Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

What the heck is CR80News?

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Resources to build your campus card program.

Perhaps the best way to answer the question, “What is CR80News?” is to explain the term CR80. For those who do not recognize it, CR80 is the industry name for the accepted standard ID card size. At any given time, nearly all of us are carrying a number of CR80-size cards on our person. Bank cards, drivers licenses, campus ID cards, employee badges, key cards, library cards– the list goes on and on.

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Second draft of DOE regs remain troublesome for industry’s future

Chris Corum, Editor & Publisher

After the Durbin Amendment passed in 2010, fee income for banks offering debit cards was significantly reduced. It took just months for totally free consumer checking accounts to virtually disappear. So too went many of the rewards programs and other perks for consumer debit. The lesson was clear … when regulation removes money from one area it has unforeseen consequences, and most often the consumer feels the pinch.

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Higher One has opened the application process for its annual Financial Literacy Counts grant program. The grant program, which supports campus-based financial literacy education programs and initiatives, is open to any accredited, non-profit college or university in the U.S., with an independent review committee comprised of higher-education administrators selecting the recipients.

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If you are attending the 2014 NACCU Conference next week in Chicago, don’t miss out on your chance to walk away with an iPad Mini, a Kindle or one of a stack of great gift cards and other prizes.

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AVISIAN Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the interactive version of the spring 2014 issue of CR80News.

The interactive feature allows for a miniature mode that you can thumb through as well as a full screen mode that allows you to read the magazine as if it were sitting in front of you. Even flipping the pages looks great with this new feature.

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AVISIAN Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the interactive version of the fall 2013 issue of CR80News.

The interactive feature allows for a miniature mode that you can thumb through as well as a full screen mode that allows you to read the magazine as if it were sitting in front of you. Even flipping the pages looks great with this new feature.

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Regulatory action is being proposed in the campus-banking sector, with the U.S. Department of Education releasing its first draft of regulations on campus debit cards that will effectively prohibit certain fees, constrain marketing practices and institute transparency regarding the college-card provider relationship.

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