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Apply for HACU March 2020 Emerging Leaders Summit

March 05, 2020
HACU students

On March 25, 2020, the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) will host the Emerging Leaders Summit in San Antonio, Texas. The one-day summit is designed for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), business and financial industry majors.

All CTX students who meet the qualifications are invited to apply for this exciting event.

Event Details

When: March 25, 2020, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Application Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020

Parking is free, and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Who Can Apply?

All CTX students who meet the following qualifications are invited to apply:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Major in science, technology, mathematics, business or financial services (accounting, finance, marketing, business, etc.)

Apply today!

Why Should I Apply?

You should apply to the HACU Emerging Leaders Summit because it offers you valuable opportunities to help you prepare for meaningful work beyond graduation and to network with industry professionals.

At the HACU Emerging Leaders Summit, you will:

  • Discover career opportunities,
  • Learn about securing internships,
  • Get feedback on your resume, interviewing skills and networking ability, and
  • Meet professionals from leading corporations.

Major employers will be at the conference, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Future Housing Leaders and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Scholarship Opportunity

Another great reason to apply to the conference is that ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Scholarships will be awarded to five students at the conference.

The winners will attend the 2020 HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on October 31 – November 2, 2020.

Marlen's HACU Experience

Marlen Gutierrez and Luis Ochoa won scholarships in 2019 to attend the HACU 33rd Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Read about Gutierrez's experience.

[Written by Marlen Gutierrez]
I went into this conference not really knowing what it would entail because, on its face, it just seemed to be about professional development and attending some sessions. It went beyond anything I could have imagined. There is just something so powerful about being in a room with people who look like you, sound like you and have shared similar experiences. I loved that it felt as if we were at a giant family reunion rather than a conference.

At first, it was a bit intimidating seeing big corporations and tech company representatives there, but I realized that they were there to help us. There were many networking opportunities that I would not have otherwise been exposed to, so for that, I was very grateful.

One of the main things I took away from this conference is that you set your limits. The possibilities are endless, and the opportunities are out there; it’s just about going after them. Overall, it was very empowering, and I hope other Concordia students are able to attend a HACU event.

Apply for the HACU Emerging Leaders Summit in San Antonio, Texas, today!