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Ernesto Nieto receives the 2018 Allen P. Splete Award

Ernesto Nieto honored with Council of Independent Colleges’ Allen P. Splete Award

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 8:29 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, NHI News

NHI founder and president Ernesto Nieto was honored by the Council of Independent Colleges, an international association of independent colleges and universities with more than 700 member institutions, with the Allen P. Splete Award for Outstanding Service at the organization’s annual dinner event in Florida last week. The Splete Award, first awarded in 1988, is […]

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Lilleane Cavanaugh, Director Ohio Latino Affairs Ron Tulley, UF Dean College of Liberal Arts Ernesto Nieto, President and Founder NHI Darin Fields, UF VP Academic Affairs

Ernesto Nieto inspires University of Findlay on Wilson Fellowship tour

Posted: October 11, 2017 at 7:44 am   /   Ernesto Nieto, NHI News

National Hispanic Institute alumni and students know Ernesto Nieto best as its president and founder, but in academic circles around the nation, he’s also known as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. The honor, bestowed on him in 2015 by the Council of Independent Colleges, allows him to speak to audiences and engage with students—and he’s […]

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NHI Founder Ernesto Nieto Interviewed for New Podcast

Posted: October 29, 2016 at 4:33 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, NHI News, Platicas

Ernesto Nieto spent the day before his 76th birthday doing what he does every day—thinking and talking about the movement he started 37 years ago, focusing on how to help more young Latinos become the civically-engaged leaders that the global Latino community needs. But on that day, NHI’s Julio Cotto and Karla Martinez, in their […]

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