In the News: Nov. 13-20, 2015

News Releases OTC receives $35,000 for community dental program Thursday, November 19 OTC’s respiratory therapy program receives national recognition Tuesday, November 17 OTC and Missouri Southern sign agreement between their honors programs Monday, November 16 In the News Walmart awards nonprofits more than $609,000 Wednesday, November 18 Ozarks First Walmart Foundation gives $262,000 in grants…

In the News: Nov. 6-13, 2015

News Releases Three OTC students receive statewide recognition Friday, November 6 OTC schedules Veterans Day events Friday, November 6 OTC presents “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” Nov. 20-22 Tuesday, November 10 In the News Ozarks Technical College honors veterans Wednesday, November 11 KSPR OTC Hosts Veterans Day Events on its Campuses Wednesday,…

OTC receives $35,000 for community dental program

Ozarks Technical Community College received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support a new project called the OTC Community Dental Education and Prevention Program. Walmart Foundation grant funds will allow OTC’s dental programs faculty and students to perform dental screenings at the college’s five locations across southwest Missouri. The grant will fund 160 preventative…

Allied Health students take part in HOPE Connection

Students from OTC’s Practical Nursing, ASN, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy programs volunteered at today’s HOPE Connection event. HOPE Connection 2015 is a one-day, one-stop service site held at the Springfield Expo Center for the Ozark’s homeless population to gain access to vital services. HOPE Connection expected to serve more than 850 homeless and poverty-stricken individuals…

OTC’s respiratory therapy program receives national recognition

Ozarks Technical Community College’s respiratory therapy program received the 2015 Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapy Credentialing Success Award from CoARC, the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. CoARC created the award to honor respiratory therapy programs that achieve high academic outcome measurements. To meet the award’s criteria, respiratory therapy programs had to achieve the following objectives:…

In the News: Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2015

News Releases Two OTC faculty members receive statewide recognition Wednesday, November 4 OTC In the News Low Cost Colleges: Missouri ranks best in nation in new report Thursday, November 5 KY3 ‘Kickapoo U’ offers hands-on career, college preparation Thursday, November 5 Springfield News-Leader SPS board picks three finalists for vacancy Thursday, November 5 Springfield News-Leader…

In the News: Oct. 23-30, 2015

OTC In the News What it feels like Friday, October 30 417 Magazine Colleges recruit bystanders in fight against sexual assault, violence Wednesday, October 28 Springfield News-Leader Concert Sunday to benefit ministry for foster children Wednesday, October 28 Bolivar Herald-Free Press Local colleges adopt “The Green Dot Strategy” Tuesday, October 27 Ozarks First Springfield colleges…

OTC hosts Food Drive Nov. 9-20

In honor of National Hunger Awareness Week, Ozarks Technical Community College will host its second annual food drive Nov. 9-20. This effort has been planned and supported by Enactus and other student organizations. Since many of our students receive assistance from food banks, they want to give back to the organizations who help our students. Last year,…

In the News: Oct. 16-23, 2015

OTC In the News Former OTC student is living out dream in Big Apple Thursday, October 22 Springfield News-Leader Weekend suicide is chilling reminder of veterans’ struggles Thursday, October 22 Springfield News-Leader Automotive tech program returns to BHS Wednesday, October 21 Bolivar Herald-Free Press Pratt resigns from Springfield school board, Missouri State posts Sunday, October…

In the News: Oct. 2-16, 2015

News Releases OTC names 2015 Excellence in Education recipients Tuesday, October 13 OTC and Missouri’s community colleges address health care worker shortage Monday, October 5 OTC Lebanon Center named Large Business of the Year Friday, October 2 OTC In the News Balance: The art of Kat Allie at Obelisk Home Wednesday, October 14 Springfield News-Leader…

In the News: Sept. 18–25, 2015

OTC In the News Following Ferguson, Governor Nixon wants enhanced police training Thursday, September 24 KSMU Childhood cancer survivors across the country win college scholarships from The National Children’s Cancer Society Thursday, September 24 Times Union OTC student overcoming obstacles to focus on dream Thursday, September 24 Springfield News-Leader Who still believes in the American…

OTC and Missouri’s community colleges address health care worker shortage

Ozarks Technical Community College is one of 13 Missouri colleges that worked with the Missouri Community College Association to help 4,251 students statewide access training and gain the skills needed to enter the health care industry. Through the MoHealthWINs program, Ozarks Technical Community College received $2.4 million of a $19.9 million federal grant managed by…

In the News: Sept. 11–18, 2015

News Releases OTC ranked among nation’s top associate degree producers Friday, September 18 OTC hosts dedication of Sam and June Hamra Family Library Wednesday, September 16 OTC to host system-wide event for future students Tuesday, September 15 OTC to host Car and Motorcycle Show Monday, September 14 OTC In the News R-3, OTC team up…

In the News: Sept. 4–11, 2015

OTC In the News Missouri veto session could include A+ residency requirement Thursday, September 10 The Joplin Globe U.S. News ranks area colleges among the best in Midwest Thursday, September 10 Springfield Business Journal Dressing for success on Overall Day Wednesday, September 9 Marshfield Mail Where our grads are going Tuesday, September 8 Town &…

In the News: Aug. 28–Sept. 4, 2015

OTC In the News   Settle-in-ready business sites Thursday, September 3 Trade & Industry Development Police training commission wants to hear from public Tuesday, September 1 Ozarks First Input wanted for law enforcement training procedures Tuesday, September 1 KTTS SOGI bill docudrama Tuesday, September 1 The Standard Online Rural officer concerns after shooting of Houston, Tx.…

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OTC ranked among nation’s top associate degree producers

Ozarks Technical Community College earned national recognition as one of the nation’s Top 100 Associate Degree Producers by Community College Week. The publication analyzed data from more than 7,000 post-secondary institutions for the 2013-14 academic year. OTC ranked 40th in the nation among community colleges for associate degrees awarded. The college appeared in eight different…

Sam and June Hamra Family Library

A standing-room-only crowd honored Sam and June Hamra for their continued support of OTC in a library dedication ceremony today, Wednesday, Sept. 16. Learn more here. [vcex_image_grid columns=”3″ img_size=”thumbnail” title=”no” image_ids=”7560,7561,7562,7563,7564,7565,7566,7567,7568,7569,7570,7571,7572,7573,7574,7575,7576,7577,7578,7579″]