Let Otterbein plan a day, night or weekend for you with five different ideas to enjoy Alumni Weekend April 26-28. Whether you are interested in a night out with friends, celebrating Otterbein’s history, cheering the Cardinals to victory, remembering your college days at Otterbein or giving your kids their own campus memories — we have an event for you! See event details, specific class reunion events and registration details at www.otterbein.edu/alumniweekend2013 or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 614-823-1650 by April 12.
Plan a Date Night with Otterbein
Friday, April 26 ($40 per person, preregistration required )
4:30 p.m. Behind the Stage Tour of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
6 p.m. Alumni dinner in the 1847 Room, Campus Center
8 p.m. Theatre performance, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Founders Day Celebration
Friday, April 26 (Free unless noted below)
9:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Second Annual Cardinal Colloquium (www.otterbein.edu/cardinal-colloquium)
This celebration of student research and creative work features a visiting scholar lecture and students presenting work through performances, poster sessions, exhibits and panel presentations.
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Visit the Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. (Admission charge, see website for details)
3:00 p.m. Prayer of Remembrance
Please gather on Towers Plaza for a ceremony to honor alumni and Otterbein friends who have passed over the past year.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Founders Convocation ‘Snapshots: Life at Otterbein 1913, 1963, and 2013’ Cowan Hall
The Convocation will feature readings from the 1913 Aegis publication, memories from 1963 alumni, student reflections about life at Otterbein in 2013, a photo slideshow from the Otterbein Archives and songs from Otterbein’s history. (Preregistration required for reserved alumni seating.)
Cardinal Spirit Day
Saturday, April 27
12 noon Dime-A-Dog sponsored by the Otterbein Cheerleaders,
Men’s Lacrosse Chalk Talk by Coach Hartnett and reunion for
Coach Powell’s Players, Red Tent by the Fishbaugh Baseball Field
12 noon Women’s Lacrosse against Concordia-Wisconsin, Soccer Field
1 p.m. Baseball against Capital, Men’s Tennis against Capital
3 p.m. Men’s Lacrosse against LaRoche, Football Field
Saturday, April 27
9:30 a.m. President’s Chat and Coffee in the Library
10:30 a.m. Alumni Awards Program in the Battelle Fine Arts Center
(To view awardees, www.otterbein.edu/alumni, click “alumni awards”)
12 noon All Alumni Luncheon honoring the Alumni Award Recipients in Roush Hall
(Preregistration and payment necessary, see website for details.)
2:30 – 4 p.m. Walking and golf cart Campus Tours led by student guides
Shuttle Tours to Frank Museum of Art and The Austin E. Knowlton Center
for Equine Science
Cardinal Tales Oral History Archives Project: Share your Otterbein memories on video.
4 p.m. Alumni Cardinal Couples Reception in the Library
April 26 and 28
(FREE, preregistration required)
Friday, 6 – 8:30 p.m. FREE Kids Night Out
The Student Athletic Council welcomes you to drop off the kids/grandkids to play and learn six introductory sports. Otterbein athletes will sign autographs with Cardy providing high fives and popsicles. Ages: kindergarten to fifth grade welcome. Parents: Drop off your children at Clements Recreation Center, and then wander to Uptown Westerville for the 4th Friday Festival from 6-8 p.m.
Sunday, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Open House at The Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science, 600 N. Spring St.
Join us for FREE facility tours, hunter/jumper riding demos, family photo opportunity with an Otterbein horse and many kids’ activities including a grooming station, making horse treats and decorating stall doors.