News: Association

48 CU professionals become certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

Congratulations to all the new DE’s, and especially, MWCUA’s own Shaun Ongstad! Foundation’s transformational CU training held in Madison MADISON, WI (June 14, 2017) — Forty-eight credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development … Read More

Announcing Hyperledger Indy: Purpose-built, Decentralized Independent Identity for Individuals and Enterprise

  MOUNTAIN VIEW, May 2, 2017 / — At the 24th Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), the Sovrin Foundation announced today that its distributed ledger, custom-built for independent digital identity project has been accepted into incubation under Hyperledger, the open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies hosted by … Read More

Ent Awards 2017 Youth Endowment Series Grants to 34 Colorado Nonprofits

Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 26, 2017) – Ent Credit Union awarded 34 Colorado nonprofit agencies a total of $90,000 through its 2017 Youth Endowment Series (YES) Grants program. The recipient agencies include: A Precious Child Adoption Options Assistance League of Pueblo Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. Child Advocates-Denver … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards

Professional, Volunteer of the Year Honored and HOPE Award Winner Named at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. (April 26, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association presented its annual credit union Professional and Volunteer of the Year awards at a special dinner April 13 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess … Read More

MWCUA’s Cranston speaks at inaugural tech meeting for CU Ledger effort

Last month, Rick Cranston, board member for the National Credit Union Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (NCU-ISAO) headed to Florida for it’s inaugural tech meeting held at the Kennedy Space Center. This was the initial next step in connecting our MWCUA credit unions to cybersecurity, information sharing and fraud based … Read More

Landings Credit Union has its Crasher!

Phoenix, AZ – Landings Credit Union and the Mountain West Credit Union Association are pleased to announce that Tara Roether, Marketing Specialist for Landings Credit Union in Tempe, Arizona has been selected to attend Crash the GAC by The Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association and represent the Mountain … Read More

Brayman-Beach Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is seeking applicants for the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship. One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a member of a Colorado-based credit union seeking a business degree from a four-year accredited institution. “There is no better way to convey the ‘people helping … Read More

Court Dismisses Bankers’ Frivolous MBL Lawsuit Against NCUA

Washington (Jan. 24, 2017) – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) issued a statement today regarding U.S. District Court Judge James Cacheris’ granting of the National Credit Union Administration’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Independent Community Bankers of … Read More

MWCUA Hosts Wyoming Legislative Reception

January 11, the MWCUA staff and member credit unions in Wyoming held the annual legislative reception in Cheyenne. Governor Mead joined many state representatives and senators, along with other senior level employees at the gathering held at Little America. The event is held in conjunction with the opening of the … Read More

Coopera, Federation usher in more Juntos Avanzamos-designated credit unions

Collective of credit unions serving the Hispanic community grows nationwide DES MOINES, IA (January 4, 2017) — The credit union movement gained two more Juntos Avanzamos-designated cooperatives in the fourth quarter of 2016. The designation, which translates to “Together, we advance,” is a national recognition of the work and commitment … Read More