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August 13, 2014

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Announcements

Call for Presentations 
HACU 11th International
Speaker proposals in English or Spanish will be accepted until Sept. 15, 2014.

Special rate for HACU members for DiversityInc upcoming events. Click here for PDF offer.

Webinars - U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy. Competitively funded programs including NEUP, NEET, NEAMS, and NSUF. Aug. 13-14, 2014.

International and Foreign Language Education
Grants for Minority-Serving Institutions.

II International Conference on Bilingual Education in a Globalized World
call for proposals.

HACU-IES Abroad Merit/Need-based Scholarship. Spring/Calendar year deadline Oct. 25.

Call for Abstracts for Student Research Forum National Conference on Health Disparities.

Special rate for HACU members who sign on with American Student Assistance  SALT.

Events

Conferences
 

Oct. 4, 2014
13th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Oct. 7, 2014
Third Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel


Employment

Resources

Fact Sheet: Educational Services for Immigrant Children 
(U.S. Department of Education)

Missing the Mark (ACT) 

List of Key Federal Opportunities
 



 

Mojica and Gonzales to be inducted to HACU's Hall of Champions 
Chancellor Agnes Mojica of the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Germán Campus, and President Alexander Gonzalez, Ph.D., of California State University, Sacramento, will be inducted into HACU's Hall of Champions during HACU's Annual Conference taking place the first weekend in October. More>>

Headlines

HACU's 28th Annual Conference only 7 weeks away
HACU's Annual Conference will takes place Oct. 4-6 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, offering a conference room rate until Sept 1. Speakers, presenters, exhibitors, and participants can download a web badge to use in their social media or blogs. 

Ad and Exhibit Booth Reminder:
Reserve your ad and exhibit booth by Aug. 25 to be included in the conference program being printed at the end of August. Partnership and Sponsorship opportunities are still available. 
Helpful links
Advertising/ Ad space reservation form 
Exhibitor information and registration application

Sept. 12 is the deadline for online registration and to reserve your exhibit booth; Onsite registration available thereafter.
Special thanks to Annual Conference Sponsors and Partners

IPEDS Workshop to be offered as a preconference event, Oct. 4 
The IPEDS Workshop is limited to 45 participants and workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted. More>>

Special rate for HACU members: AHSIE’s HSI Grantsmanship Institute, Oct. 2-4 
The institute will take place Oct. 2-4, 2014, prior to HACU's Annual Conference in Denver, Colo. It will offer interactive, hands-on training through technical assistance workshops on the full spectrum of achieving HSI status, competing for the upcoming 2015/16 Title V competition, and project administration. Please note new event location is CCD Confluence Building, 7th and Curtis, Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, Colo. Click here for PDF offer.  

EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Annual Survey request participation HACU member institutions are encouraged to take part in an annual survey by the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service. Participating institutions gain free access to peers' IT financial, staffing and service data. More>>

HACU president to chair the Subcommittee on Student and Recent Graduate Recruitment
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was unanimously elected to chair a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council. More>>

HACU leaders make presentation in Brazil
HACU leaders, including President and CEO Antonio R. Flores attended and presented at III Universia Presidents International Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 29, 2014. More>>

Students can apply for a Leadership Award offered by Deloitte LLP 
Student have until Sept. 5 to apply for the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award totaling $5,000 or $10,000 in funds for high-achieving Hispanic accounting students who have demonstrated leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. More>>

HACU on the Road goes to Ponce, Puerto Rico
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (PCUPR) will be the host of a "HACU on the Road" visit this fall. HACU President will speak about the state of Hispanic higher education during a private gathering at the University. Jorge Iván Vélez-Arocho, Ph.D., is the president of the PCUPR and chair of HACU’s Governing Board. More>> 

College students intern at corporate and non-profits 
This summer a total of 43 students served in corporate internship positions under the HACU National Internship Program. List of students is available. Resumes currently being accepted for next session. More>>   

HACU meets with NSF leaders
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores and Chief Advocacy Officer Luis Maldonado recently met with the director and assistant director of the NSF. See related article about HACU STEM initiativesMore>>