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November 26, 2007
Contact: Norma Jean Revilla-García
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HACU 2007 President's Award recipients announced

Each year, HACU recognizes individuals and organizations who have championed for Hispanic higher education. This year’s recipients of the HACU Presidents Awards were announced at the 21st Annual Conference held in Chicago late October 2007. Congratulations to the following individuals and partner organizations recognized for exemplary support of HACU's mission this year:

The President's Award of Excellence
Ricardo R. Fernández, Ph.D., President, Lehman College, The City University of New York

HACU Lifelong Leadership Award
Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, U.S. House of Representatives

Outstanding HACU Private Sector Partner Award
Southwest Airlines
Outstanding HACU Public Sector Partner Award
The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Exemplary Policy/Advocacy Leadership Award
Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (IL), U.S. House of Representatives

Outstanding HACU-Member Institution Award
Northeastern Illinois University

Exemplary International HACU-Member Institution
Universidad de Alcalá