The Hispanic Presidents’ Council (HPC) aims to serve as a means through which all Hispanic students can rise to achieve their full potential as both scholars and leaders in the Texas A&M community. To obtain its purpose, the council will promote the awareness of existing Hispanic organizations available to the student body of Texas A&M University. HPC will also serve as a support group for organizations by disseminating resources to the student population and organizing events, but more importantly providing a “voice” for the concerns of the Hispanic population.

El objetivo del Consejo de Presidentes Hispanos (HPC) es servir como un medio a través del cual todos los estudiantes hispanos pueden elevarse para alcanzar su máximo potencial académico y volverse líderes en la comunidad de Texas A&M. Para lograr su propósito, el consejo promoverá el conocimiento de las organizaciones hispanas existentes disponibles para el cuerpo estudiantil de la Universidad de Texas A&M. HPC también servirá como un grupo de apoyo para organizaciones mediante la difusión de recursos a la población estudiantil y la organización de eventos, pero lo que es más importante, proporcionará una "voz" para las preocupaciones de la población hispana.

 HHM 2020 KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Cristobal Salinas Jr., Ph.D.

Latinx/*: Challenging norms of language, patriarchy and gender

Cristobal Salinas Jr., Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Research Methodology Department at Florida Atlantic University. His research promotes access and equality in higher education and explores the social and political context of education opportunities for historically marginalized communities. Dr. Salinas is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for the Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity. He has published over 17 peer-reviewed articles, co-edited 4 books, and over 27 book chapters, and has received over 25 international and national awards for his commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. His research has been featured in CNN, NPR, and Good Morning America.

Contact Information and Social Media:

Twitter and Instagram: @drcriss_salinas

Facebook: @criss1

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