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OTC celebrates SkillsUSA Week

Students and faculty at Ozarks Technical Community College will join others across the nation to celebrate SkillsUSA Week, Feb. 3-9, 2019. The annual celebration represents over 300,000 SkillsUSA members nationwide and promotes career and technical education (CTE). The week highlights the benefits of the SkillsUSA program in developing personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in…

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OTC ready to help students after Vatterott closure

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Ozarks Technical Community College invites all Vatterott College students to explore options for continuing their education at OTC after the for-profit college abruptly closed all of its locations on December 17. Displaced Vatterott students may visit the OTC Student Services Department in the Information Commons building at OTC Springfield. College staff will be…

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OTC’s Matthew Hudson earns Remanufacturing ACE Award

OTC’s Dean of Technical Education Matthew Hudson received the prestigious Remanufacturing ACE Award at the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference in Rochester, New York. Dr. Hudson was one of three individuals honored with an ACE Award at the conference’s networking reception held Sept. 19. The Remanufacturing ACE Awards is an international competition sponsored by the Remanufacturing…

Five OTC students selected as Siemens Technical Scholars for outstanding performance and leadership in STEM fields

The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation have named five students of Ozarks Technical Community College as 2018-2019 Siemens Technical Scholars. The prestigious Siemens Technical Scholars awards recognize an exceptional group of diverse students from across the country who demonstrates the rewarding careers and opportunities that result from completing excellent STEM programs. This cycle’s 44…

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OTC will commemorate Constitution Day with interview of Washington Post podcast host

“Washington Post” journalist and host of the podcast series “Constitutional” will be interviewed to commemorate Constitution Day at Ozarks Technical Community College from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. OTC Political Science Instructor Andrew Crocker will lead the Skype interview with Cunningham. The event, held at the OTC Springfield Campus in Lincoln 211, is free…

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OTC unveils Ozzy the Eagle mascot

As thousands of students gear up for the fall semester at Ozarks Technical Community College, a friendly new face will greet them on campus. The college introduced Ozzy the Eagle as its official new mascot in a video posted to OTC’s social media accounts today, Aug. 16. In the video, Ozzy packs his bags, hops…

CoxHealth and Mercy join forces to support OTC Emergency Medical Services

Ozarks Technical Community College hosted a dedication ceremony for its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program Thursday, Aug. 2. The program, co-sponsored by CoxHealth and Mercy, trains students for careers as emergency medical technicians and paramedics. It also provides continuing education opportunities for individuals who currently work in the field. “Everyone wins when we partner with…