August, 5, 2014
HACU co-hosts American Latino National Summit in San Antonio, TX, Aug 5-6
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), a co-hosting organization of the New America Alliance’s (NAA) 2nd Biennial American Latino National Summit, will be among the participants in a higher education panel on Aug. 5, 2014, at 3:15 - 4:15 p.m., CST in San Antonio, Texas.
“Higher Education: Access & Equity in Preparing America's Workforce to Meet New Global Industry Demand” is a topic to be featured during the National Summit focusing on “Building on American Latino Success to Forge a Stronger America.”
The panel moderated by President Emerita of Palo Alto College, Ana “Cha” Guzman, Ph.D., will include panelists: HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores; President Juliet V. García, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Brownsville; President Marvin Martinez, East Los Angeles College; and President Ricardo Romo, Ph.D., the University of Texas at San Antonio, all from HACU-member institutions.
The American Latino National Summit sets a platform for convening leaders across sectors; defines who we are as American Latinos, where we stand and what our contributions are to the country; and articulates cohesive positions on the major issues of our times, with an overarching emphasis on the economic case for Latino advancement.