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January 18, 2018

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Expand Student Exchange & Training
Opportunities - Click here for open Grant Opportunities.
Extended Deadline - Feb. 15, 2018

Lumina Foundation, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, is pleased to announce the Lumina Fund for Racial Justice and Equity. This fund will provide support to postsecondary institutions that are working to improve their campus climates by providing opportunities for learning, discourse and constructive disagreement. Informational webinar at 1:00pm EST on Jan. 18. 

The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) is now accepting applications for academic year 2018-19. The program supports ABD doctoral students in the humanities who are writing dissertations in Latina/o studies.

U.S. Department of Justice,
Office on Violence Against Women Campus Program Project
grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program solicitation. Applications are due on Feb. 22, 2018.

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from institutions around the U.S. are invited to apply for the following opportunities:

Blue Waters Graduate Fellowships

Blue Waters Student Internships

REU-INCLUSION Program

XSEDE EMPOWER Program

IREX is now accepting applications from host institutions to host international students for the following programs during the 2018-2019 academic year. Completed applications must be submitted online by Feb.26, 2018.


University of Maryland Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) Cuba
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business CIBER is leading a faculty development program to Cuba in May 2018. Five faculty who come from a HACU member institutions will be selected to receive $1000 stipend to participate in the program. Early application deadline is Jan 19, 2018. Mention HACU when applying.

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Employment

HACU has the following position available in its Washington, D.C. office: Assistant Vice President of HNIP and Federal Relations;
The position of Director of Policy Analysis and Information is also open at the HACU headquarters in San Antonio, TX. For other opportunities, job descriptions, and application information click here

Resources

 

America Reads Spanish
Issue #130 (Dec. 2017)



HACU and higher education supporters urge Congress to take action on the DREAM Act
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and more than 12 organizations that collectively represent tens of millions of Americans sent a letter to Senate and House leaders urging “fair and humane immigration reform” and passage of the DREAM Act. More>> 
 

Headlines

 

Early bird registration deadline for Annual National Capitol Forum is Jan. 22nd     HACU will host its 23rd Annual Capitol Forum on Hispanic higher education on April 9-10, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Jan.22 is the deadline to register at the early bird rate. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. More>>



HACU Student Track application open for 32nd Annual Conference  
The HACU Student Track scholarship for the Student Track of HACU’s 32nd Annual Conference Oct. 6-8, 2018, in Atlanta, GA is now open to eligible undergraduate students. More>>

Application deadline approaching for HNIP summer internships
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) is accepting student applications for summer internships through Feb. 16, 2018. HNIP offers college students the opportunity to gain valuable experience working at a corporation or a federal government agency, in Washington, D.C., or offices across the nation. More>> 


HACU MEMBERS WEBINAR: "How to Help your Students Succeed at Earning HACU Scholarships and Internships: What Your Students Really Need to Know"  Register here.


Big Red Second Annual ¡Avance! Scholarship Program to encourage first generation students towards higher education
HACU is partnering with Big Red to award five $1,000 scholarships to eligible students attending a HACU-member institution. Application deadlines is May 25.  More>>

Deadline for Call for Presentations is March 9th
HACU is accepting presentation proposals through March 9th for its 32nd Annual Conference, Oct. 6-8, 2018, in Atlanta, GA. More>>   

 HACU recognizes sponsor support for 2017                                                                HACU would like to thank the generous sponsors and partners who have helped HACU during the 2017 year. Support for HACU helps continue the mission of championing Hispanic success in higher education. Please see the full list of our sponsors. More>>  


HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU Webinar: Higher Education Policy Update and Impact on HSIs
The webinar will provide an update on the FY 2018 and FY 2019 federal budget, House & Senate HEA reauthorization efforts, DACA/DREAMers, the National Science Foundation (NSF) - Hispanic-serving institutions (HSI) Program, HACU's Capitol Forum, and the November midterm congressional elections More>> 


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 Jan. 31.
Cover shot of the winter edition. Ad deadlines


Protalento Recent Job Postings - More>>

Adams State University | Vice President for Academic Affairs

Amideast | Information Technology Intern

Baylor University | Senior Coordinator of Greek Life for MGC & NPHC Central College in Pella, Iowa | Assistant Director for Student Involvement, Leadership, and Inclusivity  

City University of New York | Enrollment Bursar Manager

Life Pacific College | MA in Leadership—Spanish Language Program Director Position

Life Pacific College | Business Administration Program Chair Position

Massachusetts Institute of Technology | The School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, 2018-2019 Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships

MiraCosta Community CollegeCommunication Studies Instructor

North Hennepin | Community Provost

North Shore Community College | Educational Advisor in the TRIO Talent Search Program

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Assistant Vice President for Student Support and Resource Centers 

St. Thomas University (STU) | President 

The South Dakota Board of Regents | President of the University of South Dakota  

The University of Massachusetts Amherst | Vice Chancellor for development and alumni relations  

The University of Wisconsin-Madison | Chief Information Officer / Vice Provost for Information Technology

UNC Ashville | Chancellor

Valencia College | Campus President for the Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses 

Williams College | Director of Financial Aid