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February 4, 2010

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The Educational Crisis Facing Young Men of Color
Source: College Board 
Report highlights challenges among minority students

Éxito Escolar
Series of four bilingual films, focused on preparing Latino students and their families for post-secondary education.


Member Advisories
New: Obama Administration's fiscal year 2011 budget

Subscribe to The VOICE of Hispanic Higher Education magazine

America Reads Spanish Newsletter #43



Technical assistance grant campus facilities projects related to 'green building.'
Deadline: Feb. 12

EPA is accepting grant proposals for its Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) program. Deadline: March 9

2010 Census: Make sure your campus is counted!
Download materials

Workshop for Title III, Title V and CCRAA Grantees March 29-31. Register at

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE  summer program for college students that provides medical and dental school preparation. Deadline: March 1 More >>

Request for Articles
Seeking scientific articles for new international publication Visit the Website or email

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia & Central Asia. Seeking host institutions for 2010-2011 exchange program. Apply by March 1.

March 29, 2010
Latino Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD)
California State University, San Bernardino

HACU on the Road heads to Texas
HACU on the Road will be in Dallas on Feb. 10, Houston on Feb. 11, and San Antonio on Feb. 18. The tour made an international visit to Mexico City on Jan. 28. Sodexo, México, hosted the event where local education and business leaders held discussion about the state of Hispanic higher education. More>>



Apply for 2010 HACU-DHHS Professions Capacity Building Program
HACU announces its Call for Applications for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) for the 2010 HACU-DHHS Professions Capacity Building Program  Applications, deadline to apply is April 9. More>>

HACU-EOI Scholarships announced
HACU and Fundación EOI, Spain, renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) earlier this year. The MOU will provide 20 scholarships of 50% for EOI graduate programs in Madrid or Sevilla, Spain, and 15 scholarships of 30% for EOI’s International Master Executive TICAL Program. More>>

Institutions can apply for 'green-building' fellowships
Second Nature is seeking applications for the 2010 Kresge Fellowship Program to aid under-resourced schools to "build green." The Fellowships will provide free registration, accommodations, and travel expenses (up to $2000/fellow) for fellows to attend one national green building-related conference.  Facilities directors, campus planners, and vice presidents of finance and business will be eligible for the fellowships. Deadline: March 15 

HNIP Summer internship applications due Feb. 26
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) recently welcomed 105 students from colleges and universities nationwide to its program for the spring 2010 semester. More>> Students interested in applying for the HNIP summer program must apply by Feb. 26.

Join the delegation to Capitol Hill
HACU is urging the leadership of every member institution to attend HACU’s 15th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, to be held on April 18-20, 2010, at the Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C. More>>

Post your résumé in the newly launched Pro Talento  
HACU’s ProTalento Résumé Database is accepting résumés. Be sure to post your résumé online. The site also includes opportunities to indicate interest in visiting professorships here and abroad.

HACU-member institutions eligible for special offer from CollegeWeekLive
CollegeWeekLive hosts the World’s Largest College Fair online and through this partnership is offering HACU members a special HACU rate. CollegeWeekLive Spring is Live on March 24-25 - don't miss out! The event will feature hundreds of colleges and more than 50 Live Video Presentations covering a wide variety of admissions topics. Register here.

How Top Companies Really Select Top Talent
Students and career center professionals can register to view the webinar, "How Top Companies Really Select Top Talent," on Feb. 10 from 7-8 p.m. EST. Click here to register for the webinar.
The webinar is hosted by Eli Lilly, a corporate sponsor of HACU’s National Internship Program (HNIP).

International CESINE Conference on Global Education - special offers for HACU members
The 1st International CESINE Conference on Global Education has several special offers for HACU members that attend its conference on May 26-27, 2010 in Santander, Spain. HACU members will receive the following:3 paid nights at a hotel in Santander (5/25, 5/26 and 5/27), breakfasts and lunches included; and two guided tours to emblematic places in Cantabria free of charge. Additional information available online.

IES-HACU program offers study abroad scholarships Students attending HACU-member institutions who study on IES Abroad Programs can apply for new IES-HACU scholarships. Five awards of $ 1000 will be made to students from HACU-member institutions beginning summer 2010. Contact Jenise Holloway ( or visit

Call for presentations - 24th Annual Conference
Presentations should relate to the HACU conference theme, "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Expanding Opportunities in Challenging Times." Click here for more information.
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