One of our top goals at Campus Federal is being community focused. We coordinate and participate in numerous community events throughout the year. Check out what we have been up to this month!
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Financial Education at the LSU Dental School
On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Nichole Vicknair, our VP of Business Services, conducted a Business Financial Education Presentation at the LSU Dental School. Great job Nichole!
Medical School Senior Topics Week
On Thursday, April 16th, Campus Federal helped sponsor the "Senior Topics Week" for the LSU Medical School seniors. Janet, our New Orleans Business Development Officer, was given the opportunity to speak to 180 medical students. She emphasized our financial services we offer, especially the Residency Loan!
LSU Dental School Alumni Reception
On Friday, April 10th, Janet, our New Orleans Business Development Officer, and Brian, our AVP of Business Development, attending the LSU Dental School Alumni Reception at The Chicory.
Rear in Gear
The annual Get Your Rear In Gear, Colon Cancer Awareness Walk was held this past Saturday. With an 80% chance of rain in the forecast, Team Campus Federal showed up with smiles (and umbrellas) until the end to ensure the event was a success. Thanks for your Commitment to our Community!
30 North Financial Education Presentation
Campus Federal helped sponsored the University Faculty Financial Education Presentation that was presented by Thirty North Investments on April 15, 2015. A variety of topics were covered ranging from Investment readiness, portfolio diversification to choosing an investment advisor!
LSU Dental School Breakfast with Tooth Fair
Campus Federal helped sponsor Breakfast with the Tooth Fairy this past month at the LSU Dental School in New Orleans. Kids were able to meet the Tooth Fairy and visit individual stations showing how to brush and floss their teeth and maintain overall healthy teeth.
Lemonade Day 2015
We partnered with the Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jumpstart Coalition, the LSU Business School and the New Orleans Saints for Lemonade Day 2015. The program is designed to teach children the importance and benefits of financial education and entrepreneurship. The event was held inside the Saints locker-room with over 20K backpacks made....a winning event!
Campus Federal Annual Meeting 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, our 80th Annual Meeting took place at the Lod Cook Center on LSU's campus. We enjoyed lunch, door prizes, a celebration of our members and Campus in the Community stories!
LSU Lab School Financial Education
It's never too early to develop healthy savings habits. That's just what the subject was last week at Main campus when a group of kindergarten students from LSU Lab School made a fieldtrip to the credit union to learned more about what is a credit union, how does money work and how saving money early can benefit you later in life. The students also learned the different job positions that exist at the credit union.
Capital Area Heart Walk 2015
Campus Federal volunteers were among the 20,000 walkers/runners that participated in the Annual Capital Area Heart Association Annual Walk this past Saturday. The event is held to raise funds and help create awareness of disease and stroke in our local communities. A great time was had by all.
Melinda's 25th Work Anniversary
Congratulations Melinda! Melinda Penedo, our New Orleans Resource Branch Operations Manager, recently celebrated her 25th work anniversary! We thank you for your years of service and look forward to having you for years to come. Pictured above: Melinda on the left with Dawn Harris, our CEO & President, on the right.
LSU Vet School Great Rover Run
Campus Federal sponsored the 27th Annual LSU Vet School Great Rover Run on Sunday, March 15th.Thank you to our Volunteers! To learn more about the Great River Run click here.
Campus Federal Sponsors the 6th Annual LSU Health Pediatrics and Children's University Health Adult Tennis Classic
Campus Federal Participates in OLOL Radiothon to support the OLOL Children's Hospital
Ron Moreau, our Chief Development Officer, was on-air on Friday, March 13 to drum up support the OLOL Radiothon! You can still donate today: OLOL Children's Hospital.
Guest Spot on Coach Jones Cox Sports TV Show
Blaine Grimes, our Business Development and Financial Literacy Coordinator, has appeared several times as an on-air guest on Coach Johnny Jones' weekly Cox Sports TV show that airs several times a week. Thanks Blaine for promoting Campus Federal!
OLOL Cook-off at their first annual Wellness Wednesday
OLOL held its first annual Wellness Wednesday Chef Cook-off on Wednesday, March 11, 2015! It came down to CEO, Scott Wester and OLOL College President, Tina Holland. OLOL Campus Federal Branch Manager, June Mouton was also a winner and is pictured below with Tina and Scott. Congrats June!
Read Across America
Dawn Harris, Campus Federal President & CEO, is pictured at Read Across America Day reading to 5th graders at Buchanan Elementary. Campus Federal partners with LSU annually for Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
OLOL Inauguration Week
The Our Lady of the Lake College Inauguration week was a huge success. Thank you to our Business Development team for helping kick off Tina Holland's Presidency at OLOL College! Below are several photos from the Inauguration week's festivities.
Shreveport Local News Interview - Financial Tips from Campus Federal!
Andrea McKnight, our Shreveport Business Development Coordinator, has been a guest to provide tips on saving money and budgeting on the Channel 6 KTAL morning show.
Simple tips to help save money: http://www.arklatexhomepage.com/story/d/story/simple-tips-to-help-save-money/74505/It_4BZAO-k-jHye5TrxrZg
St. James Parade
Campus Federal participated in the annual St. James Mardi Gras parade. Thank you to all for making this parade a special time for the St. James residents.
LSU Vet School Open House
The LSU Vet School Open House was a huge success! Over 6,000 people came through the Vet School on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Thank you to all of our Campus Federal volunteers! A good time was had by all.
OLOL Wellness Program
Campus Federal has partnered with OLOL’s Wellness programs to promote Healthy Lives and Healthy Financial Education Habits. Since the first of the year, the groups has conducted (3) health fairs and recently took the show on the road to the Livingston campus with more to come.
Pre-Dental Workshop at the LSU Dental School
Campus Federal participated in the Pre Dental Workshop with the Dental School. This event gives undergraduate students from all over the state the opportunity to learn about the LSUHSC Dental School. The Dental School offered different classes throughout the day and a tour of the school. I was able to set up a table and talk about Campus Federal to these students. There were a variety of students from different colleges such as LSU, Southeastern, ULL, Nichol State, Xavier, Tulane…just to name a few.
Campus Federal cheered on runners at this year's LA Marathon! Our volunteers handed out water and powerade at a water station near mile 24 during Sunday's LA Marathon. Congratulations to all who participated!
Financial Education 2014 Year in Review
Throughout 2014, Campus Federal, with the help of Blaine Grimes, our Financial Literacy Coordinator, conducted 179 Financial Education presentations that included thousands of participants! In December 2014, 14 LSU Faculty and Staff members graduated from Campus Federal's Financial Education course. Congratulations to our Campus Federal graduates!
Campus Federal recently partnered with the Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation, EverFi and The Jumpstart Coalition to recognize high school students for completing a Financial Scholars Program. Over 100 students were recognized. Blaine Grimes, our Business Development and Financial Literary Coordinator, is pictured in the back third from the right.
The Big Buddy Program recently partnered with Baton Rouge Community leaders to celebrate its 16th Annual Day of the Mentor. After shadowing Blaine Grimes for the day and visiting the branches, James said he wants to start saving money ASAP and work at a credit union!
Campus Federal staff volunteered at the OLOL Tree Lighting ceremony this year and had a surprise visit from Santa!
Each year the LSU Honors College selects a semester read and community project for its students. This year's project was Hope for the Warriors and students sold wristbands on campus to support our service members and their families. Campus Federal sponsored the event and together helped students raise over $1800!
Campus Federal hosted the annual Geaux Pink fundraiser. Funds raised went to OLOL/Mary Bird Perkins to help in the fight against cancer. First photo shows Campus Federal employees showing their Geaux Pink Spirit! Second photo shows Dawn Harris, our President & CEO, handing off the donation check to Mary Bird Perkins Executive Staff.
Campus Federal partnered with the Office of the Chancellor/President to participate in the annual Old South Baton Rouge Christmas Parade.