Site Logo
HACU Tagline
SimpleSend eNewsletter Header membership Donate Forward

August 17, 2018

Special Edition:
32nd Annual Conference

Join List | Forward | Contact

Register online or Fax or Mail your Registration form by Sept. 21. 


Find us on


Download the Conference mobile app #HACU18 at the App Store or on Google Play



Don't miss this chance to advertise in the Conference Program.
ONLY a FEW Booths left!
Application received by 8/24 will be listed in the printed conference program.

Final Deadline Sept. 21 - Exhibitor Application

Note: We still have a few ad spaces available.  

Ad Reservation deadline: 8/17

Conference Program Advertising space reservation.
Credit Card: click
Purchase Order:
click here


Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities are still available.

To download A PDF of sponsorship and partnership opportunities, click here.




HACU's Group Block at Atlanta Marriott Marquis is almost sold out - click here  for information.

@HACUNews will be Live Tweeting 


HACU's 32nd Annual Conference is 50 days away 
This special edition newsletter has the latest information on pre-and -post conference events, awards and workshops detailing the latest, best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics. Among the plenaries, will be the  Town Hall "Immigration, Today’s Civil Rights Struggle," focusing on the journey of Latinos in the U.S., the rhetoric around immigration, and the role of Hispanics in the future of the nation. To view the workshops, please  refer to the 32nd Annual Conference Announcement (2018),click here.

Register today - online registration closes on Sept. 21.

Conference Headlines

HACU Hall of Champions inductees announced  
The 2018 inductees into the HACU Hall of Champions to be recognized will be the late Sister Elizabeth Anne Sueltenfuss, CDP, Ph.D., president emerita of Our Lady of the Lake University, and J. Michael Ortiz, Ph.D., president emeritus of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Seven honorees to receive awards at HACU Annual Conference
HACU will present seven awards at the Annual Conference. Honorees to be recognized include: The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo; The Honorable IleanaRos-Lehtinen; Rev. Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale; Jorge Caballero; Universidad Metropolitana, Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez (SUAGM); Deloitte; and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). See PDF for all Honorees.

International Plenary to highlight role of presidents/CEOs in internationalizing campuses
As part of HACU's Annual Conference, the International Plenary: “The Role of Presidents/CEOs in Internationalizing their Campuses,”  moderated by Chancellor Agnes Mojica, will take place on Monday, Oct. 8 and include speakers: Thomas M. Evans, Ph.D., Fernando León García, Ph.D., and Margaret H. Venable, Ph.D. More>>

HACU/Deloitte to award $10,000 to an accounting student
Eligible accounting students have until Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, 5 p.m. central time to submit an application for The Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award of up to $10,000, to be presented at HACU's Annual Conference. More>>


HACU’s PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium
HACU will host its Fourth PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium as a pre-conference event on Oct. 6. The Symposium will feature presentations on student success initiatives implemented between colleges, universities and school districts. Panel presentations will include: “Building a Pathway to College Engagement,” “Building Pipelines from K-12 to College & Career,” and “Collaborations between Community Partners." More>>

HACU’s Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute 
The 17th Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute will take place as a pre-conference event on Oct. 6. Morning leadership sessions will be followed by an afternoon address by Joseph Castro, Ph.D., president, California University State, Fresno and a Presidents’ Panel including: Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, Ph.D., president, Queens College, CUNY; Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D., chancellor, Maricopa Community Colleges; and Margaret H. Venable, Ph.D., president of Dalton College. More>>


HACU’s Seventh Annual Deans’ Forum
HACU will host its Seventh Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education on Oct. 9. The Deans’ Forum will address the topic “The Future of U.S. Education: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic Students,” focusing on recruitment and retention of Hispanic students through community and institutional support.  More>>

Exhibit Hall / College and Career Fair
Atlanta residents and visitors are invited to attend HACU's College and Career Fair in the Exhibit Hall, Sunday, Oct. 7 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Details on workshops to be presented will be available soon.

Thanks to all our friends and partners!
Special thanks to the 32nd Annual Conference Host & Planning Committee for their support on this event. Thanks also to Atlanta Metropolitan State College, the host institution of the Students in STEM Youth Leadership & Development Forum.

Special thanks to 32nd AC Sponsors and Partners