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Trellis Company Releases New Research Examining Institutional Perceptions of Student Financial Literacy

The rising cost of attending college creates a financial challenge for most students, many of whom must take out student loans to pursue their education goals. Whether they earn a degree or not, these students will leave school with the burden of managing student debt. How well they manage this complex process may shape their [...]

2017-11-13T13:43:04+00:00 November 15, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Company announces the launch of Trellis Foundation to champion student success in higher education

Round Rock, Texas – Trellis Company (formerly TG), a Texas-based nonprofit and leader in student debt administration and repayment, announced today the creation of the Trellis Foundation – an independent public charity and grantmaking organization. Trellis Foundation will support efforts to assist low- and moderate-income students to increase their ability to access, afford, and complete [...]

2017-11-14T09:30:21+00:00 November 14, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

TG (Texas Guaranteed) Becomes Trellis Company

Round Rock, TX — TG, also known as Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, announced today that it has changed its name to Trellis Company (Trellis). Trellis Company will remain a nonprofit corporation with a focus on customer service outsourcing services, financial coaching, and helping student borrowers successfully repay their student loans. “We chose the name [...]

2017-11-01T10:10:28+00:00 November 1, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

TG to Survey Student Financial Wellness Across the Nation

Round Rock, TX — There is widespread concern about the financial challenges students face, however, institutions of higher education have little empirical data to understand the situation on their own campus or to compare themselves to a common benchmark. In an effort to better serve students, inform campus policies, and improve institutional metrics, TG is [...]

2017-09-13T10:13:42+00:00 September 13, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

TG to Continue its No-Collection-Fee Practice for Borrowers Agreeing to Loan Rehabilitation or Repayment within 60 Days of Default

Company’s decades-old policy to remain in place regardless of recent ‘Dear Colleague’ letter from U.S. Department of Education Round Rock, TX — In a recent ‘Dear Colleague’ letter (released on March 16, 2017), the U.S. Department of Education reversed its position on student loan collection fees related to past-due loans. Previously, the Department of Education [...]

2017-03-24T10:27:46+00:00 March 23, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

TG continues support to low-income Texas students with $1.1 million in grants to education organizations

Round Rock, TX — TG recently awarded its fiscal year 2016 grants, totaling $1.1 million, to several higher education-focused organizations. For the eight awards determined through the 2016 competitive grant process, TG emphasized collaboration between nonprofit organizations and community colleges to strengthen the Guided Pathways approach being implemented on many campuses across Texas. TG also [...]

2017-03-24T10:27:23+00:00 October 18, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

TG supports five Texas colleges with funding for scholarships

Round Rock, TX — Five Texas institutions have been selected to receive TG Charley Wootan Grant awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. The recipients — College of the Mainland, Galveston College, North Central Texas College, Tarrant County Community College District, and Texas State Technical College-Harlingen — will each be given $100,000 in order to provide [...]

2017-03-24T10:27:02+00:00 July 12, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

TG helps 9,000 Texas students pursue STEM careers

Round Rock, TX — This August, 2,000 Texas students will receive up to $2,500 each to help prepare for a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). These students will join more than 7,000 others who have benefited from TG's $25 million contribution to the Texas STEM Challenge Scholarship Program over the past four [...]

2017-03-24T10:26:41+00:00 June 7, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

National Financial Wellness Expert, Bryan Ashton, joins TG as Director for Student and Institutional Success

Round Rock, TX — TG, a nonprofit with nearly 40 years’ experience supporting college access and completion, announced the addition of Bryan Ashton as Director for Student and Institutional Success, who will lead TG’s highly qualified team of financial education consultants. Ashton’s experience and leadership come at an opportune time. With student debt levels nationwide [...]

2017-03-24T10:26:07+00:00 May 23, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

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