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January 9, 2014

NJ Revilla-Garcia

Denver education community unite with HACU on premier 2014 Hispanic higher education conference

Denver-area higher education supporters recently met with representatives of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to begin planning HACU’s 2014 Annual Conference.

The meeting, led by HACU president and CEO Antonio R. Flores, was held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, the location of the upcoming conference, to provide an opportunity to showcase conference highlights and gather feedback from individuals in the Denver area.

The national conference is in its 28th year and with the theme of “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Investing in America's Future," is expected to attract approximately 1,500 participants to Denver Oct. 4-6.

Attending the meeting were university presidents and CEOs, superintendents, higher education representatives and supporters who will serve on HACU’s Host and Planning Committee.  

The following individuals attended the Dec. 5th meeting: 

  • Brenda J. Allen, professor and associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Faviola Barbosa, multicultural affairs coordinator, Wenatchee Valley College
  • Raul Cardenas, Jr., associate vice chancellor - student affairs, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Eric Carpio, assistant vice president for enrollment management, Adams State University
  • Damion Cordova, human resources director, Aims Community College
  • Ismael Garcia, human service specialist, Community College Denver
  • Cheryl D. Lovell, Ph.D., president and CEO, Rocky Vista University
  • BernardMcCune, executive director college and career readiness, Denver Public Schools
  • Michael Martin, Ph.D., chancellor, Colorado State University
  • David Martinez, diversity programs journalism director, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Nelson Rodriguez, community engagement coordinator, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Becky Takeda-Tinker, Ph.D., president and CEO, Colorado State University-Global Campus
  • Victoria Cordova, director of human resource, Zynex, Inc.
  • Andres Guerra, Ph.D., mining engineering department, Colorado School of Mines

For information about HACU’s Host and Planning Committee, contact Darlene Martin in the conferences department. For information about HACU’s Annual Conference, including advertising, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, click here.