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Highlights of HACU's 32nd Annual Conference

October 6-8, 2018
Atlanta, GA

Saturday, October 6

  • State of HACU presented by Dr. Antonio Flores, President & CEO, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Sunday, October 7

9:00 - 10:15 am concurrent sessions

10:30 - 11:45 am concurrent sessions

  • Evidence-Based Practices that Increases Student Success: Structural Reforms, presented by:
    Dr. Henry Fernandez, Vice President, Complete College America
    Dhanfu Elston, Vice President, Complete College America
  • Making an IMPACT: A New Mentoring Program for Student Success, presented by:
    Vivian Medrano, Ed.D., First Year Success Coach, Houston Baptist University
    Kimberly Ramos, MEd, Director of First Year Success (Title V), Houston Baptist University
  • Left Out: How a Lack of Diversity and Inclusion Hurts our Students, presented by:
    Dr. Allison Bell, Senior Vice President for Policy Research, Campaign for College Opportunity
    Sarah Klotz, Senior Project Specialist, Center for Urban Education, University of Southern California
    Debbie Hanson, Senior Project Specialist, Center for Urban Education
    Jason Suarez, Professor of History and Faculty Coordinator of Student Equity Reenvisioned, El Camino College
  • HACU Government Relations Update, presented by:
    Luis Maldonado, Chief Advocacy Officer, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
    Alicia Diaz, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
    John Aguilar, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
    Amy Jimenez, Legislative Director, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

2:00 - 3:15 pm concurrent sessions

  • Bridging the Research Gap: Community College to University, presented by:
    Michael Voegerl, Director of Student Affairs, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
    Jeanne Garland, Co-Director of AMP, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
    Adriana Gallegos, Mechanical Engineering Student, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

3:55 - 5:10 pm concurrent sessions

 

Monday, October 8

10:30 - 11:45 am concurrent sessions

2:00 - 3:15 pm concurrent sessions

  • Social Justice: A Key Component of Student Success, presented by:
    Dr. Maria Senour, Board President, San Diego Community College District
    Dr. Ricky Shabazz, President, San Diego City College
    Dr. Carlos Turner Cortez, President, San Diego Continuing Education
    Dr. Leticia Lopez, Title V HSI Proyecto Exito, Acting Program Manager, San Diego Mesa College
  • Connecting an International Experience to the Future, presented by:
    Elizabeth Rodriguez, Director of Global Education, UNIBE, Costa Rica
    Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims, Associate Dean, College of Education, Troy University