With the beginning of the fall semester of 2013, classes are being held at the new $12 million dollar Table Rock Campus of the Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC). Table Rock Lake can be seen from the top level of the four-story structure. The campus is located at 10698 Historic Highway 165, Hollister MO 65672, which can be seen along U.S. 65 south of Branson and the Hollister interchange. See our earlier article for a review and photos of the construction of this new facility.
OTC first came to the Branson area in 2001 with classes held in the former kindergarten center in downtown Branson. OTC moved to larger quarters at The Shoppes at Branson Meadows in 2004 where space allowed for more classes and services to be offered to students.
The Table Rock Campus was approved after the citizens of Hollister voted, in April of 2010, to join the OTC district. By joining the OTC district, Hollister residents pay the in-district tuition at the college.
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Inside OTC Table Rock Campus
Inside the OTC Table Rock Campus, south entrance, across the reception area, are computers where students can learn more about class offerings and register for classes. The reception area has personnel to assist any visitors as well as waiting areas as needed. The facility is an excellent addition to the surrounding community.
OTC Table Rock Campus from Police Station Entrance on Gage
This view of the OTC Table Rock Campus is from near the entrance off of Gage Avenue just south of the Hollister Police Station (an McDonald, further below). The new $12 million facility sits between Historic Highway 165, on the right, above, and U.S. 65, to the left. The building features classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, a Student Services office, a library, student lounge/study area, and more.
OTC Table Rock Campus from near Highway 165
This view is from near the small Hollister City Park across Gage from the OTC Table Rock Campus. Landscaping was recently completed and it has been a joy to observe the progress of this major construction project in our community. From the top level of the building, looking west, Table Rock Lake is visible on the horizon.
Learn more at: http://www.otc.edu/tablerock/tablerock.php