OLLU and HACU to host virtual summit on Wednesday

OLLU and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday at 9 a.m. to celebrate 125 years and 35 years, respectively, of serving the Hispanic community.

Six distinguished panelists will discuss the past, present and future of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and pay tribute to the late Antonio Rigual, PhD, a HACU founder and former OLLU Provost and professor, through a WebEx event at: https://bit.ly/3hpUrcT

The summit, which will end at 1:30 p.m., will feature speakers, such as OLLU’s Gloria Urrabazo, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Aimee Villarreal, PhD, Director for the Center of Mexican American Studies and Research, and Lorena Garza Gonzalez, PhD, an alumna, trustee and Vice President for Urban Strategies.

Also speaking will be Patrick L. Valdez, PhD, Vice President, Program Strategy at 2U, Deborah A. Santiago, Co-Founder and CEO, Excelencia in Education, and Antonio R. Flores, PhD, HACU President and CEO.