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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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Union Pacific

Union Pacific announces grant support for NHI’s Digital Learning Experiences

Posted: June 22, 2020 at 3:24 pm   /   Featured, NHI News, NHI Sponsors

The Union Pacific Community Ties Giving Program announced today it will support the National Hispanic Institute’s efforts to bring this summer’s Digital Learning Experiences to students through a $25,000 grant. The grant is part of a broader effort to bring NHI in-person programs directly into students’ homes. It will help fund experienced production managers, equipment, […]

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Amanda Acosta-Ruiz, Weill Cornell grad student

Amanda Acosta-Ruiz: From NHI to the battle vs. coronavirus

Posted: April 1, 2020 at 12:58 pm   /   Alumni, Featured

As a graduate student at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York City, studying cell biology and neuroscience, Amanda Acosta-Ruiz started 2020 thinking about a few different things. She was on her fourth year of research, moving toward the Ph.D. thesis she’s working on. At the beginning of the year, she was […]

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