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June 15, 2017

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of Minority Health-Minority Research Grant Program. Closing 7/10.

2018-19 Fulbright Scholar Competition is LIVE: Deadline 8/1 for multiple opportunities.

Development Innovation Ventures rolling application for funding innovative solutions to the world's development challenges.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program assists U.S. higher education institutions in expanding programs of academic exchange.
HSIs encouraged to apply.
2018-19 Proposal Deadline: 10/16.

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant application - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area.Closing Date: 6/28.

Google Conference grants for attending and travel application deadline 6/28 and various.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competitions. Deadline 8/31.

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The impact of HSIs discussed with members of Congress
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was in Washington D.C., the week of June 5, 2017, to continue working with members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the launch of a Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus. More>>
 

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HACU’s Sixth Annual Deans’ Forum announces presenters 

This year’s Deans’ Forum will address the topic "Exemplary Practices: Developing Effective Hispanic Teacher Pathways. The Forum, a post-conference event of HACU's 31st Annual Conference, will take place on Tues., Oct. 31, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. More>>

Third PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium
HACU will host its Third PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium, a pre-conference event of HACU’s 31st Annual Conference. The symposium will take place Oct. 28, 2017, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. More>>

Click here for the conference guide.  
HACU's Annual Conference guide for Oct. 28-30, 2017, in San Diego, Calif. includes information about workshops, advertising, exhibitor opportunities and more. Detailed sponsorship opportunities are available
online.  

Five students receive Denny’s Hungry for Education scholarships

HACU has announced five students who will receive a Denny’s Hungry for Education scholarship, from HACU-member institutions in California, Florida, Nevada, Puerto Rico and Texas. More>>


Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed Sept. 18-24
Mark your calendars and make plans to celebrate National Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) week to be observed Sept. 18-24, 2017. More>>

College students begin HNIP summer internship session

Hundreds of students from colleges and universities across the country have started serving in paid internships at federal agencies and corporations, as part of HACU's National Internship Program (HNIP) summer 2017 session. More>>

HACU accepting student applications for fall internships nationwide
June 23 is the extended deadline for students to apply for a paid 2017 fall internship offered through the Hispanic Association Colleges and Universities' (HACU) National Internship ProgramMore>> 


HACU Advocacy Center News - As part of ongoing advocacy efforts, HACU Government Relations hosts periodic webinars to keep advocates up-to-date on the latest higher education policies. Missed a webinar? Click here to view past recordings.

The BRIDGE Act would provide temporary relief from deportation and employment authorization to individuals who are eligible for the Department of Homeland Security’s DACA program. More>> 


International collaborations in higher education discussed at HACU, Department of State session
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores recently discussed the Association’s international initiatives with members of the diplomatic corps from the Western Hemisphere. More>>

HACU president speaks at the Annual Teacher Diversity Partner Summit 
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was a panelist at the Annual Teacher Diversity Partner Summit held by AFT on May 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. More

HACU/Solution Generation $10,000 Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award Call for Proposals deadline is Sept. 18 
HACU) and partner organization, ecoAmerica, are currently accepting proposals from HACU member institutions for a HACU/Solution Generation for Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award. More>>

Submit your Title V program success stories 
HACU is soliciting success stories about how Title V program funding has made a difference for students on your campus. Stories submitted will be considered for publishing in an upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. We accept up to 500 word count with a university logo and photos. Email content or questions to news@hacu.net. Submissions are requested by July 31.

Statement from HACU President Antonio Flores on SB 4 law  

HACU echoes the strong opposition of numerous national and state organizations to SB 4 that was recently signed into law by Texas Governor Abbott. More>>

HACU and ETS partner to launch SuccessNavigator
HACU has partnered with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to launch SuccessNavigator at three HACU-member institutions, California State University-Fresno, Texas State University and Valencia College in Florida. More>>

Congratulations to HACU Partners that made the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity
Partners on the list are: Sodexo, KPMG, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, Eli Lilly & Co., TIAA, Kellogg Co., Aetna, The Walt Disney Co., General Motors and BBVA Compass. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift in 2017. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here.