June 26, 2020
HACU receives grant from The Sallie Mae Fund
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is among the grant recipients announced by The Sallie Mae Fund on June 25, 2020. The grant of $125,000 will support initiatives that advance social justice, diversity, inclusion and equality.
In a press release, the organization stated that too often minority and underserved students face significant obstacles that not only impede attendance, but also stifle completion of their postsecondary education program.
"HACU is grateful to The Sallie Mae Fund for their support of our programs and initiatives that help students achieve academic success and prepare them for the future,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores.
The Sallie Mae Fund, the charitable arm of Sallie Mae, achieves its mission to expand pathways for the successful development of America’s youth by supporting programs and initiatives that help open doors to higher education, as well as, supporting initiatives on the communities it serves.
Thousands of students have benefited from HACU with internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, precollegiate support, and career development opportunities and programs.