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Maine Credit Union League Honors UCU’s Renee Ouellette as “Outstanding Credit Union CEO” of the Year

ORONO, Maine (August 31, 2021) – At its annual convention held Thursday and Friday, August 19 and 20 in Portland, the Maine Credit Union League presented University Credit Union President and CEO Renee Ouellette with the 2021 James M. Gratto Award for Outstanding Credit Union CEO. UCU employees nominated Ouellette for her extraordinary leadership of…

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University Credit Union Introduces Community Engagement Team

ORONO, Maine (August 31, 2021) – University Credit Union (UCU) is pleased to announce Jenn Deschene and Lesley Ridge as the credit union’s new Community Engagement Managers. Ridge and Deschene will represent UCU in communities throughout the state, engaging with members, businesses, nonprofits, local leaders, and others to support financial literacy, volunteerism, and public service.…

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Use #ilovemycreditunion on July 30th!

Help us inspire Authentic, high-energy conversation on why we love our credit unions. On July 30th, credit unions from all over will come together on social media with the purpose of showing the world what it means to be part of a credit union and why we love it! Join us on social media on…

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UCU Awards Scholarships to Seven University of Maine System and Maine Maritime Academy Students

ORONO, Maine (June 17, 2021) –Annually, University Credit Union (UCU) awards scholarships to students from each University of Maine System institution and Maine Maritime Academy to support students’ pursuit of higher education . “We continue to be inspired by Maine student’s perseverance as they pursue their education, especially overcoming the challenges they faced due to…

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Derek Hebert, Business Services Manager, presents a check to Providence Place Sober Living.
Derek Hebert (left), UCU Business Services Manager, presents a check to Providence Place Sober Living in Portland.

UCU Awards $50,000 in JNE Recovery Grants to Maine Small Businesses

Funding to help small businesses reopen, retain employees and recover from pandemic ORONO, Maine (June 15, 2021) – University Credit Union announced the awarding of $5,550 recovery grants to nine central and southern Maine healthcare, hospitality, education and telecommunication organizations to help them reopen or stay in operation, hire and/or retain staff, and recover from…

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Stephanie Beck, VP of Marketing and Community Development, Renee Ouellette, President & CEO, and Michael Connors, Senior Marketing Specialist, pose with the two Diamond Awards in the plaza of UCU's Orono headquarters.
Pictured from left: Stephanie Beck, VP of Marketing & Community Development; Renee Ouellette, President & CEO; Michael Connors, Senior Marketing Specialist.

University Credit Union Shines at 2021 CUNA Diamond Awards

UCU awarded Category’s Best for new logo and Diamond Award for rebrand at national industry event ORONO, Maine (May 27, 2021) – University Credit Union (UCU) was recently recognized for its vibrant new branding, receiving two highly regarded awards for the new UCU logo and “How Do UCU” branding. The awards were presented at this…

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University Credit Union Renews Multi-Year Sponsorship of Student Athletics at the University of Maine at Farmington

FARMINGTON, Maine (May 19, 2021) – University Credit Union (UCU) is pleased to announce the renewal of a longstanding athletic sponsorship agreement with University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) Athletics. The three-year agreement provides UMF Athletics with $15,000 in additional funding for venue improvements, equipment upgrades, special services/events, and other activities not included in the…

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Maine Senate Confirms University Credit Union President and CEO Renee Ouellette to Finance Authority of Maine Board of Directors

ORONO and AUGUSTA, Maine (April 12, 2021) – University Credit Union (UCU) announced the Maine State Senate has confirmed the appointment of UCU President and CEO Renee Ouellette to the Finance Authority of Maine’s volunteer Board of Directors, effective March 8, 2021. Maine Governor Janet T. Mills nominated Ouellette to fill the board’s designated CPA…

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University Credit Union Announces Succession of Longtime Board Chair Gerald Hayman, Jr.

UCU Director Peter Reid to serve as board chair ORONO, Maine (March 1, 2021) – University Credit Union today announced the planned retirement of longtime board chair Gerald “Jerry” Hayman, Jr. after 29 years of dedicated service to the credit union. Succeeding Hayman as chair is Peter Reid, an Assistant Dean at the University of…

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University Credit Union Scholarship Application Now Open for 2021

ORONO, Maine (February 22, 2021) – University Credit Union is pleased to announce the application period for the annual UCU Scholarship is now open online: http://www.ucumaine.com/scholarship/. The UCU Scholarship is awarded annually to students furthering their undergraduate education at each of the seven University of Maine System campuses and Maine Maritime Academy. Since beginning its…

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