Posts Tagged ‘financial aid’

Experiencing Campus Via the Spring Visit Programs

Monday, April 19th, 2010

This year’s Spring Visits have come to a close.  They were a huge success thanks to the hard work and diligent coordination from the folks in the Campus Visitor Center. What is a Spring Visit you may ask?  The programs are offered multiple times during the spring and are a full one day event.  They […]

Thanks for 35 great years, Emilio Vejil!

Friday, January 30th, 2009

It is with mixed emotions that we say goodbye to one of OSU’s finest administrators. Emilio Vejil, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, will be retiring this year after 35 excellent years. There are literally thousands of students who have been given the opportunity at an education that they wouldn’t have been able to afford […]

Need Money for College? Attend College Goal Oregon

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Hey everyone! I was sent information on an interesting program called College Goal Oregon, which will be held on Saturday, January 24th. This is a free program in which students and parents interested in receiving help in applying for money for college can attend College Goal Oregon. There are 27 sites around the state so […]

Bridge to Success Program Covering More Students Than Anticipated

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Great news from the Gazette Times this morning. OSU’s Bridge to Success Program is covering more students than anticipated at inception. More students are taking advantage of Oregon State University’s “Bridge to Successâ€? program than its creators expected. Announced last spring to begin with this fall’s term, the program was expected to cover fees and […]

Beware of Financial Aid Scams

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

We try to avoid re purposing material here at the Admissions Blog. Today, we’ll make an exception for an excellent post on AdmissionsAdvice.com about Financial Aid, or more specifically, scholarship scams. You’re worried about paying for college, and the letter that just arrived in your mailbox sounds like an answer to those worries. It’s inviting […]

Bridge to Success Program Follow Up

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Since OSU unveiled its Bridge to Success Program last month we have been receiving great feedback here on the blog and from counselors all over the State of Oregon. Today, the Statesman Journal featured an Op-Ed video narrated by our President, Dr. Ed Ray, that details what the Bridge to Success Program will mean to […]

OSU Launches Oregon’s Largest Commitment to Financial Aid and Access for Oregonians

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Exciting news on campus this morning! The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has announced the Bridge to Success Program. The new program will aim to fund 1,500 of OSU’s most needy in state students. Those students will not have to pay tuition and fees. From the Gazette Times: Oregon State University is leveraging state […]

Southern California fires

Monday, November 12th, 2007

As I’m in San Diego at a conference, it’s amazing to see the resilience of the people here. I was in the Gaslamp Quarter last night and people seemed to be doing well (especially after a Chargers win). But unseen are the many people who were devastated by the fires that raged in the area […]

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