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Ernesto Nieto: Reflections on Turning 80 (and NHI)

Posted: October 6, 2020 at 7:52 am   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured

On the occasion of Ernesto Nieto’s 80th birthday today, we asked him a few questions to document the day. Here are some excerpts from the conversation.  You’ve now spent more than half of a long life now leading NHI; what has surprised you most about the journey?  How happy it’s made me, how purposeful I […]

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Ernesto Nieto and Gloria de Leon featured in Houston Chronicle story on AOC’s “second home”

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 2:47 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Featured, NHI News

National Hispanic Institute president and founder Ernesto Nieto, and executive vice president and co-founder Gloria de Leon, were prominently featured in a Houston Chronicle story about U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that ran Monday. The article, from Chronicle staff writer Jeremy Wallace, explores a number of connections the famous Congressional freshman has to the state, including […]

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NHI caps off first-ever digital CWS program with award ceremony

Posted: July 2, 2020 at 2:38 pm   /   CWSx, Digital Leadership Experiences, Featured

This article is by Tomas Miriti Pacheco.  The first-ever CWSx concluded Tuesday with the Awards and Student Recognition Ceremony. It capped the two-day program, honoring the 160 participating students for the work they put into understanding the college application process and how it fits into the overall development of Latino leaders. After two intense days […]

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