• January 25, 2022

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Hunt School of Dental Medicine Students Motivated by GECU Foundation

Three members of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine’s inaugural class have been humbled and inspired by the scholarships they received from the GECU Foundation earlier this year.    This past summer, the GECU Foundation announced a $323,000 gift to the Hunt School of Dental Medicine in support of the Dean’s Excellence Fund and student scholarships. […]Read More

Socorro ISD students assist area residents with free income tax

With Tax Season in high gear, high school students in the Socorro Independent School District, through a partnership with GECU and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), are offering free tax preparation services now through April 15. The services will be provided at Americas, Eastlake, Socorro, Montwood, El Dorado and Pebble Hills high schools. […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival goes online starting Wednesday

The online edition of the El Paso Community Foundation’s 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival goes live Wednesday, August 5. Due the pandemic, this year’s Plaza Classic Film Festival is a hybrid of 14 digitally streamed films and 11 nightly pop-up drive-in movie programs, both of which run through August 9. For more information, click here. The streaming edition includes […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival goes on tour, online for 2020

As the old saying goes, “The show must go on” and to that point, the El Paso Community Foundation’s 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival is going on tour and online. Due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Plaza Classic will be a hybrid festival, with 11 consecutive nights of pop-up drive-in movies at various locations around El Paso, and 5 days […]Read More

Workforce Solutions Borderplex, GECU Celebrated at 23rd Annual TWC Conference

Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) and its partner GECU were recognized and awarded at the 23rd Annual Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Conference in Grapevine, Texas in early December.  In recognition of its workforce programs, Workforce Solutions Borderplex received both the Youth Inspiration & Career Awareness Award and the Service to Workers Award.  GECU was honored with […]Read More

GECU inks exclusive partnership with UTEP Athletics

On Thursday, officials with UTEP Athletics announced that GECU reached an agreement with Van Wagner to serve as the exclusive credit union for UTEP Athletics. The sponsorship package is the largest in the history of the UTEP athletic program. “We are delighted to have GECU as our official credit union,” said Jim Senter, UTEP Director […]Read More

Project Vida Receives $135K for Micro-Business Economic Development

Thanks to the participation of several local businesses, foundations and government, Project Vida‘s Microenterprise Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) has been funded to the tune of $135,000. GECU, El Paso Electric, WestStar Bank, Hunt Family Foundation, United Way of El Paso County and the City of El Paso all contributed a to Project Vida’s MTAP – the […]Read More

UTEP, GECU Partner on New Vision For Sun Bowl Stadium

UTEP President Diana Natalicio, Director of Athletics Jim Senter and GECU President and CEO Crystal Long unveiled a vision for the future of Sun Bowl Stadium in a press conference on Friday at the Larry K. Durham Sports Center. The project will bring spectacular, widespread enhancements to the 55-year-old iconic venue – from a new […]Read More

UTEP Receives $50,000 Gift from GECU Foundation

Crystal Long, chairman of the board of the GECU Foundation, presented $50,000 to Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso Tuesday morning. “The sustained support of generous partners like GECU is critical to helping the talented students of this region gain access to an excellent education,” said UTEP President Diana Natalicio. “We […]Read More