MINNEAPOLIS & MARYVILLE, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2005--The
Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association has partnered
with U.S. Bank to introduce the Northwest Missouri State University
Visa(R) Platinum Card. The card generates support for the alumni
association each time a new card is activated and repeatedly
thereafter each time the card is used.
"We are excited that our partnership with U.S. Bank has given
alumni and friends of Northwest Missouri State University the
opportunity to help generate funding for both student and alumni
sponsored programs," said Steve Sutton, director of alumni relations.
"This card is a great way for alumni and friends of Northwest to show
Two card styles are available - one featuring the university's
administration building and the other featuring the athletic Bearcat
paw print. Cardholders may choose the standard Visa Platinum Card, or
one of two rewards programs including the Cash Rewards Visa Platinum
Card or Select Rewards Visa Platinum Card.
"U.S. Bank is thrilled to partner with Northwest Missouri State
University. Our goal is to provide a valuable card product that
benefits the university and its students while also rewarding alumni
for their support," said Tanya Turner, senior vice president of
affinity products at U.S. Bank.
The Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association fosters
lifelong relationships through initiatives and opportunities that
advance the University and its alumni, future alumni and friends.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $207 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,411 banking offices and 4,999 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
Lisa Clark, 608-877-7517
Northwest Missouri State Univ.
Steve Sutton, 660-562-1248
SOURCE: U.S. Bank