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Aug. 18, 2016

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The 2017-2018 cycle for the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence program is now open for institutions interested in hosting a visiting scholar for a semester or a full academic year in order to primarily teach undergraduate courses and assist with curriculum development. Deadline Oct. 17.

The EPA’s Office of Research and Development seeks applications from institutions to enter into cooperative agreements providing training opportunities for undergrad and grad students on-site at EPA-ORD research facilities in Cincinnati, OH.

NIH Big Data to Knowledge Enhancing Diversity in Biomedical Data Science program to widen research workforce.

NIH developmental and exploratory research funding on disparities in surgical care and outcomes for minority and health disparity groups.

Department of Interior
Grant opportunities

The Caminos Thesis Competition
Deadline for Submission:  Sept. 30, 2016. The Career Preparation Institute is open to any Hispanic individual (must be a U.S. Citizen or a resident of the U.S.) working on a Masters degree in Food and Agricultural Sciences.




HACU Career Opportunities
Administrative Assistant, HACU National Internship Program (Washington, DC)
Administrative/Legislative Assistant (Sacramento, CA)
Program Manager, HACU National Internship Program (Washington, DC)


The Voice Magazine
(Summer cover below)

America Reads Spanish
Issue #114 (July 2016)

Graduates and Undergraduates web-based portals for Federally-sponsored opportunities in STEM

HACU president and CEO named to Latino Leaders’ list of “101 Most Influential Latinos” of 2016
Latino Leaders Magazine has published its July/August magazine featuring “The 2016 101 Most Influential Latinos," with HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores recognized for his contributions to Hispanic higher education. More>> 


Webinar to address prior learning assessment in degree completion
HACU and CAEL are offering a free webinar, Thursday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. on how PLA can help close the gap in degree completion, using data from "Random Access: The Latino Experience with Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). More>>

Showcase your institution, business in HACU's 30th Annual Conference program
Reach more than 1,000 education leaders, students, partner colleges and universities by placing an ad in HACU's 30th Annual Conference program. Deadline to advertise is Aug. 25.  More>>

Reserve your Exhibit space by Sept. 1 to be listed in the conference program.

DHS Announces $3.6M for Scientific Leadership Awards at Minority Serving Institutions
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced a funding opportunity for Scientific Leadership Awards (SLAs) at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). DHS expects to award six grants totaling $3.6 million.For more information on this opportunity and to apply, visit Refer to the opportunity DHS-16-ST-062-0012016 DHS Scientific Leadership Awards for Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Granting Bachelor Degrees, CFDA number 97.062. The deadline for submitting proposals is Oct. 5, 2016. 
HACU joins with three organizations to launch new NSF project
HACU is part of the new NSF-funded project "Germinating Transformative Climate Change Research through Diversity." HACU is seeking four researchers for this climate research project The extended application deadline is Sept. 15. More>>

HACU to host its second PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium, Oct. 8, San Antonio, Texas

The agenda and speakers of HACU's second PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium, a pre-conference event of HACU’s 30th Annual Conference have been announced. The symposium will take place Oct. 8, 2016, noon to 3 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas, and will feature the panel discussion, "Achieving Equity in Education through Collaborative Programs." More>>

HACU International Plenary to focus on environmental sustainability and climate change
HACU will present an International Plenary on "Higher Education and the Environment: Becoming Global Leaders for Sustainable Change," Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, 9:00 – 10:15 a.m., as part of its 30th Annual Conference taking place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. More>> 

HACU Solution Generation Climate Leadership Awards deadline extended until Sept. 2
HACU and Solution Generation will honor one HACU-member institution with a $10,000 award for excellence in climate leadership. The deadline to apply has been extended to Sept. 2, 2016. More>> 

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 12-18
Make plans to celebrate on your campus. To download a list of suggestion of how campus can celebrate the contributions of HSIs on their campus, More>>

Equity and inclusion the focus of HACU’s Fifth Annual Deans’ Forum
HACU will host its Fifth Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, a post-conference event of HACU's 30th Annual Conference, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas. More>>

Deloitte and HACU offer up to $10,000 award for accounting students
Deloitte LLP and HACU have partnered to offer the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award of $10,000 for accounting majors demonstrating leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. More>> 

San Antonio area students: Sept. 11 is the deadline for scholarships for HACU’s 30th Annual Conference
Student Track scholarships for local students will cover costs for conference registration and one conference-related meal per day, and recipients are required to attend all Student Track activities. More>> 

Call for Presentations: HACU’s 12th International Conference
Speaker proposals in English or Spanish for HACU’s 12th International Conference will be accepted until Sept. 30. The conference will be held in San José, Costa Rica, in 2017. More>>

U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is open to students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the spring 2017 and summer 2017 terms. Information about the Gilman Scholarship and webinar schedule is available at Spring 2017 applications and Summer 2017 early applications are both due Oct. 4, 2016 by 11:59pm (central).