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Hispanic Leadership Academy

COESS Hispanic Leadership Academy

The purpose of the Hispanic Leadership Academy is to enhance the leadership capabilities and representation
of Hispanic Students the College of Education and Social Sciences.

Each year 10-15 undergraduate, Hispanic students are selected through a competitive process to participate in an
ongoing leadership training program and service leadership academy. The program is facilitated by a curriculum
developed and delivered by WTAMU faculty and staff. Membership in the Academy continues throughout the student’s
undergraduate tenure. Members receive two weeks of intensive leadership training and cultural immersion at
the Hacienda Santa Clara (a private training and research center operated in partnership with The TAMU System)
in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico at no cost to the student.


Students must:Hispanic Leadership Academy Students at Teotihuacan

How to Apply:

Students will need to complete an application form
and return it to Old Main 418E before the announced
deadline. With the application, students must also
turn in two letters of recommendation and a 500 word
essay on leadership. Application is available for
download by clicking on the link below.

HLA Application

Contact Us:

For more information please contact:

Dr. George Pacheco Jr (806) 651-4022 or gpacheco@wtamu.edu

Jonathan Cordova (806) 651-2350 or jcordova@wtamu.edu

Dr. Lisa Garza (806) 651-2593 or lgarza@wtamu.edu



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