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July 9, 2020

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Announcements

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program recruiting for the 2021-2022 academic year. Deadline to apply is Sept. 15, 2020.

National Science Foundation Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2020.

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

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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CDC: Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education

U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

FAQ: For Non-CARES Act Competitive Grant Programs Administered by the Office of Postsecondary Education In Response to COVID-19

America Reads Spanish 
Issue #155 (June 2020)



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Application deadline extended for Molson Coors scholarships
A total of 40 scholarships will be awarded to eligible undergraduate students enrolled at HACU-member institutions in select cities. Apply by July 31, 2020. More>> 


Headlines

HACU receives grant from The Sallie Mae Fund
HACU is among the grant recipients announced by The Sallie Mae Fund on June 25, 2020. The grant of $125,000 will support initiatives that advance social justice, diversity, inclusion and equality. More>> 

HACU’s Ninth Annual Deans’ Forum to focus on blueprint for thriving HSIs
Presenters will discuss the topic "From Hispanic-Serving to Hispanic Thriving: A Blueprint for Success." More>>
 
HACU 19th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute speakers announced
The one-day Institute for faculty, staff and administrators will focus on strategies for moving up the faculty and administrative ladders in higher education. More>>

HACU and HETS collaborate on Online Journal
Faculty/staff of HACU member institutions and HACU affiliates are invited to submit articles for consideration or also apply to serve as a peer reviewer. Articles for this special issue will be accepted through Sept. 25, 2020. More>>

Michael Drake named president of the University of California
HACU applauds the Board of Regents of the University of California for appointing Michael V. Drake, M.D., to serve as the president for the UC. More>>

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 14-20, 2020
Save the date. National Hispanic-Serving Institutions week will be observed Sept. 14-20, 2020. The observance takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

HACU statement on ICE guidance on international students
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores has released a statement in response to ICE’s temporary final rule regarding international students. More>>


HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU statement on the Supreme Court ruling regarding the DACA program
HACU has released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s opinion regarding President Trump’s 2017 order to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. More>> 

HACU Statement on California Budget Compromise
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores has released a statement in response to the 2020-2021 State Budget Compromise between Governor Newsom and the California Legislature. More>> 


HACU accepting applications for Emerging Leaders Summit at Texas A&M University – San Antonio, Sept 15
An Emerging Leaders Summit will be hosted at Texas A&M University – San Antonio in Texas. Students must be enrolled at a college or university within a 100-mile radius from Texas A&M University – San Antonio. 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 upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. For additional details, click here.

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