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

News Release — VSAC May 31, 2017 VSAC Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] VSAC and Vermont hospitals partner to celebrate 529 Day Montpelier (May 31, 2017) – Seven babies born at Vermont hospitals on May 29 will each receive $100 in a 529 college savings account from Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The Vermont Association […]



Moody’s Upgrades VSAC Bond Ratings

News Release — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. May 12, 2017 Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] WINOOSKI – Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the ratings of the Senior Series 2015A bonds of Vermont Student Assistance Corp., signaling continued confidence in the performance of VSAC’s Vermont Advantage loan program. Advantage customers are successfully repaying their loans because […]



VSAC to Open College Savings Accounts for Babies Born on ‘529 Day’

News Release — VSAC May 1, 2017 VAHHS Media Contact: Judy Stermer 802-223-3461 x107 [email protected] VSAC Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Every baby born at a VT hospital May 29 to receive a $100 VHEIP account WINOOSKI (May 1, 2017) – Lucky babies born May 29 in Vermont will receive $100 deposit into a […]



Last chance for VSAC’s College Pathways 2017 at Johnson State College

News Release — VSAC April 18, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Don’t miss out on VSAC essentials for your education plans after high school WINOOSKI (April 18, 2017) – Take the stress out of planning for your education after high school at VSAC’s final College Pathways event for 2017, April 29, from 9 […]



Students Explore Learning, Careers at Kingdom Career Connect

News Release — VSAC April 3, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Over 300 eighth graders to attend “not your typical” career fair at Lyndon State WINOOSKI (April 3, 2017) – Over 300 eighth graders from 17 Northeast Kingdom schools are going to college Wednesday, April 5, to get a jumpstart on their future. […]



VSAC Offers Free College Planning Events

News Release — VSAC March 2, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Take the stress out of the college search and financial aid with College Pathways WINOOSKI (March 2, 2016) – Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help […]



VSAC Study Finds 6 in 10 Previously Unemployed Vermonters Working After Completing Nondegree Courses

News Release — VSAC Jan. 26, 2017 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Governor Scott says grant program stimulates workforce development, Vermont economy WINOOSKI (January 26, 2017)—Vermont’s landmark nondegree grant program pays off in career opportunities and employment gains, according to a new study from Vermont Student Assistance Corp. Among adult students who were unemployed […]



VSAC’s Efficiency Efforts Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification for Sixth Straight Year

News Release — VSAC Nov. 28, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Winooski headquarters ranks in top 10 percent across the U.S. WINOOSKI (November 28, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification for the sixth year in a row, racking up its highest score yet […]



VSAC College Scholarship Booklet Now Available Online, in High Schools

News Release — VSAC Nov. 16, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected]  168 programs worth over $5 million for eligible Vermonters for academic year 2017-2018 WINOOSKI (November 16, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. has released its annual booklet, Scholarships for Vermonters, the ultimate guide to learn more about available scholarships and how to […]



Fall for Fafsa: Vermont’s October challenge

News Release — VSAC Oct. 3, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Fast, easier filing means more financial aid for Vermonters ESSEX (October 3, 2016) – Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) kicked off Vermont’s October campaign to file the Fafsa, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid at the Center for Technology in Essex, highlighting […]




VSAC’s ‘Paying for College’ Workshop Looks at New Changes to Financial Aid

News Release — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. Sept. 8, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Learn about new FAFSA changes to maximize financial aid awards WINOOSKI (September 8, 2016) – Changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans […]



VSAC receives grants from J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation

News Release — VSAC June 27, 2016 VSAC Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] New Franklin County initiative, training for personalized learning plans funded WINOOSKI (June 27, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp., the voice for Vermonters who continue their education and training after high school, has been selected to receive two grants from the […]