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OJC student honored as Colorado ASPIRE TRiO Achiever

LA JUNTA – When Otero Junior College TRiO staff received the call to nominate a current student in their program who embodies the ideals of TRiO, Cassi Rapp immediately came to mind. “Cassie is a woman of courage and strength. … Continue reading

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OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Juan Ramos

LA JUNTA – Rocky Ford native Juan Ramos grew up working on cars, so when he decided to attend college to study automotive technology, not very many people were surprised.  Some however, questioned the need. “People asked me, ‘Why go … Continue reading

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Second Annual OJC Ag Gala raises over $18,000 for scholarships

LA JUNTA – More than 240 area residents rang in the New Year on Dec. 31 at the Otero Junior College Banquet Room as part of the Second Annual New Year’s Eve Ag Gala. The Gala was a sold-out event, … Continue reading

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OJC announces 2013-2014 President’s Leadership Program class

LA JUNTA – Nineteen new members have been named to the 2013-2014 President’s Leadership Program (PLP) at Otero Junior College.  The students were selected by a committee of OJC staff, Foundation board members and PLP members. Four additional students returned … Continue reading

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Rattler athletes honored for academic excellence

LA JUNTA – The NJCAA honors both athletic and academic achievement in student athletes at the junior college level.  Otero Junior College proudly recognizes ten students who were individually honored for their academic achievements in the 2012-2013 year. To qualify … Continue reading

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OJC Alumni putting their education to work: Roxie Keen

LA JUNTA – Life experiences often light the path to a future career. Sometimes life’s toughest moments draw out the personal qualities and strength that move a person toward their calling. Otero Junior College alumnus Roxie Keen found her future … Continue reading

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Newby retires from Otero Junior College after 26 years

LA JUNTA – Ralph Newby, Chair of Otero Junior College Business Technologies and Service Occupations, demonstrated considerable flexibility in his time at Otero Junior College.  Since 1987, Newby has taught computer programming, computer networking, SolidWorks, computer applications, business and business … Continue reading

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Leininger retires from Otero Junior College

LA JUNTA – Barb Leininger, a long-time educator in the Arkansas Valley region, will soon retire from teaching at Otero Junior College.  For the past 10 years, Leininger has served as math faculty at OJC in the math lab.

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Jiangsu Province University Fellows visit Otero Junior College

LA JUNTA – Five college vice presidents from the Jiangsu Province of China visited Otero Junior College on March 5 as a part of a 17-week fellowship developed by the United Education Alliance in partnership with the University of Colorado, … Continue reading

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OJC’s Lieberknecht awarded $40,000 soil and crop science scholarship

LA JUNTA – Kurt Lieberknecht has been named recipient of the Otero Junior College USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Soil and Crop Science full support scholarship. The $40,000 scholarship will pay $10,000 toward tuition and other college expenses … Continue reading

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