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Students excel at 2017 Texas Star Great Debate, “The heart of NHI”

Posted: June 19, 2017 at 8:52 am   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

Educational Director Paola Hernandez calls the Texas Star Great Debate “the heart” of the National Hispanic Institute, and that heart was on display all week as students from across Texas, and as far away from New Mexico and California, concluded their six-day program at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio on Sunday. […]

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Texas Star Great Debate Opening 2017

Texas Star Great Debate commences at OLLU in San Antonio

Posted: June 14, 2017 at 11:56 am   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

More than 100 students from throughout Texas, New Mexico, and California — with a particularly strong showing from South Texas — have come together at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio for the 2017 Texas Star Great Debate. The program, originally created for top Latino students in rural communities, includes students from […]

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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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