OTC recognizes Bill Foster for recent gift

Ozarks Technical Community College held a ceremony on Monday, December 12, to recognize Bill Foster, of the Foster Hospitality Group, with the naming of the Bill R. Foster Student Services.  Foster recently presented the OTC Foundation, the Fundraising arm of the College, with three homes north of the OTC Springfield Campus, a gift valued at…

OTC chooses Springfield Builders, Inc., for site construction at OTC Table Rock Campus

While classes continue at the OTC Branson Center, progress continues at the future home of the OTC Table Rock Campus.  During their December meeting, the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees approved Springfield Builders, Inc., for site construction at the College’s new location at 10698 Historic Highway 165 in Hollister. Following the groundbreaking for…

Information session to be held on new healthcare programs in partnership with Boston Reed College

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Center for Workforce Development, along with the College’s Community Enrichment Center, will host a free information session on occupations and OTC training programs for a variety of healthcare fields, including several new classes offered in partnership with Boston Reed College.  The session will be held Tuesday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m.…

Founding OTC Board of Trustees member steps down

Founding member and current treasurer of the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees Don Clinkenbeard has resigned from the Board, citing ongoing health problems.  Clinkenbeard’s resignation was submitted and accepted at the meeting of the Board held Tuesday, October 11. “As with all of our founding trustees, Mr. Clinkenbeard has been named a Trustee…

Fall classes begin with 15,212 students enrolled

With fall classes beginning today, enrollment at Ozarks Technical Community College has increased once again.  A total of 15,212 students are enrolled this semester, 8.8 percent more than the fall of 2010. “Our student population continues to grow because we continue to offer what the citizens of southwest Missouri need,” explained Dr. Hal Higdon, chancellor…

OTC Center for Workforce Development to hold free safety seminar for transportation industry

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Center for Workforce Development will hold a seminar to discuss the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Compliance, Safety and Accountability measuring system for the transportation industry.  The seminar, which is co-sponsored by the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Thursday, August 25, from 2 – 4:30 p.m. at the…