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November 21, 2018 

HACU Announces Leader-in-Residence Program for Students

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has announced 18 students have been selected for its first Leader-in-Residence Program. The students selected are from HACU-member institutions and recently participated in the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, which is the student track of HACU’s Annual Conference, held on Oct. 6-8, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia.

As part of the program, students serve as a resource on their campus and provide information about HACU internships, scholarships, and advocacy efforts. They will work with a mentor from their home institution to help guide them on campus outreach efforts.

The students selected and their institutions are:

  • Jazmin Chavez, California State University, Fresno
  • Daniel Perez, California State University, Long Beach
  • Jonathan Herrera, El Camino College (Calif.)
  • Alyssa Vargas Lopez, Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Greicy Valdez-Consuegra, Naugatuck Valley Community College (Connecticut)
  • Hector Cardenas Zepeda, Aurora University (Illi.)
  • Victor Alvarez, Montgomery College, (MD)
  • Tyron Tyson, New Jersey City University
  • Carlos Talamante, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • Luis Tejeda, City College of New York-CUNY
  • Leonardo Caballero, College of Staten Island, N.Y.
  • Yasmeen Munasser, Queens College City University of New York
  • Gabriel Sandoval, Oregon State University
  • Emmanuel Navarro, Universidad Metropolitana (PR)
  • Nashali Ruiz Esteves, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
  • Edwin FranciscoRivera Otero, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  • Oscar Medrano, The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
  • Marcos Monteiro, Eastern Washington University (WA)