Credit Union scholarship drive hit $1.5 million

That statewide UW Credit Union fundraising drive raised more than $1.5 million for need-based student scholarships. The bulk of the action related to UW-Madison with its sizeable alumni base and matching support from the UW Foundation. UW-Green Bay and two other comprehensives will receive about $12,000 each for students who are unable to afford the cost of attendance. The Credit Union donated $215,000 in October, and then matched contributions from members through Dec. 31. Read more.