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September 6, 2018

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Department of Labor Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on Scaling Apprenticeships Through Sector-Based Approaches. Deadline is Oct. 16, 2018. 

2019-20 Fulbright Scholar Program opportunities open through Sept. 12, 2018.

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) continues to offer the E0390 Integrating Emergency Management Education into Your Institution course at EMI.

Applications for the 2019 Congressional Innovation Fellows Program are now Open. Deadline is Sept. 9, 2018.

Travel grants to attend the SHPE Faculty Development Symposium up to $2,000. Deadline is Sept. 24, 2018.

Request for Information (RFI) for Higher Education partnerships. Search RFI-OAA-18-00831 Deadline is Sept. 21, 2018. 

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America Reads Spanish
Issue #136 (July 2018)

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

"RegresaAClases" with Univision visit univision.com/contigo



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Oct. 26 is the deadline for Spring 2018 and for some Summer internships.  

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed Sept. 17-23, 2018
National Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) week will be observed Sept. 17-23, 2018. The observance takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15. More>>
  

Headlines

HACU and Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships for 2018-19
HACU is partnering with the Denny’s Corporation to offer five eligible students at HACU-member institutions a chance to receive a Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship ($1,000). The deadline to apply is Nov. 16. More>>

HACU Free Webinars 
Register for a free HACU webinar:
Sept. 14. 2-3 p.m., CST - “
Campus Climate Challenges: A Conversation with Diversity and Inclusion Experts,” for faculty and staff of HACU-member institutions. As part of part of HSIs Week, HACU will also offer a webinar for college students on Gaining career experience with a HACU paid internship,” on Sept 19, 3-4 p.m., CST.

Hispanic College Quiz show to air during Hispanic Heritage Month 
The air dates for the Hispanic College Quiz TV show this fall are Sept. 8-Oct. 15. Nine students from HACU-member institutions will be featured in the Hispanic College Quiz show. More>>

HACU's 32nd Annual Conference is one month away
HACU's 32nd Annual Conference “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Building America’s Future,” will take place Oct. 6-8, 2018, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, GA. Exhibitor Opportunities are still available. Online registration deadline is Sept. 21. View Agenda and Program. More>>  

Call for Presentations for 2019 HACU International Conference
HACU has announced the Call for Presentations for 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>>

HACU National Internship Program interns begin fall session
HACU welcomed its 2018 fall interns with an orientation on August 27, 2018, for college students serving internships in the Washington, D.C., metro area and other locations throughout the country. More>>

HACU Statement on DACA ruling by Federal District Judge Hanen
HACU applauds decision by Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen denying the state's request to invalidate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. More>> 

Mark your calendar and support HACU on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27
On Nov. 27, 2018, HACU will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving in support of non-profit organizations across the country. More>> 

College students complete national summer internships with HACU
Student interns met on Capitol Hill for a farewell reception to conclude their summer internships. Speakers at the reception included former interns of the HACU National Internship Program. More>>

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. Submissions are requested by Sept. 28.

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


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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