Policy & Collaboration

​Featured Work

Find out about featured events, recent initiatives, and collaborations of the HECC here. Also see News and Updates for more recent announcements.

Development of the Oregon Transfer Compass

In an effort to streamline transfer among Oregon’s higher education institutions, simplify the process and reduce loss of credit, Oregon’s State Legislature passed House Bill 2998 (2017) which led to the development of the Oregon Transfer Compass. 

Launch of the Oregon National Guard State Tuition Assistance (ONG-STA) grant 

The HECC is pleased to announce the State of Oregon the new Oregon National Guard State Tuition Assistance (ONG-STA) grant (see our press release here). This new grant program provides funds for tuition at Oregon community colleges and public universities for current eligible service members of the Oregon Army National Guard and the Oregon Air National Guard. Prospective students should be aware of the upcoming deadlines of September 1 for fall term, November 1 for winter term, and March 1 for spring term. The Legislature passed House Bill 4035 in 2018 authorizing the HECC to administer $2.5 million in grants to Oregon National Guard service members attending Oregon community colleges or public universities. 

HECC Collaborations newsletter

For more on recent work, see the HECC Collaborations newsletter, a regular e-newsletter featuring featured work of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission and agency. Click on the image here for the most recent issue, including the Message from HECC Executive Director Ben Cannon.

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