Banned books topic of class at OTC Richwood Valley

Today may mark the start of Banned Book Week, but OTC instructor Lyndsey Strahan and her class at OTC Richwood Valley have been studying the issue of banned books all semester. Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read draws attention to banned and challenged books and highlights persecuted individuals. This is the first semester the…

OTC awarded more than $1 million for STEM programs

Ozarks Technical Community College received more than $1 million as part of a $19.7 million grant awarded to Missouri’s community colleges and the State Technical College of Missouri.  OTC’s grant funds, awarded today through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program, will serve 108 students. These…

OTC receives Cadillac donation from GM

The General Motors Training Center in Ardsley, N.Y. donated a 2013 Cadillac ATS to Ozarks Technical Community College’s (OTC) Automotive Technology program. The Cadillac was delivered to OTC’s Transportation department on Tuesday, Sept. 2. General Motors pledged to donate vehicles to the top automotive winners of the 2014 SkillsUSA Championships, a national competition of career…

OTC welcomes Springfield Vet Center to campus

The Springfield Vet Center, an arm of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will provide readjustment counseling services to eligible veterans and bereaved family members of Ozarks Technical Community College beginning Sept. 10.  The Springfield Vet Center will be open on Wednesday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. at the OTC Springfield Campus. OTC Counseling Services will…

OTC ranked among nation’s best

Ozarks Technical Community College earned national recognition as one of the nation’s Top 100 Associate Degree Producers by Community College Week. The publication analyzed data from more than 1,200 community colleges nationwide to determine its rankings, which appeared in the Aug. 18, 2014 edition of the magazine. OTC appeared in more top lists than any…

OTC to offer Late Start courses beginning Sept. 2

Ozarks Technical Community College will accept enrollment for its Late Start courses through Friday, Aug. 29 at 4:30 p.m. Late Start courses meet for 14 weeks beginning Sept. 2 and are available through OTC Online and at the OTC Springfield Campus. Future students can enroll by visiting https://students.otc.edu/registrar/information-and-resources-for-current-students/ or by visiting Student Services at the…