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September 22, 2020

Norma Jean Revilla-Garcia

Colleges among those supporting undergraduate leadership development at HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and its partners will bring together undergraduate students from across the country for an opportunity to receive essential leadership development at the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute. The Institute is being offered virtually, Oct. 25-28, 2020, as part of HACU’s 34th Annual Conference. Many of the students attending are being sponsored by their institutions, as part of a Presidents’ Challenge to sponsor five or more students to attend.

Throughout this four-day event, students will have the opportunity to attend 16 professional development workshops, three networking panels and various other opportunities to engage with HACU partners from the federal and corporate sectors. This institute is designed to empower students with the career & leadership skills necessary for student success beyond graduation.

Leaders of HACU-member institutions interested in sponsoring students can still do so by Sept. 28. Additional information on sponsoring students for HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, is available here, or by contacting Jeanette Morales.

The following institutions will be sponsoring students:

  • California Lutheran University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona-Huntley College of Agriculture
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Central Michigan University
  • Columbia Gorge College
  • Estrella Mountain Community College
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Hudson County Community College
  • Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán
  • Miami Dade College
  • Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Palo Alto College
  • Riverside City College
  • San José City College
  • Texas A&M International University
  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio
  • Texas Lutheran University
  • The University of Arkansas-Cossatot Community College
  • The University of New Mexico, Taos
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Houston, Victoria
  • Utah Valley University 

Each year undergraduate students receive opportunities to attend this institute thanks to generous sponsorships by HACU partners, corporations, federal agencies, and the home institutions of the college students. (Video of 2019 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute participant, 2020 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute to be held virtually on Oct. 25-28, 2020)