Otterbein Receives Choose Ohio First Grant to Promote Diversity in Math and Nursing

by | Oct 27, 2022 | Around the ‘Bein.

Otterbein received a Choose Ohio First (COF) grant of $1,259,937 from the State of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) to support students from Ohio entering Otterbein University’s math and nursing programs with a focus on underrepresented groups in these fields.

“We believe firmly that students who come to Otterbein will find exceptional jobs in central Ohio after graduation and contribute to the excellence of the state workforce,” said Assistant Professor Kirk Kayser, Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science.

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