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Strategic Alliances

HACU strategic alliances are partnerships and programs that are developed with HACU partners to provide great benefits for our member colleges and universities and HACU. Please note that strategic alliances are limited and do go through a review process. If you would like to inquire about a possible strategic alliance with HACU, please contact the Office of Development, at (210) 692-3805, or e-mail  

Our strategic alliances include:



HACU has partnered with Aetna to make more available information about Hispanic health issues and other minority health disparities issues. Aetna has provided a link from to its InteliHealth site with the latest health information featuring Harvard Medical School's Consumer Health Information. Additional benefits to HACU members and their students are being planned for 2007.

CaMLA (Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments) provides a complete range of English language assessment and learning tools. From its headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, CaMLA works in more than 60 countries to help educational, governmental, and private-sector institutions meet their language-assessment needs. Many of CaMLA’s English language exams are used for admissions purposes as well as for placement in ESL and intensive English programs. HACU has partnered with CaMLA to help increase higher-education opportunities for Hispanic college students whose first language is not English. For more information, visit or contact them directly:

Civil Survival offers community college faculty context-rich curricula for ABE, GED, ESL and EL/Civics coursework. We combine basic and legal education for students developing literacy, critical thinking and executive functioning skills. Our offerings include The Civil Survival Book Series, Civil Survival Online, and LawClass.


HACU is pleased to partner with DiversityInc, a leader in diversity management consulting, benchmarking, diversity management learning and live best practices events. DiversityInc Magazine provides news, resources and commentary on the role of diversity in strengthening the corporate bottom line. The partnership aims to promote HACU, The Champions of Hispanic Success in Higher Education, as a cost-effective means to enhance corporate diversity through participation in the HACU National Internship Program and other student services.  HACU members can get a subscription to the digital format of DiversityInc for free at



Purchase award-winning HP and Compaq consumer products at discounted prices.  For information, click here. 



A HACU partnership with The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) has resulted in the production of "College Admissions 411," a Spanish-language series that provides information about the college admissions process. The series appears on HITN TV, and on the program’s dedicated Web site,   For more information, click here.


Jalima Coffee’s mission is to provide coffee products of unsurpassed quality and flavor. The company operates in a fashion that highlights its commitment to the quality of its products, the quality of life for the people who produce them, and the quality of the environment where they are produced. Through this alliance, a portion of the funds generated by the sale of Jalima Coffee to HACU member institutions, students, faculty, alumni and staff will be used to further the mission of each organization to promote and support education, conservation and the empowerment of individuals through work opportunities. Click here for more information.

Legal Shield can provide HACU-member institution faculty and staff with protection of their legal rights, security for their families, and peace of mind, through access to an experienced law firm. In addition, your employees are protected from identity theft, the fastest growing crime in the U.S.

Peregrine Academic Services (PAS) is a global leader in higher assessment, educational services, and accreditation support services. PAS provides assessment services for more than 200 client universities in business, accounting/finance, early childhood education, healthcare administration, public administration, and general education degree programs. The services satisfy several regulatory and accreditation requirements for outcomes assessment and assurance of learning. Peregrine Leadership Institute (PLI) provides applied leadership, strategic planning, and employee development seminars and workshops.