MSU Denver

Hispanic-Serving Institution Ambassadors

The Hispanic-Serving Institution Ambassadors Program serves to intentionally further the important and meaningful HSI work within the scope of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at our University. This ambassadorship strives to combine organizational and career development opportunities with conscious community building in order to foster faculty and staff in their development as institutional agents for change at MSU Denver, as well as HSIs as a whole. Through a project-based leadership experience, workshops, and multidirectional support for participants, the HSI Ambassadors Program intends to actively pursue an organizational identity of Servingness in action to engage in strengthening institutional capacity at MSU Denver.  

HSI Ambassadors' Commitment

The HSI Ambassadors Program will provide a year-long project-based leadership opportunity for a cohort of faculty and staff. All university members are encouraged to apply.  

The scope of HSI Ambassadors’ involvement warrants a time commitment of 4-6 hours per week for the 2023-2024 school year to fulfill project obligations, assigned readings, and attend the entire meeting schedule.  

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule

Application Process

Your application will need to include a Personal Statement and your Resume/CV.  The personal statement should be no longer than 2 pages and address the following.

  • Why are you applying to the HSI Ambassadors Program?
  • What experiences, strengths, area of expertise, and or achievements make you a promising leader for advancing HSI initiatives at MSU Denver.
  • Describe your initial thoughts or ideas of a project that would help advance HSI work at MSU Denver.
    • Your description should detailed enough to give us an idea of the project with an idea on how it would advance HSI loose enough to allows the other HSI Ambassadors to help shape to project work together.

Please submit your application

For any questions, please contact Dr. Manuel Del Real, Executive Director of HSI Initiatives and Inclusion at @[email protected]

Submit Your Application Materials


Manuel Del Real, Ph.D.

Executive Director of HSI Initiatives and Inclusion


Campus Location:

Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB) 440
890 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 1
Denver, CO 80217-3362