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October 2, 2014

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Internship Application Deadlines 
Apply by Nov. 14, 2014 for Spring 2015 Internship
Apply by Oct. 31, 2014 for the Early deadline for Summer 2015

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching
 Program for K-12 teachers. Deadline: Nov. 5, 2014.

International and Foreign Language Education Grants for Minority-Serving Institutions.

HACU-IES Abroad Merit/Need-based Scholarship. Spring/Calendar year deadline Oct. 25.

Special rate for HACU members who sign on with American Student Assistance SALT.



Feb. 25-27, 2015
11th International Conference
Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico

Feb. 28, 2015
International Symposium
Universidad de Guanajuato
Guanajuato, Guanajuato Mexico

March 23-24, 2015
20th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Washington, D.C.




Subscribe or Advertise
The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine.
Winter edition
Ad Reservation
deadline: Oct. 31

America Reads Spanish (July/Aug)

The website  provides a variety of free and useful tools, tips, ideas and resources to help create a plan and pursue a Path to Positive for campuses and organizations.

Report: American Climate Values 2014: Insights by Racial and Ethnic Groups (source: ecoAmerica)

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
Resources  (source: U.S. Department of Education)



HACU to present awards at Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado 
2014 honorees of HACU Awards will be recognized during HACU’s 28th Annual Conference, Oct. 4-6, 2014, taking place in Denver, Colorado. More than 425 students are expected to participate in HACU’s Student Track. The three-day general conference features more than 50 workshops, a Town Hall “Higher Education Rankings and Ratings: Do they measure up?” an Exhibit Hall, a College and Career Fair and a variety of other conference events. Onsite registration will be available. HACU will be tweeting live. 
Special thanks to HACU's Annual Conference Sponsors and Partners!


Legacy partners with HACU on report to distinguish tobacco-related health disparities among Hispanic college subpopulations
A recent report titled, “Legacy Latino College Health Initiative: A Study of Tobacco-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic/Latino Subpopulations,” showcases a Legacy supported research project on tobacco use among Hispanic/Latino subpopulations of college students. More>>

The 2015 Capitol Forum will celebrate 20 years of Title V - Send us your stories
Save-the-Date: March 23-24, the 2015, HACU's 20th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education in Washington, D.C. also marks twenty years of Title V funding for HSIs. Congratulations to the Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program recipients. Award amounts  have been posted online as provided by The U.S. Department of Education.

The next deadline to submit Title V Stories for The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine is Oct. 16.

HACU National Internship Program deadlines approaching 
The HACU National Internship Program is currently accepting applications from college and university students for its 2015 spring and summer  sessions. Internships are open to all majors. Apply by Nov. 14  for a spring internship. Oct. 31, 2014 is the early deadline for the summer internship session. More>> 

HACU International Conference Nov. 21 early bird reminder  
Thank you to everyone you submitted presentation proposals for HACU's 11th International Conference: 100,000 Strong in the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities for a More Prosperous and Fair Hemisphere, Feb. 25-27, 2015, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 
Notification of HACU workshop committee decisions will be made
by Oct. 20, 2014. Early bird rates will be available until, Nov. 21, 2014.  Nov. 7 is the deadline to reserve an advertising space. Exhibitor, and sponsorship opportunities are currently available. More>> 

American Latino Agenda Report 2014
HACU is among the contributors in a report released by the New America Alliance Institute. The report commemorates the celebration of the NAA's 2nd American Latino National Summit, aiming to change the tone and tenor of the national discourse concerning American Latinos. HACU contributed to the section on "Hispanic Higher Education and Our Economic Future." Download Report.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund. RFP #5
The newest round of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Grant funding, supported by the Coca-Cola Foundation is open.  Seeking pr
oposals geared at promoting Study Abroad in Health and Nutrition. Available to higher educational institutions in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela that promote study abroad or exchange programs in either or both directions between the U.S. and those six countries. Questions due by: Oct. 2, 2014. Closes: Oct. 31. More>>

HACU to participating in the Giving Tuesday
HACU is among the participants in the Giving Tuesday, national event of giving. More>>

Solution Generation launched to build higher education support for climate solutions in America 
HACU, a founding partner of the Solution Generation program, encourages the higher education community to join the national program to support for climate solutions in America. More>>

Hispanic College Quiz airs through Oct. 19
As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Hispanic College Quiz show, featuring students from HACU member institutions, will continue to air nationally through Oct. 19.

Univision Town Hall on College Completion, Oct. 7
As part of Education Week 2014, we invite you to participate in the live webcast 'The key to success is within your reach' Tuesday Oct. 7, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST on To participate, ask questions, send comments and be part of the conversation use the hashtag #KeyToSuccess. More>>

HACU represented at the Latino Magazine 2014 Enseña Awards honoring STEM teachers
HACU was among the organizations that attended the Latino Magazine 2014 Enseña Awards held in San Antonio to recognize outstanding Latino teachers STEM fields from around the country. More>>