Sandra Serrano, Chancellor, Kern Community College District, Southern California sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the continuing partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC, Friday, March 18, 2011. The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the success of Hispanics in higher education. In the United States, HACU represents more than 400 higher education institutions that together enroll two thirds of all Hispanics in higher education. This competitive USDA/HSI grant program is designed to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic Serving Institutions to carry out education programs that attract, retain, and graduate outstanding students capable of enhancing the nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional work force. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
April 28, 2014
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