CARBONDALE, Ill. (1/8/09)--Southern Illinois University CU (SIU CU) has launched a Smart Young Investors Facebook fan page. The page was created by students in the university’s business college and provides information about investing, spending and economic trends. It also includes a discussion board and details upcoming events (TheSouthern.com Jan. 7). The students worked with SIU Marketing Director, Chris Sievers, to promote the credit union on Facebook. SIU CU held drawings for new fan page participants who could win $100, $50 or $20. The page has been successful, and the credit union plans to continue marketing through the Web, Sievers said. For more information, use the links. A log-in is required to view the Facebook page.