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December 2017
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigning

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named 2017 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI News

NHI Founder and President Ernesto Nieto, starting in a New Year’s Eve tradition of naming an NHI Person of the Year, has selected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as NHI’s 2017 Person of the Year—primarily for what she’s seeking to do in 2018. Ocasio-Cortez continues in her quest to represent New York’s 14th District, encompassing her native Bronx […]

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Students celebrating at the 2017 Texas Star Great Debate

2018 Texas Star Great Debate to be hosted by Schreiner University

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 6:08 pm   /   Great Debate, NHI News, NHI Programs

2017 is wrapping up with exciting news about another National Hispanic Institute host change. The 2018 Texas Star Great Debate will be moving to Schreiner University, a liberal arts university in the heart of the Texas Hill Country in Kerrville, Texas. This is the second such announcement this month, coming on the heels of the recent […]

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NHI founder and president Ernesto Nieto with St. Mary's University Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Dr. Rosalind Alderman and Director of Marianist Urban Students Program Bro. Richard Thompson.

NHI partners with St. Mary’s to bring Texas LDZ to San Antonio

Posted: December 14, 2017 at 6:23 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

The National Hispanic Institute is proud to announce it is partnering with St. Mary’s University on its longest-running leadership program for top-performing Latino high school students. The Texas Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (better known to alumni and supporters as the Texas LDZ) will be hosted at St. Mary’s from July 15-22, 2018 for […]

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