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Celebrate Pi Day

Happy Pi Day to all you nerds out there (as well as those of you who use today as an excuse to eat pie — you know who you are). The number pi, denoted by the Greek letter π and pronounced “pie,” is one of the most common mathematical constants in the world. It is the circumference of any circle,…

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OTC, MSU to host violence-prevention workshop

Ozarks Technical Community College and Missouri State University will host the Escalation Workshop, a powerful, film-based program that highlights relationship-violence awareness and prevention. The event will be held Tuesday, March 15 from 7-9 p.m. at the OTC Springfield Campus in Lincoln Hall, room 211. Produced by the One Love Foundation, the Escalation Workshop was founded…

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OTC, Drury develop new articulation agreements

New collaborative agreements between Ozarks Technical Community College and Drury University will provide OTC students with a seamless transfer to Drury University’s College of Continuing Professional Studies. The first agreement allows OTC graduates with an associate degree in Fire Science Technology to transfer to Drury’s Emergency Management program. The second agreement helps OTC students pursuing…

In The News: Feb. 12–25, 2016

OTC In The News OTC graduate discovers love for history, China Thursday, Feb. 25 Springfield News-Leader C-Street Gallery opens Magnum Opus! exhibition on Friday, March 4 Thursday, Feb. 25 Drury Newsroom OTC FAFSA Frenzy Monday, Feb. 22 KTTS Free dental screening Monday, Feb. 22 KY3 Blunt to launch re-election campaign today Friday, Feb. 19 Ozarks…

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OTC hosts FAFSA Frenzy 2016

Ozarks Technical Community College will host a free FAFSA Frenzy event on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 1–4 p.m. at its Springfield and Waynesville locations. The event, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, is designed to help prospective college students file their FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The event is open…

OTC named Aspen Institute Finalist

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Ozarks Technical Community College one of 150 finalists to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million in prize funds. OTC was one of just two Missouri community colleges recognized by the Aspen Institute. This is the second time in three rounds OTC…

Take OTC courses in Marshfield

New in 2016 — take OTC courses in Marshfield! Classes begin the week of Jan. 25 and meet weekly for 14 weeks at the Marshfield Community Center, located at 118 Commercial Street. For Marshfield residents, all classes are just $120 per credit hour. Learn more and register for courses here.  Spring 2016 course offerings in Marshfield: Health and…

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Join us for College Prep Day

Prepare for a successful college semester through a series of free workshops brought to you by the OTC Speckman Tutoring & Learning Center. College Prep Day is a great opportunity to ensure you’re ready for college. Our hands-on, come-and-go sessions will cover everything from study skills to computer technology to math and English prep: College survival 101…

OTC’s Jennifer Kennally joins MCCA board

The Missouri Community College Association appointed Jennifer Kennally, OTC Board of Trustees member, as an officer of the MCCA Board of Directors. The MCCA board governs all policies of the association to support the professional and academic development of the students, faculty, staff and trustees of Missouri’s 12 community college systems. Kennally’s term begins Jan.…

OTC 25th Anniversary Time Capsule

And it’s official! To celebrate the college’s 25th anniversary, a time capsule was sealed during the annual Holiday Reception on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. Hundreds of time capsule suggestions were submitted and voted on by students, faculty and staff. The top 25 items were showcased during the reception before they were sealed inside the capsule, which will be on display in…

In the News: Nov. 20–Dec. 4, 2015

News Releases Dr. Higdon joins Phi Theta Kappa advisory board Monday, November 30 In the News Share Your Christmas: Story No. 38 Friday, December 4 Springfield News-Leader Pokin Around: A dizzying tour of SGF roundabouts; city building its 5th Tuesday, December 1 Springfield News-Leader Share Your Christmas: Story No. 17 Tuesday, December 1 Springfield News-Leader…