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MEMBER ADVISORY

August 17, 2020

U.S. DOL Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Relationship Building Engagement Event: Opening Doors of Opportunity Between Colleges and Employers

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT.

The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs invites HACU HSIs, HBCUs, and TCUs to attend its Relationship Building Engagement Event: Opening Doors of Opportunity Between Colleges and Employers. The event will connect students, career counselors, ADA and Vets coordinators with three major national/international employers to learn about apprentice programs, internships and sustainable careers for students. Register here.

Announcing the HSI Program Solicitation NSF 20-599

An updated HSI Program solicitation (NSF 20-599) is now available: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a notice inviting proposals for the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. Proposals will be accepted in three tracks: Track 1: Planning or Pilot Projects (PPP) ranging from $200K to $400K; Track 2: Implementation and Evaluation Projects (IEP) ranging from $500K to $1M; and Track 3: Institutional Transformation Projects (ITP) up to $3M.

Important Dates:

  • Track 1: Planning or Pilot Projects and Track 2: Implementation and Evaluation Projects full proposal deadline: January 13, 2021
  • Track 3: Institutional Transformation Projects full proposal deadline: February 10, 2021

A Student Mentoring Plan, as a supplementary document, is now required for all proposals requesting stipends or wages to support undergraduate or graduate students. Conference proposals may be submitted by institutions of higher education and non-profit organizations after consultation with an HSI program officer.

Any proposal submitted in response to this solicitation should be submitted in accordance with the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), which is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after June 1, 2020. Click here for more information.

HACU needs your vote for a chance to win a 25,000 Grant

Richard Montez, director of member services at HACU is among the finalists in the Coors Light Líder of the year campaign. Votes can be cast daily at https://www.coorslightlideres.com/ through Aug. 31, so that HACU has a chance to receive a $25,000 grant to support its community work. That can only happen if he gets the most votes. More>>

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