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MEMBER ADVISORY - June 27, 2019

Updated July 2, 2019  

HSIs - Submit your success stories / testimonials, papers

Call for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Success Stories for HACU magazine

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is accepting grant-related student success stories from its member Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The focus of the articles should be on how grant funding has made a difference in programs offered for students on your campus. Articles are accepted for any of the following HSI grants: U.S. Department of Agriculture funding; U.S. Department of Education Title III-Part F; U.S. Department of Education, Title V; and National Science Foundation.

Approximately 500-word count requested, with a university logo and 2-3 hi resolution photos (300 dpi). The articles will be considered for publishing in an upcoming HACU quarterly issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education. Click here and here for samples of previous stories. The deadlines are as follows: Fall issue - July 17.  Winter issue - Oct. 4. Email article and/or any questions to   

Student testimonials needed for House Ed & Labor Committee hearing

The House Committee on Education & Labor has requested student testimonials at HACU-Member Institutions, that address how their HSI embraces diversity and has created a campus climate that is inclusive and welcoming. Students can elaborate on what it's like to attend such a campus. The student testimonials will be submitted as a written statement for the record in a House Ed & Labor Committee hearing and will help to make the broader point that Congress needs to increase federal investments in all minority-serving institutions, including HSIs. The testimonials will also be used by HACU as HSI success stories and to promote on HSIs Week. The deadline to submit the written student testimonials is July 18. There is no word count limit on the testimonial. Send to

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 16-22, 2019

HACU will also accept video recording of HSI testimonials to use on social media during Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 16-22, 2019, or at the HACU Advocacy Center of HACU's website. The deadline for these videos is Sept. 6, 2019. For any questions email communications at  

HACU Call for Papers for special edition issue on HSIs for HETS Online Journal

HACU and Hispanic Educational Technology Services has announced a Call for Papers for the Special Edition Online Journal focused on Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Seeking articles on best practices (either in English or Spanish) for consideration the fall issue of the HETS Online Journal. Click here to download requirements for submission. Articles for this special issue will be accepted through September 13, 2019. Reviewers are also needed. Click here for more information.


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