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June 16, 2016

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The American Council on Education will host a webinar from 1-2:30 p.m. EST on June 17 on the new Federal Overtime Regulation and how it affects Higher Education employees.

The U.S. Department of Education is accepting applications for the Teacher Quality Partnership grant program. Letter of intent to apply due June 22.

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

The 2017-2018 cycle for the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence program is now open for institutions interested in hosting a visiting scholar for a semester or a full academic year in order to primarily teach undergraduate courses and assist with curriculum development. Deadline Oct. 17.





The Voice Magazine
(Summer cover below)

America Reads Spanish
Issue #112 (May 2016)

Graduates and Undergraduates web-based portals for Federally-sponsored opportunities in STEM

Nine undergrads to be selected to star in the 2016 "Hispanic College Quiz" game show  
HACU and Central City Productions are continuing their partnership on a new season of the show, which features students answering a series of multiple-choice questions on Latino history. Applications from HACU-member institutions in the U.S. are currently being accepted through June 17. More>> 


Maria Alvarez named as executive director of HACU Western Regional Office
HACU has named Maria Alvarez as its executive director of Western States Legislative Affairs, effective June 20, 2016. In this role, she will lead efforts to address state issues in Hispanic higher education in California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington and Oregon, overseen by the association’s Western Regional Office in Sacramento, California.  More>> 

HACU National Internship Program extends fall internship application deadline
College students have until July 8 to apply for the fall session of HACU's National Internship Program. More>>

HACU CEO to speak at National Latino Climate Leadership Forum
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will speak on the “Building Leadership - Who, How, What’s Needed” session at the National Latino Climate Leadership Forum 2016 on June 17 in Washington, D.C. More>> 

HACU, at 30 years strong, celebrates with fall events and premier conference on Hispanic higher education
HACU activities this fall include National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week, the Hispanic College Quiz show and its Annual Conference events, Oct. 8-10, 2016, in San Antonio. More>> 

HACU presents Annual Conference Executive Leadership track for university, college presidents and CEOs
HACU's 30th Annual Conference taking place this fall in San Antonio, Texas, the hometown of the Association, will feature 58 workshops under six tracks, highlighting collaborative projects between colleges and universities and community partners, organizations and other institutions. More>>

Showcase your institution, business in HACU's 30th Annual Conference program
Reach more than 1,000 education leaders, students, partner colleges and universities by placing an ad in HACU's 30th Annual Conference program. Deadline to advertise is Aug. 25. More>>

Deadline nears for HACU conference scholarship for college students
Students outside of the Greater San Antonio Area can apply for HACU's 30th Annual Conference Student Track scholarship through June 26. More>> 

Call for Presentations: HACU’s 12th International Conference
Speaker proposals in English or Spanish for HACU’s 12th International Conference will be accepted until Sept. 30. The conference will be held in San José, Costa Rica, in 2017. More>>

HACU Student Success Symposium highlights:
HACU held a Student Success Symposium at St. Mary’s University on May 23, bringing together approximately 100 invited participants to hear about student success strategies, best practices and resources. Rendón’s keynote addressed fostering equity and student success at the HACU Symposium. More>>

HACU celebrates 30-year legacy on May 23-24
Thirty years ago, a meeting was held on the campus of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) in San Antonio, Texas, to establish a first-ever national association of Hispanic colleges and universities, now known as HACU and recognized as an international force for the success of Hispanic students across the world. More>>