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A Message From Ebelia Hernández

Ebelia Hernández is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Higher Education Ph.D. program at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. Prior to earning her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University, she was an academic adviser. She also has worked for and been a part of access programs such as Educational Opportunity Program, Upward Bound, and university outreach. Her history of college activism and involvement in the Latinx campus community informs her research and service. Hernández’s research on Latinas’ development, involvement in culturally-based sororities, activism, and college choice process has been published in the Journal of College Student Affairs, Journal of Latinos and Education, Journal of Higher Education, and several book chapters. Hernández is an Associate Editor for the Journal of College Student Development. She received the ACPA Emerging Scholar Award and Annuit Coeptis Emerging Professional Award and was recognized by the ACPA Latinx Network with the Community Advancement Award. She was also selected as a faculty fellow by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
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In Support of ACPA Foundation

Founded in 1994 during the presidency of Charles Schroeder, the purpose of the ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation (501c3 non-profit organization) is “to enhance the student affairs profession and to generate and disseminate knowledge of college students at all levels within higher education” (Article Three of the Articles of Incorporation). The organization is now known as the ACPA Foundation to more concisely communicate its role as the fundraising arm of ACPA College Student Educators International.

The Mission - The ACPA Foundation exists to support the priorities and activities of ACPA by raising funds and developing resources that help the Association fulfill its mission. 

The Vision - The ACPA Foundation will develop sufficient assets to effectively and sustainably fund ACPA’s efforts to provide excellent professional development opportunities to members, advance knowledge in the field, and support the transformative effect of education in the lives of college students.

In order to fulfill its purpose and mission, the Foundation invites members and non-members alike to provide philanthropic support for ACPA's vital initiatives involving research, scholarship, professional development and leadership program.