June 5, 2024

HACU’s 14th International Conference concludes with Plenary Session III

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ 14th International Conference concluded with the third day featuring Plenary Session III, “Forging a Common Policy Agenda for Pan-Hispanic International Education,” on June 5, 2024. The session focused on creating a common policy agenda fostering international collaborations and leveraging public and private investments enhancing educational outcomes for Hispanic communities across the Western Hemisphere.

Speakers at the session framed as a conversation moderated by HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores, were: Illinois State Senator Omar Aquino; California State Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes; and Blanca Ares González, director of universities and research, Ministry of Education, Castilla y León. Key topics of the session included equitable access to educational opportunities for Hispanic students, language and cultural competency, international partnerships, workforce development, and policy alignment and coordination.

HACU’s 14th International Conference was held June 3-5, 2024, at the University of Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain. For more information about the international conference and other HACU events, visit hacu.net.

Additional photos from the event can be viewed here.

HACU’s 14th International Conference concludes with Plenary Session III