MSU, OTC to sign articulation agreements for four degree programs

Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College will sign four articulation agreements for OTC students to transfer their Associate of Arts degree toward completion of a Bachelor of Science in General Business, Communication, Finance or Health Services — Clinical Services degree entirely online with Missouri State University. OTC Chancellor Dr. Hal Higdon and MSU President Clif…

OTC students earn medals at national SkillsUSA

Ozarks Technical Community College students brought home 11 medals in the recent National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City. “Most of our students were ranked in the top ten in the nation,” said Cynthia Phillips, SkillsUSA-Lead Advisor at OTC. “Our students are dedicated to their field of study and represented the college in an exceptional manner.”…

Financial Aid Priority Deadline July 15

Students planning to attend Ozarks Technical Community College are urged to have their financial aid application completed and all required documents sent to the College’s financial aid office by July 15. Necessary documents include the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which is used to determine federal grant and loan funding a student…

OTC tutoring center wins Teaching and Learning Award

The Speckman Tutoring and Learning Center at Ozarks Technical Community College has been named the winner of the Blackboard Catalyst Awards program’s Teaching and Learning Award, which honors outstanding use of technology for instructor efficiency and learner engagement. Jacob Lewellen, director of the Speckman Tutoring and Learning Center, and his team will be honored during…

OTC graduate numbers up more than 50 percent

Ozarks Technical Community College awarded degrees to a total of 1,420 graduates in the spring 2013 semester, an increase of 51 percent over the spring of 2012, when only 940 students graduated. A number of factors have contributed to the increase in graduates, but administrators point to two key influences. First, many of the recent…

OTC Kids’ College summer program to include wide variety of educational options

Kids’ College summer classes at Ozarks Technical Community College are enrolling now! This year’s schedule includes plenty of unique options designed to develop new interests, teach meaningful skills and excite students about learning. This year’s summer opportunities include “Mad Science Mondays and Fridays” workshops throughout June and July, Sign Language for families, and an ACT…

Agriculture students bring home awards from national competition

Students from the Turf and Landscape Management program at Ozarks Technical Community College have brought home several awards and a scholarship from their field’s national competition.  The students competed against 62 other colleges and universities at the 37th annual Student Career Days, informally known as the “Landscaping Olympics,” an event sponsored by the Professional Landcare…