News Releases

18
Jun

State increases funding for VSAC grant program

$500,000 will help nearly 300 Vermonters upskill their careers

WINOOSKI (June 18, 2019)— Nearly 300 more Vermonters will be able to upskill their careers over the next 12 months, thanks to a one-time appropriation of $500,000 in the state budget to Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

VSAC’s no...

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04
Jun

18 babies born May 29 to receive $100 college savings accounts

VSAC and Vermont hospitals celebrate 529 Day

WINOOSKI (June 4, 2019) – It’s never too early to start saving for college. VSAC and Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems are delighted once again to partner on this exciting annual event to raise awareness of the v...

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01
May

VSAC to open college savings accounts for babies born on ‘529 Day’

Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account

WINOOSKI (May 1, 2019) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a Vermont 529 college savings account opened by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

Plus, one lucky Vermonter – baby or not – will be c...

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12
Apr

Vermont’s college savings plan assets surge past $400 million

More Vermonters discover power of the VHEIP plan

WINOOSKI (April 12, 2019)— Investments in Vermont’s 529 college savings plan have reached another milestone, topping 22,000 accounts and $400 million in assets, according to Vermont Student Assistance Corp., which administers the...

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04
Apr

Vermont Precision Tools adds Career & Education Wellness for its employees

Swanton manufacturer chooses VSAC program to assist employees with education goals and family education pathways

WINOOSKI (April 4, 2019)— Vermont Precision Tools, the Swanton manufacturer of high precision tools used in the automotive, medical and aeronautic industries, has added Career & Education Wellness, powered by VSAC, as a new benefi...

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04
Mar

VSAC Joins ‘March Forth’ to help families save for college

Multi-state effort puts spotlight on savings, not debt, for education expenses

WINOOSKI (March 4, 2019) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is joining a 27-state effort to teach families the power of saving for education and training after high school.   The national campaign, launching today, dubbed “For The...

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