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HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute (Student Track)

For Colleges and Universities

National and international leaders will gather in Chicago, IL, October 5-7, 2019 to champion equity and excellence for Hispanic students in higher education. HACU invites you to send one or more student delegates to the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute.  

Campus students represent their college or university to hundreds of students, faculty, administrators and leading corporate, federal, and nonprofit sector representatives who will attend this conference. In addition to ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute activities, these students will also attend the opening plenary; the Town Hall meeting that will address critical national issues; and the networking dinner.

ELIGIBILITY

Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. The selection criteria and number of students selected is at the discretion of the sponsoring organization but we recommend the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate student
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Leadership roles/experience
  • Study Abroad experience
  • Type of in demand majors from corporate, federal and non-profits:
    • Business - Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) - Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Science, Information Systems and Technology, Mathematics, Nutritional Science, Physics, Wildlife Science
    • Others - Communications, Criminal Justice, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Political Science

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR STUDENTS:

OPTION 1: 

Institutions handle their own student registration for the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute. The cost below is the cost of student registration only. All travel and hotel arrangements are handled directly by the institution. 

Institutions can register students online at www.hacu.net  by the deadline of September 20, 2019. All students must submit a registration form. Registration may close prior to deadline if the event sells out. 

Student Registration

(Includes a box lunch on day one, a general conference luncheon on day two and three, and a networking dinner on day three)

Regular Rate: 

 $360

 

** Discount available for groups of 5 or more. For more information and terms and conditions please contact Darlene Martin, Conference Coordinator at darlene.martin@hacu.net or 210-576-3208.**

OPTION 2: 

If you are interested in being recognized as an ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Sponsor and HACU handling all logistics for your students, please contact HACU Student Services Department by e-mail at studenttrack@hacu.net or by calling 210-692-3805. The following rates will apply:

Student Scholars Package

Deadline: August 16, 2019

Local Chicago area Students

 

(Price includes registration, meals and conference parking)

$450 per student

Students from national colleges and universities outside the Chicago area

 

(Price includes registration, meals, round trip airfare, and four night accommodations.)

$1,500 per student

 

The Student Scholars Package includes:

  • ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute student scholar registration (includes a networking breakfast on days one, two and three, a box lunch on day one, a general conference luncheon on day two and three, and a networking dinner on day three)
  • Round-trip U.S. airfare for national students. Local Chicago area students receive paid parking.
  • Four night hotel accommodations (paired with another student scholar). Local Chicago area students will commute daily to the conference site.  
  • A HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute packet which includes, preparation guidelines, travel itinerary and contact information for ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute staff.
  • A Student Scholar sponsor identification for students to wear along with their conference badge
  • A group photo with representatives from their college/university or corporation

PLEASE NOTE: Only those institutions that submit their agreements and logos by August 16, 2019, will be acknowledged as sponsors of "student scholars" in the printed annual conference program and related conference signage.

To download a Student Scholars Package flyer to share with other college/university representatives click here.

OTHER:

E-mailing the student’s resume is strongly encouraged. Resumes will be accepted through September 13,2019 *. E-mail student resumes to:

mario.gonzalez@hacu.net 

We recommend the following criteria for students attending the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute:

  • Undergraduate student
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Leadership roles/experience
  • Study Abroad experience
  • Type of in demand majors from corporate, federal and non-profits:
    • Business - Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) - Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Science, Information Systems and Technology, Mathematics, Nutritional Science, Physics, Wildlife Science
    • Others - Communications, Criminal Justice, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Political Science
 

*Resumes will be included in the 2019 Resume Portfolio that will be provided to Gold level conference sponsors or above and ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute workshop presenters. All Student resumes must be received by September 13,2019 to be included. 

íAdelante! Leadership Institute main title sponsor: 

 

 

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