OTC Foundation receives two $15,000 pledges

The OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College, has received two $15,000 pledges from John Gentry, president and chairman of the Board of Positronic Industries.  One of the gifts will benefit the Middle College program, and the other will go toward the expansion of the Information Commons West on the Springfield campus.…

OTC and University of Illinois at Springfield announce online academic partnership

Ozarks Technical Community College and the University of Illinois at Springfield have finalized a new transfer agreement between OTC Online and UIS.  A signing ceremony was held this morning at Ozarks Technical Community College’s Springfield campus.  The agreement is designed to provide a seamless transfer for qualified Ozarks Technical Community College students into online programs…

$100,000 grant from The Sunderland Foundation takes OTC Capital Campaign over $10 million

The Sunderland Foundation has presented the OTC Foundation, the fundraising arm of Ozarks Technical Community College, with a grant of $100,000 to help with the construction costs for new classrooms at the College’s Springfield campus.  This grant brings the total amount raised during the OTC Foundation’s first-ever Major Gifts Capital Campaign to $10,091,110. “This grant…

OTC and University of Maryland University College announce online academic partnership

Ozarks Technical Community College and University of Maryland University College have finalized a new transfer agreement between OTC Online and UMUC.  A signing ceremony was held this morning at Ozarks Technical Community College’s Springfield campus. The agreement is designed to provide for a seamless transfer for qualified Ozarks Technical Community College students into UMUC.  Students…

OTC seeks public comments as part of accreditation renewal process

Ozarks Technical Community College is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its periodic ten-year accreditation renewal evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.   OTC has been continuously accredited by the Commission since 1996.  The College will undergo a comprehensive site visit…

Faculty member of 19 years honored by Missouri Community College Association

Ozarks Technical Community College Transportation Department Chair and Collision Repair Technology Instructor Kerry Wrinkle was honored recently with a 2010 Senior Faculty Service Award from the Missouri Community College Association.  Wrinkle, whose award was presented at the Association’s annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri, joined OTC just before its very first fall semester, in August…