OTC Turf and Landscape Management Students Compete at National Competition

Six students from Ozarks Technical Community College’s Turf and Landscape Management program recently traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to compete against nearly 70 other colleges and universities at the 34th annual Student Career Days, an event sponsored by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).  Several students brought home honors from what is informally known as the “Landscaping…

OTC SIFE team places first in regional competition

The Students in Free Enterprise team from Ozarks Technical Community College placed first at SIFE USA Regional Competition, held this week in Dallas, Texas.  This is the fifth Regional Championship for the College’s team.  In addition, the team qualified as a Finalist in the Financial Literacy Topic Competition, which is sponsored by HSBC. This year’s…

Six from Ozarks Technical Community College earn state Breaking Traditions Awards

Five students and one instructor from Ozarks Technical Community College have earned top honors in Missouri’s annual Breaking Traditions Awards Competition, an event designed to honor students, faculty and staff, and employers involved with Breaking Traditions programs.  The competition celebrates outstanding students who are actively enrolled in non-traditional programs for their gender, as well as…

Role of gender in career choices to be explored

An exploration day for area high school students interested in programs considered non-traditional based on gender will be held at Ozarks Technical Community College’s Springfield campus on Thursday, February 25.  The all-day event is hosted by the College’s Breaking Traditions program and the Missouri Center for Career Education (MCCE). Beginning at 9 a.m., the students…

Free seminar to help businesses cut costs

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Center for Workforce Development, the Ozarks Center for Sustainable Solutions (OCSS) at Drury University and the Southwest Area Manufacturers Association (SAMA) are teaming up to provide a seminar on identifying cost saving opportunities.  The free seminar will be held Tuesday, January 12, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Center for…

OTC and Cox College announce academic agreements

Two new academic agreements have been finalized between Ozarks Technical Community College and Cox College.  A signing ceremony was held December 2, at Ozarks Technical Community College’s Springfield campus. The agreements are designed to provide for a seamless transfer for qualified Ozarks Technical Community College students into Cox College’s nursing degree programs.  The first academic…

Ozarks Technical Community College to announce scholarship program to benefit military families

A new partnership between the OTC Foundation, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and the Musgrave Foundation will be announced Monday, November 9, at 1:30 p.m. in the Information Commons Atrium on the Springfield campus of Ozarks Technical Community College.  The organizations are joining together for the Fallen Soldiers Scholarship, a program that will provide…

MSSU and OTC partner to assist businesses with government contracting

Missouri Southern State University and Ozarks Technical Community College are partnering to provide training sessions on doing business with the government.  The training, which is specifically designed for small businesses in the Springfield area, will include seminars on how to locate and obtain contracts from local, state and federal government agencies/installations.   OTC and MSSU…