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May 4, 2017

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Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant Program awards grants to programs enhancing access to legal education for historically underrepresented minority students and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

2018-19 Fulbright Scholar Competition is LIVE: Deadline Aug. 1, 2017.

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

Development Innovation Ventures rolling application for funding innovative solutions to the world's development challenges.

$5 million in grants to monitor Gulf restoration projects or evaluate public health risks - deadline May 5, 2017.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program
assists U.S. higher education institutions in expanding programs of academic exchange.

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant application - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area.

Microsoft Diversity Conference student scholarships application deadline May 5, 2017.

Google Conference grants for attending and travel application deadline June 28, 2017.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competitions.

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America Reads Spanish
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Congress enacts funding for a NSF program focused on HSIs
On May 4, funding for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant program supporting undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) was approved by the 115th Congress as part of the final Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus spending bill. This new funding has been a key goal of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) for many years. More>>
 

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HSI funding and immigration key issues at HACU's 22nd National Capitol Forum
HACU's 2017 National Capitol Forum on Hispanic higher education concluded successfully, with representatives from more than 60 institutions making a total of 200 visits with Congressional representatives. HACU also released its 2017 Legislative Agenda. More>>

Workshops announced for HACU's 31st Annual Conference

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HACU's Annual Conference will take place on Oct. 28-30, 2017,   
in San Diego, Calif. The workshops conference guide also released includes information about advertising, exhibitor opportunities.Detailed sponsorship opportunities are available online.  

HACU President serves on panel discussion on “The Role of Corporate America in the Hispanic Community”
HACU president and CEO Antonio R. Flores attended the 25th Annual HACR Symposium, The Power of Hispanic Inclusion™, May 1-2, 2017, in Detroit. More

HACU Act on the DREAM Summit held in Washington, D.C
HACU Act on the DREAM Summit on April 26, 2017, in Washington, D.C. included Senator Dick Durbin as the morning keynote speaker, followed by Executive Director and Co-Founder of United We Dream, Cristina Jimenez. The luncheon keynote speaker was Representative Luis V. Gutierrez. A post-summit report summary will be released at a later date. More>>

HACU COO speaks at National Academies’ Summit

HACU Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer John Moder participated in a panel at a Summit on April 13, 2017, discussing Supporting Students’ College Success: The Role of Assessment of Interpersonal and Intrapersonal CompetenciesMore>>

Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions In U.S. Increases, Reflects Growing Student Enrollment  
HACU and Excelencia in Education announces that the 2015-16 academic year saw continued and concentrated growth in the number of Latinos attending college. More>>

HACU accepting student applications for fall internships nationwide
June 9 is the deadline for students to apply for a paid 2017 fall internship offered through the Hispanic Association Colleges and Universities' (HACU) National Internship Program. More>> 

Submit your Title V program success stories  
HACU is soliciting success stories from higher education institutions whose students have benefited from Title V program funding and the difference it has made on campus. Stories submitted will be considered for publishing in an upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. The submission should include a 300-500 word count, a university logo and photos. Email content to news@hacu.net. Submissions are requested by May 12.

Submit your commencement stories and news releases
Send us your news releases on keynote speakers and graduation photos for the upcoming commencement issue of The Voice Magazine.  HACU-member institutions please send by the editorial deadline of May 12. News releases, photos or links can be sent to news@hacu.net

May 26 deadline for HACU’s 2017-18 Scholarship Program,   
Applications for HACU's Scholarship Program - Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships, Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarships, and the Oracle Scholarships will be accepted until May 26. 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.


HACU Advocacy Center News
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>>


HACU/Solution Generation $10,000 Leadership in Climate Change
HACU and ecoAmerica are currently accepting proposals from HACU member institutions for a Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award - deadline for submissions is May 8, 2017. More>>