News Releases

25
Jan

VSAC, CCV team up to offer free career-planning workshops

Vermonters can seek guidance; explore tools to navigate the job search

WINOOSKI (January 25, 2016) — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont will hold free career-planning workshops at CCV locations across Vermont beginning next week.

Topics include different strategies and...

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21
Jan

Statement from Scott A. Giles, president and CEO of Vermont Student Assistance Corp:

Governor Shumlin’s Budget Address, January 21, 2016, Funding for Act 45, Vermont Universal Children’s Higher Education Savings Account Program

“Governor Shumlin’s budget initiative for universal children’s college savings accounts holds the promise of a brighter future for generations of Vermonters to come. Imagine, if you will, that every baby born in Vermont will grow...

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07
Jan

VSAC Statement on Governor Shumlin’s State of the State address, January 7, 2016

Statement from Scott Giles, President & CEO, Vermont Student Assistance Corp. - Governor Shumlin’s State of the State address, January 7, 2016

"Governor Shumlin is casting a much-needed spotlight on higher education in Vermont. Vermont, like most other states, struggles to narrow the economic opportunity gap. Education and training after high school provide one of the mo...

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15
Dec

LAKE MONSTERS AND VERMONT HIGHER EDUCATION INVESTMENT PLAN ANNOUNCE CHAMP’S KIDS CLUB PARTNERSHIP

BURLINGTON, VT — The Vermont Lake Monsters are proud to announce a new partnership with the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan (VHEIP), administered by VSAC, introducing VHEIP as the new title sponsor for CHAMP’s Kids Club.

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08
Dec

VSAC to Offer Financial Aid Forms Workshops at Local High Schools

Students and families can learn more about college financial aid process, fill out FAFSA

WINOOSKI (December 8, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops to help families fill out financial aid forms at local high schools in January.

These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the F...

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02
Nov

Vermont college-going trends have both bright spots and concerns

New VSAC research looks at high school grads two years out

WINOOSKI (November 2, 2015) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is out today with the second in a series of profiles following Vermont’s high school class of 2012 and its findings show Vermont mirrors many national trends with some...

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