CU Happenings – Feb. 15, 2019

Broward Chapter of CUs presents scholarshipThe Broward Chapter of Credit Unions awarded their Chapter Champion scholarship to Nicole Phillips of Power Financial CU. The chapter presented her with the $500 scholarship at their annual meeting. Alabama Credit Union team takes on trivia nightIn January, Alabama Credit Union supported University of Alabama Softball at the annual […]

Birmingham Chapter holds Feb. meeting

The Birmingham Chapter of Credit Unions met Feb. 13 at UAB Bartow Arena’s Green and Gold Room. Dave Davis of Legacy Credit Union, chapter president, led the meeting and introduced guest speaker Josh Carpenter, Ph.D. Carpenter, who serves as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Birmingham, leads a team focused on executing a vision […]

VyStar plans naming rights deal for Jacksonville arena

VyStar Credit Union is preparing to ink a deal sealing a naming rights agreement for Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL. The arena is a state of the art multi-purpose facility with a capacity of up to 15,000 for special sports events, concerts, and more. Mayor Lenny Curry and Brian E. Wolfburg, president/CEO of […]

Cyber criminals conducting successful spearphishing campaigns against students at multiple universities

The FBI has identified successful spearphishing campaigns directed at college and university students, especially during periods when financial aid funds are disbursed in large volumes. In general, the spearphishing emails request students’ login credentials for the university’s internal intranet. The cyber criminals then capture students’ login credentials, and after gaining access, change the students’ direct […]

CU Happenings – Feb. 8, 2019

FSU Credit Union celebrates ribbon cutting for new branch Representatives and dignitaries from the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce recently joined FSU Credit Union leadership, staff, and partners for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new, expanded branch location of FSU Credit Union in Wakulla County. The FSU Credit Union Crawfordville branch previously operated out […]

OBJ interviews LSCU head on credit union name change

In its plans to expand, CFE FCU also plans a name change in late spring to Addition Financial. According to an article in Orlando Business Journal, the credit union will continue to service educators and their families while increasing its footprint in Florida and includes a new location in Kissimmee. CFE is also planing to […]