OTC dedicates SRC Diesel Remanufacturing Lab

Ozarks Technical Community College and Springfield-based remanufacturing company SRC dedicated the college’s new SRC Diesel Remanufacturing Lab today, Tuesday, Oct. 22. SRC donated $100,000 to the college to help create the new laboratory facility. “SRC has been a great partner and advisor in helping the college match its curriculum to the needs of employers,” said…

Dake|Wells presents OTC's new master plan to the board of trustees

OTC debuts new 20-year master plan

With a focus on students, safety and accessibility, Ozarks Technical Community College unveiled its new 20-year Comprehensive Facilities Master Plan for the Springfield campus, today, Wednesday, Aug. 14. The plan projects robust enrollment growth for the Springfield location and includes additional instructional space, student life amenities and parking improvements. “On April 3 of 2020, the…

OTC officials and community partners cut the ribbon in front of the Agriculture Training Center at Richwood Valley

OTC holds grand opening for new agriculture center

OTC trustees, administrators and faculty along with K-12 school officials and community leaders gathered at Ozarks Technical Community College’s Richwood Valley Campus for the grand opening of the college’s Agriculture Training Center, today, Aug. 12. Prior to the 2019-2020 school year, OTC’s agriculture and turf and landscape programs were based at the OTC Springfield Campus.…

A Health Information Technology student works at a computer inputting data.

OTC’s Health Information program named one of the best in the nation

The Health Information Technology Program at Ozarks Technical Community College is ranked twelfth in the nation by the education resource guide TheBestSchools.org. OTC’s Health Information Technology degree can be completed entirely online. OTC was one of just two Missouri community colleges ranked in the top 25. “Medical information is the most private and important information…

OTC officials and industry and community partners cut the ribbon at the new Aviation Center in Lebanon

OTC opens aviation program in Lebanon

Ozarks Technical Community College celebrated the grand opening of its Lebanon Aviation Center at the Floyd W. Jones Airport, today, Wednesday, June 12. The opening of the Lebanon aviation program marks an expansion of OTC’s Aviation Flight Technology Program, which debuted at the Springfield campus in the fall of 2017. “We were extremely pleased but…

photo of OTC Chancellor Hal Higdon (left) and SBU President Eric Turner (right)

OTC and SBU sign agreement for transfer opportunities

Ozarks Technical Community College and Southwest Baptist University signed an articulation agreement to allow students to seamlessly transfer from OTC into SBU’s bachelor degree programs. The agreement was signed at the OTC Springfield Campus, today, Thursday, June 6. “Southwest Missouri is fortunate to have an abundance of higher education opportunities for students,” said Dr. Hal…

OTC Fire Science students put out a car fire

OTC’s Fire Science Technology Program receives FESHE Recognition

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Fire Science Technology Program achieved formal Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Recognition. FESHE’s mission is to establish an organization of post-secondary institutions that promote higher education and enhance the recognition of the fire and emergency services as a profession to reduce loss of life and property from fire and…