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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Who: The City of Springfield and Ozarks Technical Community College
When: Monday, Nov. 28 at 3 p.m.
Where: The Jared Atrium in the Information Commons Building at the OTC Springfield Campus
What: The announcement of new resources that will increase opportunities for students to pursue education leading to healthcare careers.
Why: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. will face a critical shortage of healthcare workers, especially nurses, in the next decade. The opportunity unveiled at Monday’s announcement will help address that labor shortage while removing barriers so students can pursue healthcare careers.
Mark Miller, College Director of Communications • 417-447-2655 • 417-839-2886 • [email protected]
Megan Short, Communications Coordinator, Dept. of Workforce Development • 417-841-3386 • 417-839-7612 • [email protected]
About the Missouri Job Center
The Ozark Region Workforce Development Board and Missouri Job Center serve the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, Stone, Taney, and Webster. The Ozark Region boasts three Missouri Job Centers (Springfield and Branson), as well as a Mobile Career Center. The Ozark Region has a long history of working with job seekers and businesses to meet the workforce needs of our community. Additional information about Missouri Job Center's services is available at springfieldmo.gov/CareerCenter.
About Ozarks Technical Community College
The Ozarks Technical Community College system offers associate degrees and certificates in a variety of technical, allied health, and two-year transfer degree programs, as well as workforce development opportunities and community enrichment courses. Classes are available at six locations throughout southwest Missouri, including the option to earn a complete associate degree online. Find additional resources and information about OTC (including official wordmarks and images) at otc.edu/news.