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…

OTC to host July registration events

Ozarks Technical Community College will host a registration event at three of its locations during the last week of July.  The events are designed to provide current and future students registration and advising assistance for the 2013 fall semester, and will take place as follows:   OTC Lebanon Center  —  Monday, July 29, 10 a.m.  – 7 p.m.…

OTC, MSU sign articulation agreement for four online degree programs

Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College have signed four articulation agreements providing a seamless pathway for OTC students to transfer their Associate of Arts degree to complete a bachelors degree entirely online with MSU. Specifically, a Bachelor of Science in finance, communication, general business, and health services clinical services can be completed online for…