Oregon community colleges use state investment package to support students
Colleges are using money from Future Ready Oregon to offer discounted and free courses, support student needs and expand programming.
Oregon Secretary of State: Struggling community colleges need more attention
An audit of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission calls for more focus on community college support.
Oregon community college presidents note enrollment decline, but see path forward
Amidst fallen enrollment, community college leaders are strategizing how to bring students back.
Blue Mountain Community College faculty union files labor grievances over layoffs
Both sides are prepared for a prolonged dispute over faculty layoffs at the Eastern Oregon institution.
How Oregon’s community colleges will be a crucial part of the state’s pandemic recovery
Three retiring community college presidents discuss how COVID-19 affected enrollment at their institutions, and the role community college programs can play in helping students prepare for careers or continued learning.
Blue Mountain Community College lays off 5 as union plans legal challenges
The Eastern Oregon community college backs off from plan to lay off 10 but faculty still feel "heartbroken."
Oregon lawmakers urge Biden administration to reconsider free community college
Free community college was initially part of President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better Plan’ but was cut in a recent iteration.
Mt. Hood Community College receives national equity award
The Association of Community College Trustees gave MHCC its Charles Kennedy Equity Award on Friday.
Oregon community college fall term reopenings a ‘mixed bag’
While most of Oregon’s public universities have made announcements about returning to campus in-person this fall, for the community colleges, it’s more of a case-by-case situation
Oregon Department of Corrections and community colleges come to new agreement
The Oregon Department of Corrections last month said it was ending its contracts with the six community colleges across the state that provide its adult education programming. Now, the agency said, a new agreement is on the table.