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April 11, 2017

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Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant Program awards grants to programs enhancing access to legal education for historically underrepresented minority students and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

2018-19 Fulbright Scholar Competition is LIVE: Deadline Aug. 1, 2017.

USAID MSI Program provides support to minority-serving U.S. higher education institutions interested in USAID programs and activities.

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The Voice Magazine
(Fall cover below) 
2017 Media Kit









America Reads Spanish
Issue #121 (Mar. 2017)




HACU president and CEO to receive honorary degree from WMU
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will receive an honorary degree from Western Michigan University (WMU) during WMU's commencement ceremonies on April 29, 2017. WMU will confer degrees during four commencement ceremonies Saturday, April 29, in Miller Auditorium. More
 

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Hispanic-Serving Institutions to convene at the Capitol Forum in D.C.
The Capitol Forum will kick off at noon on Monday, April 24, after two free pre-conference sessions. Among the topics of discussion are "U.S. Department of Education Priorities and Accreditation Issues in Higher Education," "Higher Education Policy: Trump Administration and 115th Congress," "It’s About the Students: DACA, Student Outcomes and Student Aid" and more. Online registration closes April 14. More>>

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications from college students majoring in IT and accounting 
New opportunities are currently available for college freshman and sophomores majoring in information technology or accounting and seeking a summer corporate internship. More>>

HACU accepting student applications for fall internships nationwide
June 9 is the deadline for students to apply for a paid 2017 fall internship offered through the Hispanic Association Colleges and Universities' (HACU) National Internship Program. More>> 

DHS to Host Webinar with Hispanic-Serving Institutions
The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will host the free webinar, U.S. Secret Service Webinar with Hispanic-Serving Institutions, from 4:00–5:30 p.m. EDT, April 27. Designed specifically for students at and recent graduates from Hispanic-Serving Institutions, this webinar will feature representatives from the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) who will provide an overview of the USSS dual mission, hiring process and career tracks. For access information, please contact the DHS Office of Academic Engagement at AcademicEngagement@HQ.DHS.GOV.

Title V program success stories needed for The Voice Magazine 
HACU is soliciting success stories from higher education institutions whose students have benefited from Title V program funding and the difference it has made on campus. Stories submitted will be considered for publishing in an upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. The submission should include a 300-500 word count, a university logo and photos. Email content to news@hacu.net. Submissions are requested by May 12.

Submit your commencement stories and news releases
Send us your news releases on keynote speakers and graduation photos for the upcoming commencement issue of The Voice Magazine.  HACU-member institutions can send their commencement announcements by the editorial deadline of May 12. News releases, photos or links can be sent to news@hacu.net

April and May deadlines for HACU’s 2017-18 Scholarship Program, Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate!Travel Award Program  
Applications are being accepted for HACU's Scholarship Program - the Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships (closes April 14), Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships, Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarships, and the Oracle Scholarship. More>> 

The Deadline for HACU/Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate!Travel Award Program for college students is April 14, 2017. More>>


Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift as we begin a new year. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile


HACU Advocacy Center News
The BRIDGE Act would provide temporary relief from deportation and employment authorization to individuals who are eligible for the Department of Homeland Security’s DACA program. More>>


HACU/Solution Generation $10,000 Leadership in Climate Change 
HACU and ecoAmerica are currently accepting proposals from HACU member institutions for a Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award - deadline for submissions is May 8, 2017. More>> 

Promotional opportunities available at HACU Annual conference  
in San Diego, California  

HACU Annual Conference, San Diego, Calif., ad deadline is Sept. 8 for the Annual Conference Program. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are also available.