“A professional association committed to the improvement of educational and employment opportunities for Hispanics in higher education.”
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) has long been an institutional member of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE). Since 2011, TAMU-CC has had a local TACHE Chapter:
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
The TACHE, TAMU-CC Chapter is committed to serving students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community through innovative fundraising for scholarships and faculty development. Our purpose is to encourage cross-cultural respect among members and to empower them through cultural awareness. We are dedicated to collaborating with the community and endorsing service excellence while promoting leadership, accountability and diversity to students, faculty and staff. We strive to provide members and the community with an opportunity to address issues related to Chicanos/Latinos in higher education in an open and enjoyable environment.
• Educational Advocacy. To articulate educational problems, needs, and issues related to Chicanos in higher education.
• Networking. To engage actively in network-building with local, state, and national organizations for the purpose of securing changes in laws and policies detrimental to our constituents.
• Recruitment/Retention. To assist in establishing effective institutional programs to recruit and retain Chicano faculty, students, and professional staff in higher education. To serve as a clearinghouse on information regarding Chicanos in Texas higher education.
• Cultural Promotion. To assist in the promotion of the history and culture of Chicanos for educational and public information purposes.
For more information on TACHE, go to: http://www.tache.org/