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First-ever 10-Year Strategic Capital Development Plan for Public Universities Prioritizes Student-centered Modernization and RepaOctober 10, 2019
FAFSA/ORSAA Challenge” Aims to Increase Financial Aid Applicants among High School SeniorsOctober 03, 2019
New State Budget Proposal Helps Ease Tuition Increases; However, Significant Increases to Take Effect at OIT, SOU, and UOJune 13, 2019
“Statewide Snapshots” Highlight Affordability Challenges and Inequities in Student Success for Oregon Public College StudentsMay 02, 2019
HECC Embarks on First-Ever 10-Year Strategic Capital Development Plan for Public UniversitiesApril 30, 2019
March 1st Deadline Approaches for over 600 OSAC Scholarships: Apply at OregonStudentAid.govFebruary 05, 2019
New “Core Transfer Maps” Will Guide Community College Transfer StudentsJanuary 17, 2019
Help Change Students’ Lives by Becoming an ASPIRE Mentor During National Mentoring MonthJanuary 08, 2019
HECC Receives $689K Grant from Lumina Foundation to Improve Postsecondary Success for Oregon Students of ColorDecember 11, 2018
HECC Executive Director Commends the Formation of the Southern Oregon Higher Education ConsortiumNovember 29, 2018
State Releases Oregon Talent Assessment on Current and Future Workforce NeedsNovember 15, 2018
Oregon Approves New Adult Educational Attainment GoalNovember 08, 2018
Applications Now Open for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.govNovember 02, 2018
Momentum for Student Success Drives the Oregon GED® Summit, with Congresswoman Bonamici as KeynoteSeptember 25, 2018
EVENT NOTICE: August 27 Public Hearing on Petition to Redistrict the Central Oregon Community College Service District, Lake CountyAugust 15, 2018
EVENT NOTICE: August 20-24 Tax Credit Auction to benefit Need-Based Financial AidJuly 25, 2018
Application Process Opens for Oregon National Guard State Tuition Assistance GrantJuly 13, 2018
HECC Statement on Plan to Discontinue Onsite Programs at Art Institute of PortlandJuly 09, 2018
Oregon Talent Summit highlights “out of the box” thinking on preparing for the future of work in OregonMay 18, 2018
HECC Statement on Closure Plans of Marylhurst UniversityMay 17, 2018
Commission unanimously votes that EOU and SOU meet state-set conditions for fiscal stability and program alignmentMay 09, 2018
Adjustments Expand Eligibility for the State’s Largest Financial Aid Programs for 2018-19April 19, 2018
New Data “Snapshots” Give Clear Picture of Oregon Students’ Successes and Challenges at Public InstitutionsApril 16, 2018
Unique state partnership results in 133 new PCC graduates in nursing, formerly students of now-defunct ITT Technical InstituteApril 11, 2018
March 1st Deadline Approaches for over 600 OSAC Scholarships: Apply at OregonStudentAid.govFebruary 14, 2018
Applications Now Open for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.govNovember 06, 2017
Joint Statement from Oregon Higher Education Leaders on DACASeptember 06, 2017
State continues high-demand Oregon Promise program, with new eligibility criteria this fallJuly 20, 2017
HECC Approves Tuition Increases at PSU and UO, Issues Statement on Tuition DecisionsMay 25, 2017
HECC Takes Action on Public University Tuition Proposals, Approving Increases at OIT, SOU, WOUMay 11, 2017
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