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December 6, 2016 

HACU meets with Host and Advisory Council in San Diego

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was in San Diego, Calif., on Nov. 30, 2016, for the first 31st Annual Conference Host and Advisory Council meeting held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, site of the 2017 conference. 

HACU's 31st Annual Conference, "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Driving America's Prosperity," Oct. 28-30, 2017, will also include a Student Track, an International Plenary, Town Hall, Exhibit Hall, a College and Career Fair, as well as two days of workshops discussing topics and cutting edge trends in Hispanic higher education success. Pre- and Post-conference events will also be offered. An early bird rate is available through May 31, 2017. For more information on the Conference, click here.

Individuals who attended the Host and Advisory Council meeting include: 

  • Barbara Williams Hardy, human resources director of diversity and inclusion, Oracle
  • David Andrews, president, National University
  • David Valladolid, president & CEO, Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQUE)
  • Eve Lewis, senior diversity and veterans program manager, Oracle
  • Joi Lin Blake, president, Palomar College
  • Juan Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs, University of California San Diego
  • Julianne Barnes, president, Cuyamaca College
  • Raquel Aparicio, associate director of undergraduate admissions, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Roberto Gonzalez Jr., regional director, USDA HSIs National Program
  • Ted Alejandre, superintendent of schools, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

 Other HACU staff in attendance:  

  • Darlene Martin, conference coordinator
  • Gaston Cantu, director of student services
  • Maria Alvarez, executive director of western state legislative affairs
  • Sandra Holt, chief development & marketing officer
  • Silvia Kennison, executive director of conferences

To download a brochure of advertising, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities, click here.

To download a HACU events calendar for 2017, click here.