About Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Experience Greater Ft. Lauderdale’s 23 miles of promenade-lined beachfronts and explore a destination that boasts an impressive art scene, world-class restaurants, craft breweries, nightlife, shopping, casinos, and the Everglades on its doorstep.


There are infinite ways to appreciate all that Greater Ft. Lauderdale has to offer, and the region has plenty of culture and history to learn about. Whether you’re looking for sea turtles or a peek into South Florida’s past, there are tours, hikes, museums, and attractions ready to satisfy your curiosity.


Discover the convenience and the value of shopping in everything from boutiques to department stores: Sawgrass Mills, the world's largest discount and entertainment mall, the Swap Shop, South's largest flea market, and Festival Marketplace, a quarter-mile long shopper's paradise, are just a few of the venues to begin your retail therapy.


Greater Ft. Lauderdale’s thriving restaurant scene offers something for everyone. Many of the restaurants have been recognized with awards from Wine Spectator, Florida’s Hotspots Magazine, OpenTable, and more.


The nightlife scene offers round-the-clock entertainment that includes dancing, gaming, bars, restaurants, and live music to keep your pulse pounding from sunset to sunrise. Delve into the nightlife that makes the region famous.

Check out the Top 10 Things to Do in Ft. Lauderdale


Volunteer Opportunities

As a conference volunteer, not only will you help to make the AHSIE 12th Annual Best Practices Conference a success, volunteering will help you meet new people, get recognition for yourself and your institution, as well as provide a service to the higher education community. Our opportunities are designed for a variety of interests, skills, and time commitments.

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Program Topics

We aim to provide relevant information on topics that affect all Hispanic-Serving Institutes. Topics for this year’s conference include Academic Student Support Programs, Project Management, Institutionalization, and Data-Driven Evaluation, and more.

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