OTC, MSSU sign academic memo of understanding

Graduates and alumni of Ozarks Technical Community College can now transfer seamlessly to Missouri Southern State University to continue their education. MSSU President Dr. Bruce Speck and Dr. Shirley Lawler, vice chancellor for academic and student affairs representing OTC Chancellor Dr. Hal Higdon, signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday that allows OTC students and alumni…

OTC Kids’ College summer program to include wide variety of educational options

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Kids’ College summer classes are enrolling now! This year’s schedule includes plenty of unique options designed to develop new interests, teach meaningful skills and excite students about learning.  This year’s summer opportunities include “Mad Science Mondays” workshops throughout July, preschool classes designed for ages 3-5, Sign Language for families, a babysitting…

OTC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society brings home seven international awards

Representatives from Ozarks Technical Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year college students, have returned from the organization’s 94th international convention with seven awards in hand.   Held this year in Nashville, Tenn., the annual convention draws delegates from nearly 1,300 Phi Theta Kappa chapters each year, and is attended…

OTC breaks ground for new Center in Waynesville

Ozarks Technical Community College will soon begin construction at the site of the new OTC Waynesville Center, located at 600 GW Lane Street in Waynesville.  An official groundbreaking ceremony was held today, April 5, bringing a crowd of community supporters to the site, which is visible from Interstate 44 alongside the Waynesville Career Center and…

OTC Richwood Valley to offer new hybrid courses

Ozarks Technical Community College will offer a new opportunity for students at the OTC Richwood Valley Campus beginning in the fall of 2012:  hybrid courses, a combination of online and traditional classroom learning.  Hybrid courses are typically divided into 50% classroom work and 50% online interaction.  Students taking hybrid classes at OTC Richwood Valley will…

OTC Foundation receives $21,000 from Reliable Superstore for Automotive student scholarships

The OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College, has received a gift of $21,000 from Tony Stubblefield, vice president and managing partner of Reliable Superstore, to be used for scholarships for students in the College’s Automotive programs. “We are grateful for the generosity of Tony Stubblefield and Reliable Superstore, and for their…

OTC Foundation celebrates conclusion of Capital Campaign after raising more than $14 million

The OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College, has officially concluded its first-ever Major Gifts Capital Campaign, which raised a total of $14,409,713 in private giving for scholarships, student support programs, the Center for Health Education and the Center for Workforce Development.  A Victory Celebration was held Friday, February 24, in the…

OTC Foundation to announce grand total raised in Capital Campaign

The OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College, has officially concluded its first-ever Major Gifts Capital Campaign, which raised funds for scholarships, student support programs, the Center for Health Education and the Center for Workforce Development.  The grand total raised during the campaign will be announced during the Victory Celebration Friday, February…