Los Angeles, CA (November 1, 2018) — University Credit Union, a $650 million financial cooperative focused exclusively on the University Community, proudly accepted the Leadership Award this month at the 37th Annual Loyola Marymount University Latino Alumni Association Scholarship Awards Dinner.  


Alfred Fraijo, Jr. J.D, Latino Alumni Association Board Member, introduced UCU as this year’s honoree and presented Dr. David Tuyo, President & CEO of UCU with the award. UCU is committed to LMU and helping Latinos pursue a Jesuit education. Over the next five years, UCU will distribute $30,000 in scholarships to help advance the next generation of Latino leaders. 


The Latino Alumni Association’s mission is to provide need-based tuition assistance to LMU students who demonstrate a commitment to their academics and to the LMU community. Currently, 21% of LMU students are of Latino descent. 


UCU is devoted to improving the lives of its member and the communities it serves through charitable donations and outreach. Some past initiatives include establishing the UCU Food Pantry to help combat student hunger and hosting a Build-A-Bike® Team Building Event to donate bikes to the LMU Children’s Center. 


University Credit Union, a federally-insured financial cooperative was founded in 1951 on UCLA’s campus in Royce Hall by faculty and staff.  Serving more than 36,000 members, UCU has become a leading credit union in the United States. UCU is guided by a board of directors, comprised only of faculty, staff and alumni of the university community. UCU is driven by providing members a financial edge, unparalleled value by providing the Top 1% Best Rates in the Nation* on deposits and loans and a core ideology built on a strong financial educational purpose. To learn more about UCU visit www.UCU.org or call (800) UCU-4510 for more information.