MINNEAPOLIS & FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3,
2005--Colorado State University (CSU) has partnered with U.S. Bank to
introduce the Colorado State University Visa(R) Platinum Card. The
card generates support for the organization each time a new card is
activated and repeatedly thereafter each time the card is used.
"We are delighted to partner with U.S. Bank to offer our alumni,
friends and members of the campus community the opportunity to
showcase their CSU pride," said Marc Shkolnick, executive director of
Alumni Relations. "The support generated from this card will sustain
programs to keep alumni and friends informed and engaged with CSU and
develop lifelong relationships with current students, the university's
future trustees and stewards."
With three card options depicting various CSU logos and the
Colorado State University Administration Building, cardholders may
choose the standard Visa Platinum Card, or one of three rewards
programs including the Travel Rewards Visa Platinum Card, Cash Rewards
Visa Platinum Card or Select Rewards Visa Platinum Card.
"In addition to offering excellent rewards to card holders, the
Colorado State University Visa(R) Platinum Card will benefit CSU
students and graduates with every use," said Tanya Turner, senior vice
president of affinity products at U.S. Bank. "It is a very convenient
way for supporters to give back to the university."
The Colorado State University Alumni Association is committed to
advancing the university by developing and strengthening lifelong
relationships between alumni and the university community, by
benefiting current and future alumni and friends, and by serving as a
catalyst for communications and involvement.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $207 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,396 banking offices and 4,986 ATMs in 24 states, 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 in which the company pays customers if
certain key banking benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is
the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
Colorado State University
Colleen Meyer, 970-491-0715
SOURCE: U.S. Bank