On Thursday, October 13, 2022, APLU hosted a special webinar in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Leaders in the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) community highlighted the strength of HSIs and rising HSIs in supporting Latino students. They discussed leveraging funding and resources for current and future Latino students, defining student success to be more inclusive of graduate Latino students, exploring the role of partners in accelerating access, support and change for Latino students, and more.
On Monday, October 4, 2021, APLU hosted a special hourlong webinar in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Featuring three leaders from Hispanic Serving Institutions, the panelists shared their perspectives on the value and importance of HSIs in educating today and tomorrow’s learners. They also detailed how their university is intentionally celebrating and leveraging their HSI identity and creating supportive environments for their Latino faculty, staff, and students.
On Thursday, October 8, 2020, APLU hosted a special hourlong webinar in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with three Hispanic public research university presidents. During the discussion, the presidents discussed the successes public four-year institutions have made in recent years in better serving more Hispanic/Latinx students and how they contribute to the vibrancy of college campuses across the country. The presidents also explored the challenges and opportunities for public universities as they work to do more to expand access and ensure increased success of Hispanic students.