September 17, 2015
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EDUCAUSE Core Data Service: Know Where You Stand.
More than 800 colleges and universities use Core Data Service benchmarks to inform IT strategic planning and management. Institutions can gain access to a rich dataset of peers’ IT financial, staffing and service data by participating in an annual survey. The 2015 survey ends October 16, and there is no cost to participate. Learn more at www.educause.edu/coredata.
AAAS Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity is currently seeking applicants who are interested in attending the Gender Summit 7 (GS7), in Berlin, Germany, November 6-7, 2015. Apply by Sept. 25.
International Student Overview Webinar for Hispanic-Serving Institutions, cohosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security(DHS) and U.S. Department of State. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. DT
RFP and application materials on three competitions, http://www.100kstrongamericas.org/apply-grant
The IIE AIFS Foundation Generation Study Abroad Enrichment Grants Program. Apply by Dec. 1.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) Spanish-language version of its bestselling A Parent Guide to Study Abroad.
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The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine.
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America Reads Spanish
Issue #104 (August 2015)
President Obama and Senate recognize Hispanic-Serving Institutions
At the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the nation are being recognized. Earlier this week, President Barack Obama designated, with a proclamation, the week of Sept. 14, 2015, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. More>>
HACU president speaks at Hispanic Heritage events in D.C.
HACU President and CEO Dr. Antonio R. Flores participated in a panel for the Department of Homeland Security’s USCIS Hispanic Heritage Month Observance and Congressional Briefing Series panel hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, as part of Hispanic Heritage month presentations in Washington, D.C.
HACU announces scholarship recipients for fall 2015-16
A list of scholarship recipients from students attending HACU-member institutions has been posted. Scholarships were awarded by Travelers, J.C. Penney, Sodexo, NASCAR, Gilberto Salazar Escoboza, Videxport S.A. de C.V. and Empacadora Fruticola Santa Inés S.A. de C.V. More>>
Hispanic College Quiz airing during Hispanic Heritage Month
The Hispanic College Quiz, produced by Central City Productions and through a partnership with HACU, is now airing through Oct.19. Be sure to watch as students from HACU-member institutions compete for scholarships. For air dates, visit HACU's website. More>>
HACU receives GM Foundation Grant to empower youths to seek career in STEM fields
HACU received a $25,000 grant that will help support an initiative to increase awareness of STEM majors and careers among high school students. More>>
HACU Student Track conference scholarships awarded
HACU's 29th Annual Conference Student Track, a three-day career development and networking symposium is expecting to draw 400 students. More than half of the students attending are being sponsored by higher education institutions and corporate and federal partners. More>>
HACU's spring internship program deadline is Oct. 30
HACU's National Internship Program is accepting applications for its spring and summer 2016 sessions. Oct. 30 is the upcoming deadline for the spring 2016 session. More>>
HACU partners on Treasury Scholars Intern Program
HACU and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have partnered to offer internship opportunities for college students. More>>
HACU and Ford Motor Company Fund to host a STEM Summit for college students in Miami Beach
Students majoring in STEM fields have until Sept. 18 to apply for the one-day STEM Summit in Miami, Fla. More>>
HACU Conference Updates
- Pre-registration for HACU's Annual Conference ends Friday, Sept. 18. Onsite registration will be available.
- The Conference Program has been posted online.
- Download the Conference APP from the Apple or Android store.
- The room block at the conference hotel and the overflow hotel have sold out. Please click here for a list of hotels located walking distance from the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel.
HACU/Solution Generation Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award
HACU and partner organization ecoAmerica thank those institutions who submitted a proposal. Review is underway though the end of September. Awardee will be recognized at HACU's Annual Conference.
"La HACHE de HACU" Annual Giving invests in student success
HACU is asking friends, alumni and supporters to participate in its Annual Giving Campaign, La HACHE de HACU, and join the Hispanic Alliance to Champion Higher Education. With your help, HACU can continue to invest in students. More>>