Plaster Manufacturing Center

Plaster Manufacturing Center receives six-figure donation from local manufacturer

The Ozarks Technical Community College Foundation received a six-figure donation for the Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing from The Durham Company and its affiliates, L&W Industries and GEC Durham Industries. Durham’s contribution will fund the Durham Company Student Lounge inside the Plaster Manufacturing Center. Jenny Carr, the President of L&W Industries, is a…

an autobody repair student paints a car's exterior

OTC students excel at SkillsUSA district competition

OTC technical education students brought home 61 medals from the annual Southwest Missouri SkillsUSA District Competition. The event was held Feb. 2-26 at several regional locations, including the OTC Springfield Campus. More than 90 OTC students competed alongside hundreds of technical education students from across the district. Competitors showcased their skills by completing written and…

SkillsUSA gold medal

OTC students win 65 medals at SkillsUSA state competition

Students representing the technical programs of Ozarks Technical Community College brought home 65 medals from the SkillsUSA state competition, held April 4-5 on the campus of State Technical College of Missouri in Linn. Nearly 100 OTC students participated the event, where thousands of technical education students from across the state competed in a variety of categories including graphic communications, culinary…

Dr. Matthew Hudson

OTC’s Matthew Hudson earns Remanufacturing ACE Award

OTC’s Dean of Technical Education Matthew Hudson received the prestigious Remanufacturing ACE Award at the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference in Rochester, New York. Dr. Hudson was one of three individuals honored with an ACE Award at the conference’s networking reception held Sept. 19. The Remanufacturing ACE Awards is an international competition sponsored by the Remanufacturing…

Skills USA state winners and instructors

OTC students earn 70 medals at SkillsUSA state competition

Students representing the various technical programs of Ozarks Technical Community College brought home 70 medals from the SkillsUSA state competition, held April 5-7 on the campus of State Technical College of Missouri in Linn. Nearly 100 OTC students participated the event, where thousands of technical education students from across the state competed in a variety of categories including graphic communications, culinary…

Registered apprenticeships

OTC partners with industry leaders to offer new remanufacturing curriculum

Beginning in the fall of 2019, technical education students at Ozarks Technical Community College can pursue their degrees with an emphasis in remanufacturing. The college’s diesel, automotive and manufacturing students will have the opportunity to enhance their employability with a series of courses developed specifically to prepare students for high-demand jobs in the remanufacturing industry.…

SkillsUSA awards

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.…

SkillsUSA awards

OTC students earn 47 medals at SkillsUSA state competition

Students representing the various technical programs of Ozarks Technical Community College brought home 47 medals from the SkillsUSA state competition, held recently on the campus of State Technical College of Missouri in Linn, Mo. Approximately 90 OTC students participated the event, where thousands of technical education students from across the state competed in a variety of categories…

Skills USA District

OTC students excel at SkillsUSA district competition

Students representing the various technical programs of Ozarks Technical Community College brought home more than 90 medals from the SkillsUSA district competition, held recently in Monett, Carthage and Joplin. Approximately 130 OTC students attended the event, where hundreds of local technical education students competed in a variety of categories including graphic communications, culinary arts, television production, computer…

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OTC students excel at SkillsUSA Championships

Ten students from Ozarks Technical Community College received medals at the SkillsUSA Championships, held June 22–26 in Louisville, Ky. More than 6,000 career and technical education students participated in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. The SkillsUSA Championships took place as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. Twenty-nine OTC…