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2018 NHI Award Winners at this year's Celebracion event.

NHI announces 2018 award winners at Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute officially honored its 2018 class of award winners tonight at Celebracion 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. The honors included the presentation of a Hall of Fame Award — NHI’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who make a lasting contribution to the organization, typically measured in decades rather than years. Alvaro Maldonado, […]

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Periko y Jessi Leon speak at Celebracion 2018.

Periko y Jessi Leon return to Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:29 am   /   Celebración

Periko y Jessi Leon, the Latin Grammy-nominated artist who first connected with the National Hispanic Institute through their song “Somos Latinos,” returned to Celebración 2018 on Friday. They spoke with students in the morning about their triumphs and challenges as independent artists, and performed for them in the evening. Periko y Jessi were part of […]

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Kristina Tusini speaks to the Great Debate cohort at Celebracion 2018 in Central Texas.

NHI kicks off largest Celebracion since 2015, with largest CWS cohort ever

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 11:06 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs

The early buzzword for the 2018 edition of Celebración, which kicked off Thursday night in San Marcos, Texas, is big. Big as in the largest program since the Dallas-hosted 2015 edition of the event, with nearly 450 students from across the United States, Mexico and Panamá converging on Central Texas to learn more about their […]

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