News Archive

Find out what OSAC has to offer the Oregon community by browsing through current and archived news releases.

November 5, 2013 OSAC Scholarship Application Season is Underway

September 14, 2012 Presentation for Senate Education and Workforce Development and House Higher Education Committee joint meeting on September 14, 2012 (PowerPoint)(This presentation reports on the status of the Oregon Opportunity Grant and provides recent historical data from 2007-08 to the present.)

July 27, 2012 OSAC Appoints Bob Brew as Administrative Manager

February 29, 2012 OSAC Sends Early Notification of Oregon Opportunity Grant Awards for the 2012-13 Academic Year

February 8, 2012 Oregon Student Access Commission Receives Sizeable Bequest to Fund Annual Scholarships for Eugene Students

February 1, 2012 OASFAA Annual Conference Presentation(PowerPoint)

December 21, 2011 Jennifer Diallo Appointed as Director of the Oregon Office of Degree Authorization

December 13, 2011 Oregon Student Access Commission Receives Grant for ASPIRE Pre-college Mentoring Programs in Coos and Curry Counties

December 13, 2011 College Goal Oregon Free Help with Financial Aid for College

December 8, 2011 One Easy Application for more than 400 Scholarship Opportunities for Oregon Students

November 22, 2011 State Financial Aid Agency Name Changes January 1, 2012 OSAC becomes the Oregon Student Access Commission

October 19, 2011 Sleep Country USA's Ticket to Dream Foundation Donates $60,000 to Oregon Student Access Commission

October 6, 2011 ASPIRE Annual Fall Conference Kicks off Pre-college Mentoring Program and Training

September 19, 2011 Oregon Opportunity Grants for 2012-13

September 12, 2011 OSAC Receives Grant for ASPIRE Pre-college Mentoring Program

September 1, 2011 First Statewide Foster Youth Conference Gives Students Hope and Help to Attend College

August 1, 2011 OSAC Announces the Addition of Two Top Leaders

May 4, 2011 OSAC Hosts Meeting to Recruit High Schools, Community-based Organizations, and Precollege Programs to provide ASPIRE Mentoring Program

February 1, 2011 Deadline Nears For Filing Scholarship Application For College

November 12, 2010 OSAC Announces Josette Green As Executive Director

December 9, 2010 College Goal Oregon - Free Help with Financial Aid Applications(PDF)

Apr 15, 2010 College Goal Oregon - Free Help with Financial Aid Applications(PDF)

Jan 21, 2010 Study of Oregon Opportunity Grant Recipients Shows Effect on College Attendance Decisions(PDF)

January 15, 2010 Congressman Peter DeFazio Scholarship to Benefit Dislocated Workers Deadline to apply is March 1, 2010

December 10, 2009 Oregon Opportunity Grant Adjusted for Spring Term(PDF)

December 8, 2009 Oregon Student Access Commission Receives Grant to help Students Access College(PDF)

November 30, 2009 Oregon Student Access Commission Receives Grant to Expand College Access Program(PDF)

December 4, 2006 College Goal Oregon opens at 15 sites around the state(Microsoft Word)

November 27, 2006 OSAC Scholarship Season Begins Earlier(Microsoft Word)

July 10, 2006 23 Early Bird Scholarships Awarded(Microsoft Word)

March 30, 2006 Troops to Teachers Program Application(PDF)

February 10, 2006 Tribal Eligibility Expanded(PDF)

December 15, 2005 Scholarship Season Opens(PDF)

July 9, 2004 Work Group to Review Options for Student Loan Program(PDF)

May 10, 2004 Unique Scholarship Opportunity Highlighted During National Scholarship Month(PDF)

April 26, 2004 State Agency Launches Year-Long Educational Initiative Aimed at Helping Student Loan Borrowers(PDF)

April 14, 2004 State Agency Helps Colleges Simplify Loan Process(PDF)

April 5, 2004 State Agency Hires and Promotes New Staff(PDF)

March 8, 2004 State Financial Aid Agency Extends "Zero Guarantee Fee"(PDF)

January 8, 2004 The Easy "eApp" for $10 Million in Scholarships Now Available(PDF)

November 10, 2004 State Releases RFP for Agency Loan Portfolio(PDF)

October 4, 2004 Scholarships for Oregonians Growing, Application Process Improving(PDF)

September 7, 2004 Commissioners Direct State Agency to Seek Alternatives(PDF)

June 7, 2004 New Low Interest Rates Make Student Loan Consolidation Attractive(PDF)

June 8, 2004 ASPIRE High School Program Receives Foundation Funding(PDF)