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HACU Member Advisory--October 4, 2004

Title V grants awarded to 31 HSIs

New FY 2004 Title V grants have been awarded to 31 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in California, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Texas and Washington. HACU applauds the leadership of its member colleges and universities that were awarded these important new federal infrastructure grants to promote Hispanic higher education success.

 The U.S. Department of Education awarded the competitive FY 2004 Title V grants to these HSIs:

  • Citrus College in California
  • Compton Community College in California
  • San Diego Community College District in California
  • Imperial Valley College in California
  • West Los Angeles College in California
  • El Camino College in California
  • Victor Valley College in California
  • Santa Monica College in California
  • Mount St. Mary’s College in California
  • California State University at Dominguez Hills
  • Chaffey College in California
  • Mission College in California
  • Los Angeles Mission College in California
  • Long Beach City College in California
  • College of the Sequoias in California
  • Fresno City College in California
  • California State University at Fullerton
  • Harry S. Truman College in Illinois
  • New Mexico State University at Alamogordo
  • University of New Mexico at Valencia
  • Santa Fe Community College in New Mexico
  • New Mexico State University at Carlsbad
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York
  • Hostos Community College of the City University of New York
  • Mountain View College in Texas
  • Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
  • Odessa College in Texas
  • South Plains College in Texas
  • University of the Incarnate Word in Texas
  • North Harris Montgomery Community College District in Texas
  • Columbia Basin College in Washington 
     

These new grants, along with continuing grants won by HSIs, total approximately $94 million in FY 2004 Title V grants.

For FY2005, HACU is seeking record new funding under Title V, which remains the chief vehicle for targeting federal grants to HSIs. Please join HACU in urging a higher funding level for HSIs under Title V for FY 2005 in education bills that will be voted on by Congress following the November election.

Best practices and model Title V programs will be a focus of workshops at HACU’s 18th Annual Conference October 16-19, 2004, in Miami, Florida. If you have not yet registered, please register today online at www.hacu.net.

Make plans also to attend HACU’s 2005 Capitol Forum April 2-5, 2005, in Washington, D.C., when the leadership of HACU member colleges and universities will present a unified voice to Congress urging record new Title V funding increases for FY 2006 and through the pending five-year reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Early registration information is available at http://www.hacu.net/.

HACU Member Advisories are a service of the
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.