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March 24, 2016

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Support Hispanic student success by making a donation to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities on May 3 during the San Antonio, Texas, day of giving.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is offering stipends to campuses interested in hosting a Communities Talk town hall meeting to address underage drinking.

"Background vs. Behavior: Understanding Underserved Populations through Noncognitive Assessment" free webinar by "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" on March 30. RSVP for this webinar.

The Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education is accepting applications for the Education Opportunity Centers grant program through April 4.

Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission "Study in Spain" 2016 Student Ambassadors Program.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting proposals for its FY 2016 and FY2017 Pollution Prevention Program through May 9.

Conferences
 

March 30
Latino Education & Advocacy Days Summit CSUSB
"Black Brown Indigenous Unity"

Aug. 28-31
NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions' 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum

Employment

Resources

The Voice Magazine
(Winter cover below)
 

Advertising deadline: April 1

America Reads Spanish
Issue #109 (February 2016)




HACU's 21st Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education addresses HSI funding, teacher diversity

More than 150 individuals, including presidents, faculty, staff and students at higher education institutions were among participants at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ (HACU) 21st Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education on March 14-15 in Washington, D.C. Find photos on our Facebook event photo gallery hereMore>> 

Headlines

HACU officials to meet with Costa Rica leaders to discuss higher education
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) will be in San José, Costa Rica, to discuss international collaboration in higher education on March 30, 2016. HACU president and CEO Antonio R. Flores is set to meet with the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, and corporate and higher education representatives. More>>

HSI advocates convene at Nation's capital
Nearly 100 students and college and university delegates met with their state representatives and staff in hopes of gaining additional support for Hispanic-Serving Institutions as part of HACU's Capitol Forum. More>>

Hispanic millennial voter registration on the rise
A sizable share of the Hispanic votes in the 2016 election may come from millennials who are reaching voting age for the first time. "The Latino youth are becoming a big part of the election story," said Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic Research at the Pew Research Center, during HACU’s Capitol Forum. 
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HACU celebrates 30th anniversary with commemorative medal 
2016 is a celebratory year for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), and joining in  festivities for the City of San Antonio, Texas, Fiesta Week, April 14-21, HACU has unveiled its first Fiesta medal  commemorating its 30th Anniversary since the association was founded in the city and where it will host its 30th Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education on Oct. 8-10, 2016. More>> 

Funding opportunities for Hispanic-Serving Institutions 
- Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) – Title V, Part A
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Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) – Title V, Part B
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Hispanic-Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulation (HSI STEM) – Title III, Part F.

HACU releases 2015 Annual Report
HACU's 2015 Annual Report is now available. Click here to download the report from HACU's website, or view the digital edition here.

HACU, USDA sign MOU to promote collaborative opportunities
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to maintain a USDA Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) agenda to provide equitable access to employment, educational and institutional development
opportunities. More>> 

Denny's Hungry for Education to award $1,000 scholarships
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is among the nonprofit organizations partnering with Denny’s to offer the Hungry for Education Scholarships. Five scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to students at HACU-member institutions. More>> 

Early Bird rate, advertising, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities - HACU's Annual Conference
Make your reservations early for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) 30th Annual Conference on Oct. 8-10, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas. Save at the early bird rate until May 31. Advertising, exhibitor, partnership and sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information.

HACU accepting scholarship applications for Annual Conference Student Track
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is accepting scholarship applications for the HACU 30th Annual Conference Student Track through June 26.
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Café Bustelo, HACU to award $5,000 scholarships to students
Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to award nine eligible students $5,000 college scholarships through El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest through May 27
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Students learn about college through HACU, U.S. Army Tour
Approximately 700 high school students from the Los Angeles, California, area learned about college and university life at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and U.S. Army University Tour. More>>



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