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Trellis Company Launches New Public Service Website for College Students, MOSAIEC

New website provides college students with money management tools, tips, and resources Round Rock, TX – Trellis Company, a nonprofit with the dual mission of helping student borrowers successfully repay their education loans and promoting access and success in higher education, announced the launch of their new public service website for college students, MOSAIEC [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00October 19, 2020|Press Releases|

Trellis Company President and CEO Appointed to Board Chair of NCHER Board of Directors

Round Rock, TX – The National Council of Higher Education Resources (NCHER) announced recently that Trellis Company President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Giles has been appointed as Board Chair of its Board of Directors for 2020-2021, effective July 1, 2020. The nation’s oldest and largest higher education finance trade association, NCHER strives to “enhance [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00July 7, 2020|Press Releases|

Trellis’ Student Financial Wellness Survey Provides New Insights into the Financial Challenges Facing College Students

Round Rock, TX – More than sixty percent of students responding to Trellis’ annual Student Financial Wellness Survey (SFWS) signaled concern about college affordability. Nearly a quarter of them lacked a plan on how to pay for their next semester. While the survey was conducted just a few months prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Trellis’ [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00July 1, 2020|Press Releases|

Trellis’ Annual State of Student Aid 2020 Provides Important Insights into the State’s Higher Education Readiness and Finance Needs and Includes Recent CARES Act Funding Allocations

Round Rock, TX – Eighty percent of all freshmen attending Texas public institutions in fall 2018 were enrolled at community colleges, according to Trellis Company’s 2020 State of Student Aid and Higher Education in Texas (SOSA) report, published today. The report, which is updated and published annually, also reveals that the cost to attend the [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00May 27, 2020|Press Releases|

New Research Study Shines a Light on Repayment Expectations and Financial Outcomes for Parent PLUS Borrowers in Texas

By examining loan portfolio data and interviewing parent borrowers, the study reveals the impact of Parent PLUS borrowing. Round Rock, TX – Helping students meet their full financial need to attend college is an increasing challenge. While there is wide-spread information available on the outcomes of federal student borrowers, far less data is available about [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00January 23, 2020|Press Releases|

New Report Examines College Students’ Ability to Meet Basic Food Needs and the Impact it has on their Education Aspirations

Trellis Company’s latest research, ‘Studying on Empty: A Qualitative Study of Low Food Security Among College Students,’ followed 72 college students for nine months to monitor the effects of low food security and the influence food challenges have on academic performance Round Rock, TX – Most college students are committed to their education [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00October 8, 2019|Press Releases|

Trellis Company and Trellis Foundation Donate $50,000 to Support Victims of El Paso Shooting

Donations to support the educational needs of victims and their families impacted by the August 3rd tragedy Round Rock, TX – Trellis Company (Trellis) and Trellis Foundation have donated a total of $50,000 to Paso del Norte Community Foundation in support of the El Paso Victims Relief Fund. Each entity donated $25,000. Specifically, the donations [...]

2021-03-03T11:00:56-06:00August 29, 2019|Press Releases|

The Importance of Reskilling and Upskilling in Today’s Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health emergency caused disruptions to society that many healthcare experts predicted. Yet through all of the forecasts, anticipation, risk mitigation, and response measures, the pandemic’s relentless pressure has affected the global workforce in ways that continue to upend the most methodical calculations. The United States is experiencing the effects [...]

2022-02-15T15:56:46-06:00February 15, 2022|Blog|

The Importance of Customer Service for Colleges and Universities

As the pandemic continues to take its toll worldwide, colleges and universities are feeling the impact. Amid unprecedented challenges, higher education institutions are realizing that a student-centric culture is critical to a successful experience. In the case of Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) in Texas, the emphasis is placed on ‘experience.’ Like many colleges and [...]

2022-02-03T13:32:36-06:00January 18, 2022|Blog|

Career Readiness Starts with Higher Ed and Workforce Collaboration

It is one thing for a student to take the steps to enroll in college and after years of dedication to their program or study of choice, earn a certificate or degree. But then what? How well are colleges and universities preparing their students for the steps that come next – success in the workforce? [...]

2021-12-14T09:45:25-06:00December 13, 2021|Blog|

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