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REQUEST TO PARTNERS: Please join us in encouraging all Oregonians considering postsecondary education to apply for financial aid todayFebruary 24, 2021
Updated Public University Funding Formula Ties Taxpayer Funding to Student Success and Equity Goals February 11, 2021
Oregon Students are Encouraged to Apply as Soon as Possible for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov January 12, 2021
Event Notice: College Opportunity Grant Tax Credit Auction, December 7-11, 2020November 20, 2020
HECC Receives National Grant to Improve Career Technical Education Data Quality to Better Serve Postsecondary Education StudentsNovember 19, 2020
HECC Data Shows Sizable Decline in 4th Week Fall Enrollment at Oregon’s Public Colleges and UniversitiesNovember 13, 2020
HECC Awards Grants Supporting Innovative College-Community Collaborations to Close Equity GapsNovember 10, 2020
HECC Issues Statement on DACA Decision, Encourages DACA Students to Access In-State Tuition, State Financial Aid June 18, 2020
“Oregon Transfer Compass” Expands with HECC Approval of Three New Community College Transfer Degrees June 15, 2020
New Public Health Guidelines for Resuming In-Person Higher Education ActivitiesJune 12, 2020
Racial Justice in Higher Education, Equity Framework for COVID-19 Recovery June 12, 2020
UPDATE: New COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Oregon Postsecondary Education and Workforce Partners April 08, 2020
UPDATE: New COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Oregon Colleges and Universities March 20, 2020
UPDATE: New COVID-19 Information Resources for Oregon Higher Education PartnersMarch 15, 2020
PARTNER UPDATE: State agencies issue COVID-19 guidance to Oregon schools and universitiesMarch 08, 2020
UPDATE: COVID-19 Information Resources for Oregon Higher Education PartnersMarch 06, 2020
Registration Open for Oregon Talent Summit, March 9, 2020February 21, 2020
State Investment in Need-based Financial Aid Effective, But Not Keeping Pace with College Affordability GapFebruary 12, 2020
HECC Statement on Closure Plans of Concordia University - PortlandFebruary 10, 2020
Students Encouraged to Apply for 2020-21 OSAC Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov by March 2 DeadlineFebruary 06, 2020
Reminder: College Opportunity Grant Tax Credit Auction on February 10-12 to Benefit Need-Based Financial Aid February 04, 2020
College Opportunity Grant Tax Credit Auction on February 10-12 to Benefit Need-Based Financial AidJanuary 15, 2020
Share Your Input on the Future of Higher Education and TrainingDecember 11, 2019
EVENT NOTICE: College Opportunity Grant Tax Credit Auction on December 2-6 to Benefit Need-Based Financial AidNovember 20, 2019
EVENT NOTICE: College Opportunity Grant Tax Credit Auction on December 2-6 to Benefit Need-Based Financial AidNovember 20, 2019
Applications Now Open for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.govNovember 12, 2019
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
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