History of National Hispanic-serving Institutions Week
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) created the National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week and to be observed at the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15.
Each year, HACU government relations staff works with members of Congress to recognize the contributions of HSIs in their communities. 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.
Description courtesy of HACU.net.