Cyprus Credit Union is proud to commit $1 million to sponsoring personal finance classes in Utah high schools. The grant is part of a five-year partnership with Stukent (a leading provider of educational technology) and aims to equip students with essential financial literacy skills, enabling them to make informed decisions and achieve financial well-being.
"We are thrilled to join with Stukent in providing Utah students with tools that can positively impact their futures," says David Sant, CMO of Cyprus Credit Union. "This reflects our dedication to supporting the communities we are a part of."
Together, Cyprus Credit Union and Stukent are committed to empowering students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of personal finance. Stukent’s comprehensive, 13-unit Personal Finance Curriculum includes the Personal Finance Simulation, which introduces high school students to financial literacy principles in a hands-on, immersive way. These resources give teachers powerful tools to help their students understand vital financial literacy concepts, such as budgeting, saving, investing, understanding credit, mortgages, taxes, and more.
"We are excited to partner with Cyprus Credit Union in promoting personal finance education in Utah high schools," says Stuart Draper, founder and CEO of Stukent. "At Stukent, we believe in the power of experiential learning and practical application to equip students with the tools for a successful future. Together with Cyprus Credit Union, we are dedicated to providing students with the financial literacy skills they need to thrive."
"Students can be confident in making informed financial decisions when they’ve developed practical financial skills,” says Sant. “Utah consistently ranks as a top state for economic outlook, something we believe we can continue to promote by educating the state’s upcoming generations”.
Stukent is reimagining effective education, bridging the gap between academia and dynamic, fast-moving industries. Stukent provides innovative first-in-the-world Simternships™ for business, marketing, and communication disciplines. These simulations and courseware are used by over 7,500 institutions of higher education across 84 countries. Stukent was founded in 2013 by Stuart Draper with a mission to help educators help students help the world. Stukent is headquartered in Idaho Falls, ID. Visit stukent.com for more information or click here to learn more about Stukent's personal financial tools.