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May 2016
Olixa Munoz

Houston Students Prepare for Texas Great Debate

Posted: May 31, 2016 at 6:23 pm   /   Great Debate

On a beautiful, sunny, and cloudless Sunday afternoon, I enter a classroom in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. Here, Latino high school students from across the Houston area are preparing for the 2016 Texas Great Debate at Austin College in Sherman from June 9-12. The Texas Great Debate is an intensive and […]

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Andrea Ambriz with President Barack Obama

From NHI to the White House: Andrea Ambriz’s Story

Posted: May 27, 2016 at 12:34 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

Andrea Ambriz remembers her first National Hispanic Institute experience, back in 1999, when the Claremont Colleges in Southern California hosted an LDZ program. “The people there were so committed to being part of a strong community,” she remembers. “I was impressed with the rich experiences of these people, who’d come from Texas and Arizona to […]

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2016 Great Debate Topics Announced

Posted: May 11, 2016 at 10:42 am   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

The first Great Debate of the 2016 National Hispanic Institute is less than a month away, and NHI has finally announced the theme and topics for this year’s series of competitions. The overarching theme for this year’s Great Debate concerns the basis for Ernesto Nieto’s Third Reality, the foundational book for NHI programs. According to […]

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