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OTC, Missouri State sign aviation articulation agreement

Graduates of Ozarks Technical Community College’s aviation program will have the opportunity to transfer seamlessly into Missouri State University’s Bachelor of General Studies program thanks to a new articulation agreement established between the two institutions. OTC’s first cohort of aviation students began their training this fall. The college’s two-year program prepares students to enter the…

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OTC IT department wins cloud computing award

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Information Technology department received a Cloud Leadership award from E&I Cooperative Services, a not-for-profit purchasing company that serves educational institutions. David Esping, OTC’s chief technology officer, and Eric Kyle, director of network software, accepted the award at the annual EDUCAUSE conference, held Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Philadelphia, Pa. OTC was chosen…

Culinary Arts program partners with Aviary Café for management class

Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Department’s (CAHM) dining room management class create edible masterpieces at OTC’s Scallions restaurant each semester. This year is only slightly different – the class, instead, takes place at Aviary Café, located at Farmers Park on Republic Road. OTC saw a unique opportunity arise when a fluke…

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OTC’s Matthew Simpson honored by MCCA

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Ozarks Technical Community College’s Matthew Simpson accepted the Missouri Community College Association Technology Innovation Award at the association’s 53rd annual convention held this week in Branson, Mo. Simpson, OTC’s college director of research, strategic planning and grant development, helped to create the college’s current Guided Self-Placement instrument. Rather than traditional placement exams,…

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OTC Communications and Marketing earns six NCMPR awards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) honored Ozarks Technical Community College’s Department of Communications and Marketing with six Medallion Awards at its regional conference held Oct. 1-3 in Davenport, Iowa. OTC’s Communications and Marketing team brought home the following awards. Gold Medallion Awards Television Commercial: You have a dream, we have a plan…