FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 9, 2023
SAN ANTONIO – The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, the only national association representing current and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions, has announced it will start construction on its new San Antonio headquarters in the fall of 2023.
"HACU was founded in San Antonio, Texas in 1986 and has had offices at several locations in the city. We are very excited to soon have a groundbreaking ceremony for our first from-the-ground-up headquarters,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “The new headquarters will allow us to expand our programs and services that benefit the city as well as national and international higher education."
The 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility by Marmon Mok Architecture in partnership with Miro Rivera Architects, will be located on a 4.7-acre site on the Northeastern side of San Antonio, and will house eight (8) institutes. The new headquarters will accommodate up to 100 employees on two floors.
The building design will represent Hispanic culture and reflect trends in the Latin regions of the world. Building features include multi-departmental spaces, collaborative workspaces, and teaching environments. Outdoor green spaces on the campus will be functional and serve as gathering spaces for employees and the community.
Construction is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2025.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, founded in 1986, represents more than 500 colleges and universities in the United States, Latin America, Spain and school districts throughout the U.S. HACU is the only national association representing existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The mission of HACU is to Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education. The Association’s headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, with regional offices in Washington, D.C and Sacramento, California.