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June 10, 2015

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Account Control Technology Foundation - Apply for 2015 scholarship program: 50 $1,000 scholarships for HS seniors and college first-year students by the Global UGRAD Program on behalf of the Department of State Student and Host Institution Applications.

Department of Education (ED) 
First in the World (FITW) grant competition. Deadline June 30.

U.S. Department of Education 2015 Investing in Innovation (i3) validation and scale-up grant competitions.

U.S. Department of Energy - Minorities in Energy Regional Climate Change Webinars.

Two DCLs from NSF highlighting funding opportunities focused on students at HSIs in STEM in Fiscal Year 2015.

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science June 11 webinar on information resources and funding opportunities. RSVP.





ACE 2015-2017 Internationalization Laboratory Cohort application. Deadline July 31.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program 2016-17 application.

Community College Initiative by Legacy grant





U.S. Coast Guard


: The College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative.



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June 12 is the deadline to apply for a fall paid internship offered through the HACU National Internship Program. The internship program dates are Aug. 20 - Dec. 5, 2015.

ProTalento: The HACU Professional Résumé Database
HACU's ProTalento service offers employers an easy and cost-effective way to reach many qualified candidates for jobs in their organizations. Candidates can post their résumés for FREE on the site; employers can access résumés for a fee. More>>

Summer interns begin HACU's National Internship Program,
fall applications currently being accepted
HACU recently welcomed its first group of 2015 summer interns working in both the federal and corporate sectors. Lists of interns and their home institutions now available. More>>

June 12 is the deadline to apply for a fall paid internship offered through the HACU National Internship Program. The internship program dates are Aug. 20 - Dec. 5, 2015. The federal internship opportunities are located in Washington, D.C. and nationwide


HACU Signs MOU with the Department of Veterans Affairs
HACU and the Department of Veterans Affairs have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help increase employment and educational opportunities in the VA for students at HSIs. More>>

Diversifying faculty the focus of HACU’s Fourth Annual Deans’ Forum
HACU will host its Fourth Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, a post-conference event of HACU's 29th Annual Conference. Speakers announced. More>>

HACU announces Denny's Hungry for Education scholarship recipients
HACU is pleased to announce that five students from HACU-member institutions were the recipients of scholarships awarded through the 2015 Denny's Hungry for Education program. More>>

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 17 is the new deadline for entries for HACU's Summary of Collaborative Practices Resource Guide
The HACU Summary of Collaborative Practices Resource Guide will feature collaborations that have been implemented between HACU member higher education institutions and their PK-12 partners. If your programs have focused on improving the success of Hispanic students and closing the education gaps, we want to include it in this Resource Guide. The deadline to submit is July 17, 2015

HACU President keynote panelist at U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, June 29 in San Diego 
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will be among the speakers at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2015, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, Calif. HACU members receive a $100 discount off the full conference registration with the code: HACU100. More>>

Semester at Sea offers a HACU scholarship
The ISE offers a $10,000 scholarship for students attending a HACU-member HSI to participate in spring or fall Semester at Sea voyages. More>>

HACU Annual Conference Deadlines
Making plans to participate in
HACU's 29th Annual Conference? Here are some deadlines to keep in mind. The conference, under the theme "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Empowering Students, Enhancing Collaboration," takes place Oct. 10-12, 2015, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, FL.
June 26 -  Student Track Scholarship 
August 25 - Conference Program Advertising space reservation
September 12 - HACU Group Rate Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel
September 18 - Exhibitor Application   
Posted online Agendaand Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities 

Fellowships available for Latino Sustainability Initiative
The Higher Education Association Sustainability Consortium seeks applicants for two national Fellow positions to work on a new initiative entitled “Latino Leadership for a Sustainable Future.” More>>

HACU represented on U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing  
HACU Governing Board secretary William V. Flores, Ph.D., president of the University of Houston, Downtown, represented HACU at a briefing by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on the impact of higher education to socio-economic mobility of minorities, May 28-29, 2015, in Washington D.C. More>>

HACU STEM Task Force meets in Dallas
The HAU STEM Task Force convened in Dallas, Texas on May 19, part of a planning session to help increase Hispanic participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). More>>
HACU President speaks at 2015 MomentUS Leadership Summit  

HACU President and CEO, Antonio R, Flores, was among the speakers of the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit held in Washington, D.C., May 18-21.