kindness Matters!


News - February 28, 2018

Your Kindness Matters! Tell Us What You’re Doing. Share Your Story on OtterbeinKindnessMatters.org!

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Professor Beaux Berkeley discusses her elephant research with CNN


News - February 23, 2018

Professor Beaux Berkeley was in South Africa conducting research when she talked with the CNN International show, “Inside Africa.”

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With Crimson Cup, Ohio College Students Explore Automated Coffee Drying


News - February 21, 2018

Engineering students at Ohio’s Otterbein University were tasked with exploring automated solutions for raised bed drying.

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Scholarships for Officer Eric Joering’s four daughters


News - February 21, 2018

Otterbein is committing to full tuition scholarships for four daughters of fallen Westerville police officer.

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Otterbein graduate volunteers at Olympics


News - February 21, 2018

From Otterbein University to the Olympics, one graduate from the Westerville university is making her Olympic dreams come true. She’s currently at the Winter Games as an official volunteer.

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Otterbein president and executive recognized by Westerville Chamber of Commerce


News - January 25, 2018

President Kathy Krendl and Erin Bender, executive director of The Point at Otterbein, are honored by the Westerville Chamber.

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