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OTC receives $120,000 grant from 3M Gives Foundation

Ozarks Technical Community College will enhance its Industrial Systems Technology curriculum thanks to a $120,000 grant from the 3M Gives Foundation. The grant, written in partnership with Springfield Public Schools and the local 3M-Springfield Plant, will allow OTC to purchase a new training system and affiliated software. The grant will also support continuing education workshops…

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OTC computer information science students “Hack 4 Good”

Thanks to Springfield’s inaugural Hack 4 Good event, a group of OTC students can proudly say “there’s an app for that,” when people ask how they can share local resources with Springfield’s homeless population. OTC computer information science students, graduates and instructors ─ along with area engineers, developers, entrepreneurs and technologists ─ volunteered around the clock…

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Oh SNAP! It’s finals week.

Need a distraction from finals week? Take a break from your last-minute study sessions and head over to Snapchat for our Finals Week Challenge. We’ve placed a special filter at each of our campuses and centers Monday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 16. Use the filter to let us know how you’re coping with exams — there’s a…

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OTC’s Early Childhood Education Center earns ‘MOve Smart’ status

The Ozarks Technical Community College Early Childhood Education Center earned statewide recognition for its commitment to children’s health and wellness. The center adopted the Missouri MOve Smart Guidelines, developed by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, Bureau of Community Food and Nutrition Assistance, which were designed to boost physical activity practices and improve the health and wellness of…

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Department of Labor awards $3 million to Springfield for job training

A $3 million grant to the City of Springfield‘s Department of Workforce Development in partnership with Ozarks Technical Community College will provide training opportunities for individuals seeking to enter the healthcare industry. The grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor will provide 372 individuals the opportunity for tuition-free training and certifications in health care…

OTC and Drury sign agreement to benefit honors students

OTC and Drury sign agreement to benefit honors students

OTC and Drury sign agreement to benefit honors students Ozarks Technical Community College Honors program graduates who transfer to Drury University will automatically be eligible for honors-program admission and scholarships thanks to an articulation agreement signed today, Nov. 21 at Drury University. “Many outstanding students attend OTC before pursuing a bachelor’s degree, and the OTC…

CoxHealth honored by Missouri Community College Association

CoxHealth received the Missouri Community College Association’s Distinguished Business and Industry Award at the association’s 52nd annual convention held this week in Branson, Mo. The locally-owned nonprofit health system partnered with Ozarks Technical Community College to establish an Associate of Science in Nursing program at the OTC Table Rock Campus. The program expansion will create…

KOLR10’s Grant Sloan honored by MCCA

Grant Sloan received the Missouri Community College Association’s News Media Award at the association’s 52nd annual convention held this week in Branson, Mo. As the reporter in KOLR10’s Branson Bureau, Sloan worked to provide comprehensive coverage of the significant milestones achieved by the Ozarks Technical Community College Table Rock Campus. He covered the community’s recent…

OTC instructional technologist receives statewide recognition

Jacque Harris received the Missouri Community College Association’s Technology Innovation Award at the association’s 52nd annual convention held this week in Branson, Mo. Since arriving at Ozarks Technical Community College in 2011, Harris has provided outstanding support to students using Blackboard. She has also increased student success in the process. From 2012 to 2015, her…