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December 5, 2019

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Announcements

2019 U.S.-Mexico Innovation Fund Competition webinar on Dec. 12, 2019.

National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure
grant. Deadline is Jan. 21, 2020.

USDA Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas. Deadline is Jan. 23, 2020.

Department of Agriculture
Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Education Grants Program. Deadline is Jan. 30, 2020.

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) fellowship program at the American Museum of Natural History. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2020.

2019 U.S.-Mexico Innovation Fund Competition for Economic and Financial Inclusion and Agricultural Sustainability for Inequality Reduction promoting academic exchange and training opportunities. 
Deadline is March 2, 2020.

Department of Defense Research and Education Program for HBCUs and MSIs grant opportunity. Deadline is April 30, 2024. 

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America Reads Spanish 
Issue #148 (October 2019)



ProTalento Recent Job Postings - 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 spring Issue by Feb. 3. Send to news@hacu.net. Reserve your ad for the spring issue of the magazine by Feb. 3. Information on Ad deadlines here.

2020 Call for Presentations for HACU Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education
HACU has announced the Call for Presentations for its 34th Annual Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2020, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Speaker proposals under the conference theme, "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Fostering Excellence and Social Justice," will be accepted through March 2, 2020. More>>

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LA HACHE de HACU annual giving campaign needs your support
Help support the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities by contributing to our annual giving campaign. As the only organization that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions, we rely on contributions from friends and supporters to continue our mission. Please consider a donation to HACU today. More>>

HACU Applauds Senate Passage of the FUTURE Act
HACU has issued a statement supporting Senate passage of the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act. More>>

USDA accepting applications for the 2020 E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program
The E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program is designed for faculty or staff at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) or Hispanic-Serving School District. Applications will be accepted until Feb 12, 2020. More>>

Plan early and register for HACU’s Annual National Capitol Forum HACU will host its 25th Annual Capitol Forum on Hispanic higher education on April 21-22, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Feb. 21 is the deadline to register at the early bird rate. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. More>>

HACU and HETS release special edition of online journal focused on Hispanic-Serving Institutions
The fall 2019 issue is a special collaborative effort between HETS and HACU and highlights the organizations’ shared mission: to facilitate the success of Hispanic students in higher education. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations
The position aids the President and CEO of HACU in directing and coordinating activities for the function of congressional and federal administration relations. Location is Washington, D.C. More>>

HACU and the CIA offer the ÉXITO: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp for 2020
Up to 30 college freshmen will be selected to participate in a two-day career exploration event at the CIA facility in the spring of 2020. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 20, 2019. More>>

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications for summer 2020
The summer internship program dates are May 28 - Aug. 7, 2020, and June 10 - Aug. 21, 2020, for students on a quarter calendar. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 14, 2020. More>>

HACU accepting applicants for Fellows of its Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo
HACU is accepting applications for the second cohort of its Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo through March 6, 2020. The Leadership program prepares senior higher education administrators for top leadership roles at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, emerging HSIs and other institutions of higher learning. More>>

Proposals being accepted for Ford College Community Challenge (C3) from students at HSIs
The “Ford College Community Challenge (C3)” grant designed for students at HACU-member HSIs to collaborate with a nonprofit on a proposal to help address a local need to make people’s lives better. Online proposals will be accepted until March 1, 2020. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Leader-in-Residence Program for undergraduate students
Selected students will receive a scholarship to participate in the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the Student Track component of HACU’s 34th Annual Conference. HACU Leader-in-Residence application deadline is June 26, 2020. More>>

HACU and ASA partner on Ascending Leaders Forum at University of Houston
HACU and American Student Assistance welcomed approximately 500 students to the Ascending Leaders Forums, on Nov. 20, 2019, at the University of Houston. This event is the first of five Ascending Leaders Forums to be held at Hispanic-Serving Institutions during the 2019-2020 academic year. More>>

HACU meets with Host and Advisory Council in Lake Buena Vista, Florida
HACU staff members were in Lake Buena Vista, FL., on Nov. 13, 2019, for its first 34th Annual Conference Host and Advisory Council meeting held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla, site of the 2020 conference. More>> 


HACU Advocacy Center News  

As the nation becomes increasingly diverse and the number of HSIs and emerging HSIs continues to grow, critical federal funding for these schools is more important than ever to ensure the preparation of today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs.Take Action. Click here to urge your representative in Congress to pass the FUTURE Act.