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September 10, 2020

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Virtual Conference for Rural Hispanic-Serving Institutions. RSVP by Sept. 11, 2020.

The Gates Scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Deadline is Sept. 15, 2020.

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

Pilot Project grants accelerate the use of sensor and video technology in rehabilitation research. Deadline is Oct. 1, 2020.

IIE-GIRE (Graduate International Research Experiences) accepting applications for fellowship program. Deadline is Oct. 5, 2020.

Stevens Initiative 2020 Virtual Exchange Grant Competition. Deadline is Oct. 13, 2020.

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

Applications open for the 2020-2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Deadline is Dec. 18, 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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CovEducation: Connects college undergrad and postgrad students with K-12 students in need for free, virtual academic mentoring and tutoring.

America Reads Spanish 
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Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 14-20, 2020
HACU has announced National Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) week will be observed Sept. 14-20, 2020. HACU encourages its members to create awareness of the impact your HSI has had with your students and in your communities. Tag @HACUNews and share on all social media platforms. More>> 


Headlines

HACU Webinar to provide an overview of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week
HACU will offer a webinar “Celebrating HSIs Week,” on the history of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week, Sept. 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. More>> 

HACU International Plenary to focus on International Education: What’s Next after COVID-19?
HACU will present the International Plenary “International Education: What’s Next after COVID-19?” Oct. 28, 2020, as part of its 34th Annual Conference. Speakers have been announced. More>> 

HACU announces the workshops of its premier conference on Hispanic higher education to be held virtually Oct. 26-28, 2020

More than 50 workshops will be offered virtually under the theme, “Championing Hispanic Higher Education: Fostering Excellence and Social Justice,” as part of its 34th Annual Conference.
A virtual exhibitor experience will also be included. Registration is open. Advertising, Exhibitor and sponsorship/partnership opportunities are available. 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>> 

HACU National Internship Program welcomes fall interns with virtual orientation.
The HACU National Internship Program welcomed more than 100 students to its fall internship session during a virtual orientation held on Sept. 3, 2020. More>>

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications for spring session
HACU National Internship Program is accepting applications from college students for the spring 2021 session. The spring internship program dates are Jan. 7 - April 23, 2021. Application deadline is Oct. 30, 2020. More>>

HACU announces fellows for second cohort of its Leadership Academy/ La Academia de Liderazgo
HACU has announced 26 fellows have been selected for the second cohort of its Leadership Academy/ La Academia de Liderazgo. More>>

HACU releases its Platform Issues and Recommendations for 2020 Presidential Candidates
"It's important that public discourse of the policy and programmatic concerns of Hispanic-Serving Institutions be included in party platforms to ensure inclusion of Hispanic educational issues in education,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. More>>


HACU Advocacy Center News  

2020 election map/voter registration information page available on HACU Advocacy Center
HACU has created a 2020 election map/voter registration information page that includes useful information that includes: federal candidates on the ballot, voter registration deadline, how to register to vote, your polling place and polling hours. 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>>

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.

Please send your news, logo, and hi-resolution photos to news@hacu.net. Links to hi-res photos and/or news releases are also accepted. Questions for our editorial staff can also be sent to the same address. Submissions received by Sept. 19 will be considered for publication. Information on Ad deadlines here.