Founding OTC Board of Trustees member steps down

Founding member and current treasurer of the Ozarks Technical Community College Board of Trustees Don Clinkenbeard has resigned from the Board, citing ongoing health problems.  Clinkenbeard’s resignation was submitted and accepted at the meeting of the Board held Tuesday, October 11. “As with all of our founding trustees, Mr. Clinkenbeard has been named a Trustee…

Fall classes begin with 15,212 students enrolled

With fall classes beginning today, enrollment at Ozarks Technical Community College has increased once again.  A total of 15,212 students are enrolled this semester, 8.8 percent more than the fall of 2010. “Our student population continues to grow because we continue to offer what the citizens of southwest Missouri need,” explained Dr. Hal Higdon, chancellor…

OTC Center for Workforce Development to hold free safety seminar for transportation industry

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Center for Workforce Development will hold a seminar to discuss the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Compliance, Safety and Accountability measuring system for the transportation industry.  The seminar, which is co-sponsored by the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Thursday, August 25, from 2 – 4:30 p.m. at the…

Ozarks Technical Community College and Mizzou announce online academic partnership

Ozarks Technical Community College and the University of Missouri in Columbia have finalized three new transfer agreements between OTC and Mizzou.  A signing ceremony was held this morning at the OTC Springfield campus.  The agreements are designed to provide a seamless transfer for qualified Ozarks Technical Community College students into online programs at Mizzou.  Today’s…