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June 10, 2008
HACU media contact:
Norma Jean Revilla-García

HACU annual conference to focus on Hispanic higher education

San Antonio, TX- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will convene in Denver, Colorado, this fall for its 2008 conference. HACU’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics.

Details as follows:
HACU’s 22nd Annual Conference: "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Strengthening the Nation's Prosperity and Opportunity" Oct. 11-13, 2008 Hyatt Regency Denver and Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado. Conference Inquiries: (210) 692-3805, ext 134. Fax: 210-833-8367, E-mail: Online Registration is available. 

The following Pre-conference events will also be held:

  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Training, Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, Community College of Denver on the Auraria Campus. An Introductory session will be held: 9 a.m.-noon. Advanced session will be held: 1-4 p.m.
  • The 7th Annual Latino/a Higher Education Leadership Institute will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, 8 am–4 pm.

About HACU
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of 18 institutions. Today, HACU represents approximately 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. HACU is the only national association that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). Recently, HACU was named one of the nation’s top Hispanic non-profits by Hispanic Business. HACU is committed to assuring higher education access and success for Hispanic students. Visit