Press Releases from Otterbein University

“Master Harold”…and the Boys, June 27-30


News - June 18, 2019

The Otterbein Summer Theatre will present “Master Harold” …and the Boys at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27; at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29; and at 2 p.m. on Friday, June…

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Otterbein University and WELD to Host Ninth Annual Women’s Leadership Conference, June 13


News - June 12, 2019

The 2019 National Leadership Conference, Beyond the Movement: Make Change Happen will bring more than 600 women together to discuss the issues facing women in leadership positions…

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Otterbein Nursing Department Gives Hands-on Training to Delegation of Nurse Educators from Honduras


News - May 15, 2019

A small university in Westerville is making a big impact in Honduras, where poverty and violence are rampant, healthcare providers work with minimal equipment and supplies, and educational…

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Otterbein Summer Theatre Presents “Smoke on the Mountain”


News - May 13, 2019

Westerville, OH – The 2019 Otterbein Summer Theatre season will open May 30 with a revival of “Smoke on the Mountain,” one of the company’s most-loved productions since it was first staged…

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Otterbein Summer Theatre 2019: A season of joy, drama, and hilarity


News - May 10, 2019

Westerville, OH – Otterbein Summer Theatre invites the public to experience one of its most ambitious, exciting and far-reaching seasons yet.

“We are thrilled and
honored to share with…

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Otterbein statement to UMC decision


News - May 1, 2019

Otterbein University remains a college of opportunity, devoted to the values of diversity, equality and inclusiveness. The Board of Trustees avowed this commitment with a resolution to affirm…

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Cohort of Columbus City Schools Alumni to Graduate from Otterbein University Sunday


News - April 24, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, a cohort of 26 Columbus City Schools (CCS) graduates will walk across the stage to receive their Otterbein degrees with the Class of 2019.

On April 44, Otterbein hosted a…

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First Engineering Class a Highlight of Otterbein University’s Commencement Weekend


News - April 24, 2019

Otterbein University will celebrate the graduation of 426 undergraduate students and 129 graduate students in the Class of 2019 this weekend, April 27-28.

Of the 426 undergraduate students, 21…

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Girls Who Code club encourages young women to pursue computer science


News - April 18, 2019

By: Aselya Sposato ’21

Otterbein University and JPMorgan Chase are working together to help educate girls and young women in the community to pursue careers in computer science through a…

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Important Changes to Academic Calendar for 2019-2020


News - April 11, 2019

The Otterbein Office of Academic Affairs would like to inform our community of a recent change to the Academic Calendar for 2019-2020. Recently, some member of the Otterbein community brought to…

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Alumna Rebekah Perry ’18 receives grant for conservation community outreach


News - April 9, 2019

 

By: Aselya Sposato ’21

 

Otterbein University alumna Rebekah Perry was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from BirdNote to continue her passion for conservation education and…

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Sherman Heckler Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


News - April 5, 2019

Wendy Sherman Heckler has accepted the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Sherman Heckler began her career at Otterbein University as an associate professor of…

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Otterbein Associate Professor Jennifer Bennett’s published article and video features Otterbein students and recent grads


News - April 5, 2019

Otterbein Associate Professor Jennifer Bennett’s written and video article, Visual and Microscopic Evaluation of Streptomyces Developmental Mutants, was recently published in the scientific…

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CEOs of AEP and OCLC to Headline Otterbein University’s 2019 Commencement Ceremonies


News - April 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu
February 14, 2019
 
CEOs of AEP and OCLC to Headline Otterbein University’s Commencement…

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Otterbein experiential learning meets Broadway for three communication seniors


News - April 1, 2019

By (left to right) Jessica Metcalf ’19, Olivia Crago ’19 and Lauren Heberling ’19

Otterbein offers countless opportunities for students to learn about careers, first-hand, from…

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Summer Savings Return to Otterbein with Credit Hour Discount


News - March 28, 2019

Contact: Jennifer Hill, (614) 823-1284 or jhill@otterbein.edu
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2019
 

Westerville, OH – Do you need to get ahead this summer? Students interested in…

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Otterbein Theatre and Dance presents “Singin’ in the Rain” March 28-April 6


News - March 25, 2019

Left to right, Jeremy Hurr (as Cosmo Brown), Cecilia Trippiedi (as Kathy Selden), and Lincoln Belford (as Don Lockwood) in the Otterbein Departments of Theatre & Dance and Music production of…

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Dean of Students Bob Gatti recognized for advocacy at the 2019 Central Ohio Social Justice Awards


News - March 19, 2019

Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs Bob Gatti has been a supporter of all students over his 41 years at Otterbein. His advocacy and dedication to students and social…

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Megan Carey ’22 Receives Army ROTC Scholarship, Otterbein Award to Continue Education


News - March 13, 2019

 

Otterbein offers students the opportunity to pursue a passion to serve their country without the burden of student debt. The Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) allows students to…

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United Methodist affiliated colleges and universities in Ohio jointly affirm continued commitment to inclusivity in joint letter


News - March 8, 2019

 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The work of the United Methodist Church and its members has left an indelible and positive imprint on our communities, state, nation, and world. Included…

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Otterbein believes we are a better, stronger, more meaningful community when we open doors for anyone and everyone who is ready to learn and to work with the aim of advancing the public good.


News - March 7, 2019

Our university has always been a leader in ensuring all have full access to a world-class education. That is why women were admitted as students on equal footing as their male counterparts and why…

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Campus Center Renovation and the GROVE Project


News - December 21, 2018

From the time it was built in the late 1960’s, the Campus Center has served as the heart of the University community for thousands of Otterbein students, faculty, alumni and friends. Centrally…

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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…

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The Otterbein Commitment Makes College Affordable for Ohio Students


News - November 15, 2018

Contact: Anyone wishing more information related to the Otterbein Commitment should contact the Otterbein Office of Admissions at 614-823-1500 or uotterb@otterbein.edu.

Westerville,…

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Deadline to vote for the State of Ohio microbe is Nov. 17!


News - November 9, 2018

By: Aselya Sposato ’21

Vote before Nov. 17!

Otterbein University’s departments of Biology and Earth Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Communication, and History…

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Otterbein Nursing graduates are 100 percent ready for their careers


News - November 8, 2018

The Department of Nursing has had a lot to celebrate in its 40 years of excellence, including licensure and certification pass rates well above the national average. In fact, the spring 2018…

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