George Mason University SVEA Reactivated!



The GMU Chapter SVEA had their first organizing meeting in May 2012 with Tami Sober (VEA Staff). The newly activated chapter generated ideas of organizing, recruitment, and activities.The Manassas Education Association, Fairfax Education Association, and Prince William Education will assist the chapter and foster a partnership. 

The new GMU Officers are:
President - Allie Forkell
Vice President - May Awad
Secretary - Amanda MacIntosh
Memebership Committee Chair - Kathleen Pine
Chapter Advisor- Eva Nolan

President Forkell states "George Mason's SVEA is starting off and cannot wait for the Fall 2012 semester! We are especially excited to work closely with the NVCC SVEA chapter since we are close and can involve the community. Our new members and board are very motivated to start reaching out to more students and our community. We are thinking outside of the box and cannot wait to be more involved!" 

ACT NOW TO KEEP THE AMERICAN DREAM!



Attention SVEA members and all college students:
You may have heard on numerous news programs, the interest rates on Stafford Loans (which most students have) are set to DOUBLE on July 1st if Congress does not take action to extend the lower rate. We encourage you to cyber-lobby congress.



ACT NOW TO KEEP AMERICAN DREAM WITHIN REACH FOR MILLIONS: STOP THE STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE HIKE!


The fixed interest rate on federal subsidized student loans, held by nearly 8 million college students, is set to double on July 1 – from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. President Obama has asked Congress to block the rate increase. This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced the “Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act” (S. 2343). Learn more.


Take Action Today: Tell Congress to act now to stop student loan interest rates from doubling.

And in case you missed this on Jimmy Fallon...Obama Slow Jammin’ Student Loans: