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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) hosts Regional Summits focused on preparing students for leadership roles and internships within high-demand fields including: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), finance, accounting, business, communications and marketing fields. The HACU Emerging Leaders Summit will take place on September 15, 2020 at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

Students participate in a one-day summit with leadership and career preparation workshops and panels.  If selected, complimentary registration will include morning and lunch meals and free parking.  Students will also engage with HACU corporate partners that are recruiting for employment opportunities (confirmed partners will be listed below soon).  FIVE (5) ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute scholarships will be awarded to attend HACU 34th Annual Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Oct.31 - Nov.2, 2020. The scholarship includes hotel, round-trip airfare, and conference registration (must be present at event to receive award).


Summit Objectives

  • Learn about career opportunities from industry professionals
  • Gain tips on securing internship opportunities
  • Receive feedback on improving your resume, interviewing and networking skills
  • Meet and interact with successful professionals from leading corporations

Program Eligibility

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an institution of higher education within an 80 mile radius 
  • STEM majors (including computer science, information technology, management information systems, Engineering, etc.), Finance, Accounting, Business, Communications, and Marketing Fields.

 Time & Location 

  • September 15, 2020 
  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
  • Breakfast and Lunch provided
  • Free Parking   
  • 5 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute scholarships to attend the 2020 HACU ¡Adelante!Leadership Institute at Disney's Coronado Spring Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida   

Deadline to apply: September 1, 2020


**Selected applicants will be notified in September. Onsite registration will not be available the day of the event.**

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For Texas Summit questions, please contact Ebony King, Student Services Manager,