News Releases
2012

26
Nov

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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10
Oct

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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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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