News Releases

23
Aug

VSAC Receives Continued Funding to Assist Public Service Lawyers

WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) has received a grant of $51,515 from the U.S. Department of Justice to go toward student loan forgiveness for attorneys who work as state prosecutors or state or federal pub...

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02
Jul

Hold the Line on Debt, but Don’t Give Up the Schooling

By Don Vickers

A month ago, I joined other Vermonters in calling for more reasonable interest rates on federal education loans so that we don’t price students and their families out of higher education.

Today, I issue a word of caution — namely...

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12
Jun

VSAC Offers Fixed-Rate Private Student Loan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Irene Racz, director of public affairs, 802-542-2240

 

WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) is again offering a fixed-rate private education loan for students who need to suppl...

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14
May

Student Loan Rates Shouldn’t be Allowed to Rise

By Don Vickers

Recently, I joined U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont in urging Congress to halt a planned hike in the interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans (federal education loans that go to students with the greatest financial need). Unless...

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15
Feb

Registration Opens for Parents & Educators Conference

The third annual Parents, Educators, and Principals Conference will be held Tuesday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center.

The conference provides an opportunity for parents and educa...

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01
Feb

VSAC Hosts College Planning Day for Students & Parents

WINOOSKI — Registration is under way for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation’s 11th annual College Pathways program, a free day of college planning workshops for high school sophomores and juniors and their parents.

In ord...

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