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December 20, 2019

George Fox University Awarded Alliance Conservation Research Grant

Since 2014, The Alliance and the Oregon Community Foundation have partnered to fund projects in Oregon that actively engage Alliance institution faculty and undergraduate students with a business/industry partner in…
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September 26, 2019

The Alliance Distributes $33,000 in CIC/UPS Scholarships to Oregon Private Colleges & Universities

The Alliance has distributed $33,000 in Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)/UPS Scholarships to assist 11 students at private colleges and universities in Oregon. The scholarships were made possible by a…
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June 6, 2019

Gov. Kate Brown Declares July 29-August 2 Oregon Private College Week

On June 4, Governor Kate Brown declared July 29-August 2, 2019, Oregon Private College Week, proclaiming that “Oregon’s private, nonprofit, independent college and universities are vital to Oregon’s goal for…
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Alumni
March 29, 2019

Fire & Fungi

Wearing protective gear and wielding a chainsaw and shovel, Lily Clarke helped fight wildfires in Bigfork, Montana last summer on the Swan Lake District crew. She dug perimeter trenches around…
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March 4, 2019

NUNM Completes Naturopathic Medicine Book Series

The National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) has completed a 12-volume anthology, entitled The Hevert Collection: In Their Own Words, which presents original writings from the early literature of the…
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February 20, 2019

Register NOW for Oregon Private College Week!

Oregon Private College Week will be held July 29 - August 2, 2019. Sessions are hosted concurrently each day at 9am and 2pm at 11 of Oregon's private colleges.  Each…
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February 7, 2019

Pacific University Ranked Top Private Research University in Pacific Northwest

Research has become increasingly prominent at Pacific over the past decade, both in its robust graduate programs, particularly in the health professions, and at the undergraduate level. According to a…
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January 10, 2019

Out-of-State Freshmen Enrollment at Oregon Private Colleges Increased 7% Between Fall 2006 and Fall 2016

The Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) facilitates resource sharing among the higher education systems of the West.  WICHE has responded to trends in discussion among higher education leaders…
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Parents and Students
January 8, 2019

Ten Reed College Students Selected to Pursue Projects Overseas

Reed College’s Center for Life Beyond Reed has named ten recipients of its Fellowship for Winter International Travel (FWIT) for 2018. The FWIT offers Reed students a chance to pursue…
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Alumni
December 18, 2018

Lewis & Clark Alumna Named a 2019 Rhodes Scholar

Katie Kowal, who double-majored in physics and political science at Lewis & Clark College and graduated in 2017, has been named one of only 32 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes…
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