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WORLD COUNCIL INT'L. SCHOLARSHIP
updated 01/30/14 04:11 PM
Nominations Are Now Open
World Council of Credit Unions is accepting nominations for the World Council Young Credit Union People scholarship program, an international networking and educational opportunity for up-and-coming credit union leaders. The nomination deadline is June 16, 2014.

The program seeks individuals who are passionate about credit unions, and want to network and exchange ideas with other young leaders from around the world.

To be eligible for the scholarship, nominees must:

  • Be 35 years of age or younger as of Jan. 1, 2014.
  • Demonstrate leadership, personal commitment, and the potential to significantly influence credit unions in and outside their country.
  • Be sponsored by their credit union or credit union organization to attend the 2014 World Credit Union Conference.
  • Submit a completed nomination form and supporting materials by June 16.
  • Not have been a previous scholarship recipient.
  • Not be a World Council employee.

For more information about the scholarship program, visit www.woccu.org/wycup.

 
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CUs Can Target Growth Areas
As the economy expands throughout the latter half of 2014, credit unions should focus particularly on the largest employment sectors and growth in these areas, according to California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston in his latest Credit Union Digest column.

STORY ON CONGRESSMAN ISSA CLARIFIED updated 07/22/14 11:53 AM
'Misrepresents Facts,' Dykstra Says
Some within the credit union industry may have read the recently published Credit Union Times article regarding remarks from Rep. Darrell Issa, R-CA, in relation to the credit union movement.

GIGI HYLAND TALKS PHILOSOPHY AT WCMS updated 07/21/14 04:11 PM
Foundation Leader Addresses Colloquium
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NCUA TO INCORPORATE 'RBC' COMMENTS updated 07/21/14 01:22 PM
All Audio Sessions Posted Soon
The National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) three listening sessions in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Alexandria, VA are finished—and the agency said it’s “incorporating comments and ideas from the sessions into its work, including the ongoing review of the agency’s proposed risk-based capital rule.”