Mar. 5, 2014
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Information about signing a petition to urge President Obama to designate Cesar Chavez’s Birthday as a national day of service is available at www.takepart.com/chavez
America Reads Spanish - Newsletter #89 (Feb.)
HACU-IES Abroad Merit/Need-based Scholarship. Fall deadline May 1, 2014.
Summer Research Fellowship Program at the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families. Apply by March 7.
Call for proposals that offer innovative ideas to establish/enhance a Center for Academic Excellence program
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA). Deadline April 3, 2014.
Mobilize/Organize your Town Hall Viewing Event to watch/engage the Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit V.
2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll application. Deadline April 3, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET.
2014 National Request for Proposals from research universities to implement UTeach Secondary STEM Teacher Prep Program Model.
HACU to host International Conference in Guadalajara and a symposium in Guanajuato in 2015
HACU recently met with leaders and members of the international higher education community to discuss plans for HACU’s International Conference and symposium to take place in February 2015. A signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between HACU and ANUIES also took place.
- HACU meets with Guadalajara and Guanajuato leaders to discuss international higher education
- International leaders unite with HACU on its 2015 international higher education conference
President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget request released
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget request includes level funding for most Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) programs over last year, leaving them still significantly below the FY 2010 HSI funding peak. More>>
Maldonado is HACU's new CAO
Luis Maldonado was recently appointed as HACU’s new Chief Advocacy Officer (CAO). Maldonado brings nearly 20 years of combined experience in government relations and advocacy efforts in both the non-profit and corporate sector and will lead the HACU Government Relations office located in Washington, D.C. More>>
HACU, USDA and IICA sign MOU to promote international cooperation
An MOU was signed to expand on existing bilateral agreements enhancing and facilitating international programs in agriculture for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs). More>>
HACU's Capitol Forum to bring national colleges and universities to Washington, D.C. in April
Approximately 60 colleges and universities are already signed up to be part of HACU's Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, April 7-9, 2014, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in D.C. Attendees have until March 12 to book at the HACU hotel room rate. Online registration will close on April 1. Onsite registration will be available thereafter. Special thanks to Capitol Forum Sponsors and partners.
HACU seeking students to intern at corporations this summer
The deadline to apply for a corporate summer internship has been extended to April 14. HACU is still seeking applicants for paid internships with the following: Sodexo, Lockheed Martin, PBS, BBVA Compass, and Wyndham. More>>
HACU Scholarships available for students
HACU is currently accepting student applications for scholarships with the following deadlines:
April 1 - Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship
May 30 - NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award
June 27 - Student Track Annual Conference Scholarship
Nominate a colleague to HACU's Hall of Champions
HACU is accepting nominations for individuals who embody the mission of the Association through exemplary efforts "To Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education." The deadline is April 11. More>>
HACU's Annual Conference exhibitor, advertising and sponsorship/partnership opportunities
Don’t miss this grand opportunity to participate in HACU’s 28th Annual Conference. HACU's premier conference on Hispanic Higher education takes place Oct. 4-6 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Start planning now and submit your Exhibitor Application today. Advertising, partnership and Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Click here to download a PDF of all promotional opportunities.
HACU among those urging for confirmation of Latino Nominees to HUD and SBA
Today the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee passed Maria Contreras-Sweet’s nomination to head the SBA unanimously. More>>
Advertising deadlines in magazine and conference program
HACU members and non-member advertising rates are available in the following publications:
The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education, Summer issue, reserve by May 2
The Annual Conference Program, reserve by Aug. 25
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Submit your Title V program student success story to The Voice Magazine
HACU is soliciting stories from higher education institutions featuring a student or students who have achieved success because of Title V program funding, and how it has made a difference for your student community. Stories submitted by March 17 (200 to 500 words) with photos will be considered for The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education summer issue. Send your stories and photos or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.