MADISON, Wis. (8/8/13)--The Credit Union National Association has announced the newest graduating class of CUNA Management School (CMS). This year's 65 graduates were awarded the Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation, bringing the total CCUEs nationwide to 3,249.
CUNA Management School, held in Madison, Wis., fosters leadership skills through a blend of university courses and experiential learning. For two weeks each July, the University of Wisconsin becomes home to credit union professionals committed to their careers, their credit unions and their members.
CCUE, instituted in 1975, is the hallmark of professional credit union achievement. Designed for those aspiring to credit union leadership, it is awarded to individuals who take it upon themselves to improve their professional expertise, seek out best practices and propel their credit union to a stronger future.
This year's recipients successfully completed the three-year CUNA Management School curriculum. Of this year's 65 graduates, 28 graduated with honors and two graduated with high honors.
During the graduation ceremony, the third-year graduating class presented $23,355 to the CMS Scholarship Fund. The money was raised during the three-year professional development program and is earmarked to help smaller credit unions and individuals without available financial resources become future CUNA Management School graduates.
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