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Dec. 4, 2014

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College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative
U. S. Coast Guard Scholarship Program for undergraduate students that attend Minority Serving Institutions. Deadline: Jan. 5, 2015.
MALDEF 2015 Law School  Scholarship Application. Deadline, Jan. 15, 2015.  

Submissions for the fourth $50,000 St. Francis College Literary Prize, being accepted at

2015 Toyota Family Teacher of the Year. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2014. 

Dept. of Labor Scholars Program. DOL will fund up to seven researchers, with individual awards ranging from $10,000–$50,000. Deadline: 5 p.m. EST, Dec. 12, 2014.

CDC Internships, Fellowships & Public Health Training Opportunities



HACU 2015 Calendar of Events 
Download, click here.



The winter 2014 issue is out! 

Subscribe or Advertise
The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine.
Spring edition
Ad Reservation deadline: Jan 7

Click here to Download the
2015 HACU Media Kit

America Reads Spanish (Oct.)

Open Doors 2014, a comprehensive resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the U.S. and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.Tool Kit available, click here
(Source: Institute of International Education)

The Condition of STEM 2014
(Source: ACT)

Early bird - Jan. 23
Ad Reservation - Feb. 13


Agendas for HACU’s International Conference and Symposium are now available
The Agenda and list of workshops for HACU’s 11th International Conference, Feb. 25-27, 2015, in Guadalajara, Mexico, is available online. The Universidad de Guanajuato and HACU will also offer attendees a one day International Symposium on Feb. 28 in Guanajuato at no additional cost for the event. Complimentary one-way ground transportation will be provided from Guadalajara to Guanajuato. Participants are responsible for making their own hotel accommodations. More>>

Information on Registration, Exhibiting Opportunities, Hotel, and Sponsorship Opportunities are available online.


Thank you for your support on Dec. 2 "Giving Tuesday"
HACU thanks those individuals who made a donation, contributed their time and helped to spread the word about HACU's mission to Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education, as part of #GivingTuesday. If you missed it and would like to give, you can still make your end-of-year gift, click here. Federal employees can donate through their workplace campaign by using HACU's CFC #10477.

Federal spring internships are still available, apply by Dec. 5
Paid spring internships in the federal sector are still available. Seeking students majoring in agriculture, business, communication, education, information technology, library science, law, mathematics, statistics, natural sciences, psychology, public health, public policy, public administration and translation/interpretation (English-Spanish). The deadline to apply for consideration is Friday, Dec. 5. More>>

Corporate summer internships available, send resumes by Jan 16 
Paid summer internships in the corporate sector are available for students. Resumes are being reviewed upon receipt for internship placements with the following corporations: Aetna, Chick-fil-A, Deloitte, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, GE, Hormel, Lockheed Martin and Sodexo. Apply by Jan 16. More>> 

HACU to gather for 20 year milestone of advocacy efforts for HSIs 
The 20th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
will take place March 23-24 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Washington, D.C. The 2015 year will mark a 20 year historic milestone since Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) received their initial federal funding. Be sure to join HACU for the Capitol Forum, which includes delegations to Capitol Hill. Persistent advocacy efforts are crucial to making the case for increased funding for HSIs. Institutions are encouraged to include undergraduate students to advocate and represent their institution. The early bird deadline is Jan. 23, 2015.
Information on Registration, Advertising, Hotel, and Sponsorship Opportunities are available online.

Miami Beach selected to host 2015 HACU premier conference on Hispanic higher education
On Nov. 12, Antonio R. Flores, president and CEO of HACU and staff members met with Miami-area higher education leaders and supporters to begin preliminary planning. At the meeting, Flores announced the addition of a PreK-12 Higher Education Collaboration Symposium, a pre-conference event for superintendents of Hispanic-Serving School Districts and college/university presidents/CEOs. Also new for 2015 is the number of hosting institutions for HACU’s Youth Leadership Development Forum. More>>

HACU announces 2015 Call for Presentations for Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education
The 2015 Call for Presentations is open for its 29th Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education, Oct. 10-12 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. Speaker proposals will be accepted until Mar. 2, 2015. Notification of proposal acceptances will be sent on Apr. 6, 2015. More>>

Student Track scholarship application is open for undergraduates
HACU is accepting scholarship applications for the Student Track of HACU’s 29th Annual Conference, Oct. 10-12, taking place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. The application deadline is June 26, 2015.  More>> 

Statements by HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores
HACU Statement on decision in Fisher college diversity case

HACU Statement on Administrative Relief
Related: National Hispanic Coalition Opposes Bill to Repeal President's Action on Immigration

HACU Statement on 43 missing Mexican students

IES/HACU Scholarships to study abroad
Do you have dreams of studying abroad and attend a Hispanic-serving/HACU college or university? If your answer is yes, and you have a GPA of 3.3 or above, IES Abroad has the ideal scholarship -- between $2,500 to $5,000 per student to study abroad in 36 international cities. Scholarship are available for first-generation college students and/or Pell Grant recipients. For more information about IES/HACU Scholarships, please visit: or, contact Gretchen Cook-Anderson, IES Abroad director of Diversity Recruiting & Advising at

HACU workshop highlights need for Latinos to seek careers in Health Disparities Research
HACU recently offered university students in Puerto Rico the opportunity to learn more about how they can help fill the need for more health disparities researchers. Approximately 18 students attended a training workshop on Hispanic Health Disparities Research Careers at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Cayey. More>>  

HACU National Internship Program 2014 fall session participants
85 students from colleges and universities across the country will soon complete their federal internship, as part of the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) fall 2014 session. More>>  
View the Fall Intern Newsletter