Hispanic Alumni Association

Welcome to the Hispanic Alumni Association!

The mission of HAA is to provide opportunities for networking, community engagement, support the university’s academic and athletic programs and support Hispanic students who attend the University of Houston by providing scholarship opportunities.

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President: Edward Carrizales (’13)

Vice President: Yazmin Gomez(’11)

Secretary: Javier Estrada

Treasurer: Hugo Mojica

Vice-Treasurer: Armond Viscarri (’13)

Special Events Chair:  Ruben Vargas (’13)

Soccer Tournament Chair: Monica Rojas

Scholarship Chair: Jose Perez

Community Chair: Ezequiel Benitez (’06)

Fundraising: Jessica Moreno

Special Events: Edward Carrizales (’13)

Special Events Co-Chair: Sebastian Agudelo (’16)

Communications Chair: Mark Solando (’13)

Public Relations: Angel Flores

Past President: Norma Vasquez

Board Member: Kimberly Chairez

Board Member: Gian Cardena

Events and Programs


The University of Houston Hispanic Alumni Association is excited to announce the return of its Champions League Tournament – a daylong soccer event bringing together the Houston community in a friendly competition to raise money for scholarships. Help give back to the community and register as a team or as a sponsor! #GoCoogs

Join the University of Houston Hispanic Alumni Association as we support our UH Cougar Baseball team who is taking on Wichita State on April 21st. The fun begins at our BBQ fundraiser in which proceeds will benefit our scholarship fund.

Hispanic Alumni Scholarship
The Association of Hispanic Alumni Scholarship is a one-time award ranging in amount from $250-$1000. It will be awarded to a selected, currently enrolled undergraduate student and/or an incoming undergraduate student planning to attend the University of Houston main campus with the following conditions:

An applicant who will be a first time student must be accepted for admission to the University of Houston without waiver on an unconditional basis. If currently enrolled, student must be in good standing and making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree.  The student must maintain a full time course status and a 2.5 Grade Point Average or better while attending the University of Houston.

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients: 

Elsy Moreno and Venus Adum

The 2019-2020 applications will go live in January of 2019

Come join us at our annual meeting! Check back next summer to see when the date is.