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Media Room

We work collaboratively with the media, connecting national and local press with the resources they need, including our latest press releases and high-resolution logos. Ascendium’s grantmaking team is also available, upon request, to discuss our projects and progress.

Ascendium Name and Usage

Ascendium Brand Name

We encourage you to highlight your partnership with Ascendium. Here are some tips on how to use our name when you talk about your grant.

  • When referring to Ascendium for the first time, please use “Ascendium Education Group.” In subsequent references within that same communication, just use “Ascendium.”
  • When describing Ascendium Education Group (the company as a whole) in press releases and formal publications, please use the following boilerplate language:
    Ascendium Education Group is the nation’s largest federal student loan guarantor, a leading postsecondary education philanthropy and a provider of student success services for postsecondary institutions. Ascendium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides information, tools and counseling to help millions of borrowers nationwide avoid default and keep the door to re-enrollment open. Ascendium’s philanthropic mission is to elevate opportunities and outcomes for learners from low-income backgrounds so they can better achieve postsecondary educational and career success. To learn more, visit
  • When describing Ascendium’s philanthropy operation (as opposed to the company as a whole), please use the following boilerplate language: 
    Ascendium’s philanthropy helps learners from low-income backgrounds reach the education and career goals that matter to them; with an emphasis on first-generation students, incarcerated adults, rural community members, students of color and veterans. Our work identifies, validates and expands best practices to foster upward social mobility.

Ascendium logos and guidelines

Highlight your partnership with Ascendium by including our logo in your print materials or on your website. Before using the Ascendium logo, review our Ascendium Logo Guidelines for direction on how to use and apply the logo for different situations.

For 4-color press and professionally printed collateral, including conference brochures, displays, signage, banners, ads, etc.

For general office and internet use, including web, email, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

Color (CMYK)

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Color (Web)

ASC RGB 72 2066px
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ASC Black 1
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ASC Reverse 2
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Contact Our Media Liaison

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We can help journalists access up-to-date information as well as an experienced team of educational equity experts.

Contact Jennifer Smith, Senior Communications Specialist

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