Credit Union Wins International Citation

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(N. CHARLESTON, SC) – May 25, 2011 – South Carolina Federal Credit Union’s Employee Learning Center received the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Excellence in Practice Citation in the Learning Technologies category. 

The citation recognizes South Carolina Federal’s Life Simplified University (LSU) for the variety of employee training plans and extensive online catalog available to employees.  The online courses feature custom in-house eLearning courses created by South Carolina Federal employees.

“To be recognized internationally for our in-house employee learning center is quite an honor,” said Scott Woods, President and CEO, South Carolina Federal Credit Union. “South Carolina Federal’s employer of choice status is a direct result of the effectiveness of our Learning Center.”

The citation recognizes results achieved through the use of practices and solutions from the entire scope of workplace learning and performance.
ASTD is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in more than 128 U.S. chapters and with more than 20 international partners. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.

About South Carolina Federal

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is headquartered in North Charleston.  More than 144,000 members own and belong to the not-for-profit financial cooperative, which has over $1.3 billion in assets. South Carolina Federal is a community-chartered credit union. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Calhoun or Georgetown counties, and most of the Columbia area, is eligible to join. South Carolina Federal has 17 branches, and more than 75 ATMs throughout Charleston, Columbia and Georgetown.  In 2008, South Carolina Federal for the second consecutive year was voted one of the Best Places to Work in the state.  More information about South Carolina Federal can be found at or on the SiMPLE CENTS blog at

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