This week’s Financial Quick Hits with Kevin McDermott is about saving for college. One of the best tools available to parents to help build savings is the 529 plan. Kevin shares how this tax-free fund can help with college and ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After over a year of negotiations and a strike, Oregon Tech faculty and administration made their agreement official. Earlier this month, both parties came to terms on a five-year contract. The executive director of marketing at ...

JACKSON CO., Or.- Colleges adapted to covid-19 this year by limiting in-person instruction and going virtual. But according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, enrollment for colleges across the nation has fallen significantly. At Southern Oregon University, as well ...

ASHLAND, Or.- Over the weekend, an Oregon student group launched a final push to get the youth vote out ahead of election day. OSPIRG’s New Voters Project is a student-led voter mobilization group that encourages college students to get registered ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Going away to college for the first time is nerve-racking as is, but in the middle of a pandemic, many students are balancing pre-college jitters with COVID-19 concerns. Students at Willamette University will be returning to campus ...

SALEM, Ore. – Wednesday, an executive order was announced by Oregon Governor Kate Brown to the state’s higher education institutions. They are directed to move their classes online as part of a statewide effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. ...

INDIANAPOLIS, Calif. – The National Collegiate Athletic Association is canceling remaining winter and spring championships along with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The NCAA released the following statement amid the growing coronavirus outbreak: “Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — North Medford High School graduates went back to school today not to learn but to offer some wise words to current seniors. Alums who went on to college all over the country came back to their alma ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Roughly 5,000 Oregon workers may soon walk off the job.  Tensions are coming to a head between several Oregon public colleges and their classified staff.  The union representing some 200 staff members at Southern Oregon University said ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump signed an executive order to withhold government money from colleges that don’t promise to protect free speech. The order affects at least $40 billion in grant and research money that federal agencies oversee. Pres. Trump ...