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Call for Volunteers

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Below are several HPN Committees that we need of volunteers.

We encourage you to sign up for any committee(s) that you feel that you can positively impact, would compliment your service projects, and/or fill your corazon (your heart) with joy.

Also included is the name, title and contact information for the Committee Chair.

Committees & Projects

Scholarship Committee

  • Chair - Dr. Ruben Garza, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs in College of Education and Professor in Department of Curriculum & Instruction - RubenGarza@txstate.edu 
  • Responsibilities: Assist in the screening and selection of HPN Scholarship Applicants; present scholarship award at HPN 25th Celebration Program
  • Must be faculty, staff or graduate professional

Student Relations Committee

  • Chair - Ramces Luna, Leadership Institute Coordinator - Dean of Students, ramcesluna@txstate.edu
  • Responsibilities: Assist with the upcoming Graduate Students Lunch in conjunction with Graduate College and Affinity Groups (Alliance of Texas State and the Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff) on April 2, 2019.
  • Open to all HPN Members - faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate)

Naturalization Ceremony

  • Chair - Michelle Sotolongo, Student Development Specialist for Honors College, ms84@txstate.edu
  • Responsibilities: Assist in the planning and implementation of event; Spanish speakers needed; direct and guide program participants and guests; and promote and market event.
  • Open to all HPN Members - faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate)

HPN Symposium + 25th Anniversary Celebration Committee

  • Chair - Jesse Silva, Assistant Director for Student Diversity & Inclusion and President of HPN - hpnetwork@txstate.edu
  • Responsibilities: Assist in the planning, implementation, and assessment of event; recruitment of workshops and poster presentations; working with food vendors; and marketing and promotions
  • Open to all HPN Members - faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate)

Affinity Groups' Joint Committee on University Hires

  • Chairs - Jesse Silva (President of HPN), Dr. Skyller Walkes (Interim Director of Office of Disability Services and President of Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff), and Dr Michael Casey (Professor in Electrical Engineering Program in Ingram School of Engineering  College of Science & Engineering and President of Alliance at Texas State) 
  • Responsibilities: Assist and update Affinity Groups on Hiring Processes related to key University Positions; recruits Affinity Group members to serve on hiring committees (if made available by chair) and attend presentations and meet-and-greets with candidates. 
  • Open to HPN Faculty and Staff Members

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