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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: 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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University Credit Union Adapts Annual “Ending Hunger” Campaign to COVID-19, Announces Donation Match up to $25,000

ORONO, Maine (December 18, 2020) – Since 2017, more than $56,000 has been raised for food assistance programs on University of Maine System campuses through the UCU Ending Hunger on Campus campaign, traditionally held during the month of December. This year, University Credit Union is matching donations dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $25,000 and…

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Focus on Fun Earns University Credit Union Fifth “Best Places to Work in Maine” Recognition

UCU rises in annual ranking of Medium Employers to #18, up from #37 in 2019 ORONO, Maine (October 26, 2020) – University Credit Union (UCU) is honored to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine for a fifth year, landing at #18 in the Medium Employer Category for 2020, up…

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University Credit Union Unveils Modern Brand Look, New Website Centered Around “U”

ORONO, Maine (October 9, 2020) – University Credit Union (UCU) today formally announced the launch of a vibrant new brand look across its physical and digital landscapes, including the launch of a new website: Throughout the remainder of 2020, UCU will be rolling out its new brand look featuring updated signage at its physical…

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Here for U: UCU partners with Town of Orono to offer no-interest loans to Orono businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Town of Orono and University Credit Union Partner to Provide COVID-19 Relief Loan for Orono Businesses

ORONO, Maine (September 25, 2020) – The Town of Orono and University Credit Union (UCU) today announced the availability of no-interest relief loans for Orono-based businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including those that have remained open, are planning to reopen, are closed temporarily, or have furloughed employees. “Small businesses are the heart of Maine’s…

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UCU Named One of “America’s Best Credit Unions” by Forbes

ORONO, Maine (July 17, 2020) – University Credit Union (UCU) is honored to be named one of the best credit unions in Maine and the United States, according to Forbes’ third annual list of the America’s Best In-State Credit Unions. In developing the list, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to independently evaluate credit…

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

ORONO, Maine (July 17, 2020) – 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 their higher education goals. “We continue to be inspired by students as they pursue their education, especially overcoming the challenges of 2020,” said Renee…

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Glenn Cummings, USM President, with the 2020 Corporate Partner of the Year award.

University of Southern Maine Recognizes University Credit Union as 2020 Exceptional Community Partner

ORONO, Maine (May 26, 2020) – University Credit Union (UCU) is honored to be the 2020 recipient of the University of Southern Maine Exceptional Community Partner Award, which recognizes an employer, partner or organization that has gone above and beyond to support the University of Southern Maine and its mission of academic excellence and accessibility.…

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