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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...