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May 5, 2016

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Announcements

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting proposals for its FY 2016 and FY2017 Pollution Prevention Program through May 9.

Hispanic-Serving Institutions to a DOL webinar on May 19 to learn about the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium and the application process to become a member.

The Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program provides two members of an immigrant family, currently living in the United States, with a scholarship to support their education. Scholarship application deadline is May 25.

The Russian, East European and Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois' Summer Research Lab (SRL)  Fellow Award. Applications due May 27.

2016 MSI Convening Call for Proposals for workshops that focus on collecting quantitative data, evidence-based program development and qualitative research, best practices and innovations. Deadline June 3.

Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals in Health-Related Research is accepting applications for the all-expense paid Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology at Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine.

National Endowment for the Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant to strengthen the teaching and
study of the humanities in subjects such as history, philosophy, and literature. Application due June 23.

The 2017-2018 cycle for the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence program is now open for institutions interested in hosting a visiting scholar for a semester or a full academic year in order to primarily teach undergraduate courses and assist with curriculum development. Deadline Oct. 17.

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The Voice Magazine
(Spring cover below)
 


America Reads Spanish
Issue #110 (March 2016)

Graduates and Undergraduates web-based portals for Federally-sponsored opportunities in STEM.


DEADLINE NEAR: Southwest Airlines Lanzate Travel Award Program for college students
College students have until May 13 to apply for the 2016 “Dándole Alas a Tu Éxito/Giving Flight to Your Success TM” ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Program, offered by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Southwest Airlines. E-tickets are awarded to Hispanic students attending college away from home and meet eligibility. More>> 

Headlines

NJCU to present honorary doctorate to HACU President Flores
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will receive an honorary doctorate degree at New Jersey City University's commencement ceremony on 
May 11. More>>

Still accepting commencement news for the summer magazine
HACU member colleges and universities please submit your commencement news releases for the next issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine. Along with information on your ceremonies and commencement speakers, please include your logo and related hi-resolution photos. Send to news@hacu.net by May 13.

HACU accepting applications for $10,000 HACU/Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award
A $10,000 award will be given to a single HACU-member institution with the most innovative outreach efforts to engage its campus and broader community in climate and sustainability solutions. Learn More>>

HACU partners on National Summit on Teacher Diversity
HACU is among 15 organizations partnering with The U.S. Department of Education to host a National Summit on Teacher Diversity, May 6, at the department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Alicia Diaz, HACU executive director of legislative affairs, is among the speakers. 
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HACU’s Annual Conference to feature workshops on HSIs
HACU's 30th Annual Conference taking place this fall in San Antonio, Texas, the hometown of the Association, will feature 58 workshops under six tracks, highlighting collaborative projects between colleges and universities and community partners, organizations and other institutions.
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Early Bird rate, advertising, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities - HACU's Annual Conference
Make your reservations early for the HACU 30th Annual Conference on Oct. 8-10, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. Save at the early bird rate until May 31. Advertising, exhibitor, partnership and sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information.

Scholarship opportunities available to college students

Eligible HACU-member institution students can apply for scholarship opportunities available through Café Bustelo and KIA Motors America. More>>

HACU conference scholarship, internship opportunities for students
The HACU National Internship Program is currently accepting applications through June 17 for its fall session. More>>
Students can apply for the HACU 30th Annual Conference Student Track scholarship through June 26. More>>

Call for Presentations: HACU’s 12th International Conference
Speaker proposals in English or Spanish for HACU’s 12th International Conference will be accepted until Sept. 30. The conference will be held in San José, Costa Rica in 2017. More>>

California students learn about science, math fields at HACU STEM Summit at CSUSB
Approximately 85 students from 18 colleges and universities participated at the HACU STEM Summit and met with professionals and corporate representatives in STEM fields at the California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) campus on April 27. More>>

HACU on the Road hosts "Cradle to Career in San Bernardino"
Chancellor Bruce Baron, Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre and Executive Director of Pre-College Programs Stephen Villaseñor joined CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales and HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores in a panel discussion at a recent HACU on The Road at California State University, San Bernardino. More>>

Thank you for supporting HACU during Big Give SA
HACU thanks all who supported the Association during The Big Give S.A. Technical difficulties on the Big Give website prevented some from making contributions to our appeal for donations for conference scholarships for students. Please consider making a donation on the HACU donation site. You can also support HACU when you make Amazon purchases through AmazonSmile and select HACU as your charitable organization.

HACU president honored for work in ensuring Hispanic higher education success
HACU president and CEO Antonio R. Flores was honored in a special ceremony by Instituto de Administración Pública del Estado de Jalisco (IAPEJ) on April 15, 2016, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. More>>

HACU hosts “U.S., Cuba & Latin America Higher Education Collaboration Symposium” in Mexico.
HACU hosted a “U.S., Cuba & Latin America Higher Education Collaboration Symposium,” April 18-19 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. Leaders from U.S., Cuban and Latin American higher education institutions and other high-level higher education representatives were among those in attendance.  More>>



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