The HACU conference annually hosts a student track component that brings together over 500 undergraduate students from across the United States and Puerto Rico. Known as the HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the program is conducted over the course of three days with workshops focused on leadership and professional development. The program also incorporates several networking opportunities for students, employers, graduate schools representatives to exchange ideas and strengthen their professional network.
To view the 2021 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute agenda, please click here.
A limited number of sponsorships are available to eligible students to attend the HACU conference through the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute. ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute sponsorships cover costs for the conference participation. Sponsorship recipients are required to attend ALL ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute activities.
Students must be interested in becoming a HACU Leader-in-Residence to receive the sponsorship and attend the conference. Click here to access the HACU Leader-in-Residence application.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Conference sponsorships are awarded based on criteria set by HACU's 36th Annual Conference Sponsors (e.g., geographic preference, major, etc.). Applicants will be notified by e-mail of their selection or non-selection during the summer and Fall of 2022. Sponsorships are very limited. Students are encouraged to consider alternate methods of funding their participation in the conference such as being sponsored by their college or university. Click here for information on how to be sponsored by your college or university.
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A person attending a HACU event who does not wish to have their image taken or recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers.
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