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April 2, 2014

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Early bird deadline: May 31



The Nonacademic Careers
of STEM PhD Holders

American Institutes for Research

America Reads Spanish - Newsletter #90


Member Advisories

HACU-IES Abroad Merit/Need-based
Fall deadline May 1, 2014.

Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program
Deadline April 3, 2014.

2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll application.
Deadline April 3, 2014
at 5 p.m. ET.

2014 National Request for Proposals from research universities to implement
UTeach Secondary STEM Teacher Prep Program Model.

Presidential Awards
for Excellence
in Mathematics and
Science Teaching

Nominate a teacher
Deadline: April 15

Apply by June 13, for a Fall Internship


Capitol Forum on-site registration opens on Monday
The National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education will take place next week, April 7-8, 2014 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, D.C. More 165 individuals including 85 colleges and universities are among those already registered for the Capitol Forum. If you didn't register online, you can still register on-site. Please click here to see a list of institutions participating as of today.

Special thanks to Capitol Forum Sponsors and Partners.


HACU joins The Big Give SA
HACU has joined The Big Give SA,
a 24-hour event where you can donate to HACU, a nonprofit making a difference for colleges and universities and their students. From its National Headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, HACU serves as the voice for Hispanic higher education success in the nation and abroad. Help spread the word to Save the date: May 06 and show your support for HACU, the only association representing Hispanic-Serving Institutions. More>>

Latino students participate in HACU STEM Summit at CSUF
The HACU STEM Summit recently brought university students together with STEM professionals and corporate representatives at the California State University Fullerton (CSUF) campus for a one-day event on March 21, 2014. More>>

HACU supporting U.S. News STEM Solutions 
HACU is a supporting organization of The National Leadership Conference that focuses on the shortage of STEM skills in the workforce, assembling corporations, educators, policymakers and education technology companies in order to advance the future of STEM education and the workforce.  A discount rate is available for HACU members. More>>

HACU to host student health disparities workshop at UT School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus April 7
A few seats are still available for a free workshop HACU is hosting to provide students in the Brownsville area the opportunity to learn about academic training and professional opportunities for careers in health disparities research. The keynote speaker will be Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D., an internationally recognized professor and scientist. More>>

Update on HACU's Annual Conference and opportunities
Thank you to those who answered the Call for Presentations for HACU’s 28th Annual Conference.
All entries are being reviewed and will be announced soon. HACU's premier conference on Hispanic Higher education takes place Oct. 4-6 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. 
Information and deadlines to remember:
Secure your space and submit your Exhibitor Application early. 
May 31 - Early Bird registration deadline.
June 27 - Student Track Annual Conference Scholarship closes.
Aug 25 - Ad space reservations due for the Annual Conference Program.
A variety of Partnership and Sponsorship opportunities are also available. 
here to download a PDF of all promotional opportunities.
Special thanks to Annual Conference Sponsors and Partners.

Submit your commencement stories, keynote speakers and graduation photos to The Voice Magazine
We are also looking for a commencement cover shot. HACU-member institutions can send commencement news and photos for consideration for publishing in the magazine's summer issue. Editorial deadline: May 12. News releases, photos or links can be sent to

A few ad spaces are also available in The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education, Summer issue; reserve by May 2.

HACU's Hall of Champions nomination deadline is approaching
Nominate someone who has shaped the landscape of higher education for Hispanics or is transforming and expanding opportunities for Hispanic students. HACU is accepting nominations for individuals who embody the mission of the Association through exemplary efforts "To Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education." The deadline is April 11. More>>

HACU and Southwest Airlines offer Travel Program for college students 
College students can now apply for the 2014 “Dándole Alas a Tu Éxito/Giving Flight to Your Success TM” ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Program, offered by The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Southwest Airlines. Online applications will be accepted through May 15. More>> 

HACU accepting applications for fall 2014 internships
HACU's National Internship Program is currently accepting applications through June 13, 2014, for its fall session. The fall internship program dates are Aug. 22 - Dec. 5, 2014. More>>

HACU still seeking students to intern at corporations this summer 
Corporate summer internship applications are being accepted until April 14 from students from U.S institutions for paid internships with: Aetna, Home Depot, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Sodexo, Lockheed Martin, PBS, and Wyndham. More>>

HACU scholarships open for applications  
Student applications for HACU scholarships with the following deadlines are available: May 30 - NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award. Header membership Donate Forward