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August 24, 2017

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Research Partnerships available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

American Association for the Advancement of Science fellowship program is a yearlong assignment in a selected area of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the federal government in Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis Internship Program webinar from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern on Sept. 7.

Submission deadline for poster presentation abstracts for the IWLiME 2017: 4th International Workshop on Lithium, Industrial Minerals and Energy is Aug. 30.

The NSF is inviting faculty to register as a potential 2018 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) panelist.

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: 10/16/17.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competitions. The MetLife Foundation Study Abroad Innovation Deadline 8/31/17.
Student Exchange & Training in Peru and the U.S. Deadline 10/1/17.

ART. Art competition sponsored by Centro Cívico S-MART and The University of Texas at El Paso. Contact,; or for more info.




HACU Career Opportunities



The Voice Magazine

Cover shot of the summer edition.
In the mail late June.

AD reservation deadline 
Winter edition, Sept 29.
Artwork deadline Oct. 17

America Reads Spanish
Issue #122 (June 2017)

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College students gain experience at federal agencies, corporations and non-profits in HACU's National Internship Program 
The HACU National Internship Program celebrates a milestone of 25 years of opening doors of opportunities to college students in partnership with federal agencies and corporate partners by providing college students valuable career experience through paid internships.  College students will go back to their colleges this fall have obtained valuable experience. A total of 216 students served in internship positions at federal agencies, and 19 students at corporations. More>>



HACU president presents before NSF advisory committee
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was among the panelists presenting before the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Advisory Committee of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources on the proposed subcommittee "Building Capacity at Hispanic Serving Institutions. More>>

HACU joins over 300 organizations in support of Pell Grant adjustment
HACU has signed on to a letter directed to the leadership of the United States Senate and House of Representatives urging them to maintain the inflation adjustment for Pell Grants. More>>

Hispanic College Quiz TV Show features students demonstrating their knowledge of Hispanic heritage this fall
Nine college students and their coaches were in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 22, 2017, for the taping of the Hispanic College Quiz (HCQ) show. The show will air next month. More>>

TruScribe's Squigl available to HACU members at a discount
HACU and TruScribe have partnered to offer TruScribe products and services to HACU member institutions and affiliates at a reduced rate. Under the terms of the agreement, all members of HACU are entitled to a special discount of 20%, along with training and full support on all TruScribe offerings. TruScribe is the developer of Squigl, a platform that allows users to create whiteboard videos incorporating Scribology, combining science and art principles to make stories and content understandable and retainableMore>>

HACU hosts California Hispanic-Serving Institutions Summit
HACU will convene a California Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Summit on Oct. 29, 2017, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. More>>

HACU STEM Summit at CSULB includes free registration for area students
HACU will host a free STEM Summit to prepare Latino students for corporate internships and jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. More>>

HACU 31st Annual Conference - Register today 
The HACU hotel room block is filling up fast, and limited ad and exhibit booths space is available. Be sure to register soon for HACU's 31st Annual Conference, Oct. 28-30 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, Calif. 

HACU pre- and post conference events, including a new Trustees' Forum are all part of the line up of events. Download the conference app from Apple and Android app stores for all the latest information. 

The APP has info about workshops, advertising, exhibitor opportunities and more. Detailed sponsorship opportunities are available online.  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>> 

HACU Advocacy Center News  
Individuals seeking a draft letter to encourage your representatives to join the Congressional HSI Caucus can visit HACU's online advocacy center, or if your member is a co-chair, thank them for their leadership.

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. The winner of the $10,000 Award will be recognized on Oct. 30, 2017 at HACU’s 31st Annual Conference. 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 Submissions are requested by Sept 29.

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.

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