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July 14, 2016

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate's $40 million funding opportunity for an institution to lead a new DHS Center of Excellence for Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis.

Become active participants in the nation’s electoral  process. Visit for additional tools and resources, including a campaign handbook and links to state voter registration initiatives to help your campus get started.

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 Voice Magazine
(Summer cover below)

America Reads Spanish
Issue #113 (June 2016)

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

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>>


2016 Hispanic College Quiz participants announced
HACU has received, from Central City Productions (CCP), the names of the participants who will appear in the Hispanic College Quiz show this fall. Nine students from HACU-member institutions will compete in the 2016 Hispanic College Quiz show. More>> 

HACU 15th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute agenda and speakers announced
HACU has announced the agenda of its 15th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute, a preconference event taking place on Oct. 8, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel. More>>

Five students receive Denny’s Hungry for Education scholarships
Students from HACU-member institutions in Texas, New York and California were selected from entries that included essays on how Denny’s could impact childhood hunger in the United States. More>>

Deloitte, 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 up to $10,000 for Hispanic accounting majors demonstrating leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. More>> 

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed Sept. 12-18
Each year, HACU’s Government Relations office works with several members of Congress to recognize the contributions of HSIs in their communities and with the White House for a proclamation issued by the President. More>> 

HACU on Fisher V. University of Texas Supreme Court decision
HACU applauds the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin, which upholds the constitutionality of the university’s race-conscious admissions program. More>> 

Statement from HACU on SCOTUS Immigration Decision
HACU expressed its profound disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court decision that leaves in place an injunction staying the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents and the 2014 expansion of the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals. More>>

College students begin summer federal, corporate internships through HACU National Internship Program
College students are gaining professional experience through 10- and 11-week internships through Aug. 27 through the HACU National Internship Program. To learn about 2016 corporate interns, click here. To learn about HACU's federal interns, click here.

USDA Selects 2016 Class of E. Kika De La Garza Fellows
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the 12 fellows of the 2016 class of the E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program. More>> 

HACU presents Annual Conference Executive Leadership track for university, college presidents and CEOs
HACU's 30th Annual Conference taking place this fall in San Antonio, Texas, the hometown of the Association, will feature 58 workshops under six tracks, highlighting collaborative projects between colleges and universities and community partners, organizations and other institutions. 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>>

Be part of HACU's exciting 30th Annual conference by participating in the Exhibit Hall
Exhibitor Application Deadline to be included in the printed program: September 1, 2016. The Exhibitor Application Deadline: September 16, 2016. 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>>