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2013

25
Jul

Student Loans—First Do No Harm!

Unfortunately, most of the solutions before us do not meet this test

The interest rate on federally subsidized student loans increased from 3.4 to 6.8 percent on July 1. Even before this increase took effect, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that the government earned a $50-billion...

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02
May

VSAC Alum Looks Forward to Advocating for Other Students

Cody Paiva knows the value of sticking to an education plan

WINOOSKI — Cody Paiva knows the value of sticking to an education plan — even when the odds seem insurmountable. And thanks to a new assignment, he hopes to make it easier for future generations of learners to overcome the kinds...

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10
Apr

VSAC Selects Scott Giles As New CEO



WINOOSKI — Scott Giles, a vice president of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) since joining the organization in 2003, has been chosen to succeed longtime President and CEO Don Vickers. Giles will take the reins on July...

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10
Jan

Outgoing VSAC Chief to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Don Vickers receives the Eleanor M. McMahon Award

Don Vickers, who will retire in June after 25 years as the chief executive of Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), has been chosen to receive the Eleanor M. McMahon Award for Lifetime Achievement from the New England...

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