News Releases


VSAC Alum Looks Forward to Advocating for Other Students

WINOOSKI — Cody Paiva knows the value of sticking to an education plan — even when the odds seem insurmountable. And thanks to a new assignment, he hopes to make it easier for future generations of learners to overcome the kinds o...

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VSAC Selects Scott Giles As New CEO

WINOOSKI — Scott Giles, a vice president of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) since joining the organization in 2003, has been chosen to succeed longtime President and CEO Don Vickers. Giles will take the reins on July...

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VSAC Hosts College Planning Day for Students & Parents

WINOOSKI — High school sophomores, juniors, and parents who want to get a jump on college planning should attend Vermont Student Assistance Corporation’s 12th annual College Pathways program, a free day of workshops on preparing f...

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Outgoing VSAC Chief to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Don Vickers, who will retire in June after 25 years as the chief executive of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), has been chosen to receive the Eleanor M. McMahon Award for Lifetime Achievement from the New England Boa...

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VSAC Begins Federal Loan Servicing Contract

WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) has joined other state-based nonprofits working under government contract to service federal education loans.

Servicing involves issuing loan bills, helping borrowers selec...

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Longtime VSAC Chief Plans Retirement

Don Vickers used the occasion of his 41st anniversary as an employee of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) to publicly announce his plans to retire as the organization’s chief executive on June 30, 2013.

Vickers jo...

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