CO-OP Financial Services sponsored the scholarship fund. "Due to an overwhelming response and need by credit unions, we have tripled the scholarships being offered from 12 to 30," said Todd Spiczenski, Vice President of CUNA Center for Professional Development.
"We are very pleased to sponsor tuition assistance for all 30 scholarships to the upcoming CUNA conference," said Stan Hollen, President/CEO, CO-OP Financial Services. "The conference is dedicated to helping industry professionals grow their credit unions, education that is essential in this difficult economic and changing regulatory environment."
Through this scholarship, credit union personnel will be able to take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities available at the conference. CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference will be held Oct. 6-9, 2010 in Boston, Mass. This conference offers educational sessions for credit unions looking to grow membership and revenue. Any credit union, regardless of charter will find value from their attendance.
The deadline to apply for a scholarship was Sept. 16, with recipients notified the next day. Find out more about the CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference at community.cuna.org.
CO-OP Financial Services provides the tools, counsel and leadership to help credit unions prosper. As the industry leader in access and convenience products for credit unions, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through network services, payment processing, e-commerce, CO-OP Shared Branching and call center services.
CUNA is the premier provider of educational options for credit unions nationally. All conferences are designed by industry experts, to provide innovative ideas and best practices to stay on top of current issues and trends.
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With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves 90 percent of America's 7,700 credit unions, which are owned by more than 90 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life. For more information, visit www.cuna.org.
About CO-OP Financial Services
Based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., CO-OP Financial Services is the industry leader in access and convenience products for credit unions. Nearing 30 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through network services, payment processing, e-commerce, CO-OP Shared Branching and call center services. With a total of 3,000 credit union members, 30 million cardholders, 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs, 4,000 shared branch locations and 160 million-plus monthly transactions, CO-OP Financial Services is the nation's largest credit union service organization, offering the tools, counsel and leadership to help credit unions prosper. To learn more, visit www.co-opfs.org. Follow CO-OP on Twitter at:http://twitter.com/COOPFS and keep up with industry issues via the CO-OP Insight Vault blog at:http://co-opinsightvault.com.