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December 07, 2017

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University of Maryland Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) Cuba
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business CIBER is leading a faculty development program to Cuba in May 2018. Five faculty who come from a HACU member institutions will be selected to receive $1000 stipend to participate in the program. Early application deadline is Dec. 19. Mention HACU when applying..

Call for applications: The University of Houston will host a HSI-STEM conference open to HACU's membership Feb. 14-16, 2018. For more information visit their web site. Some travel stipends are available. 

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.

Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures, Call for Submissions for scholarly articles and creative work Vox Latinx: Literature and Politics in the Twenty-first Century Extended Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

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.
AAUW’s Fellowships and Grants opportunities. click here for upcoming deadlines.  






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 meets with Host and Advisory Council in Atlanta
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores and HACU staff were in Atlanta Georgia on Nov. 30, 2017, for the first 32nd Annual Conference Host and Advisory Council meeting held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, site of the 2018 conference. This marks the first HACU conference to be held in Atlanta. More>> 


2018 Call for Presentations for HACU Annual Conference

HACU is accepting applications for the 2018 Call for Presentations of its 32nd Annual Conference, taking place Oct. 6-8, 2018, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA. Speaker proposals will be accepted until March 9, 2018.

Thank you for your support of HACU  
HACU would like to thank individuals who donated to HACU during Giving Tuesday. If you didn't get a chance to participate, on this day of giving, It's not too late make a year end contribution. More>>

HACU to host is Capitol Forum in D.C.
HACU will host its 23rd Annual Capitol Forum on Hispanic higher education on April 9-10, 2018, in Washington D.C. at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. January22 is the deadline to register at the early bird rate. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. More>>
HACU and Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program announce the student recipients
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced 100 college students will receive Southwest Airlines E-passes, as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program. A complete list of all student recipients and their colleges and universities is available. More>>

HACU seeks four researchers for food security research project
HACU in partnership with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are among the partner organizations inviting submissions from researchers at HACU-member institutions for an NSF-funded project designed to leverage a diverse community of researchers to develop innovative research projects around the topic of food security. Applications are due by December 15, 2017. More>>

HACU's National Internship Program is accepting applications for summer 2018
HACU is currently seeking students interested in applying for a summer 2018 internship in the federal or corporate sector. The summer internship program dates are from June 1 - August 10, 2018, and for students who attend institutions that operate on a quarter calendar June 14- August 24. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2018. 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. 

HACU career opportunities available
HACU has the following position available in its Washington, D.C. office: Assistant Vice President of HNIP and Federal Relations;
The position of Director of Policy Analysis and Information is also open at the HACU headquarters in San Antonio, TX. For other opportunities, job descriptions, and application information click here.

HACU, Relay GSE partnership to promote teacher diversity
HACU has partnered with Relay GSE, a Relay Teaching Residency two-year graduate program where new teachers earn their teaching certification, a master’s degree, and a full-time job placement with salary and benefits. The Relay program is open to all majors, including graduating seniors, graduates, and career changers. Relay GSE is dedicated to diversifying the teacher pipeline and graduates from HACU member schools can apply for consideration for 10 slots allocated for students from HACU-member institutions that meet the requirements of the Teaching Residency program. Additional information at, or by contact Gaston Cantu at 210-576-3250, or at 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 Jan. 31.
Cover shot of the fall edition. Ad deadlines