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Nov 9, 2015

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The IIE AIFS Foundation Generation Study Abroad Enrichment Grants Program. Apply by Dec. 1.

The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy is accepting STEM research college students for its 10-week summer Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program. Apply by Dec. 21.

The Department of Education  invites postsecondary institutions, in partnership with public secondary schools or local education agencies, to apply to participate in the dual enrollment experiment.




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The U.S. Department of Education released a resource guide to help educators, school leaders and community organizations better support undocumented youth, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.



Break the barrier to educational opportunities on Giving Tuesday
As we approach the season of giving, we hope you will consider the opportunities you can provide a student by donating to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities on Dec. 1, Giving Tuesday. More>>


HACU receives community award from Adelante
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and University received the Jose R. Ruano Community Leadership Award, presented at the Adelante U.S. Education Leadership Fund’s 2015 Leadership Institute on Nov. 1. The award is a token of appreciation and recognizes outstanding leadership and dedication. HACU Chief Development and Marketing Officer Sandy Holt and HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores accepted the award on behalf of the organization.

Application deadline extended for spring 2016 internships
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program has extended its spring internship application deadline to Nov. 13. Students also have until
Feb. 15, 2016 to apply for the summer session. More>>

SIT opens study abroad scholarship to HACU-member students
The School of International Training is offering eight $10,000 scholarships to students at Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities-member institutions to attend select SIT Africa, South of the Sahara, program for the spring 2016 semester. More>>

HACU to accept proposals for its 2016 National Conference
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will
celebrate its 30th Annual Conference on Oct. 8-10, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Texas. HACU will open its Call for Presentations and begin accepting workshop proposals online from Nov. 16, 2015, until March 1, 2016. Notification of proposal selection will be sent on April 6, 2016.

HACU renews partnership with Environmental Protection Agency
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) representatives have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to support Hispanic initiatives. More>>

HACU’s Capitol Forum set for March 14-15, 2016 in D.C.
Before the fall semester ends, be sure to register for HACU’s 21st National Capitol Forum taking place March 14-15, 2016, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C. Save on the registration when you register by the Early Bird deadline on Jan. 22, 2016. Online registration deadline is March 4, 2016.
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Students receive scholarships on 'Hispanic College Quiz'
After three competitive rounds of Hispanic trivia on "Hispanic College Quiz" during Hispanic Heritage Month, nine HACU-member students participating on the show received academic scholarships. More>>

HACU-member institutions receive USDA grants to improve agricultural science education
Nearly 20 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) member institutions were named recipients of U.S. Department of Agriculture grants on Oct. 21 to support agricultural science education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). More>>

HSIs, HACU-member institutions receive Department of Education grant to strengthen STEM education among minorities
Four Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities member institutions of five Hispanic-Serving Institutions are recipients of a U.S. Department of Education grant to support STEM education. More>>