Media Advisory for OTC-WGU articulation agreement

Media Advisory for OTC-WGU articulation agreement

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Media Contact

Mark Miller
College Director of Communication 417.447.2655 millerm@otc.edu
Laura French
Coordinator of Public Information 417.447.2659 frenchl@otc.edu
Steve Koehler
Coordinator of Media Relations 417.447.2666 koehlers@otc.edu

MEDIA ADVISORY

OTC and WGU Missouri to sign articulation agreement on Tues., May 27

WHO: Ozarks Technical Community College and WGU Missouri, a nonprofit, online university.

WHAT: Announcement of a new articulation agreement and benefits, including a tuition discount, for OTC students transferring to WGU Missouri.

WHEN: 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27.

WHERE: OTC Springfield inside Information Commons on the second floor in the Board Room.

WHY: Currently, only 36.4 percent of adult Missourians have finished a college degree. The new partnership agreement will help students pursue their bachelor's degree by providing seamless transfer to WGU Missouri for Missouri community college students, including OTC graduates. WGU Missouri Chancellor Dr. Angie Besendorfer and OTC leaders will discuss the agreement and how it benefits OTC students, as well as answer media questions.