October 28, 2022

Ceasar Escalante

HACU hosts Emerging Leaders Summit event with Texas A&M University- San Antonio

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities hosted an Emerging Leaders Summit focused on preparing students for internships and career opportunities in various fields. The event was hosted with Texas A&M University–San Antonio and brought together more than 100 students from 20 colleges and universities with professionals and corporate representatives for a one-day event on Oct. 28, 2022.

Opening remarks were given by Mari Fuentes-Martin, VP of student success and engagement. Students that participated represented the following majors: STEM majors (including computer science, information technology, management information systems, engineering, etc.), finance, accounting, business, communications, and marketing fields.

Corporate partners that held career preparation workshops and panels included: Gallo, Sodexho, Neutrogena, Union Pacific, USAA and Accenture.

Students from the following institutions were among the participants.

Laredo Community College
Northeast Lakeview College
Northwest Vista College
Our Lady of the Lake University
Palo Alto College
San Antonio College
St. Mary's University
St. Philip's College
Texas A&M International University
Texas A&M University Kingsville
Texas A&M University San Antonio
Texas Lutheran University
Texas State University
University of Houston - Downtown
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
The University of the Incarnate Word
Trinity University