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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Dr. Antonio Flores, will deliver remarks and sign a renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of State and HACU at 6:15 p.m. ET on October 13, 2022, at the Department of State. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield, will also deliver remarks. The MOU aims to further encourage international exchange opportunities for students and scholars, promote State Department internships and career employment opportunities, and further joint interests in the Western Hemisphere.

The signing ceremony and remarks will be open to press and live streamed on and  at 6:15 p.m. ET.

The event is open to the press. Pre-set time for video cameras is 5:15 p.m. from the C Street entrance. Final access time for writers and still photographers is 5:30 p.m. from the C Street entrance.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo media credential (e.g., Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), or (2) an official photo identification card issued by their news organization, or (3) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their current employment as a journalist.

Additionally, they must present an official government photo identification card (i.e., U.S. driver’s license or passport).

Please submit any media inquiries via the web form located on the ‘Information for Journalists’ page on

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