Welcome to a new, exciting educational opportunity for the growing number of Hispanic and Latinos of the Hampton Roads community and beyond. A vision of President, William R. Harvey, under the guidance and leadership of Hampton University University College, the Hispanic/Latino Initiative (HUCHAT) addresses the growing needs of our communities.
HUCHAT offers students access to earn certificates in Business Entrepreneurship, as well as professional programs of study leading to a B.S. in Business Management, all delivered in a bilingual setting. Whether you’re interested in completing an advanced academic degree, or ready to take your career training or professional skills to the next level, HUCHAT has programs that will inspire and lead you to success.
The Hispanic/Latino community in Hampton Roads is rich in culture, vibrant in spirit and purpose, and is the fastest growing demographic segment in the nation. HUCHAT seeks to embrace all of these truths and further enhance our emerging, thriving culture with more opportunities to grow and succeed.
As a HUCHAT student you will have the unique opportunity to participate in a new hybrid curriculum that will ultimately enrich our culture and our community as a whole.
Today is the day you can begin to make your dreams a successful reality. As a member of the Hispanic/Latino community, we know that your commitment to education, hard work, community and family drives your personal and professional goals. Join us at HUCHAT, as together we build a powerful new force, an integrated and committed move towards diversity and reach the peak performance that our culture displays proudly.
“The number of Hispanic students seeking a college degree has grown substantially and we want to be in a position to help them achieve their academic goals,” “That is what we do at Hampton University. We have a proud tradition of servicing the needs of our community.”
Dr. William R. Harvey
President, Hampton University
“We are bridge builders,” “We think big, with one goal in mind: to create educated communities and individuals who achieve.” “While it is unusual to find a Historically Black University serving Hispanics, HU’s leadership has always understood that minority institutions serving another minority is a win-win situation.”
Dr. Almarie E. Munley
Dean, University College
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Hampton University’s Financial Aid counselors can help you explore the many flexible ways to fund your education. Opportunities include:
“Dr. Munley's Hispanic initiative is groundbreaking. We actually believe that it may be a national model for others to follow.”
Dr. Carlos Campo
President of Ashland University – Education Chair for the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)
“I am really impressed with Dr. Munley's approach in solving the issues the Hispanic community faces in education, socio-cultural awareness at large, and business development opportunities.”
Dr. Jorge Yinat
President of the Colonial Williamsburg Latino Association
“I sincerely Congratulate Hampton University and its President, Dr. William R. Harvey, and Dean, Dr. Almarie Munley. The creation of University College and the new Hispanic/Latino Initiative is an outstanding, inclusive and very proactive approach to serve the Hispanic Community! I am very proud to partner with Hampton University to promote the success of this vision that stands to benefit everyone! ”
Vice Chair, Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations
“HUCHAT is here to support students in reaching their academic and professional goals.”
Director of Hispanic/Latino Outreach
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