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Hispanic & Latino Cultural Center

Hispanic Area Council (HAC)

The mission of HAC is to create a sense of awareness of all Hispanic and Latino cultures, help retain the Hispanic and Latino population in a university setting, provide opportunities for community service and involvement and establish the success of the Council as a whole through the development of individual excellence.

WSU Ballet Folklórico

Ballet Folklórico helps students develop leadership skills by mentoring, advising, community service, strengthening strong cultural identities and engaging in social activities.

WSU Ballet Folklórico Goals:

  • Spend time with successful peers engaged in college readiness who can act as role models and leaders.
  • Improve their grades, learn how to study and time management.
  • Develop leadership skills: planning, decision making, the courage to lead, risk-taking, integrity, vision, set up goals, communication skills, proactivity, investment in others, people skills, time management, presentation skills, initiative, respect and strive to improve.
  • Mentor younger youth; youth is invited from our community to participate.
  • Strengthen and maintain strong cultural identities.
  • Engage in a prosocial activity.

Each practice involved leadership, academic guidance, college navigation, heritage, mentoring and academics. Students involved in the program are empowered and provided with the academic, leadership and life skills to become successful leaders in their communities and role models.