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March 31, 2010
NJ Revilla-Garcia

City of Lubbock welcomes HACU on the Road tour

HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores visited Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, March 31, to participate in the 2010 Latino Education Summit.  Approximately 200 attendees, including local education and business leaders, were expected to attend the summit, organized by Texas Tech University.

Flores was the keynote speaker during the luncheon and spoke about the state of Hispanic higher education and the HACU on the Road initiative. Lubbock City Councilwoman Linda De Leon presented Flores with a proclamation signed by Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin, declaring March 31, 2010, as “Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Day” in Lubbock.

Flores was among the panelists of the Educational Policy Panel, moderated by Dr. Zenaida- Aguirre Muñoz, Texas Tech University Associate Professor, College of Education. The panelists also included Honorable Judge Alberto Gonzales, Texas Tech University Office of Community Engagement; and Dr. Raymund Paredes, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner on Higher Education.

 Related article: Summit focuses on Hispanic education Source: Lubbock Online