AACUC News Archives

Who cares? Is the credit union different?

Who cares? Is the credit union different?

The credit union difference – the driving force behind our movement.  These are the first words we utter in our thirty-second elevator pitch to answer the age-old question, “What’s the difference between a credit union [...]

Playing the ally card

Playing the ally card

Conversations about race can be a difficult journey. The topic is laced with colloquial phrases and misnomers. A simple expression can provoke deep emotions and misunderstandings. I have grown up hearing the phrase “playing the [...]

HBCU’s are worth recognition

HBCU’s are worth recognition

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are more important than ever. Perhaps you are wondering: “Well, what exactly is an HBCU? Or maybe you are saying to yourself: “Renee, why are HBCUs important to the [...]

Reviving the value of career development

Reviving the value of career development

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people work.  The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reports that 83% of employers are adjusting their business practices in light of the pandemic. Now more than ever, [...]

The core competency of culture

The core competency of culture

Core competencies define our business capabilities and distinguish us from competitors. They are hard to replicate, they provide member benefits and can be leveraged to expand profits.  When you think about core competencies, what comes [...]

Authentic leadership starts at the top

Authentic leadership starts at the top

“Leadership starts at the top.” That is a common phrase that we have all heard before, right? It is a motivational, digestible, and relatable saying. It empowers employees to hold leadership accountable and it also [...]