Past Events

  • Previous Best Practices Showcases About the Face to Face Conference: HETS “Celebrates Technology Innovation for Hispanic Success in Higher Education” with its Best Practices Showcases, which are held every other year since 2010, to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success. These events allows the Consortium to bring together more than 40 of its member institutions in Puerto Rico and United States to share innovative projects and best practices. HETS has defined a “best practice” as an innovative approach or strategy that, with the effective use of technology, has proven to increase recruitment, promote student success, improve student retention and completion, and provide institutions with viable, effective, and efficient approaches to ...
  • 2016 HETS Student Leadership Showcase HETS celebró el tercer HETS Student Leadership Showcase el viernes, 30 de septiembre de 2016 con la participación de sobre 500 líderes estudiantiles de sus 15 universidades afiliadas en Puerto Rico. Para conocer lo que allí aconteció visita: Tercer Student Leadership Showcase en PR.  En la agenda del evento a continuación podrás acceder los videos de las ponencias del evento celebrado en septiembre de 2016: Sesión Localización Presentadores Bienvenida y Saludos (Video) Teatro Recinto Metro, UIPR Representantes de UIPR y Directora Ejecutiva de HETS Presentación orador principal: (Video) Teatro Recinto Metro, UIPR Lcdo. Luis Balbino Analista y Consultor Panel: Al encuentro del líder que vive en mí (Video) Teatro Recinto Metro, UIPR Panelistas: Keren Henríquez Directora Educación, Microsoft PR; Lourdes De Cárdenas VP Operations, Stryker; María Matías Project Manager, GFR Media; Moderadora: María S. Rosario, Ed. D. Consultant, Organizational Leadership Presentación ...
  • Conoce nuestros recursos expertos y cómo sacar el máximo de sus talleres! Este evento se celebró el viernes, 9 de septiembre de 2016 en los salones multiusos de la Oficina Central del Sistema UIPR. El objetivo principal de este evento fue tener la oportunidad de compartir con nuestros recursos expertos, que ofrecerán sus talleres durante el primer semestre del año 2016-17 y prepararles para completarlo satisfactoriamente. El evento se convalidará como una actividad del taller para los que se registren y lo completen en línea. Próximamente se estarán incluyendo las grabaciones de las presentaciones ofrecidas a los presentes durante el evento. Agenda: 9:00 -9:15 am Saludo y bienvenida por Yubelkys Montalvo, Directora Ejecutiva HETS 9:15-10:15 am Presentación del Taller: Mejores Prácticas para la Retención en Línea: Elementos Básicos de un Diseño Instruccional Efectivo, por la Profa. Ana ...
  • Best Practices to Support the Success of Latino Student- West Coast When: March 24, 2016 Time: 8:30 am- 4:00 pm Where: California State University, San Marcos, University Student Union, Room 2310 HETS and one of its member institutions in California, CSU, San Marcos and its Student Affairs Office; celebrated on March 24 an event, with a special focus on what each of California State University campuses are doing to support the success of our Latino students. This was a very productive meeting where attendees from California State University representatives from: Domiguez Hills, Fullerton, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Monterey Bay, San Bernardino, and San Marcos, discussed best practices they have adopted and shared the lessons learned during their implementation.   Important notes for attendees: Meeting Logistics The meeting will take place on Thursday March 24th from 8:30 am-4:00 pm ...
  • Student Leadership Showcase- New York HETS Leadership Showcase Invitación  Save the Date!  April 15, 2016 To register online please visit the event page: NYC Student Leadership Showcase to submit the form. The HETS Consortium will celebrate its HETS Student Leadership Showcase for the second time on April 15, 2016. This year the event will be hosted by John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This will be an exclusive event for leaders at HETS member institutions student organizations in New York. The main purpose of this event is to promote Free of charge access to student services online that can support their academic goals! Among these services they will learn about information from scholarships, internships, job search, online tools and tips about careers. We will also share with them topics about ...
  • HETS Student Leadership Showcase |25 de septiembre de 2015 |San Juan, PR. HETS Leadership Showcase Invitación   ¿Cuándo?: 25 de septiembre de 2015 ¿Dónde?: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metropolitano ¿Quienes?: Líderes de organizaciones estudiantiles de las instituciones miembro de HETS. HETS celebró el segundo HETS Student Leadership Showcase el viernes, 25 de septiembre de 2015 con la participación de sobre 400 líderes estudiantiles de sus 17 universidades afiliadas en Puerto Rico. Para detalles sobre este evento, de lo que allí ocurrió y ver videos de la conferencia visita: Sobre 400 líderes universitarios participaron del segundo Student Leadership Showcase.                 Save Save Save
  • 2016 Best Practices Showcase | January 14-15, 2016 | San Juan, PR Celebrating Technology Innovation for Hispanic Success in Higher Education Save the Date! January 14 and 15, 2016 Where: Universidad del Este, AGMUS, Carolina, PR What: Best Practices Showcases, International Speakers, Academic Fair and Networking Opportunities Who should attend: Academic leaders, staff administrators, faculty, technology staff, investigators, corporate representatives related to technology and education, students and general public. HETS would like to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success. Taking place in January 14 and 15, the 2016 HETS Best Practices Showcase will focus on three main tracks: Access and Student Mobility, Retention and, Assessment. Certainly, HETS member institutions are experts in dealing with the Hispanic population and finding ways to provide them with ...
  • Student Support Services Event at BMCC, New York Concurrent with its Summer Board of Directors Meeting, HETS celebrated on June, 29 2015, the Student Support Services Event in New York City at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Participants from Bergen Community College, Berkeley College, College of Staten Island, Hostos Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Lehman College, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, Inter American University of PR in Puerto Rico and NY, Cumberland County College and Borough of Manhattan Community College took advantage of this event and collaborated in a very deep and interesting discussion regarding HETS free of charge services available for students through our Virtual Plaza portal. The main purpose of this event was to identify and share strategies in using HETS Student Support Services to increase ...
  • HETS Student Leadership Tour A través de este evento, el comité de estudiantes asesor de HETS tendrá contacto directo con los presidentes o líderes de las organizaciones o asociaciones estudiantiles de las instituciones miembros de HETS en las diferentes regiones de Puerto Rico para presentar y promover la gran variedad de servicios que HETS ofrece libre de costo a los estudiantes, como parte de los beneficios a estas instituciones. También se interesa identificar proyectos innovadores de estudiantes universitarios que sirven de modelos de éxito. Norte: Universidad del Turabo – viernes, 20 de marzo de 2015 Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez (UNE, UMET, UT) Colegio Universitario de San Juan EDP University ICPR Junior College (San Juan) Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Metro, Fajardo, Derecho) National University College (Caguas, Río Grande) Universidad Carlos Albizu Universidad ...
  • Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase 2015 Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase 2015 Home | Call for Proposals | Schedule | Showcase Tracks | HETS Board Meeting | Registration | Lodging/Hotel Reservations Celebrating Innovation in Access, Retention and Assessment in Distance Learning Education to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education January 15  – February 6,  2015 Introduction The Hispanic Educational Technology Services Consortium (HETS) would like to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success. Taking place in January- February,  2015, the 2015 Virtual HETS Best Practices Showcase will focus on three main tracks: Retention and Assessment efforts in Distance Learning, Equivalence, and Authentication in Distance Learning Education for Hispanics. These topics were identified through the survey HETS ...
  • Lehman College Dashboard Showcase HETS was pleased to invite member institution’s Directors of Information Technology  to participate of the Lehman College Dashboard Showcase event concurrent to the HETS Board meeting in January 15, 2015. This event was by invitation only and it was an opportunity to learn about innovative initiatives and projects that Lehman College is implementing in different areas; presented by Mr. Ronald Bergmann, Vice President of Information Technology Division /CIO and Lei Millman, Developer, Information Technology Division, Lehman College.  To watch the video recording of this presentation go to : Lehman College Dashboard Tool Playlist at the HETS You Tube Channel. What: Lehman College Dashboard Showcase When: Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Computer Lab L-201, Escuela de Hospitalidad y ...
  • Nursing Programs Event HETS celebrated its Nursing Programs Event, concurrent to the HETS Board meeting in January 16, 2015. This event was directed to all member institutions with Nursing Programs in its curriculum. This was a free of charge event, by invitation, for HETS members institutions with nursing programs exclusively. It was an excellent opportunity to learn about Best Practices in designing a hybrid Nursing Program, pitfalls to avoid, how this process can be extrapolated to other LMS among others interesting initiatives presented by Prof. Natasha Nurse, RN, CNS, Lecturer, Nursing Department; and Prof. Myriam Jean Cadet APRN, MSN, FNP-C, Substitute lecturer, Nursing Department based on their experience on Lehman College (CUNY). This event was moderated by Brenda Hernández -Acevedo, R.N., MSN. V-P ...
  • Cengage Learning Event  13 de noviembre de 2014 Oficina Central del Sistema, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico  Agradecemos a los asistentes de las siguientes instituciones miembro de HETS: Columbia Centro Universitario, EDP University, ICPR Junior College, National University College, Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez, (UT, UNE, UAGM Campus Virtual), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Administración Central del Sistema, Recintos de: Arecibo, Barranquitas, Bayamón, Facultad de Derecho, Guayama y San Germán), Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico, Universidad de Puerto Rico (recinto de Aguadilla) que se dieron cita y tomaron ventaja de este evento auspiciado por Cengage Learning.  Pulse en los títulos de las ponencias del evento para acceder la presentación correspondiente. AGENDA 9:00 am        Saludos y Bienvenida – Yubelkys Montalvo, Directora Ejecutiva de HETS – ...
  • Oracle Academy Event Note: This workshop has been cancelled for November 2014. HETS and Oracle Academy will be re scheduling the workshop for a future date.  Upon confirmation we will update this post accordingly.  We appreciate the interest and apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused. When: November 3- 7, 2014 (Cancelled) Where: Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR Spaces are limited. (By invitation) For more information please send an email to: raelly.munoz.suares@oracle.com This is an English training sponsored by Oracle Academy that will be offered by Professor Bruce Regittko.
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  • Technology Showcase HETS Special Event: Best Practices in Teaching with Technology When: June 19-20, 2014 Where: Recital Hall, 3rd floor at the Music Building Lehman College, Bronx, NY This event was transmitted live on Thursday, June 19 starting at 9:30 AM (EST). Watch it here! To watch the videos of this event just click on the title of it: Day One: June 19, 2014 Welcome and Greetings By: Dr. Marzie Jafari, Vice President for Workforce & Global Partnerships, Lehman College (CUNY) and Prof. Alfredo Calderón, HETS Consultant.   The Lehman College BI (Business Intelligence) Tool In this presentation, the presenters will explain what Business Intelligence is, How it can help predict trends in college enrollment, financials and faculty assignment. The Live Lehman College dashboard analytics of the BI Tool will also be shown, ...
  • Cengage Learning Event Fecha: viernes, 25 de abril de 2014 Lugar: Salón Milla de Oro, 3er nivel Biblioteca Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico, San Juan PR El Consorcio HETS y Cengage Learning, compartieron medio día con expertos de Educación y Tecnología de Latinoamérica, el pasado 25 de abril de 2014, en la Biblioteca de la Universidad Politécnica, en San Juan, PR. Ver video con highlitghts del evento. AGENDA:   8:00 – 9:00 AM  Registro y desayuno  9:00- 9:15 AM      Enlace a la bienvenida del evento Bienvenida Prof. Heyda Delgado, Directora Distance Learning, PUPR Yubelkys Montalvo, Directora Ejecutiva, HETS 9:15 -10:00 AM          Enlace al video de esta presentación La Experiencia de Aprendizaje en la Era de la Exploración Fernando Valenzuela, Presidente, Cengage Learning, Latinoamérica Presidente de Cengage Learning Latin America. Fernando es un reconocido ejecutivo que empresas exitosas en América ...
  • Numerous proposals received for the 2014 HETS Best Practices Showcase. Watch the Videos here! The 2014 HETS Best Practices Showcase, Celebrating Innovation in Retention, Assessment, and Distance Learning to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education, took place during January 16 and 17, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We were delighted to had more than 35 presentations and interesting main speakers. The videos of the highest ranked Best Practices are available on this website at the 2014 Best Practices Showcase Conference Videos page for the benefit of those who didn’t have the opportunity to attend.  
  • 2014 HETS Best Practices Showcase, January 16-17 Celebrating Innovation in Access, Retention, and Assessment to Promote Hispanic Student Success in Higher Education Home | Call for Proposals | Schedule| Showcase Tracks | Registration | Lodging| Academic Fair | Sponsors 2014 HBPS | HETS Board Meeting   When: January 16 and 17, 2014 Where: Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, PR Lodging: Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino (www.condadoplaza.com) San Juan, PR (video about Puerto Rico) What: Best Practices Showcases, International Speakers, Academic Fair and Networking Opportunities Who should attend: Academic leaders, staff administrators, faculty, technology staff, instructional designers, counselors, student support staff, investigators, corporate representatives related to technology and education, students and general public. HETS would like to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve ...
  • Evento con Oracle Academy El Consorcio HETS le extiende una cordial invitación a una Conferencia/Brunch que le dará la oportunidad de integrar cursos de sistemas de información actualizados para sus estudiantes, y la posibilidad de participar de adiestramientos certificados para su facultad y personal administrativo. Este evento es auspiciado por el Programa Oracle Academy. Este evento está dirigido a: Directores de Sistemas de información, Decanos, Directores o Coordinadores de Sistemas de Información, Ciencias de Cómputos y/o Administración de Empresas / Profesores de Tecnología de las instituciones miembro de HETS. Fecha: miércoles, 20 de marzo de 2013 Lugar: Salón de Actos de EDP University de Hato Rey Hora: 8:30 am a 11:30 pm (incluye brunch) Costo: Gratis para las instituciones miembros de HETS Durante el evento la Sra. Aurora Roque; Customer ...

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