Middle College Graduation

Fifteen years of the Middle College

The 2022-23 school year marks the fifteenth year of operation for the Middle College at Ozarks Technical Community College. In 2007, Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Norm Ridder approached then-new OTC Chancellor Dr. Hal Higdon with an idea to lower the high school dropout rate and help credit-deficient students get back on track. The Middle…

OTC honors Nathan Summerfield with Outstanding Student Veteran Award

Ozarks Technical Community College announced Nathan Summerfield as this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Student Veteran Award during the college’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, held Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. OTC’s Outstanding Student Veteran Award is presented annually to a student in good academic standing with an honorable service record. The student’s personal conduct, contributions, and…

Financial aid? Yes, please.

The 2023-24 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is here and ready to be filled out. It’s your first step to qualify for loans and grants. Once you’ve completed your FAFSA, you can apply anytime until Nov. 1 for OTC’s Spring scholarships – that could mean FREE MONEY. Scholarships range from $500 per…

Mental Health Week @ OTC

Mental Health Week at OTC is Sept. 26-30. Join OTC Counseling Services and the Office of Student Engagement at “Let’s Taco ‘Bout Mental Health” events supporting Mental Health Awareness. Stop by for goodies (while supplies last), mental health techniques and important information. Monday, Sept. 26 – Taco ‘Bout Your Feelings, Donut Bottle Them Up  Having…

OTC students score at SkillsUSA National Championships

OTC students have brought home the gold again. The SkillsUSA National Championships were held in Atlanta during the 58th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference on June 20-24, 2022. Students, teachers, education leaders and representatives from 650 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions were participants. OTC is proud of and congratulates all…

OTC weekend at the zoo returns

OTC Weekend at the Zoo Returns

Ozarks Technical Community College is delighted to announce the return of OTC Weekend @ The Zoo, celebrating OTC’s conservation collaboration with Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri. On June 25-26, OTC employees and students with a college ID can visit the zoo for free, and bring up to four guests at half price. Children age…