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Nominations Now Open for 2017 NHI Awards

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm   /   Alumni, Celebración, Featured, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute has opened nominations for its 2017 awards. The winners will be honored at Celebración 2017, taking place this November 16-19 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa in San Marcos, Texas, just minutes from NHI headquarters. This year, NHI is considering Distinguished Alumni awards in […]

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RGV, Tip of Texas, Houston triumph at 2017 Texas Great Debate

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Featured, Great Debate, NHI Programs

The 2017 Texas Great Debate results are in, and two familiar rivals and top-performing teams — the Rio Grande Valley and Tip of Texas — finished first and second respectively, with Houston finishing in third place. Some of the winning students — particularly from the Silver Cup-winning RGV team — knew of the Texas Great […]

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Michael Padilla on Today Show

NHI Alumni Michael Padilla lauded for school lunch law passage

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 12:46 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, Media Coverage, NHI News

As a New Mexico state senator, National Hispanic Institute Alumni Michael Padilla has put his National Hispanic Institute experience (particularly, his LDZ experience) to use. Thanks to a recent bill of his that became New Mexico law earlier this week, people around the nation (and even in other countries) have taken notice. Padilla introduced a […]

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