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November 13, 2020

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Youth Leadership Consortium’s (YLC) College Prep Saturday program designed to help students prepare, plan, and pay for college. Register by Dec. 5, 2020.

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

The Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program is accepting applications for the 2021 summer term. Deadline is Jan. 12, 2021.

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.

The U.S.-Colombia Grant Competition for 21st Century
Higher Education Partnerships to promote academic exchange and training for students. Deadline is March 15, 2021.

Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program to provide opportunities for students to complete apprenticeships, internships, career mentoring experiences, or other participatory learning experiences. Deadline is March 24, 2021.

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

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U.S. Department of Education office of Federal Student Aid borrower defense to loan repayment forgiveness.

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

America Reads Spanish
Issue #158 (Oct. 2020)


ProTalento Recent Job Postings - More>>


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. For additional details, click here

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







Call for Presentations for 2021 Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education
HACU has announced the Call for Presentations for its 35th Annual Conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2021, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, CO. More>> 
 

Headlines


Show your support for HACU and Hispanic higher education success on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 1
On Dec. 1, 2020, the HACU will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a national movement dedicated to giving in support of non-profit organizations across the country. Donor support helps HACU to provide a variety of leadership development opportunities for students. More>>

HACU’s 34th Annual Conference “Championing Hispanic Higher Education: Fostering Excellence and Social Justice,” held virtually
More than 1,500 attendees from across the nation participated, which included over 600 undergraduate students who took part in HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the student track component of the conference. More>>

HACU President and CEO speaks on CHCI virtual event panel
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores spoke in a panel discussion for the “A Conversation with David Gergen,” virtual event that held in partnership between HACU and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. More>>

HACU announces two new members to its Governing Board for 2020-2021
HACU has named two new members of its governing board, Greg Peterson, Ed.D., president of Chandler/Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona and Federico Zaragoza, Ph.D., president for the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada. More>>

Application deadline extended for HACU National Internship Program spring session
HACU National Internship Program is accepting applications from college students for the spring 2021 session. Extended online application deadline is Nov. 16, 2020. More>> 

Richard Montez named as the Coors Light Líder of the Year, HACU in San Antonio, Texas to receive a community grant
With the selection of HACU Director of Member Services Richard Montez, a $25,000 grant will be awarded to HACU to implement a community leadership project with Coors Light. More>> 

HACU fellow, Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, appointed interim president of California State University, Fresno
Congratulations to HACU Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo Fellow Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, Ph.D., for being appointed interim president of California State University, Fresno. More>> 

HACU President and CEO takes part in lecture with St. Augustine College
HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores spoke at a lecture titled “Bilingualism in Post-COVID America,” as part of the St. Augustine College 40th Anniversary Lecture Series held on Nov. 4, 2020. More>>

Twenty students awarded Café Bustelo® El Café Del Futuro Scholarships totaling $100,000
Twenty students from HACU-member institutions were selected to each receive a Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship of $5,000. More>> 

HACU and Southwest Airlines announce 175 student recipients of ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Award Program
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced 175 college students will receive round-trip air travel through Southwest Airlines, as part of the SWA ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Award Program. More>>

HACU and Ford Motor Company Fund announce Ford Fund COVID-19 College Grant recipients
HACU and the Ford Motor Company Fund have announced the recipients of the Ford Fund COVID-19 College Grant for college students needing emergency relief due to the current crisis. More>>

HACU, Miller Lite award scholarships and leadership development opportunities
HACU and Miller Lite are supporting the next generation of Hispanic leaders and have announced the 59 undergraduate students who will be receiving scholarships. 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>> 

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.