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August 15, 2019

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Sites and Supplements Program Solicitation NSF 19-582. Deadline is Aug. 28, 2019.

Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad Initiatives. Request for proposals due by August 30, 2019.

The 2019-2020 edition of the Study In Spain - Student Ambassadors' Program. All students attending a university or college in the US are welcome to participate and represent Spain and the program. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2019.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Regional Spotlight: Western Hemisphere. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2019.

HSI Program Solicitation NSF 19-540. An updated HSI Program solicitation (NSF 19-540) is now available: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: (HSI Program). Due Date for FY2020 Competition: Sept. 18, 2019.

Capacity Building Program for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Department of Agriculture grant opportunity. Deadline is Oct. 31, 2019.

HACU IES Abroad Scholarship open to students who are currently attending a HSI that is a HACU member. Spring calendar year deadline Nov. 1, 2019.

Department of Defense Research and Education Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MSI) grant opportunity. Deadline is April 30, 2024. 

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America Reads Spanish 
Issue #145 (June 2019)



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HACU National Internship Program announces deadlines
HACU has announced the upcoming deadlines for its National Internship Program. The internships include a biweekly stipend, paid round-trip airfare, housing arrangement assistance, as well as professional development workshops, networking events, and cultural activities. Federal internship sessions are for 10-weeks during the summer and 15-weeks during the fall and spring programs. The location of internships are at federal agencies in Washington, D.C. and field offices nationwide. The deadline for spring 2020 internships is Oct. 25, 2019 More>>

Headlines

HACU announces Fellows for Inaugural Leadership Academy/Academia de Liderazgo
HACU has announced 24 fellows have been selected for its Inaugural Leadership Academy, La Academia de Liderazgo. The program is designed to increase Hispanic representation in leadership positions in higher education. More>>


USDA selects 2019 Class of E. Kika De La Garza Fellows
Congratulations to the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the 17 fellows from Hispanic-Serving Institutions that were selected for the 2019 Class of the E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program. More>>

HACU Town Hall to focus on significance of being a Hispanic-Serving Institution
HACU will present a Town Hall on "Hispanic-Serving Institution: What exactly should that mean?” Keynote speakers will discuss what being a Hispanic-Serving Institution should mean for campuses. More>>

HACU International Plenary to focus on exchanges, dual degree programs, joint research projects
HACU will present an International Plenary on, "International Partnerships: Joint and Dual Degree Programs, Faculty/Student Exchanges, Joint Research Projects and More." Panelists will highlight the effective strategies their institutions have employed to develop joint and dual degree programs and discuss how they overcame challenges. More>> 

HACU's 33rd Annual Conference, Oct. 5-7, Chicago, Illinois
The online registration deadline of Sept. 20 is fast approaching for HACU’s 33rd Annual Conference and pre- and post-conference events. There are few rooms left at the conference hotel. Exhibitor and sponsorship/partnership opportunities are available.


Request for paper for
HACU and HETS partner on special edition online journal focused on Hispanic-Serving Institutions
HACU and Hispanic Educational Technology Services are accepting articles on best practices (either in English or Spanish) for consideration the fall issue of the HETS Online Journal. Articles for this special issue will be accepted through Sept. 13, 2019. More>>  

HSIs Week to be observed, Sept. 16-22, 2019
Mark your calendars, National Hispanic-Serving Institutions week will be observed Sept. 16-22, 2019. The observance takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month. More>>

Request for Title V program success stories
HACU is accepting grant-related articles from its members about how an HSI federal grant made a difference for students on your campus. Seeking stories about programs developed with any of the following HSI grants: U.S. Department of Education’s Title III-Part F or Title V; National Science Foundation; or USDA funding. Up to 500-word count, university logo and 2-3 photos can be submitted. The articles will be considered for an upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education. Click here for samples of previous stories. Submit for the Winter issue by Oct. 4. Sent to news@hacu.net

Reserve your ad for the winter issue of the magazine by Oct. 4. Information on Ad deadlines here.

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile.


HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019
HACU has issued a statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019. More>> 

HACU Call to Action for passage of the Fostering Undergraduate by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act – Call your members of Congress
HACU has issued a call-for-action for passage of the FUTURE Act (H.R. 2486 / S. 1279). Ask your members of Congress to extend the authority for HEA Title III, Part F, due to expire on Sept. 30, 2019More>>