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August 15, 2019

Chris de Hoyos

HACU Town Hall to focus on significance of being a Hispanic-Serving Institution

The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities will present a Town Hall on "Hispanic-Serving Institution: What exactly should that mean?” Oct. 7, 2019, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., as part of its 33rd Annual Conference taking place at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Keynote speakers will discuss what being a Hispanic-Serving Institution should mean for campuses. The discussion will address defining HSIs beyond the federal designation; services that HSIs should provide; engaging the surrounding communities; and assessing and measuring outcomes. The panel of experts will be moderated by Ivan Shammas, general manager, Telemundo Atlanta.

The panelists including David Potash, Ph.D., president, Wilbur Wright College, City Colleges of Chicago; Kasey Urquidez, Ph.D., vice president for enrollment management and student affairs advancement and dean of undergraduate admissions, The University of Arizona; and Anne-Marie Nuñez, Ph.D., professor, department of educational studies, The Ohio State University, will offer insights from a leadership perspective. The deadline to register online is September 20, 2019.  On-site registrations will be available if conference is not sold out before then.