Huntington National Bank recently held a "mass carding" event to distribute smart cards to more than 18,000 students, faculty, and staff of the University of Central Florida.

The cards are similar to others that use technology from Huntington Bancshares's Cybermark affiliate, such as those on the Florida State University campus. But the UCF Card is the most technologically advanced, including ATM and calling functions.

As of early February, the bank had issued 24,000 cards and opened 2,500 UCF accounts.

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