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April 15, 2016

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Announcements

The Gulf Research Program  applications for 2016 Synthesis Grants funding opportunity: Scientific Synthesis Connecting Environmental, Social, and/or Health Data. Letter of intent due April 27.

Young Innovative Investigator Program (YIIP) at the University of Connecticut, a pipeline program for underrepresented students to become academic scientists. Applications due
April 28.

Truth Initiative grant applications  for public community colleges to  adopt and implement a 100 percent smoke and tobacco-free policy. Proposals for a $10,000 grant are due April 29.

The Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, offers fellowships and development grants for community college faculty, librarians and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula, instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections or international education programs at their
home institutions. Application due May 2.

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Preservation and Access' Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions. Awards up to $6,000 to support preservation related efforts. Due May 3.

Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission "Study in Spain" 2016 Student Ambassadors Program.

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

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

Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) 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.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Excess Computer Equipment Donation Program. Contact USCIS Minority Serving Institution Program Manager Christine McMurchy by email or at 202-587-9906.

Conferences

Aug. 28-31
NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions' 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum

Employment

 

Resources

The Voice Magazine
(Winter cover below)
 


America Reads Spanish
Issue #110 (March 2016)

 

HACU to host “U.S., Cuba & Latin America Higher Education Collaboration Symposium” in Mexico
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' (HACU) President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will lead the “U.S., Cuba & Latin America Higher Education Collaboration Symposium" on April 18-19 in Guadalajara, Jalisco México. More>> 

Headlines

HACU, KIA Motors America, Inc. accepting scholarship applications through May 27
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is partnering with KIA Motors America, Inc. to award 16 scholarships to eligible students attending a HACU-member institution. More>>

U.S. Department of Education corrects, extends deadline for HSI STEM and Articulation Program
A correction was made to award information and application and submission information sections, and the deadline has been extended to May 31. More>>

HACU on the Road to visit CSUSB
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) will be the site of a “HACU on the Road” event on April, 27, 2016. More>>

Call for Presentations: HACU’s 12th International Conference
The Call for Presentations for HACU’s 12th International Conference is now open and speaker proposals will be accepted until Sept. 30, 2016. More>>

HACU releases 2016 Legislative Agenda
HACU’s Legislative Agenda addresses federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations requests for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, and Housing and Urban Development, as well as the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More>>

HACU to participate in San Antonio's day of giving
Support Hispanic student success by making a donation to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities on May 3 during the San Antonio, Texas, day of giving, Big Give SA.

ApprenticeshipUSA to host webinar on apprenticeship program
The Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship invites Hispanic Serving Institutions and Colleges representatives to a webinar on
April 20 to learn about the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium (RACC) and the application process to become a member. More>>

HACU free STEM Summit to prepare students for related fields
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is hosting a free STEM Summit that will connect university students with STEM professionals and corporate representatives at the California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) campus for a one-day event on April 27, 2016. More>>

Funding opportunities for Hispanic-Serving Institutions 
- Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) – Title V, Part A
- Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) – Title V, Part B
- Hispanic-Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulation (HSI STEM) – Title III, Part F.

HACU Government Relations Office seeks 2016 summer intern
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ (HACU) Government Relations Office is accepting applications through May 2 for its paid summer internship position that begins June 1. View HACU internship and career opportunities here. More>>

Denny's Hungry for Education to award $1,000 scholarships
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is among the nonprofit organizations partnering with Denny’s to offer the Hungry for Education Scholarships. Five scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to students at HACU-member institutions. More>> 

Café Bustelo, HACU to award $5,000 scholarships to students
Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to award nine eligible students $5,000 college scholarships through El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest through May 27. More>>

HACU, members show San Antonio Fiesta spirit with Medals
HACU and its San Antonio member institutions are celebrating Fiesta San Antonio, a 125-year local tradition filled with parades, carnivals, cultural appreciation events, with their very own Fiesta Medals, a city-wide favorite souvenir used for trading and collecting.  More>>

Early Bird rate, advertising, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities - HACU's Annual Conference
Make your reservations early for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (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.

HACU accepting scholarship applications for Annual Conference Student Track
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is accepting scholarship applications for the HACU 30th Annual Conference Student Track through June 26. More>> 

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>>




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