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OTC offers free Adult Education and Literacy classes across an eight-county service area

Ozarks Technical Community College is accepting enrollment for its free Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) classes, held at several locations across an eight-county service area. The classes provide individualized learning programs for adults who want to prepare for the High School Equivalency (HSE) exam, learn English as a second language or improve their reading, math…

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OTC locations will be open Saturday, Aug. 19

All Ozarks Technical Community College locations will be open on Saturday, Aug. 19 to help students prepare for the upcoming semester. Student Services staff will be available from 9 a.m. to noon to assist students with last-minute admissions, enrollment, advising and financial aid processes. Cashier Services staff will also be available during this time to…

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OTC, Drury sign aviation articulation agreement

Graduates of Ozarks Technical Community College’s aviation program will have the opportunity to transfer seamlessly into two Drury University degree programs thanks to an articulation agreement signed today, Monday, Aug. 7. OTC aviation program graduates will be able to pursue a Bachelor of Science in General Studies or a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication…

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OTC handpicked for AACC’s MentorLinks grant

Ozarks Technical Community College’s Agriculture Department will receive a boost in funding and resources thanks to a $20,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The AACC selected OTC as one of 11 community colleges nationwide to participate in the grant program. The MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education grant provides technical assistance and networking…

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OTC receives additional SkillUP funds to provide more free job training

Ozarks Technical Community College will receive an additional $231,730 in SkillUP Missouri funds to provide free job training and employment opportunities to individuals who receive Food Stamp benefits. SkillUP Missouri is a program piloted by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA), the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division and University of Missouri Extension.…

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OTC students excel at SkillsUSA Championships

Three students from Ozarks Technical Community College earned national medals at the SkillsUSA Championships, held June 19-23 in Louisville, Ky. Approximately 6,000 career and technical education students competed in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields at the event. The championships took place as part of the SkillsUSA 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference.…

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OTC’s respiratory therapy program earns national recognition

Ozarks Technical Community College’s respiratory therapy program received the Registered Respiratory Therapist Credentialing Success Award from CoARC, the Committee of Accreditation for Respiratory Care. OTC respiratory therapy staff accepted the award during the American Association for Respiratory Care Summer Forum, held June 25 in Tucson, Ariz. Eighty-seven programs received the award this year. OTC’s respiratory therapy program is…

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OTC’s Matthew Simpson appointed to Governor’s Innovation Task Force

Matthew Simpson, Ozarks Technical Community College’s director of research, strategic planning and grant development, has been appointed to the Governor’s Innovation Task Force as a member of its steering committee. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced the launch of the task force earlier this week. Simpson, along with private, nonprofit and public sector leaders from across…