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October 1, 2020

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Stevens Initiative 2020 Virtual Exchange Grant Competition. Deadline is Oct. 13, 2020.

United States Department of Agriculture Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program grant. Deadline is Oct. 28, 2020.

Building HSI Learning Resilience in the Face of Crisis virtual event. Deadline is Nov. 2, 2020.

Applications open for the 2020-2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Deadline is Dec. 18, 2020. 

2020 Mexico-U.S. Innovation Fund Competition to support new higher education partnerships and academic training programs for students between Mexico and the U.S. Deadline is Feb. 15, 2021.

United States Agency for International Development Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in Higher Education Program. Deadline is March 4, 2021.

National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program grant. Deadline is March 31, 2021.

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Vote by Mail 2020 working with college campuses to provide a college playbook on how to adapt their voter registration.

CovEducation: Connects college undergrad and postgrad students with K-12 students in need for free, virtual academic mentoring and tutoring.


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HACU's 34th Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education Oct. 26-28, 2020
More than 50 workshops will be offered virtually under the theme, “Championing Hispanic Higher Education: Fostering Excellence and Social Justice,” as part of the Annual Conference. A virtual exhibitor experience will also be included. Register by Oct. 16. More>> 
 
The regular line up of pre- and post-conference events will take place on alternate days.

Headlines

HACU’s virtual Town Hall to focus on the 2020 Presidential Election: Its Impact on Latinos and Hispanic Higher Education
HACU will present a Town Hall on "The 2020 Presidential Election: Its Impact on Latinos and Hispanic Higher Education," Oct. 28, 2020, as part of its 34th Annual Conference. Panel of experts announced. More>> 


HACU International Plenary to focus on International Education: What’s Next after COVID-19?
HACU will present the International Plenary “International Education: What’s Next after COVID-19?” Oct. 28, 2020, as part of its 34th Annual Conference. Speakers have been announced. More>> 


Colleges among those supporting undergraduate leadership development at HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute
HACU and its partners will bring together undergraduate students from across the country for an opportunity to receive essential leadership development at the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute. The Institute is being offered virtually, Oct. 25-28, 2020, as part of HACU’s 34th Annual Conference. See list of institutions sponsoring students. More>> 

Joseph I. Castro confirmed as chancellor of CSU System
Congratulations to HACU Governing Board Member Joseph Castro. Castro becomes the first California native Mexican American appointed to lead the largest and most diverse four-year public system of higher education in the nation. More>>

U.S. Department of Education awards $69.4 million in new awards to 118 HSIs
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that 118 HSIs will receive more than $69 million in new awards to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Hispanic and low-income students. More>>


HACU Advocacy Center News  

2020 election map/voter registration information page available on HACU Advocacy Center
HACU has created a 2020 election map/voter registration information page that includes useful information that includes: federal candidates on the ballot, voter registration deadline, how to register to vote, your polling place and polling hours. More>> 

Applications are open for HACU and Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships for, 2020-21
Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for one of the five ($2,000) Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships to be awarded. Deadline to apply is Nov. 20, 2020. More>> 

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications for spring session
HACU National Internship Program is accepting applications from college students for the spring 2021 session. The spring internship program dates are Jan. 7 - April 23, 2021. Application deadline is Oct. 30, 2020. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign 
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift. There are many ways to give to HACU including: Donating to LA HACHE de HACU – the Associations Annual Giving Campaign, when you shop on Amazon Smile and micro giving campaigns such as Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1, 2020.

Request for Title V program success stories
HACU Members - Please send us your member news and grant stories of student success for the winter issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. Submissions received by Oct. 6 will be considered for publication in the winter issue. For additional details, click here

Submissions received by Oct. 21 will be considered for publication in the winter issue. Information on Ad deadlines here.