HSI Week

Multicolored Logo that reads Texas State University HSI Años

HSI Week is a collaboration among faculty, staff and students to host community conversations about campus diversity, student support services and academic excellence.

Texas State University will celebrate National HSI Week with a variety of events held across campus. Signature events include a Dia de Cine highlighting the contributions Latinos made within the Higher Education sector and an HSI Community Day where community members can come together to celebrate the HSI designation and Hispanic culture.  

Significance of HSI Week

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has announced National Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) week will be observed Sept. 12-16, 2022. The observance takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15. Each year, HACU government relations staff works with members of Congress to recognize the contributions of Hispanic-Serving Institutions in their communities.

Description courtesy of HACU.net.

Expand All Content
  • HACU member HSIs are encouraged to observe the week with campus activities to heighten awareness of the important role HSIs play in improving access to education and advancing equity for traditionally underserved students.

    The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, founded in 1986, represents more than 500 colleges and universities in the United States, Latin America, Spain, and school districts throughout the U.S. HACU is the only national association representing existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). The Association’s headquarters are in San Antonio, Texas, with regional offices in Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, California. This year, HACU celebrates its 35th Anniversary since its founding. Description courtesy of HACU.net.

    Texas State University is an active institutional member of HACU.

HSI History

Dia de Cine

Details coming soon

The Dia de Cine recognizes the significant contributions made my Latinos in Higher Education and how those achievements in the past, now, and in the future support and our serv Latinx students, faculty, and staff. Further, the Dia de Cine recognizes the benefits of our HSI designation to all Texas State students and faculty and opportunities for the NEXT decade to come.

Community Day - Thursday, September 15

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
LBJ Student Center Ballroom

The goal of this event is to engage and connect students, faculty, and staff with HSI grant programs, Hispanic student organizations, and services on campus to learn how TXST as an HSI is advancing academic achievement, research, and practice.  The HSI Community Day brings together students, faculty, and staff from Texas State University to discuss Hispanic student success and celebrate the HSI designation and Hispanic culture.

Group picture with Aztec Dance Company and Texas State Staff