News Releases

03
Feb

Statement of Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation

Every year, VSAC helps manage the cost of college for thousands of Vermonters by providing grants, loans, scholarships, and career and education planning. Its services are particularly important for students who are the first in t...

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03
Feb

Leahy And Welch Spotlight The Value To Vermont And Its Students Of The Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy (D) and Vermont Congressman Peter Welch (D) on Monday visited the Winooski, Vt., headquarters of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) to highlight the nonprofit student lender for their efforts...

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30
Jan

VHEIP Reduces Fees on 529 College Savings Plan

Governor says Vermonters benefit from tax credit and lower fees

WINOOSKI (January 29, 2014) – Governor Peter Shumlin joined the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. today to announce new, lower program management fees for the state’s 529 college savings plan, potentially saving more than $100,000...

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23
Jan

VSAC and CCV Launch Financial Aid Workshops

New partnership offers FAFSA help at 8 CCV sites

WINOOSKI (January 23, 2014) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont are teaming up to offer financial aid workshops at eight CCV sites across the state beginning February 1.

VSAC counselors and college...

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15
Jan

VSAC CEO to Testify at Senate Hearing

Scott Giles to discuss Vermont GEAR UP and TRiO programs as part of Higher Education Act reauthorization

WINOOSKI (January 16, 2014) – Scott Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., will testify before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m.

Giles’ testimony is p...

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25
Jul

Student Loans—First Do No Harm!

The interest rate on federally subsidized student loans increased from 3.4 to 6.8 percent on July 1. Even before this increase took effect, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that the government earned a $50-billion p...

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