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Jan. 28, 2015

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Universidad de Alcalá Teach and Learn in Spain Graduate Program. Apply by Jan. 30.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Diversity and Inclusion is accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Research Trainee Program. Apply by Feb. 1.

The Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative will host a webinar at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT on Feb. 4 to explore how college campuses are addressing smoking cessation.

Reclamation seeks proposals for water treatment research, laboratory studies and pilot-scale projects for desalination and water purification. Phase one applications are due Feb. 8.
 
Learn about The United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' Fulbright Scholar Program in a webinar on Feb. 11.

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program. Apply by
Feb. 12.

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Health Workforce has released
the FY 2016 Funding opportunity Announcement for the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program. Apply by Feb. 15.

The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions is accepting applications for ELEVATE (Enriching Learning, Enhancing Visibility, and Training Educators). Apply by Feb. 15.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has opened its 2016 Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships and Science Policy Fellowships for researchers, science and medical and engineer professionals and doctoral graduates.
Apply by Feb. 17.

The International Research and Exchanges Board is accepting applications from institutions to host sponsored international students during the 2016-17 academic year. Apply by Feb. 28.

U.S. Study Abroad Branch and Partners of the Americas' Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad. Apply by March 15. Click here for more information.

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The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine
Ad reservation deadline: April 1

The Voice Magazine
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America Reads Spanish
Issue #107 (Nov.-Dec. 2015)

Excelencia in Education' Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2014-15  at a Glance Analysis

 



HACU names national internship program spring interns

Approximately 50 college students have started spring semester federal internships offered through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ (HACU) National Internship Program. Most of the students will be serving their internships with one of the following: U.S. Department of Agriculture; Library of Congress; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; U.S. Department of the Interior; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Library of Congress; and National Institutes of Health. More>>

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HACU’s 21st National Capitol Forum advertising deadline: Feb. 3
There’s still a chance to reserve an ad in the 21st Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education program. The ad deadline is Feb. 3, 2016, with artwork due Feb. 5. Click here for sponsorship and partnership opportunities available. The Capitol Forum takes place on March 14-15 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C. Online registration closes March 4. Download a flyer here.

For a listing of 2016-17 HACU conferences and events, click here, or download a printable version here.

Café Bustelo, HACU to award $5,000 scholarships to students
Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to award nine eligible students $5,000 college scholarships through El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest through May 27. More>>

Apply for a federal, corporate summer internship with HNIP  
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) is currently accepting applications for its summer session. Eligible students typically intern for
10 weeks between early June and mid-August.
The deadline to apply for a federal internship is
Feb. 15. Students interested in being considered for a corporate internship can email a resume.

HACU accepting presentation proposals for Annual Conference
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Call for Presentations for its 30th Annual Conference on Oct. 8-10, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, will remain open until March 1. More>>

HACU accepting scholarship applications for Annual Conference Student Track
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is accepting scholarship applications for the HACU 30th Annual Conference Student Track through
June 26. More>> 

Show love to HACU as you shop for your Valentine's perfect gift
If your search for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift takes you online, don’t forget to shop on AmazonSmile. Amazon will make a charitable donation to us whenever you select the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities as your charity.The site has the same Amazon merchandise and prices. All you have to do is bookmark https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-2466103, and select HACU each time you shop at smile.amazon.com.

HACU names new Corporate and Philanthropic Council chairman
Joseph “Joe” T. Mella of Goldman Sachs was named chair of the Corporate and Philanthropic Council (C&PC) of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Having previously served as vice chair, Mella succeeds Jerry Gattegno of Deloitte Tax LLP and will serve as a member of HACU’s Governing Board. More>>

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 200-500 word count,a university logo and photos. Email content to news@hacu.net. Submissions are requested by Feb. 17.

In the News
University of Iowa Latino Numbers Rise

Antonio Flores, president and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, said there is an upward national trend in the numbers of Latino student enrollment and graduation rates.