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Clobes Honorary Degree

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Published: Dec 13, 2017

MSUFCU President/CEO Receives Honorary Alumni Award from Oakland University

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — OU Credit Union, a trade name of MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), is pleased to announce the selection of April Clobes, MSUFCU President/CEO, as the recipient of the 2017 Oakland University Honorary Alumni Award. Ms. Clobes was honored at the Alumni Awards Banquet in October 2017.


The Honorary Alumni Award recognizes an individual who did not graduate from Oakland University but who has provided outstanding service to the university.


“I am honored to be recognized among such esteemed alumni and to join the prestigious group of honorary alumni award winners,” said Ms. Clobes. “Oakland University consistently demonstrates their commitment to innovation and continues to deliver quality education and experiences to its students and the community, and I am grateful to help OU student achieve their dreams through my service to the University.”


Oakland Unviersity began in 1957 as Michigan State University - Oakland and has since grown to a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. Students receive a distinct educational experience with opportunities to engage more deeply with their peers, faculty and staff, and academic experiences.


MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. In 2016, the Credit Union was named the #1 Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press and one of Fortune magazine’s 50 Best Workplaces for New College Grads as well as ranked fifth in the nation for its financial education program by the National Youth Involvement Board. MSUFCU also was named one of West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest companies to Work For, receiving the Michigan Business Professional Association’s top Elite Overall – Best of the Best award. This year, MSUFCU was named Outstanding Credit Union of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union League. Founded in 1937 by MSU faculty and staff, MSUFCU has 18 branches, nearly 250,000 members, more than $3.7 billion in assets, and over 800 employees.


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