OTC seeks professionals to teach part-time

Anyone interested in becoming a part-time instructor for Ozarks Technical Community College can learn more about teaching opportunities on Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Adjunct Faculty Career Fair at the OTC Springfield Campus. OTC is recruiting general education and technical instructors to teach part-time at all five of its locations in…

OTC receives the MCCA Technology Innovation Award

George Lamelza, college director of web services at Ozarks Technical Community College, was recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for his innovative website design at a ceremony held in St. Louis in late 2013. Mr. Lamelza and Dr. Hal Higdon, chancellor of Ozarks Technical Community College, received the association’s Technology Innovation Award, which is…

OTC earns recognition for eLearning

The Instructional Technology Council (ITC) has recognized OTC Mathematics Instructor Marylynne Abbott and OTC’s Online Blackboard Support for Excellence in eLearning. ITC is an organization that advances distance education through research and collaboration and by sharing best practices among its member institutions. OTC’s Online Blackboard Support is the 2014 award recipient for Outstanding Technical Support…

Mark Miller named communications director for OTC

Mark Miller, former veteran Springfield TV news anchor, has been named the new College Director of Communications for Ozarks Technical Community College. Miller replaces Joel Doepker, who became vice president for external relations at East Central Community College in Union, Mo., late last year. “In today’s knowledge-based economy, everyone can benefit from the breadth of…

OTC director named chair of MidAIR research association

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – John Clayton, college director of research and strategic planning at Ozarks Technical Community College, has been named chair of the Mid-America Association for Institutional Research (MidAIR). MidAIR is a regional organization of institutional researchers dedicated to improving and disseminating research of concern to institutions of higher education. MidAIR serves Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas,…

Fisk, Zweigle named to MCCA board

J. Howard Fisk, Ozarks Technical Community College Trustee, and Zachary Zweigle, Lead Instructor for World History and World Geography and Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Student Affairs and Workforce Development at OTC, were elected to the Missouri Community College Association Board of Directors at the recent MCCA annual convention in St. Louis. He…