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CU Student Choice partners with CFS

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WASHINGTON (2/4/10)--Credit Union Student Choice, which provides turnkey private student lending services to credit unions, announced a strategic business partnership with Collegiate Funding Solutions (CFS), a provider of Web-based college funding solutions and college planning software for the financial services industry. The partnership will provide cross promotion by each organization and an integrated package to credit unions that offer both programs, according to Mike Weber, vice president of marketing for Credit Union Student Choice. This will result in new marketing channels and much-needed rationale and context for private student loans as part of a coordinated college-funding plan, he said. To introduce the sponsorship for credit unions, the two organizations will host informational webinars on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. For more information, use the resource link. Credit Union Student Choice, a credit union service organization, serves nearly 100 credit unions across the country.

CU Retail Delivery Convention June 30-July 2

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ONTARIO, Calif. (2/4/10)--Financial Services Centers Cooperative (FSCC), PSCU Financial Services and Ongoing Operations will co-host the Credit Union Retail Delivery Convention in Chicago June 30-July 2. Headlining the event is Chris Sacca, Twitter adviser and former head of special initiatives for Google. Sacca will engage credit unions to build empowering and innovative workplace cultures. The conference aims to help credit unions discover new ways to enhance their product offerings, communicate and connect more effectively with members, and grow business. FSCC’s credit union Shared Branching network has 6,300 full-service, deposit-taking locations in the U.S. and abroad. PSCU Financial Services provides online bill pay and a contact center for credit unions. Ongoing Operations offers credit unions software and processing solutions.

CUNA HRTD Council Conference set for April

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MADISON, Wis. (2/4/10)--Registration and conference information is now available for the 16th annual CUNA HR/TD Council Conference. The conference will be held April 11-14, in Orlando, Fla. General sessions include an economics update by Mike Schenk, vice president of economics at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA); “Heading Towards Virtual: The Concept Of Personal Bankers” by Tony Ward Smith, president, Ward & Company: Performance Counsel to Credit Unions; and leadership sessions from Kirk Weisler, speaker and author, and Dave Timmons, leadership artist. “In today’s fast-paced economy, time is of the essence when planning strategies for success,” said Jennifer Morse, vice president, human resources at Empower FCU in Syracuse, N.Y. and chair of the CUNA HR/TD Council. “Credit unions must invest in the potential of every employee, and this year’s conference will help credit unions succeed by strengthening their most important asset: people.” Attendees can earn up to 15 recertification hours toward their Professional in Human Resources, Senior Professional in Human Resources and Global Professional in Human Resources recertifications through the Human Resource Certification Institute. Three certification credits are offered to attendees of the pre-conference workshop and 12 to those attending general sessions and breakouts. Additional topics include:
* An introduction to social media for human resources; * General employment law update for 2010; * Business continuity; * Team building and coaching workshops; and * Compensation trends.
The council serves human relations and training development professionals at credit unions. For more information, use the link.