The Missouri Community College Association honored the late Special Agent Sgt. Joseph M. Peters with its Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony in Branson Thursday. 

The Sgt. Peters earned a certificate in electronic media production from Ozarks Technical Community College and went on to serve in the US Army in the Criminal Investigations Division.  He was assigned to the Fifth Military Police Battalion in Vincennes, Italy.


Missouri Community Colleges are being told by education officials that the state might reduce reimbursements for the A+ scholarship program.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky has more.

The program gives high school graduates who meet certain criteria, reimbursements for two years of classes at a community college in the state.

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Another community organization has a lifesaving device ready to go if it's needed.  AED Solutions, a program of Ozarks Technical Community College, presented Crosslines with an automatic external defibrillator or AED.  Crosslines, a food pantry run by Council of Churches of the Ozarks, requested the device from AED Solutions to provide emergency support to its clients, volunteers and staff.   AED's can help when someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest.  A heart's normal rhythm can be restored with an electric shock delivered by an AED.   Crosslines director Tom Faulkner said they serve appro

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A new service at Ozarks Technical Community College will cater to military veterans and their families.  KSMU’s Michele Skalicky has more.

The Springfield Vet Center, an arm of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, will provide readjustment counseling services to eligible veterans and bereaved family members on the Springfield campus beginning September 10th.