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October 4, 2018

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NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships (NSTRF) - Fall 2019. Deadline for NSTRF19 proposals from students (Phase A) is Nov. 1, 2018 

Technical Assistance Workshop. NSF "Inspiring and Educating” and "Strengthening HBCUs and HSIs Capacities to Increase Extramural Opportunities" Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Call for Papers National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies. Deadline is Nov. 10, 2018

IES Abroad Customized &  Faculty-Led Program Award. Oct. 12, 2018, is deadline for full-time university faculty can submit their STEM-related program ideas.

Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) Competition for Support Award Applications due: Nov. 16, 2018.

Call for Applications COHORT 4 KickStarter Program for Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions.

Fulbright Community College Administrator Seminar to Russia. Deadline is Oct.15, 2018

USAID concept notes by Oct. 24 for Feed the Future Innovation Lab on policy research related to food security, capacity strengthening for research, and expanding policy influence
TITLE IV Presidential Leadership Summit for presidents and chancellors of Minority-Serving Institutions

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America Reads Spanish

Issue #137 (Sept. 2018)

Minority Serving Institutions as Engines of Upward Mobility
Postsecondary Enrollment Before, During, and Since the Great Recession


HACU asks federal employees and retirees participating in the CFC workplace giving to choose HACU #CFC10477 as their education cause and help support college students across our nation.

To make a donation, click here.




 

Call for Presentations for 2019 HACU International Conference
HACU is accepting proposals for the Call for Presentations of its 13th International Conference, “University Resilience and Renaissance: The Challenge of Climate Change and Other Global Shifts,” May 1-3, 2019, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Send a proposal by Oct. 26. More>>

Headlines

HACU proposes a PK-12 and Higher Ed Collaboration initiative for federal grant funding consideration
HACU has proposed a legislative initiative, titled the PK-12 and Higher Ed Collaboration, that would create a new Part C under Title V of the Higher Education Act for a grant program to support partnerships and collaboration between HSIs and HSSDs. More>>  

HACU accepting college student applications for the Exito: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp
HACU and the Central Intelligence Agency is accepting applications for “Exito: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp,” a two-day career exploration event. More>>

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications from college students for paid nationwide opportunities
HACU has announced applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 HACU National Internship Program. The next application deadline is Oct. 26, 2018 for the spring session (Jan. 09 - April 26, 2019). More>>

HACU/U.S. Army University Tour visits the University of Texas at Arlington
Over 650 high school students participated in the HACU and U.S. Army University Tour hosted at the University of Texas at Arlington, Sept. 11-13, 2018. More>> 



Ten students awarded Café Bustelo® El Café Del Futuro Scholarships totaling $50,000 
HACU has selected ten students from HACU-member institutions to each receive a Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship of $5,000. More>> 

Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarship recipients announced
HACU and Big Red have announced the five student recipients of the $1,000 Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarships, as part of HACU’s 2018-19 Scholarship Program. More>>

MillerCoors announces 30 scholarship recipients
HACU and MillerCoors have announced the 30 student recipients of the $2,500 Miller Lite – Brewed to be Bright and Coors Light – Climb On Scholarships, as part of HACU’s 2018-19 Scholarship Program. More>>

HACU and Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program announce student recipients
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced 150 college students will receive Southwest Airlines E-passes, as part of the SWA ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Higher Education Award Program More>>

Support HACU on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27
HACU will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving in support of non-profit organizations across the country. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift. Donate here


HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU 2018 Legislative Update for the Western Region 

HACU has published a list of higher education bills that HACU supported throughout the legislative process for member colleges and universities in the Western Region.More>>

Urge your Member of Congress to join the HSI Caucus

Ask your member of Congress to join the Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus. With the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act underway, the Caucus will be essential for advocacy for federal resources for HSIs. Click here to contact your member of Congress.

For other Capitol Hill updates including the DREAM Act click here


Request for 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. The deadline for the Winter Magazine is Oct. 17, 2018.

The Voice Magazine also has ad opportunities available, see Ad deadlines and rates. 

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