March 6, 2017
The HACU, U.S. Army Tour visits New Mexico State University
Approximately450 high school students from the Las Cruces-area schools are expected to participate in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and U.S. Army University Tour at New Mexico State University during, March 6-10, 2017.
The HACU/U.S. Army University Tour program provides students an opportunity to participate - some for the first time - in campus tours to learn more about pathways to higher education. In addition to a daily tour of the university campus, students are attending workshops on admission, financial aid, campus resources and educational opportunities offered through the U.S. Army. Students will also attend a panel presentation given by first year, second year university students and cadets to learn about the university experience.
The schools participating:
Additionally, highschool counselors and pre-college advisors will participate in a Counselors’ Seminar on March 9, 2017. The professional development opportunity will include counselors from El Paso, TX and Las Cruces, NM. Sessions topics will include: Resources and Educational Opportunities by U.S. Army, The Effect of Financial Aid Changes on The Role of High School Counselors and Cultural Competency: Supporting Our Students through Validation and Advocacy.