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Girls in the Middle alum designs this year’s mural

Each March at Otero Junior College, the Girls in the Middle conference committee strives to provide opportunities for middle school girls to learn more about careers that require an educational background in math, science, or technology with the hope that this will encourage them to continue studying these subjects once they enter high school.

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Immersive Ed clubs to visit Bent’s Fort

Otero Junior College and La Junta High School opened Immersive Education (iED) student clubs in January to advance the newly established Immersive Bent’s Old Fort project. Bent’s Old Fort, a unit of the United States National Park Service located on the Santa Fe Trail in Otero County, will be reconstructed virtually in the video game Minecraft and also as a fully immersive 3D virtual reality (VR) environment.

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OJC TRiO celebrates National TRiO Day with a blood drive

Marguerite Newby, TRiO specialist, has been active in coordinating blood drives for the Otero Junior College community since 2012. With National TRiO day falling on February 28, it was decided to use the blood drive as a way to give back to the community.

Otero Junior College Cosmetology Academy

The Cosmetology Career Academy student organization enables Cosmetologists, Hairstylists, Nail Technicians, and Estheticians to participate in a professional student organization. The organization is based on competencies that business and industry representatives have deemed critical to job success. Membership is open to all students attending the Cosmetology Career Academy.

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Everything you need to know about OJC in one place. Calendars and Schedules, OJC Catalog, and Student Handbooks. View our Campus Security Report, Policies and Procedures.

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