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November 09, 2017

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2018 call for applications -Cohort 3 National Science Foundation KickStarter Program for Community College HSIs.

Call for applications: Course Development Stipends for Russia, Eastern Europe and Asia. Six Title VI National Resource Centers plan to award stipends to faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions to develop and incorporate greater content about Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia into the curricula of the institutions at which they teach.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission.
Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

Health Services Research internships through SUMR program at University of Pennsylvania. Open to rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors interested in exploring the field of health services research. The SUMR 2018 program will run for 12 weeks from May 29 through Aug. 17. Apply by Feb. 1.

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

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.

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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 Jan. 31.

America Reads Spanish
Issue #128 (October 2017)

A Disaster Response web page is available on HACU's website to allow its members to connect with those who are in need of goods or services in the event of a natural disaster. More>>

HACU Annual Conference draws record attendance 
HACU's 31st Annual Conference "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Driving America’s Prosperity" drew a record attendance of 2,190, Oct. 28-30, 2017 in San Diego, Calif. Celebrity speakers Cheech Marin and Esai Morales discussed how media and education are changing the narrative and creating opportunities, followed by a book signing. More than 700 students participated in a sold out HACU Student Track. HACU also recognized seven honorees for their contributions. More>> 

Squigl hosts free webinar: “Using whiteboard video software as a more effective pedagogical tool,”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CST
TruScribe is the developer of Squigl, an innovative new platform that turns average people into video creators by turning their text into video. No video or design experience required. Curriculum presentations become more engaging. Register for the webinar here. 

To learn more about HACU-member discounts, please visit


Félix V. Matos Rodríguez to serve as chair of HACU Governing Board, new members announced
HACU's Governing Board has elected as its chair Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, president of Queens College, CUNY. Board officers and new board members were also announced. More>>

HACU to host is Annual Capitol Forum in D.C.
Mark you calendars for April 9-10, 2018, when HACU hosts its
23rd Annual Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education at the
Washington Marriott at Metro Center in D.C. Early bird registration rates are available through Jan. 22
. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
The end of the year is around the corner. Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible end of the year gift. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here today or on Giving Tuesday on November 28. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile.    

University of the Incarnate Word received the HACU/ Solution Generation Climate Leadership Award
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores, who is also a ecoAmerica board member, and  William Flores, former HACU Governing board member presented the HACU/Solutions Generations Climate Leadership Award of $10,000 to the University of the Incarnate Word during HACU;s Annual Conference.  More>>

HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) extends application  deadline
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) has extended the application deadline to Nov. 15 for the spring 2018 session. More>>

Finalists of the Hispanic College Quiz TV Show recognized with scholarships
Representatives from State Farm, sponsor of the Hispanic College Quiz, and Central City Productions, the producers of the TV show presented scholarships to the three finalists of the 2017 Hispanic College Quiz TV Show. More>>

Deloitte presents UTSA student with a $10,000 Student Leadership Award
HACU corporate partner Deloitte presented the Jorge A. Caballero Student Leadership Award to Erick Linares, an accounting major at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) during HACU’s Annual Conference. More>>

Ford Motor Company Fund presents scholarships to San Diego area students 
The Ford Motor Company Fund presented five students with scholarships of $1,000 during HACU's Annual Conference. More>>

HACU hosts California Hispanic-Serving Institutions Summit
More than 40 higher education representatives participated in the California Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Summit convened by the HACU Western Regional Office, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on Oct. 29, 2017. More>>

HACU partners with National University to Host a Youth Leadership Development Forum STEM Day in San Diego
HACU in partnership with National University in San Diego, hosted a Students in STEM Youth Leadership Development Forum (YLDF) sponsored by the GM Foundation on Oct. 27, 2017. More>>

HACU, KIA Motors America, Inc. announce scholarship recipients 
HACU and corporate partner KIA Motors America, Inc. have announced ten students from HACU-member institution will receive scholarships for 2017-18 school year. More>>

HACU and Big Red announce 2017-18 recipients of Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships
HACU and Big Red have announced the five student recipients of the $1,000 Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships, as part of HACU’s 2017-18 Scholarship Program. More>> 

HACU Advocacy Center News  
Help HACU advocate for Hispanic higher education. Click here to sign-up to HACU’s Advocacy Center and receive higher education policy updates, webinar information, and call to action alerts on the DREAM Act, HSI funding, and HEA issues impacting HSI programs and funding.