SPOKANE, Wash., Jul 17, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gonzaga University has chosen
U.S. Bank to be its bank partner for the school's multi-use identification card.
The identification card already allows Gonzaga's 5,400 students and 800 faculty
and staff members to use photocopy machines, check out resources from campus
libraries, purchase meals without cash, and have dorm access. The new card can
also be used as a U.S. Bank ATM card on and off campus and at many Point-of-Sale
(POS) terminals in the United States starting August 2003.
"We are excited about the partnership between Gonzaga University and U.S. Bank
because of the convenience it will provide our students, faculty, and staff,"
said Chuck Murphy, vice president of finance for Gonzaga University.
"The Campusbank Card program is an extension of a long-standing relationship
between U.S. Bank and Gonzaga University," said Bob Wigren, president of U.S.
Bank in Spokane/North Central Washington.
Gonzaga University is a private, four-year comprehensive university. It is owned
and operated by the Society of Jesus, the Jesuit order of the Catholic Church.
Gonzaga's educational philosophy is based on the 450-year Ignatian model that
aims to educate the whole person -- mind, body and spirit -- an integration of
science and art, faith and reason, action and contemplation. At Gonzaga, "cura
personalis," or care for the individual, is its guiding theme.
U.S. Bank is one of the top student banking institutions in the nation,
providing a comprehensive line of student banking products including campus ID
card programs, student loans, Internet banking, U.S. Bank student checking and
savings, and Visa Buxx(R) prepaid spending cards. The U.S. Bank web site
usbank.com/studentbanking offers a full array of student banking products,
services and paying for college information as well as a powerful scholarship
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $195 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,199 banking offices and 4,575 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking
benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Amy Frantti, 612/303-0733
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