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Jan. 19, 2017

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Center for International Business Education and Research faculty development program in international business program to Cuba in May 2017.

USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture HSIs Education Grants Program. Deadline March 22, 2017.

Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program.

Course dates and application information for FEMA's Integrating Emergency Management Education into Your Institution are available here

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship program.

Fiscal Year 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program.

2017 E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program application deadline is January 31, 2017.

Gulf Research Program’s 2017 fellowships and research & development grants.

U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program online application is open for students in study abroad programs and international internships during summer 2017 and fall/academic year 2017-18 terms.

IREX is accepting applications from institutions to host international students for the 2016-2017 academic year:

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad--Bilateral Projects: short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities.

PRIDE Summer Institute Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research.

USAID MSI Program provides support to minority-serving U.S. higher education institutions interested in USAID programs and activities.

Partner with the DHS in the "If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign.

The 2016 NTTX Event Review Virtual Session, Jan. 25, 2017.

Funded Master in Learning and Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the Universidad de Alcalá.

Events

Conferences
 

Download a HACU 2017 Calendar of EventsMore>> 

HACU Call for Presentations
Annual Conference
Deadline, March 10.


Employment

HACU Career Opportunities

Resources

The Voice Magazine
(Fall cover below) 
2017 Media Kit



America Reads Spanish
Issue #118 (Nov./Dec. 2016)


HACU president and Washington, DC staff prepare for the 115th Congress
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ (HACU) President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was in Washington, D.C., during the week of Jan. 9, 2017, to meet with several members of Congress and new federal agency leadership and to welcome spring interns. Flores and HACU’s Government Relations staff also had an opportunity to attend listening sessions for Hispanic organizations and higher education with the Trump transition team.
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Headlines

Remembering Archbishop Emeritus Patrick F. Flores
HACU was saddened to learn of the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Patrick F. Flores who was appointed as the first Mexican-American bishop in the United States. We will miss him dearly, but his work and influence upon our lives will be with us for some time to come and for that, we are grateful. More>>

New member named to HACU’s Corporate and Philanthropic Council
Raul Villarreal, area manager for General Motors, was recently named to the Corporate and Philanthropic Council (C&PC). More>> 

HACU's Chief Advocacy Officer to serve on CEF
Board of Directors
HACU's Government Relations Chief Advocacy Officer Luis Maldonado will represent HACU as part of the Board of Directors of the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) in Washington, D.C., for a two-year period. More>>

Student Track Scholarships available for HACU’s 31st Annual Conference 
The scholarship application is open for the Student Track of HACU’s 31st Annual Conference Oct. 28-30, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. More>>

Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest to award nine $5,000 scholarships
HACU has announced a partnership to award nine eligible college students $5,000 Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarships. More>>

HACU Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships for 2017-18
HACU is partnering again with the Denny’s Corporation to offer the Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships. More>>

HACU and BIG RED ¡AVANCE! Scholarship application now open 
HACU and Big Red are accepting applications for five $1,000 Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships. More>>

Apply by Feb. 15 for paid summer opportunities nationwide through HACU National Internship Program
The summer program offers students opportunities to gain valuable experience working at a corporation or a federal government agency, in Washington, D.C., or at offices across the nation. More>>

HACU National Internship Program's fall 2016 interns
Over 100 college students completed federal internships offered through HACU's National Internship Program in the fall of 2016. More>>


HACU receives award to place student interns at SAMHSA 
HACU's National Internship Program was awarded a one-year contract to place student interns at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Internship Program. More>>

HACU and BLM extend internship partnership, student applications currently being accepted
HACU's National Internship Program has been awarded a contract to provide student interns to the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management, Office of Recruitment and Retention Programs, Resource Assistant Internship Program. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift as we begin a new year. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile.


HACU Advocacy Center News

HACU webinar: Update and Outlook for Higher Education in 2017
HACU Government Relations staff will offer a free webinar providing information on the 115th Congress and the new Administration’s priorities on higher education issues. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, Jan 24, from noon. - 1:15 p.m. CST.More>> 

The BRIDGE Act would provide temporary relief from deportation and employment authorization to individuals who are eligible for the Department of Homeland Security’s DACA program. More>>

Registration for HACU's Capitol Forum is underway. Register at the early bird rate through Jan. 21. Don't miss  this chance to be a part of this important event, the HACU 22nd National Capitol Forum takes place April 24-25, 2017.


Promotional opportunities available at HACU  conference events 
in Costa Rica, D.C., California  

- HACU's International ConferenceSan José, Costa Rica, ad deadline is Feb. 1 for the International Conference Program. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are also available.

- HACU National Capitol Forum, Washington, D.C., ad deadline is  March 27 for the Capitol Forum ProgramSponsorship opportunities are also available.

- HACU Annual Conference, San Diego, Calif., ad deadline is Sept. 8 for the Annual Conference Program. 
exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are also available.