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Wednesday: Learn about UC’s role as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

The UC Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Initiative invites you to a webinar presentation of key findings from the initiative’s first report, “La Lucha Sigue: The Role of the University of California as a Hispanic-Serving Research Institution.” The report will be published on May 3, on the HSI Initiative website. Panelists will discuss UC’s unique role as a research-intensive, public HSI system in the broader HSI conversation.

Join us!

  • What: UC’s Role as a Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • When: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 10 – 11:30 a.m. (PT)
  • How to attend: Register online here (Registration is required.)


  • Marcela Cuellar, Associate Professor, UC Davis School of Education
  • Deborah Santiago, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Excelencia in Education

About the UC Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Initiative

The HSI Initiative at UC was launched in 2018, with support from the university’s division of Academic Affairs and Department of Graduate, Undergraduate and Equity Affairs (GUEA). An HSI institution is one with an undergraduate enrollment comprising at least 25 percent Hispanic students, among other eligibility requirements. The HSI Initiative is aligned with UC’s wider commitment to creating a learning community whose makeup reflects California’s population.

Five of the nine undergraduate UC campuses are federally designated HSIs, one campus is pending designation, and all other campuses will soon follow suit.

This webinar is the first in a series of learning opportunities from the initiative. For more information about the event or the initiative, please contact Arnold Sanchez Ordaz.

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