Hispanic Serving Institution Forum

January 31, 2018 — 9:00AM-4:00PM

SU Cape Florida  Ballroom 316 

Join the conversation as UCF continues to work towards creating and strengthening an inclusive HSI culture. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to participate in sessions throughout the day. Diversity Training credit is available.

HSI Forum: Student Panel (DIV369)

January 31, 2018 — 9:45-10:45AM

The Latino Leadership Council at UCF will provide their insights on their vision for UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The Latino Leadership Council is made up of the leadership of all Latin@/x based registered student organizations at UCF.

HSI Forum: Community Panel (DIV370)

January 31, 2018 — 11:00AM-12:00PM

UCF alumni and Central Florida community leaders will provide their insight on the role and impact of UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution in the broader Central Florida community context. Potential partnerships that can enhance UCF Hispanic Serving Institution efforts will be highlighted throughout the panel discussion.

HSI Forum: Keynote Speaker (DIV368)

January 31, 2018 — 1:15-2:45PM

Deborah Santiago is the co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Policy at Excelencia in Education. For over 20 years, she has led research and policy efforts from the community to national and federal levels to improve educational opportunities and success for all students. Her current work focuses on federal and state policy, financial aid, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and effective institutional practices for student success in higher education.

HSI Forum: Town Hall Meeting (DIV371)

January 31, 2018 — 2:45-3:45PM

All faculty, staff and students are welcome to ask questions and provide additional feedback on UCF efforts towards federal designation as an eligible Hispanic Serving Institution.

To register for these sessions:

Faculty, A & P, USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > Request Training Enrollment

Students, OPS: Email your course title and date, and UCFID/employee I.D. number to diverse@ucf.edu.

Please direct all questions to (407) 823-0524 or cyndia.muniz@ucf.edu.