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Upcoming Events: OTC Fine Arts

The spring semester is almost over, and OTC Fine Arts students are ready to showcase their skills. Join our theatre students, our men’s and women’s vocal ensemble, or the choir as they share their end-of-year projects. For more information about the OTC Fine Arts department, visit otc.edu/finearts. Theater Student Showcase | Student directed one-act plays Thursday,…

#GiveOzarks Thank You

A huge thank you to those who gave to OTC through ‪#‎GiveOzarks‬. With your help, we raised $3,889 for the OTC Foundation Student Emergency Fund, which provides assistance to our students experiencing financial hardship. In addition, the OTC Fine Arts department raised $615 to purchase lighting and equipment for its art, music and theatre classrooms.…

American Sign Language Silent Dinner

OTC’s American Sign Language department held a Silent Dinner on Thursday, April 30 from 6-8 p.m. in Lincoln Hall on the OTC Springfield Campus. More than 80 students, instructors, tutors and individuals from the deaf community were in attendance. During dinner, attendees played sign language games and practiced conversational skills — voices were not allowed. Offenders were required…

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

OTC and Drury University partnered to provide “Green Dot” Bystander Intervention training on Saturday, April 25. This six-hour session trained 28 staff, faculty and students; 20 of the participants were OTC students, which included Veteran work-study students and Phi Theta Kappa members. What is “Green Dot”? The Violence Against Women Act of 2014 (VAWA) requires higher education institutions…

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The Clothesline Project: End the Silence

OTC’s Counseling Services department and numerous community agencies hosted the Clothesline Project in the Jared Family Atrium on Tuesday, April 28. The Clothesline Project is a national effort to raise awareness about the devastating effects of relationship and domestic violence. The project spreads a message of hope while providing resources to those involved in violent relationships. Several OTC students and employees participated in…

HIS students assist county employees with assessments

The OTC Hearing Instrument Science classroom took its mobile lab unit on the road recently to gain experience in screening hearing patients, specifically Greene County employees. Students and the mobile lab recently spent several days at the Office of Emergency Management screening Greene County deputies, phone operators and highway department employees. “The partnership with the…

Wear OTC Week “Thank you!”

We promised prizes and confetti for Wear OTC Week, and we’ve awarded 30+ students for sporting their OTC gear in celebration of our 25th anniversary! Big thanks the OTC Bookstore and the Communications department for providing prizes (even bigger thanks to the Maintenance department for helping us clean up all the confetti). You can learn…