Otero Junior College

OJC Press Releases

September  2014
Date Release Title
9/30/2014 Lady Rattler’s Split at Triple Crown Sports College Classic
9/30/2014 Rattler Men’s Soccer wins two on the road
9/29/2014 Dr. Alexander Blackburn to speak at OJC Oct. 2
9/29/2014 Former NASA Astronaut, Dr. Larry DeLucas, to speak at OJC October 6
9/29/2014 Native American Artist Debra K. Box conducts workshops and holds lecture at OJC
9/29/2014 2014 Rattler Run results
9/27/2014 OJC BUENO HEP program offers free GED practice tests for a limited time
9/22/2014 OJC to host Discovery Days on October 3
9/22/2014 Final days to register for the 4th annual Rattler Run
9/22/2014 Rattler Volleyball picks up two more wins
9/17/2014 Lady Rattler Soccer 4-0 in Region IX play
9/16/2014 Ratter Men’s Soccer splits games in Wyo.
9/16/2014 OJC Rodeo back in the saddle
9/15/2014 Audrey Assad to hold concert Oct. 18 at OJC
9/15/2014 OJC Men’s Soccer opens regional play with wins
9/15/2014 Nationally recognized Southern Ute artist Debra K. Box coming to OJC Sept. 24
9/12/2014 OJC Softball comes out strong in fall play
9/9/2014 OJC Golf season outlook
9/8/2014 OJC Volleyball undefeated in their home tournament
9/8/2014 OJC STEM offers butterfly tagging
9/8/2014 Otero Players open auditions for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
9/8/2014 Early registration for the Rattler Run ends Friday
9/8/2014 OJC International Lunch and Learn program
9/1/2014 Otero Junior College welcomes Global UGRAD-Pakistan students
9/1/2014 OJC Agriculture program welcomes students with a picnic

August  2014
Date Release Title
8/28/2014 Lady Rattler Soccer opens against nationally ranked teams
8/28/2014 OJC Men’s Soccer team shows pre-season promise
8/25/2014 Ambassador Barbara Barrett to speak at OJC Sept. 9
8/25/2014 Otero Junior College Welcomes Global UGRAD Eurasia & Central Asia Students
8/25/2014 OJC summer nurse aide training class
8/18/2014 Move-in Weekend for OJC students
8/18/2014 OJC accepting applications for the Steve Simpson Theatre Scholarship
8/11/2014 OJC STEM offers butterfly tagging in September
8/11/2014 Last week to register for classes at OJC
8/6/2014 OJC Dance Studio fall registration Aug. 12
8/4/2014 Rattler Run registration continues
8/4/2014 Fall Semester at OJC begins August 18

July  2014
Date Release Title
7/28/2014 OJC supports COCO Century Riders
7/28/2014 Final three Registration Fridays approaching
7/21/2014 Chaos Weightlifting Club offered at OJC
7/14/2014 Rattler athletes honored for academic excellence
7/14/2014 OJC STEM camps underway
7/14/2014 OJC Non-Traditional Evening and Weekend Practical Nurse Pinning to be held on July 19
7/7/2014 OJC names students to Spring Honor Lists
7/7/2014 OJC offers scholarships for studies in Early Childhood Education

June  2014
Date Release Title
6/30/2014 Rattler Run set for Sept. 27
6/30/2014 OJC to implement College 101 starting fall 2014
6/23/2014 Registration Fridays at OJC make preparation for fall easy
6/23/2014 OJC’s Summer Bridge programs provide a foundation for student success
6/16/2014 OJC cheer clinic registration open
6/16/2014 OJC STEM camps filling quickly
6/16/2014 OJC student belly flops for scholarship
6/10/2014 OJC Non-traditional Evening and Weekend nursing program announces pinning
6/9/2014 OJC Dance summer schedule released
6/9/2014 Munoz announced as Bueno HEP graduation speaker
6/2/2014 Mother of three proves the importance of education:
6/2/2014 OJC offers scholarships for studies in Early Childhood Education
6/2/2014 OJC STEM camps offer learning and fun
6/2/2014 OJC welcomes new staff

May  2014
Date Release Title
5/27/2014 Simpson retires from OJC
5/23/2014 OJC’s Summer Bridge programs provide a foundation for student success
5/23/2014 OJC offers a variety of summer sports camps
5/23/2014 OJC STEM offers Summer Institute: Science and Society
5/23/2014 “Celebrate Nurses” fundraiser at OJC successful
5/19/2014 Summer Semester at OJC starts June 2
5/19/2014 OJC Cosmetology Career Salon announces summer hours
5/19/2014 OJC Community Racquetball Tournament registration closes May 28
5/19/2014 OJC Basketball Camp returns June 3-5
5/19/2014 OJC Nursing Assistant pinning
5/12/2014 OJC invites area youth to “Start your Cheer Career Here”
5/12/2014 Registration Fridays at OJC make preparation for fall easy
5/12/2014 OJC summer soccer camp dates announced
5/6/2014 OJC Community Racquetball Tournament Announced
5/6/2014 OJC Softball wins Region IX title
5/5/2014 Otero Junior College Graduation
5/5/2014 Otero Junior College Top Graduates
5/5/2014 OJC offers Summer Bridge programs to foster student success

April  2014
Date Release Title
4/28/2014 OJC Nurse Pinning to be held May 2
4/28/2014 OJC offers Registration Fridays
4/28/2014 OJC announces list of graduates
4/24/2014 Otero Softball wraps up the regular season
4/23/2014 Otero Baseball wins series against Western Nebraska
4/21/2014 Area students represent the Arkansas Valley at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair
4/21/2014 OJC offers Summer Bridge programs to foster student success
4/21/2014 Alumnus Seth Franzman to deliver 2014 commencement address at Otero Junior College
4/17/2014 OJC Law Academy Graduation to be held on April 21
4/17/2014 OJC Student and Community Choir present “Singing Through the Decades: A Twentieth Century Songbook”
4/14/2014 OJC welcomes new staff members
4/14/2014 OJC student honored as Colorado ASPIRE TRiO Achiever
4/14/2014 Earth Day Vocational Voyage at OJC explores careers in earth and space science
4/10/2014 Otero Baseball drops three of four to NJC
4/8/2014 58th Annual Otero Arts Festival Announces Visual Arts Award Winners
4/7/2014 Deadline approaching for many OJC scholarships
4/7/2014 Creative Writing Winners for the Otero Arts Festival 2014 Announced
4/7/2014 OJC offers panel on graduate school
4/7/2014 OJC Discovery day draws a crowd

March  2014
Date Release Title
3/31/2014 OJC sponsors RE:ACH! Seminar for area women
3/31/2014 OJC’s Smith throws perfect game
3/31/2014 OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Juan Ramos
3/31/2014 OJC Foundation announces “Celebrate Nurses” banquet
3/27/2014 Otero Arts Festival Theatrical Competition Entries Accepted Through April 2
3/24/2014 Davidson will present this month’s Vocational Voyage at OJC
3/24/2014 Early registration opens this week for Summer and Fall Semesters at OJC
3/24/2014 The Face on the Barroom Floor Opens Friday at OJC.
3/21/2014 Artists Dalton and D’ane to Judge 58th Annual Otero Arts Festival
3/14/2014 Scholarship opportunities at Otero Junior College
3/14/2014 Two OJC students named to PTK All-Colorado Academic Team
3/14/2014 Otero Players to present The Face on the Barroom Floor
3/11/2014 OJC Baseball wins first conference series:
3/10/2014 OJC students receive Rising Star Awards
3/10/2014 President’s Leadership Program at OJC accepting scholarship applications
3/10/2014 OJC TRiO students hold book drive for CDS
3/5/2014 Rattlers Split Four Game Set With Lopes
3/3/2014 Last chance for free tax help at OJC this Saturday
3/3/2014 Early registration deadline approaching for OJC Youth Soccer Camp
3/3/2014 Otero Junior College Welcomes Global UGRAD-Pakistan Student
3/3/2014 OJC Cosmetology Career Salon hours

February  2014
Date Release Title
2/28/2014 Creative writing judge named for 2014 Otero Arts Festival
2/26/2014 Otero Baseball drops 3 out of 4 to Trinidad this past weekend
2/24/2014 OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Sergeant Jim Powers
2/24/2014 Luisa Graff is Girls in the Middle Conference keynote speaker
2/24/2014 Ark Valley Regional Science Fair winners announced
2/18/2014 Otero Baseball heads into conference play with 4 -3 record
2/17/2014 Arkansas Valley Schools Night at OJC basketball games set for Feb. 22
2/17/2014 Creative Writing entries due Feb. 28 for the 58th Annual Otero Arts Festival
2/17/2014 John C. Mannone to present at the 2014 Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair
2/10/2014 OJC names students to Fall Honor Lists
2/10/2014 Arkansas Valley Schools Night at OJC basketball games set for Feb. 22
2/10/2014 OJC Soccer programs offering Youth Soccer Camp
2/10/2014 OJC Softball 2014 Season Outlook
2/3/2014 Registration opens for the 18th Annual AV Regional Science and Engineering Fair
2/3/2014 OJC Baseball Season Outlook
2/3/2014 OJC Foundation makes scholarship funding available for 2014-15
2/3/2014 OJC to Host Business After Hours Feb. 6 in new Rattlers’ Den

January  2014
Date Release Title
1/27/2014 New faces on the OJC campus
1/27/2014 OJC to offer free tax help to lower-income families
1/27/2014 Registration opens Feb. 3 for Girls in the Middle Conference
1/20/2014 Otero Players Hold Auditions for Working
1/20/2014 Deadline approaching for submissions to OJC’s 2014 Chinook
1/20/2014 Local families receive support to apply for college financial aid
1/13/2014 OJC names Employees of the Year
1/13/2014 Otero Players sponsor Play in a Day
1/13/2014 Second Annual OJC Ag Gala raises over $18,000 for scholarships
1/13/2014 OJC presents a Vocational Voyage into Agriculture Education
1/6/2014 OJC STEM plans a variety of activities for spring semester
1/6/2014 Last week to register for Spring Semester at OJC

December  2013
Date Release Title
12/20/2013 OJC announces results of 2nd Annual Challenges in Science
12/20/2013 OJC Real Estate Training courses start in January
12/18/2013 Otero Men road warriors in first semester
12/16/2013 Community Health Worker students provide insight into new program at OJC
12/16/2013 Santa visits OJC TRiO
12/16/2013 OJC to offer course on Social Deviance spring semester
12/9/2013 Medical Laboratory Technician program offered at OJC
12/9/2013 Spring Semester registration continues at OJC
12/4/2013 Dickens Fest Annual Food Drive sponsored by OJC's PLP brings in over 1,000 pounds of food
12/3/2013 OJC Softball to offer pitching instruction Dec. 9 - 11
12/2/2013 EMT classes offered this spring at OJC

November  2013
Date Release Title
11/27/2013 Registration opens for the 2nd Annual OJC Challenges in Science
11/22/2013 OJC Thanksgiving holiday schedule
11/22/2013 OJC Dance Studio stages “A Christmas Carol” on Dec. 29 and 30
11/22/2013 OJC Law Academy commencement ceremony to be held on Nov. 26
11/18/2013 OJC Women’s Soccer season wrap up
11/18/2013 Spring Semester registration is underway at OJC
11/18/2013 Two local graduates find a rewarding career in Health Navigation
11/18/2013 OJC offers Spanish for the healthcare professional
11/15/2013 OJC announces 4th Annual Math Olympiad results
11/14/2013 Otero Baseball offers baseball camp on Dec. 8
11/11/2013 Medical Laboratory Technician program offered at OJC
11/11/2013 Otero Men’s Basketball starts season 3-1
11/11/2013 Dickens Fest Announces Annual Food Drive
11/11/2013 EMT classes to be offered by OJC this spring
11/11/2013 OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Seth Oquist
11/4/2013 OJC agriculture sciences program holds 2nd annual Ag Olympics
11/4/2013 OJC to host annual Day/Night College Fair on Nov. 6
11/4/2013 Tickets available for 2nd annual OJC Ag Gala
11/4/2013 Registration open for the 4th Annual OJC Math Olympiad

October  2013
Date Release Title
10/29/2013 OJC Men’s Soccer team wins NJCAA Region IX Championship
10/28/2013 Community Health Worker program available at OJC
10/28/2013 OJC presents the Vocational Voyage of a Medical Laboratory Technician
10/28/2013 Spring Semester registration is underway at OJC
10/28/2013 OJC to host annual Day/Night College Fair on Nov. 6
10/28/2013 OJC to host the 4th Annual Math Olympiad November 12
10/24/2013 Lady Rattler Soccer finishes the regular season strong
10/24/2013 Otero Junior College Women’s Basketball season outlook
10/23/2013 OJC Men’s Basketball season outlook
10/22/2013 Rattler Men’s Soccer finishes regular season on high note
10/21/2013 Medical Laboratory Technician program offered at OJC
10/21/2013 Otero Players present an evening of one-act plays
10/21/2013 OJC TRiO Student Support Services sponsoring blood drive
10/21/2013 First annual Kay Mahoney Memorial Scholarship Poker Run
10/17/2013 OJC Rodeo fall season recap
10/14/2013 OJC to host Discovery Day this Saturday
10/14/2013 OJC to host annual Day/Night College Fair on Nov. 6
10/14/2013 New student-editor for Chinook encourages students and the community to ‘Let your Words Blossom’
10/8/2013 OJC Men’s Soccer team on a roll with 6 straight wins
10/8/2013 OJC Rodeo looks to finish the fall season strong
10/7/2013 OJC to host Discovery Days on October 19
10/7/2013 State Board tours OJC programs and facilities
10/7/2013 OJC announces 2013-2014 President’s Leadership Program class

September  2013
Date Release Title
9/30/2013 OJC to host Discovery Days on October 19
9/30/2013 Omawari Mexican Folklore Dancers to perform at OJC Friday October 4
9/25/2013 Lady Rattler Soccer wins three at home
9/25/2013 Ratter Rodeo continues success in regional rodeos
9/23/2013 New OJC staff members introduced
9/20/2013 Otero Players Present a Night of Magic and Comedy
9/19/2013 Otero Rodeo Athlete Brings home a win despite weather conditions
9/17/2013 Lady Rattler Soccer wins Region IX opener
9/16/2013 OJC to host Discovery Days on October 19
9/16/2013 OJC Agricultural Science program opens the year with a picnic
9/16/2013 OJC’s “Vocational Voyage” series returns with topic of Health Navigation
9/16/2013 Rattler Run results
9/13/2013 OJC STEM to host 3rd annual monarch butterfly tagging
9/12/2013 Otero Junior College Rodeo season outlook
9/11/2013 Rattler Men’s Soccer team shuts out North Idaho College
9/9/2013 Water quality management classes to begin Sept. 23
9/9/2013 OJC announces new staff
9/6/2013 Shine N’ Show Cars Show to feature Special Kids Entry Category
9/3/2013 Rattler Volleyball opens the season strong
9/3/2013 Otero Players announce auditions and plans for fall season

August  2013
Date Release Title
8/31/2013 Otero Junior College TRiO Student Support Services help students succeed
8/31/2013 BUENO HEP GED classes starting soon at OJC
8/31/2013 OJC’s RuAnn Keith certified as ‘Developmental Education Specialist’
8/30/2013 One more week to register for the Rattler Run at the discounted rate
8/28/2013 OJC and LCC partner to meet area business needs
8/27/2013 Otero Men’s Soccer kicks off the season
8/26/2013 2013-3014 Kane Scholars announced at OJC
8/26/2013 Shine N’ Show Car Show to showcase OJC’s automotive technology program
8/26/2013 OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Tracy Osborn
8/19/2013 Rattler Run registration continues
8/19/2013 Fall OJC Fitness Center offerings
8/18/2013 Move-in Day for OJC students
8/12/2013 Last week to register for classes at OJC
8/12/2013 OJC student Matthew Leffingwell selected for summer internship at CU Denver
8/12/2013 OJC Dance fall schedule set
8/12/2013 Otero Junior College Welcomes CCI students
8/5/2013 4th Annual OJC Shine n’ Show Car Show to be held in conjunction with Early Settlers Day
8/5/2013 Franz returns to OJC as Vice President of Instruction
8/5/2013 Rattler Run registration open

July  2013
Date Release Title
7/31/2013 Diego Bonta to teach Water Quality Management class at OJC
7/29/2013 Health Navigation program introduced at OJC
7/22/2013 Wildlife Adventure Camp slated for July 29-31
7/22/2013 Community volunteers welcomed to support COCO Century Riders at OJC July 27
7/22/2013 Last chance for College Prep Summer Program at OJC
7/15/2013 OJC Non-Traditional Evening and Weekend Practical Nurse Pinning to be held on July 20
7/15/2013 OJC Rattler Run set for Sept. 14
7/15/2013 Water quality management Mobile Learning Lab open house
7/15/2013 OJC students have opportunity to get a Jump Start on their semester
7/11/2013 OJC Softball camp dates changed to August 5, 6 & 7
7/8/2013 OJC names students to Spring Honor Lists
7/8/2013 OJC Alumni Putting Their Education to Work
7/5/2013 Rattler athletes honored for academic excellence
7/1/2013 STEM Sprouts camps offered for 3rd -6th grade students
7/1/2013 One more week to register for OJC New Student Orientation
7/1/2013 OJC Softball camp offered August 9 & 10
7/1/2013 OJC STEM camps offered for 7th-12th grade students

June  2013
Date Release Title
6/17/2013 SilverSneakers social event held at La Junta Golf Course
6/17/2013 OJC offers STEM Seeds camp for young learners July 15-17
6/17/2013 Two opportunities remain for teacher recertification classes at OJC
6/10/2013 OJC STEM offers Ko’s Journey: A Digital Math Adventure
6/10/2013 OJC New Student Orientation set for July 9 and 12
6/10/2013 Nurse pinning set for June 15 at OJC
6/10/2013 NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp online registration open
6/10/2013 OJC expands articulation agreements for agriculture science programs
6/3/2013 OJC Foundation’s Off the Wall Art Show and Auction raises over $2000 to fund scholarships
6/3/2013 OJC Cosmetology Career Salon announces summer hours
6/3/2013 OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Roxie Keen
6/3/2013 College Prep Summer Program

May  2013
Date Release Title
5/24/2013 Silver Sneakers class offerings at OJC to expand in June
5/24/2013 Teacher recertification opportunities available this summer at OJC
5/24/2013 Practical Nurse pinning set for June 1
5/24/2013 OJC New Student Orientation set for July 9 and 12
5/20/2013 Last week coming up to register for summer semester at OJC
5/20/2013 OJC Alumni Putting their education to work: Mike Blair
5/20/2013 2013 Southern Colorado All-Star basketball games
5/14/2013 OJC Basketball camp will run May 28-30
5/13/2013 STEM Summer Institute slated for June 10-28
5/13/2013 OJC Foundation’s Off the Wall Art Show and Auction event nears
5/13/2013 Water quality management classes offered
5/13/2013 Six OJC volleyball standouts move on to four-year schools
5/7/2013 Lady Rattler Softball wins Region IX Tournament
5/6/2013 OJC offers Career and Technical Education Camp this June
5/6/2013 Newby retires from Otero Junior College after 26 years
5/6/2013 Otero Junior College Top Graduates
5/6/2013 April showered opportunities for learning through OJC STEM Outreach
5/6/2013 OJC “Great Foundation Wall” dedicated
5/6/2013 Leininger retires from Otero Junior College

April  2013
Date Release Title
4/29/2013 OJC welcomes two new staff members
4/29/2013 Otero Junior College announces top graduates
4/29/2013 OJC announces list of graduates
4/25/2013 La Junta second graders envision life as an OJC student
4/22/2013 Otero Players Opens Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Ed Stafford Theatre
4/22/2013 OJC Law Academy Graduation to be held on April 27
4/22/2013 Hope for Our World in Times of Senseless Violence is the theme of OJC Student and Community Choir Co
4/22/2013 Senator Larry Crowder to deliver commencement address at Otero Junior College
4/22/2013 OJC Foundation teams with the Otero Museum for the first annual Off the Wall Art Show and Auction
4/19/2013 OJC Medical Lab Technology program celebrates Medical Lab Professionals week
4/17/2013 Crowley County fifth graders get a taste of Otero Junior College life
4/17/2013 Area students place at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair held at CSU April 11-13
4/15/2013 Second Vocational Voyage at OJC sets sail on April 23
4/15/2013 McGrath named PTK regional and international Paragon New Advisor
4/15/2013 Otero Players to Present Pump Boys and Dinettes
4/15/2013 Rattler Men’s Soccer team returns to competition at Tiger Field April 20
4/11/2013 Otero Arts Festival Theater Competition winners announced
4/11/2013 Otero Junior College Rodeo Claims first win of the season
4/11/2013 Area students to compete at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair held at CSU April 11-13
4/11/2013 57th Annual Otero Arts Festival Announces Visual Arts Award Winners
4/11/2013 Otero Arts Festival Creative Writing Winners Announced
4/8/2013 Otero Junior College Rodeo Signs New Mexico Standout
4/8/2013 Three OJC students chosen for CREATE Health Scholars program
4/8/2013 SilverSneakers fitness classes result in real changes
4/4/2013 OJC Premier Agriculture Scholarship deadline extended to April 15
4/1/2013 OJC offers Career Exploration on April 9
4/1/2013 OJC’s Erickson presents at AHSIE Best Practices Conference
4/1/2013 OJC to host Discovery Days on April 3
4/1/2013 OJC’s President’s Leadership Program accepting scholarship applications

March  2013
Date Release Title
3/25/2013 57th Otero Arts Festival Call For Entries
3/25/2013 Scholarship opportunities at Otero Junior College
3/25/2013 OJC Community Choir presents My Favorite Things!
3/25/2013 OJC students receive Rising Star Awards
3/25/2013 Jiangsu Province University Fellows visit Otero Junior College
3/18/2013 Winners announced for Ark Valley Regional Science Fair
3/18/2013 OJC alumnus and faculty partner to create World War II documentary The Cost of Freedom
3/18/2013 Early registration opens next week for Summer and Fall Semesters at OJC
3/18/2013 Vocational Voyages series begins at OJC
3/18/2013 Walsenburg Artist Tim Deibler to Judge 57th Annual Otero Arts Festival
3/11/2013 OJC’s President’s Leadership Program accepting scholarship applications
3/11/2013 OJC to host 18th Annual International Foods Night on April 11
3/11/2013 Two OJC students named to PTK All-Colorado Academic Team
3/4/2013 Otero Arts Festival names Creative Writing Judge
3/1/2013 OJC announces new staff members

February  2013
Date Release Title
2/28/2013 Otero basketball teams enter Region IX tournament with high hopes
2/25/2013 Joyce Kelly is Girls in the Middle Conference keynote speaker
2/25/2013 Otero Junior College Welcomes Global UGRAD-Pakistan Students
2/25/2013 OJC Soccer program offering Youth Soccer Camp
2/25/2013 Otero Players to present Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”
2/18/2013 OJC student leaders attend Colorado Leadership Alliance Summit
2/18/2013 17th Annual Arkansas Valley Science Fair opens on Feb. 21 at OJC
2/18/2013 OJC Rodeo Team partners with Cheraw Schools for the 4th annual Exceptional Rodeo
2/18/2013 Otero Junior College Welcomes Xánath Caraza for Poetry Reading
2/15/2013 Lieberknecht awarded $40,000 soil and crop science scholarship
2/11/2013 OJC Law Academy settles into new location
2/11/2013 OJC to Host Business After Hours February 14
2/11/2013 Rattler Softball signs seven for 2013-14 season
2/11/2013 OJC STEM team hosts JeopEARTHy!
2/4/2013 OJC Women’s Soccer Coach Donny Ribaudo moving on
2/4/2013 OJC’s Tami Stephenson receives 2013 Jerome Wartgow Award
2/4/2013 OJC to host Discovery Days on Feb. 16
2/4/2013 Registration opens for Girls in the Middle Conference on Feb. 11

January  2013
Date Release Title
1/28/2013 OJC names students to Fall Honor Lists
1/28/2013 OJC to offer free tax help to lower-income families
1/28/2013 College financial aid application support available to local families
1/23/2013 OJC Campus Calendar for January 21 through February 17, 2013
1/21/2013 Otero Baseball Signs Three Early
1/21/2013 OJC hosts CU Discovery Light and Laser Assembly
1/21/2013 Cowboy Gala at OJC raises over $10,000 for scholarships
1/14/2013 OJC names Employees of the Year
1/14/2013 OJC Dance Studio offers open house and registration
1/14/2013 OJC announces new staff members
1/8/2013 OJC’s Learning Commons ready to open on January 14
1/7/2013 SilverSneakers fitness classes offered at OJC
1/7/2013 Last week to register for Spring Semester at OJC
1/7/2013 OJC Campus Calendar for January 7 through February 2, 2013
1/3/2013 OJC offers Academic Renewal

December  2012
Date Release Title
12/21/2012 Health Navigator class offered this spring
12/20/2012 OJC Campus Calendar for December 24 – January 31, 2013
12/20/2012 Otero Junior College Men’s Basketball mid-season review
12/20/2012 OJC holiday schedule
12/17/2012 OJC Law Academy graduates go through commencement ceremony on Dec. 8
12/6/2012 Kiki Medina to retire from GED program

November  2012
Date Release Title
11/27/2012 Jim Herrell to retire as VP of Instruction at OJC
11/19/2012 New Medical Laboratory Technician program to start at OJC in January
11/9/2012 OJC’s SBM program helps local businesses
11/8/2012 OJC Women’s Soccer team finishes inaugural year with success

October  2012
Date Release Title
10/23/2012 President’s Leadership Program hosts 14 scholars
10/23/2012 Otero Junior College Rattler Rodeo fall recap
10/23/2012 OJC’s Learning Commons to open in January
10/15/2012 State Board tours new programs and facilities at OJC
10/15/2012 New student-editor for Chinook ready to take ‘flight’
10/15/2012 Conley D Residence Hall completed at OJC
10/8/2012 OJC hosts international students from unique exchange programs
10/5/2012 No day-time classes at OJC on October 8
10/1/2012 OJC Campus Calendar for October 1 – November 3, 2012

September  2012
Date Release Title
9/28/2012 La Junta SBDC offers entrepreneurial workshop
9/26/2012 Mariachi Serna-Flores to perform concert/dance at OJC
9/25/2012 OJC to offer a tax preparation class starting Oct. 1
9/24/2012 Native American Artist Jeanne Rorex-Bridges coming to OJC September 26th
9/12/2012 OJC Shine N’ Show Car Show a big success
9/12/2012 Rattler Run results

August  2012
Date Release Title
8/30/2012 Lady Rattlers find success on first-ever soccer road trip
8/27/2012 3rd Annual OJC Shine n’ Show Car Show to be held in conjunction with Early Settlers Day
8/27/2012 Early Registration Rates for the Rattler Run ends August 31
8/16/2012 OJC to offer tax preparation class starting Oct. 1
8/13/2012 OJC Rattler Run set for Sept. 8
8/13/2012 Last week to register for classes at OJC
8/13/2012 Ernesto Jimenez retires from OJC Advisory Council and CDS Board
8/10/2012 New class offerings at OJC this fall

July  2012
Date Release Title
7/30/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for July 30 – August 31, 2012
7/30/2012 OJC launches re-designed website
7/17/2012 Youth Sports Performance Camp set for August 6-7 at OJC
7/17/2012 OJC plans farewell reception for Taylor and Emillie Wagner
7/17/2012 STEM Summer Science Camp continues at OJC for K-8
7/16/2012 OJC Non-Traditional Evening and Weekend Practical Nurse Pinning to be held on July 21
7/12/2012 Justin Osborne to lead new agriculture program at OJC
7/12/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for July 12 – July 31, 2012
7/12/2012 OJC Cheer Club to host Cheer Camp

June  2012
Date Release Title
6/25/2012 STEM Summer Science Camp at OJC for K-8
6/21/2012 Nurse pinning set for June 23 at OJC
6/18/2012 Gary Ashida to retire from OJC
6/18/2012 OJC’s economic impact reported at $40.2 million annually
6/11/2012 OJC New Student Orientation set for July 10 and 13
6/11/2012 OJC names students to Spring Honor Lists
6/6/2012 OJC Law Academy graduates go through commencement ceremony on June 2
6/5/2012 Nail Technician program underway at OJC
6/5/2012 Practical Nursing students' pinning ceremony
6/5/2012 SilverSneakers classes begin at OJC
6/5/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for June 1 – June 30, 2012
6/5/2012 OJC Rattler Run set for Sept. 8

May  2012
Date Release Title
5/21/2012 Career and Technical Education Camp at OJC June 5 & 6
5/21/2012 Phi Theta Kappa year-end ceremonies
5/21/2012 Early Childhood Education program at OJC earns national accreditation
5/21/2012 STEM Camps held on June 13 and 14 at OJC
5/21/2012 Science Fair workshop at OJC on May 25
5/14/2012 OJC Art Program honors talent and service
5/14/2012 OJC Fitness Center welcomes SilverSneakers members
5/14/2012 Boehme’s jersey to hang in Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

April  2012
Date Release Title
4/30/2012 OJC’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter wins international awards
4/30/2012 Otero Junior College Top Graduates
4/30/2012 OJC Rodeo Team signs two standout local rodeo athletes
4/24/2012 OJC Nurse Pinning to be held April 27
4/23/2012 Otero Junior College announces top graduates
4/23/2012 Dr. Ralph Round to deliver commencement address at Otero Junior College
4/23/2012 OJC announces list of graduates
4/17/2012 New classes offered this summer in OJC Fitness Center
4/17/2012 OJC Soccer program offering Youth Soccer Camp
4/16/2012 Lady Rattlers earn National Tournament Sportsmanship Award
4/16/2012 Area students place at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair held at CSU
4/16/2012 Otero’s Aubry Boehme is named to the NJCAA All American First Team
4/12/2012 Meet this week’s new soccer recruits
4/9/2012 OJC to launch new Agriculture degree program in the fall
4/9/2012 OJC rolls out Mobile Website
4/6/2012 Today is College Friday
4/5/2012 Career Exploration coming to OJC on April 10
4/3/2012 OJC women’s soccer roster continue to fill
4/3/2012 56th Annual Otero Arts Festival announces visual arts winners
4/2/2012 OJC’s Non-traditional Student Organization plans fundraising event for Wounded Warrior Project on Ap
4/2/2012 OJC Crowns first Mr. and Miss Rattler since 1969
4/2/2012 Wearing college apparel on Friday raises awareness for higher education
4/2/2012 Otero Arts Festival announces Creative Writing winners
4/2/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for April 2 – April 30, 2012

March  2012
Date Release Title
3/28/2012 OJC Basketball seasons make the history books
3/26/2012 OJC’s 2nd annual Pi Day and Math Olympiad a big success
3/26/2012 OJC students receive ‘Rising Star Awards’
3/26/2012 OJC’s Non-traditional Student Organization plans fundraising event for Wounded Warrior Project
3/26/2012 OJC’s President’s Leadership Program accepting scholarship applications
3/26/2012 Scholarship opportunities at Otero Junior College
3/23/2012 Rattler men fight to the end
3/23/2012 Rattler Women advance – Rattler Men go out
3/22/2012 Lady Rattlers advance in NJCAA National Tournament
3/21/2012 Rattler advance in NJCAA National Tournament
3/20/2012 OJC and CSU to host farm food safety plan seminar
3/20/2012 OJC Lady Rattlers drop first round game of NJCAA tournament
3/19/2012 OJC to host 17th Annual International Foods Night
3/19/2012 Early registration opens next week for Summer and Fall Semesters at OJC
3/16/2012 OJC Rattler teams heading to NJCAA tournaments
3/15/2012 Spring Break at OJC starts March 19
3/15/2012 OJC Soccer program offering Youth Soccer Camp
3/14/2012 Two OJC Rattler teams clinch Region Championships
3/14/2012 Meet this week’s new soccer recruits
3/13/2012 OJC Men and Women Advance in Region IX Tournaments to play for championships
3/12/2012 OJC Rattlers advance in Region IX Tournaments
3/12/2012 OJC Soccer adds recruits to rosters
3/5/2012 Lady Rattlers win South Sub-region Championship
3/5/2012 OJC Women’s Soccer hires assistant and signs first recruits
3/5/2012 Two OJC students named to PTK All-Colorado Academic Team
3/5/2012 OJC to host the Second Annual OJC Pi Day March 14
3/5/2012 March 10 is last day for free tax help at OJC

February  2012
Date Release Title
2/29/2012 Winners announced for Ark Valley Regional Science Fair
2/28/2012 OJC’s Carpa Otero to Present Tencha Avilaa’s No Number Home on March 2 & 3
2/27/2012 OJC Soccer program offering Youth Soccer Camp
2/27/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for February 27 – March 31, 2012
2/27/2012 NASA Engineer is Girls in the Middle Conference keynote speaker
2/27/2012 Otero Arts Festival names Creative Writing judge
2/20/2012 OJC to host Kissidugu in celebration of Black History Month
2/20/2012 Carpa Otero to Present Tencha Avila’s No Number Home
2/20/2012 16th Annual Ark Valley Science Fair opens on Feb. 23
2/20/2012 OJC to offer free tax help to lower-income families
2/16/2012 OJC to offer Nurse Aide program starting Feb. 27
2/15/2012 OJC to host Kissidugu in celebration of Black History Month
2/13/2012 Exceptional Rodeo gives special needs kids a chance to be a cowboy for a day
2/6/2012 OJC Softball season outlook
2/6/2012 OJC Golf Team season outlook
2/6/2012 OJC to host Kissidugu in celebration of Black History Month
2/6/2012 Registration opens for Girls in the Middle Conference on Feb. 15
2/6/2012 OJC Baseball season outlook
2/6/2012 Josh Keaton signs letter of intent with OJC Baseball

January  2012
Date Release Title
1/31/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for January 31 –March 3, 2012
1/31/2012 Ribbon cut for new OJC Fitness Center
1/31/2012 No Number Home’s playwright, cast and friends visit site of Fort Lyon colony
1/30/2012 OJC’s guest lecturer and master puppeteer Dr. Collins well received
1/30/2012 OJC names students to Fall Honor Lists
1/30/2012 Local Families Receive Support to Apply for College Financial Aid
1/30/2012 OJC to offer free tax help to lower-income families
1/25/2012 OJC Fitness Center ribbon cutting ceremony set for Jan. 31
1/23/2012 OJC hosts puppeteer as guest lecturer and K-6 outreach presenter
1/23/2012 Chico State’s Ribaudo to lead new Women’s Soccer program at OJC
1/23/2012 OJC presents world premiere of local playwright’s play
1/16/2012 OJC announces new faculty and staff members
1/11/2012 OJC Law Academy to begin spring session on February 27
1/10/2012 OJC to offer new Waste Water Treatment program this spring
1/9/2012 Rizzuto presents ‘State of the College’ address to faculty and staff
1/9/2012 OJC Campus and Community Events for January 9 –February 4, 2012
1/9/2012 OJC names Employees of the Year
1/4/2012 Last week to register for Spring Semester at OJC

  

  

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