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March 8, 2018

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New innovation fund competition. Grants to expand study abroad. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2018

Eligibility designations and a
pplications for waiver of eligibility requirements now available programs under Parts A and F of Title III of Higher Education Act and programs under Title V of HEA. More>>

Request for peer reviewers for National Science Foundation (NSF) - Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program). Apply by March 15, 2018. More>>

The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) Leadership Fellows Program - application deadline is April 2, 2018




HACU has the following position available open at the HACU headquarters in San Antonio, TX - senior vice president/chief operating officer. For description and application information click here.




America Reads Spanish
Issue #131 (Feb. 2018)

Documentary about iconic leader Dolores Huerta on March 27, 2018 on PBS

Cover shot of the winter edition

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 Submissions are requested by April. 27.

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HACU’s 23rd Annual Capitol Forum takes place in one month
This year is especially critical for the Hispanic higher education community to make its voice heard in Congress. Key issues of immigration, reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, and HSI funding are already under active consideration by the federal government. More>>

Click here to register today to join HACU for its 23rd Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, April 9-10, 2018, in Washington, D.C.


HACU Emerging Leaders Summit to be held at York College (CUNY), May 11
The one-day Summit is designed for STEM, business and financial services industry majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Undergraduate students enrolled at an institution of higher education within an 80 mile radius from York College are those eligible to apply. More>>

HACU announces 13th International Conference to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico
HACU has announced San Juan, Puerto Rico will be the site of its 13th International Conference in the spring of 2019. More>>

HACU webinar to focus on higher education advocacy, messaging at the state level
HACU members can register for a free webinar to be presented by HACU Western Regional Office, March 27, 2018, from 2 – 3 p.m. CST. 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’s Corporate and Philanthropic Council vice chair and new member announced.
Jorge Caballero to serve as vice chair and Mike Aguilera as new member of HACU Corporate and Philanthropic Council. More>> 

HACU National Internship Program 2018 spring interns
Over 100 college students have started spring semester federal internships offered through the HACU National Internship Program. More>>

HACU, KIA Motors America, Inc. accepting scholarship applications
HACU has partnered with KIA Motors America, Inc. to award 10 scholarships. Eligible students attending a HACU-member institution can apply through May 25. More>> 

HACU partners announce other scholarship opportunities  
Students from HACU-member institutions can apply for Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship; the Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarship; and InGenesis Diversity Leadership Scholarship by May 25. More>>

Researchers from HACU-member institutions participate in NSF Research project
Three researchers from HACU-member institutions were selected to participate in a workshop on Feb. 23-25, 2017, as part of an NSF-funded program, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate! Travel Program
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced applications are open for the 14th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. Online applications will be accepted through April 13, 2018. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift as we begin a new year. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile. 

HACU Advocacy Center News  

Urge your Member of Congress to join the HSI Caucus

We need your voice to urge 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 become an important tool to advocate on behalf of HSIs and help increase federal resources. Click here to contact your member of Congress.

Protalento Recent Job Postings - More>>

Amherst College's Mead Art Museum – head of education and Andrew W. Mellon curator of academic programs

California State University, Monterey Bay
– associate vice president of inclusive excellence & chief diversity officer

La Guardia Community College, CUNY
– Art Center Museum specialist   

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
– vice president for academic affairs 

Monterey Peninsula College
– systems & programming manager, adjunct pool - American Sign Language      

Sam Houston State University
– Positions in Agricultural Sciences, Engineering Technology, Education, German, Mass Communication, French, Anatomical Sciences, and Director of Faculty Development

Southern Connecticut State University – associate vice president for student affairs    

The University of Texas at Dallas – full time senior lecturer I

The University of Texas at El Paso – leader for the College of Business Administration

University of California Los Angeles – faculty position Department of Statistics

University of California, San Diego – director of admissions