CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2006--U.S. Bank has awarded
$10,000 to the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) scholarship
program as part of its U.S. Bank LatinaStyle credit card program. U.S.
Bank made the presentation on Friday, Oct. 27 at the NSHMBA 17th
Annual Conference and Career Expo at the Duke Energy Center in
LatinaStyle magazine is a national publication dedicated to the
needs and concerns of the contemporary Latina professional in the
United States. It recently ranked U.S. Bank among the top 50 employers
for Latinas in the United States. In conjunction with U.S. Bank's
scholarship sponsorship, LatinaStyle has pledged $10,000 in-kind
advertising space to NSHMBA in their magazine spread.
Carlos Amaya, vice president and manager of multicultural programs
for U.S. Bank in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, will present the check
on behalf of the bank. "U.S. Bank takes great pride in having the
opportunity to support NSHMBA's scholarship program and to contribute
to the educational development of the Hispanic community. This is our
inaugural sponsorship of this program and we look forward to a
continuing partnership that advances Hispanic individuals now and in
Last year alone, NSHMBA provided 56 Hispanic graduate students
with more than $1 million in scholarships. U.S. Bank has united with
this cause to further its commitment, support and sponsorship of
higher learning among the Hispanic community.
U.S. Bank is committed to the Hispanic market through its business
products and services, in addition to its employment opportunities.
U.S. Bank was one of the first banks in the United States to accept
the Matricula as a form of identification when opening an account. It
also offers MoneyGram money transfer services through all of its
branch offices. U.S. Bank participates in "Welcome Home," a national
project aimed at training and hiring returning bilingual military
personnel to work in the mortgage field. In 2004, U.S. Bank partnered
with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to offer Capital!,
a loan program for small businesses in high-growth Hispanic markets
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $217 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,462 banking offices and 4,943 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 the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
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CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bank