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March 19, 2015

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Announcements

Grant: National Workforce Diversity Pipeline Program
Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.  Deadline, May 18, 2015.

Webinar dates for the upcoming FY 2015 Title V, Part A grant competition, See PDF
for information for webinar dates: 3/24/15 -10 a.m. (EDT)
3/24/15 -  3 p.m. (EDT)
3/31/15 - 10 a.m. (EDT)
3/31/15 - 3 p.m. (EDT)

The NAFSA Diversity Impact program - Hispanic-serving institutions among those that can apply for complimentary NAFSA membership, registration to the NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo, and yearlong mentoring and professional development opportunities. Deadline, April 1, 2015.

USAID/VIETNAM -  Call for Concept Papers on Innovation and Partnership in Higher Education, Deadline: April 9, 2015

Account Control Technology Foundation - Accepting applications for Its 2015 scholarship programs: 50 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and college first-year students.

U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women Grants
Deadline: March 20, 2015

Battelle Seeks College STEM Scholars for Scholarship Pilot
Deadline: March 30, 2015

The Global UGRAD Program on behalf of the Department of State
Student and Host Institution Applications, please visit the Global UGRAD Resource Portal.


Events

Conferences
 

HACU discount rate available for the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Event | April 23 | Cipriani Wall Street, NYC
Click here to view the agenda and register. HACU Member Discount: 15% OFF Full Registration ticket. Use code: HACU-15 at checkout.


Employment

Resources

Subscribe
or advertise
in
The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine.
Summer edition
Ad Reservation deadline: 
April 1 for May/June Commencement Issue

Click here to Download the
2015 HACU Media Kit


America Reads Spanish (February)

The Voices of Diversity Study
(Source: APORIA)

State-by-State Cuts Jeopardize Students’ and States’ Economic Future (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Recruitment Engagement Diversity Inclusion road map, or REDI
 
(Source: OPM)








HACU-member Institutions and students to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill
HACU's Capitol Forum will take place March 23-24, 2015, with HACU-member institutions leading delegations to Capitol Hill. Among those already registered for state delegation visits are institutions from Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and West Virginia. Click here to see a list of pre-registered institutions to HACU’s Capitol Forum.
Onsite registrations will be available. More>> 

Special thanks to
20th Capitol Forum sponsors and partners.

Headlines

The HACU Scholarship Program to award more than $100,000 in scholarships, applications being accepted  
The HACU Scholarship Program is accepting applications from eligible students attending a HACU-member institution, for the following:  
Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship - apply by April 2.
JCPenney Leadership Excellence Scholarshipretail industry majors, apply by May 22. 
Gilberto Salazar Escoboza, Videxport, and  Empacadora Frutícola  scholarshipsagricultural and ecological/environmental science majors, apply by May 29.
KIA Motors America, Inc. Scholarships - first generation college students, apply by May 29.
Travelers Scholarships - business majors, apply by May 29.

HACU 11th International Conference and Symposium 
HACU's 11th International Conference 100,000 Strong in the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities for a More Prosperous and Fair Hemisphere drew 260 attendees to Guadalajara, Mexico, Feb 25-27. With study abroad playing a central role in HACU’s international initiatives and the association’s commitment to expand participation in study abroad programs, a Student Track, offered for the first time, engaged students in exploring study abroad opportunities. More than 60 attended the Symposium “Higher Education’s Social Responsibility in a Global Society,” on Feb. 28 hosted at the Universidad de Guanajuato. More>> 

HACU thanks its Host and Sponsoring Committee (pictured) and 11th International Conference Sponsors


Related: UAG Signs Agreement with Puerto Rican Government -
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HACU Giving opportunities: "La HACHE de HACU" Annual Giving, Big Give SA and AmazonSmile  
Your gift to HACU's Annual Giving CampaignLa HACHE de HACU - the Hispanic Alliance to Champion Higher Education helps to support student programs. Please help us spread the word that HACU will participate in the BIG Give SA on May 5. Also, when you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-2466103 and support us every time you shop. Information available at www.hacu.net/donate. 

HACU National Internship Program 2015 spring session interns
Fifty-nine students from colleges and universities across the country are among those serving in paid internships at federal agencies, as part of the spring session of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program. For a list of students representing colleges and universities nationwide, click here.


HACU Annual Conference Updates
HACU 29th Annual Conference, "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Empowering Students, Enhancing Collaboration," takes place October 10-12, 2015, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL. The Early Bird conference registration deadline is May 31. 
HACU has posted information online about its Agenda, Hotel, Exhibit, Advertising and Sponsorship opportunities available. 

HACU's Call for Presentations - 
Thank you to everyone who submitted workshop proposals for HACU's 29th Annual Conference. Notifications of acceptance will be made by the second week in April.  

2015 HACU Hall of Champions nominations -
Deadline to submit nominations is 5 p.m. CDT on April 10, 2015. More>>

Undergraduate Student Track scholarship -
The application deadline is June 26, 2015. More>> 

HACU and Southwest Airlines offer college students a chance to receive travel awards.

Online application with essays will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 15, 2015. More>>

National Endowment for the Humanities Grants for faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions for Individual Research.  Apply by April 15, 2015 for projects beginning in 2016 and 2017.  More>>