News Releases

20
Oct

Vermonters to attend White House ‘Reach Higher’ summit

VSAC President Scott Giles & Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe to consult on FAFSA completion

WINOOSKI (Oct. 20, 2015) – Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., and Agency of Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe are among national education experts invited to White House’s “Reach Higher” summit...

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14
Sep

VSAC offers ‘Paying for College’ workshops at local high schools

Tips and resources for students and families to make education more affordable

WINOOSKI (Sept. 10, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at local high schools to help families plan how to pay for college and training after high school.

The presentations, which normally run 90 mi...

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20
Aug

VISTA member joins VSAC for college success initiatives

Partnership with Vermont State Colleges will provide mentoring, persistence strategies

WINOOSKI (August 20, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. welcomes a new AmeriCorps VISTA member for a year-long partnership with Vermont State Colleges that will bring mentoring and personalized guidance for low-income and fi...

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14
Aug

VSAC selects Intuition College Savings Solutions to manage Vermont 529 Plan

VHEIP account holders will benefit from lower fees, more investment choices

WINOOSKI (August 14, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. today announced it has selected Intuition College Savings Solutions to manage the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan, the state’s 529 college savings plan.

Intui...

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12
Aug

VSAC Talent Search program wins national video competition

Enosburg family and Putney students make education opportunity No. 1

Aja and Kaelan Selbach-Broad
Aja (left) and Kaelan Selbach-Broad are Talent Search students from Putney who created the video.

WINOOSKI (Aug. 12, 2015) – A video featuring an Enosburg family about education opportunity has won a national video competition.

T...

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06
Jul

VSAC receives grant from J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation

School-based & regional training will focus on new personalized learning plans

WINOOSKI (July 6, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp., celebrating 50 years of helping Vermonters pursue education after high school, has been selected to receive a $60,000 grant from the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation...

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