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November 8, 2018

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The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Application deadline is Dec. 21, 2018 

Innovation Fund grant competition to create higher education institutional partnerships between Mexico and the United States. Deadline is Jan. 31, 2019

Innovation Fund grant to promote academic exchange and training opportunities for students in the U.S. and Brazil. Deadline is Feb. 19, 2019

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

PEER Last Mile awards for financial support for research and capacity 
building activities. Research proposals submitted can address a variety of topics.
Deadline is Jan. 14, 2019



Download a HACU 2019 Calendar of Events PDF





America Reads Spanish
Issue #138 (Oct. 2018)

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

Teaching First-Generation Latinx Students

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.

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. We accept up to 500 word count with a university logo and photos. Email content or questions to The deadline for consideration for the spring magazine is Feb. 15, 2019.

The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine also has ad opportunities available, see Ad deadlines and rates.  

HSIs discussed during executive briefing at Apple corporate headquarters
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores gave introductory remarks on Oct. 31, 2018, during an executive briefing that took place at Apple Park, the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc., in Cupertino, California. More>>


HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores named among Latino Leaders’ list of most influential Latinos of 2018
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores was named one of “The 2018 101 Most Influential Latinos” in Latino Leaders Magazine’s September/October issue. More>> 

HACU announces new Governing Board Members for 2018-19
HACU named two new members and re-elected a member to its governing board. Newly elected board members include Juan Sánchez Muñoz, president, University of Houston - Downtown; Garnett S. Stokes, University of New Mexico and re-elected board member Mike Flores, chancellor, Alamo Colleges District. 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 president speaks about the history of higher education federal funding at conference in New Jersey
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores recently spoke at the “Focused on the Future: Innovation and Investment at HBCUs,” conference convened by Educational Testing Service Conference and National Urban League. More>>

HACU/U.S. Army University Tour visits the UTSA
Over 600 high school students participated in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and U.S. Army University Tour hosted at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Oct. 16-18, 2018.  More>>

HACU and the Ford Motor Company Fund announce the Ford College Community Challenge for students at HSIs
HACU and the Ford Motor Company Fund have launched the “Ford College Community Challenge” grant designed for students at HACU-member Hispanic-Serving Institutions to collaborate with local non-profits. Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2019. More>>  

HACU National Internship Program application deadline for spring extended to Nov. 16, 2018
The deadline for the HACU National Internship Program has been extended to Nov. 16, 2018. More>> 

In case you missed this:

HACU’s Annual Conference "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Building America’s Future" in Atlanta, Georgia

HACU presents Awards of Excellence during 32nd Annual Conference

Hispanic Outlook names HACU President/CEO Antonio Flores as “Hispanic of the Year”  

Deloitte presents student with a $10,000 Student Leadership Award

U.S. Army awards scholarship at HACU’s 32ndAnnual Conference in Atlanta

Conference PowerPoint slides

HACU Advocacy Center News  


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

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