A.s.t.r.o. recently issued the following announcement.
In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Glendale Community College presents guest speaker, Edmundo Hidalgo of
Arizona State University (ASU), Vice President, Outreach & Partnerships.
"Your Community – Your Career" is a conversation about the intersection and value of getting involved in your community as an opportunity to advance your career.
Edmundo Hidalgo currently serves as Vice President of Outreach & Partnerships within ASU’s Educational Outreach & Student
Services. Hidalgo leads ASU’s efforts to develop a comprehensive approach to outreach to include private and public-sector
partnerships in an effort to improve individual and collective economic prosperity through education. Previously, Hidalgo served as President & CEO of Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) from 2008 to 2015. Prior to being appointed CEO, Edmundo had
served as CPLC’s COO since 1999. CPLC is a regional community & economic development corporation with almost 50 years of
experience serving communities in the areas of Education, Economic Development, Housing and Health and Human Services.
CPLC is the third largest Latino non-profit in the United States serving over 200,000 individuals annually.
Hidalgo is currently on the Community Advisory Board for Equality Health and the Advisory Board for Morrison Institute for Public
Policy at ASU. He previously served as Chair of the Maricopa County Community Colleges Foundation, Treasurer of Sonoran
Bank and Board Member of the Desert Botanical Gardens. Hidalgo was inducted into the Hispanic Leaders Hall of Fame by Valle
Del Sol in 2017 and named Man of the Year by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2016. He was inducted into the
Alumni Hall of Fame by ASU - WP Carey School of Business in 2015 and named 1 of 50 Most Influential Hispanics in the Country
by Hispanic Business Magazine in 2014.Edmundo grew up in the southern Arizona town of San Luis. He earned his B.A. in
Economics in 1988 and received his MBA from Arizona State University in 2000.
What: Presentation by Edmundo Hidalgo: "Your Community – Your Career"
When: Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 10 AM – 11 AM MST
Where: Glendale Community College
6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302
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