OTC Board of Trustees welcomes new member

The President and CEO of the United Way of the Ozarks, Jennifer Kennally, was sworn in as the newest member of the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees today, Monday, Aug. 11. Kennally replaces Jackie McKinsey who retired from the board in July. Ms. Kennally will serve out the remainder of McKinsey’s six-year term,…

OTC offers free adult education classes

Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) is accepting enrollment for its free Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) classes held at the OTC Richwood Valley and Table Rock campuses. The classes provide individualized learning programs for adults who want to prepare for the High School Equivalency (HSE) exam, improve their literacy or math skills, or learn English…

OTC Trustee Jackie McKinsey retires

Jacqueline (Jackie) McKinsey, a founding member of the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees, announced her retirement at OTC’s board meeting today, Monday, July 14. She will retire from the board effective July 31. “The Ozarks Technical Community College family is grateful for Mrs. McKinsey’s nearly quarter century of service,” said Greg DeLong, chair…

OTC leads in offering others Title IX training

Recently, national universities, including Ivy League institutions, have received unwanted headlines for their handling of sexual assault cases. Those high-profile cases have shone a light on the issue. Ozarks Technical Community College has been a leader in offering its staff and personnel from other institutions in-depth training in investigating Title IX reports. In June, more…

OTC’s Cliff Davis to chair MCCA council

Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) Vice Chancellor Cliff Davis will serve as chair of Missouri Community College Association’s (MCCA) Presidents/Chancellors Council beginning July 1. Davis will lead the state-wide association and represent Missouri community colleges to key government officials.  “I am honored to be chosen for this opportunity to serve as chair of the Presidents/Chancellors…

OTC to offer free citizenship classes

Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) will offer free citizenship classes at the OTC Springfield Campus July 14-31. The classes will run Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in Graff Hall, room 220. OTC citizenship classes will cover general citizenship requirements and processes, U.S. government and history, and sample citizenship test and interview questions. OTC’s citizenship…

OTC RegFest prepares students for fall semester

Current and prospective Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) students will receive help in preparing for the upcoming fall semester by attending RegFest – a one-stop registration event designed to help students plan and enroll in classes. OTC RegFest will be held at all five OTC campuses and centers: Springfield Campus: Tuesday, June 10 from 11…

OTC, WGU Missouri sign articulation agreement

Ozarks Technical Community College and WGU Missouri signed an articulation agreement today that allows OTC graduates and staff to smoothly transfer to WGU Missouri and receive discounted tuition at the nonprofit, online university. “This is an exciting collaboration that will help OTC graduates finish their bachelor’s degree,” said OTC Provost Steven Bishop. “Our institutions share…

Media Advisory for OTC-WGU articulation agreement

MEDIA ADVISORY OTC and WGU Missouri to sign articulation agreement on Tues., May 27 WHO: Ozarks Technical Community College and WGU Missouri, a nonprofit, online university. WHAT: Announcement of a new articulation agreement and benefits, including a tuition discount, for OTC students transferring to WGU Missouri. WHEN: 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27. WHERE: OTC…