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Oct. 21, 2016

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The Tenth Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit, March 23-24, 2017, Call for Papers.

The National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise Series for Institutions of Higher Education
test and promote campus resilience and emergency preparedness.

Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute seeks proposals for interdisciplinary research, technology development, education, and workforce development.

The Consular Fellows Program is a national service opportunity to live and work overseas as part of an Embassy or Consulate community.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Grants of up to $25,000 to institutions across the Western Hemisphere.

AccessEngineering funding to support training, experiential learning, and other engineering-related activities nationwide.

2017 CIBER overseas programs through Faculty Development in International and Sustainable Business programs.

Capacity Building Grants for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad.

NIH developmental and exploratory research funding on disparities in surgical care and outcomes for minority and health disparity groups.




HACU Career Opportunities


The Voice Magazine
(Summer cover below)

America Reads Spanish
Issue #116 (Sept. 2016)

HACU and U.S. Department of State sign MOU 
HACU and the U.S. Department of State renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on October 18, 2016, to foster student interest in foreign affairs and help increase the diversity of candidates at the Department. More 


HACU announces new chair and Governing Board Members
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has announced that the new chair of its Governing Board will be William V. Flores, Ph.D., provost and associate vice chancellor of Antioch University, Santa Barbara. 

Also confirmed were four other officers and four new members to its Board. More>>

HACU launches new online advocacy center
HACU has launched the HACU Advocacy Center, an online resource to assist education advocates in influencing public policy issues that affect Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other HACU member colleges and universities. The advocacy tool, managed by HACU’s Government Relations office, includes resources that facilitate advocacy efforts. More>> 

HACU President Antonio R. Flores to be recognized with a Maestro of Leadership Award
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will receive a Latino Leaders Maestro Award in the category of Leadership on October 26, 2016. Flores, who has served HACU for 20 years, is the third and longest-serving president of the Association. He will be honored for his lifetime achievements and accomplishments. More>>

Save these Dates: upcoming HACU Events
The 2017 HACU Events Calendar is now available. Click here to download a PDF calendar. Online registration is underway for HACU's International Conference, March 29-31, 2017, San José, Costa Rica  The deadline to reserve your ad in the International Conference Program is Feb. 1. 

The National Capitol Forum will take place on April 24-25, 2017, Washington, D.C. March 27 is the deadline to reserve an ad in the Capitol Forum Program.  

CSUN selected for the 2016 Climate Leadership Award     
HACU and ecoAmerica’s Solution Generation program recognized California State University Northridge (CSUN) for its leadership in promoting awareness of climate change and sustainability. More>> 

HACU Student Track conference scholarships awarded to students
HACU welcomed more than 550 participants at its Student Track as part of HACU’s 30th Annual Conference. More>>

Giving Tuesday  
Keep HACU in mind on #GivingTuesday, Tuesday, November 29, 2016, when charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. More>>

Ford scholarships presented to eight students from San Antonio colleges and universities
The Ford Motor Company Fund presented eight students with a Ford scholarship of $1,000 at HACU's 30th Annual Conference. 

Deloitte presents FIU student with a $10,000 Student Leadership Award
Leonardo De Armas, an accounting major at Florida International University (FIU), received the 2016 Student Leadership Award, named after Jorge A. Caballero, partner at Deloitte Tax, LLP.

Free HACU Webinar   
HACU will offer a free webinar to provide institutions with information to assist students that may be applying for international study abroad and International Student Track opportunities, offered as part of HACU's student programs.The webinar will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT. Register online.  

Thank you to all participants and sponsors of HACU's 30th Annual Conference. Some presentations posted here.