Middle college students rub elbows with researchers

A group of young minds from OTC’s Middle College recently got the opportunity to study science with local researchers and professors. OTC’s Middle College offers high school students, challenged by traditional education settings, an alternative education opportunity in a variety of program areas including science. Selected students met with professors from Missouri State University and…

Matthew Hudson named OTC Dean of Technical Education

Dr. Matthew Hudson, former Springfield Public Schools administrator, has been named the Dean of Technical Education for Ozarks Technical Community College. In his new role, Hudson will oversee the 20 technical education programs offered by OTC, which include automotive technology, culinary arts, computer information science and electronic media production. He will also oversee the Middle…

Adult Education and Literacy volunteers needed at OTC

Volunteer positions are available for Ozarks Technical Community College’s Adult Education and Literacy classes, which will be held this fall in the following counties: Greene, Stone, Taney, Christian, Webster, Polk, Dallas, Laclede and Wright. Schedules vary by location. Most volunteers average 2-3 hours of work per week. Adult Education and Literacy volunteers assist instructors in…

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OTC students excel at SkillsUSA Championships

Ten students from Ozarks Technical Community College received medals at the SkillsUSA Championships, held June 22–26 in Louisville, Ky. More than 6,000 career and technical education students participated in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. The SkillsUSA Championships took place as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. Twenty-nine OTC…

Middle school students STEAM their way to OTC event

The OTC Richwood Valley Campus was filled with energetic and inquisitive middle school students enjoying the presentations and demonstrations that made up the college’s first STEAM event on Friday, June 19. STEAM – which stands for Science/Technology/Engineering/Arts/ Mathematics – allowed more than 60 middle school students to get a sampling of academic subjects with a…