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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.

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Jenny Hill 
Director of Communications
jhill@otterbein.edu 
(614) 823-1284
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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:

Otterbein Community Garden Transforms Peppers and Pigments into Chemistry Lessons


News - April 12, 2021
Otterbein’s Community Garden is celebrating its 10th year of providing hunger relief to local food pantries, including Otterbein’s on-campus Promise House. In addition to its work fighting food insecurity, the garden serves as an innovative study and research site for Otterbein students, faculty, and staff.   Two classes offered by Professor of Chemistry Joan Esson spent time learning about and using products from the garden during Fall 2020.   “There’s something special about being out in the Otterbein Community Garden that just catalyzes a students’ thinking,” said…

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Plan-It Earth Planting Trees for Earth Day at Otterbein


News - April 9, 2021
Student organization Plan-it Earth will plant trees at The Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science and the Otterbein Community Garden on April 10 in preparation for the celebration of Earth Day, recognized annually on April 22. “Earth Day celebrations have been part of our green work at Otterbein for over 16 years, helping students to understand ways to decrease their carbon footprint and get engaged in their community,” said Melissa Gilbert, director of the Center for Community Engagement. “This…

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Equine Class Collaborates with The Point to Create a Safer Horse Jump


News - April 7, 2021
By Harold Walston ’21  A two-time Olympic equestrian teaming up with an accomplished engineer and sculptor might seem like an odd pairing, but the two came together to create safe horse jumps for the cross country course at Otterbein’s Knowlton Center for Equine Science.   Bruce Mandeville Bruce Mandeville is an associate professor of equine science at Otterbein, as well as an Olympic equestrian for his home country, Canada. He teaches a cross country design class, which he presented with a tough question: How do you make a jump that will fall…

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See Otterbein’s new plans for navigating the new normal


News - April 7, 2021
http://www.nbc4i.com/community/health/coronavirus/central-ohio-college-campuses-prepare-for-unconventional-fall-term/

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Otterbein plans to switch to fully remote classes in response to COVID-19 outbreak


News - April 6, 2021
http://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/universities-prepared-to-switch-to-fully-remote-classes-in-event-of-covid-19-outbreak

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How Otterbein admissions are navigating during the pandemic


News - April 6, 2021
http://www.nbc4i.com/news/high-school-students-admissions-departments-navigate-new-normal/

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How local colleges are planning for the Fall.


News - April 6, 2021
http://www.columbusunderground.com/what-local-colleges-plan-to-do-in-the-fall-tm1

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Governor DeWine on Private schools opening during the pandemic


News - April 6, 2021
http://www.dispatch.com/story/news/education/2020/07/10/with-guidelines-more-funds-dewine-says-ohiorsquos-colleges-up-to-reopening-challenge/42083137/

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Online alcohol sales could alter Ohio businesses


News - April 6, 2021
http://www.beaconjournal.com/story/entertainment/dining/2020/07/10/ohio-attorney-generalrsquos-battle-against-online-wine-liquor-retailers-could-alter-alcohol-market/42231971/

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State gives guidelines for Otterbein’s back to school instruction


News - April 6, 2021
http://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/state-releases-back-to-school-guidelines-for-higher-learning-institutions

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