Institutional Membership

We invite you to join CAHSI in its efforts to recruit, retain, and advance Hispanics in computing. A Consortium Agreement, presented as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), is required for members. Please review the membership options listed below to help you identify the best option for you.

  • Charter - institutions or organizations that commit to CAHSI’s core purpose, adopt effective practices, provide training, and document the impact of practices. The MOU must include signatures from the institution’s or organization’s leadership (e.g., President, Chancellor, or Director).
  • Associate – institutions or organizations that commit to CAHSI’s core purpose, adopt or support effective practices, track the impact, and participate in training (optional for organizations). The dean and chair, or upper management must sign the MOU.
  • Affiliate – institutions and organizations that support CAHSI’s core purpose and contribute to CAHSI efforts. The MOU must include the signature of a chair or manager.

To view the list of partners, click here.

Charter Members

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Mohsen Beheshti
Florida International University, Malek Adjouadi
New Mexico State University, Enrico Pontelli
University of Houston, Downtown, Marcelo Sztainberg
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Ahmed Mahdy
University of Houston, Downtown, Dvijesh Shastri
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Nestor Rodriguez
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Nayda Santiago
University of Texas at El Paso, Ann Q. Gates

Associate Members

California State University, San Marcos, Rocio Guillen
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Andres Figueroa


California State University, San Marcos
Doña Ana Community College
El Paso Community College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Merced College
University of California - Merced
University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo
University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
University of Puerto Rico - Polytechnic

Computer Science Collaborative Project
Excelencia in Education
GEM Consortium
Great Minds in STEM
Lockheed Martin

For information on how to become a member please contact: Claudia Casas (, CAHSI Program Manager.