January 30, 2014 Contact: Kalwis Lo, 202.640.6577, firstname.lastname@example.org U.S. Student Association Endorses the College Affordability and Innovation Act Washington, DC—On behalf of millions of students across the country, the United States Student Association (USSA), the nation’s oldest and largest national student association is proudly endorsing the College Affordability and Innovation Act, introduced by Senators Chris […]
Our working and middle class families have been struggling for far too long and Congress should be ready to act on the issues that are most dire to working and middle class families.
An overview of the President’s plan for college access and affordability and a request for feedback.
No matter who or where you are, know that you have the human right to not be judged based off of assumptions that other people make. You all have a human right and responsibility to participate in democracy that fights for “liberty and justice for all”. Since Saturday 10:01pm, USSA students have held 4 regional […]
Congress has failed to act in maintaining interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford student loans. Today rates have doubled from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, and over 7 million students across the country will see the cost of college increase by $1,000 per student, per loan.
The USSA is the oldest and largest student-run organization in the country. Our Board of Directors is interested in connecting different branches of the student movement, so that we can all better learn from each other and work together.
Today, the U.S. Senate voted on S. 953, the Student Loan Affordability Act, sponsored by Senators Harkin and Reed, to extend the low 3.4 interest rate on subsidized Stafford student loans by investing $8 billion into the program.
United States Student Association (USSA), students, and youth organizations joined President Obama at the White House to call on Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st.
This provision in the budget would remove student choice and democracy on campus.