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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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Periko y Jessi, the DishLATINO team, and NHI's Zachary Gonzalez at Fox 7's studios

Periko & Jessi Leon declare Celebración full of “incredible energy”

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs, NHI Sponsors

One of the highlights of this year’s Celebración event was the appearance by Periko & Jessi Leon, the Latin Grammy-nominated musicians who performed at the Homecoming barbecue at National Hispanic Institute headquarters, met with students during the program, and infused excitement and music into a weekend already bristling with energy and ideation. “It was great […]

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Celebración finalists “moving NHI forward 10 years” with video presentations

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 3:54 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Programs

NHI founder and president Ernesto Nieto had high praise for this year’s Celebración finalists — at the conclusion of this year’s first-of-its-kind competition at the San Marcos Conference Center in San Marcos, Texas, he said the competitors displayed vision and talent that is “moving NHI forward 10 years.” For the first time ever, this year’s Celebración […]

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