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June 2017
Students at 2017 National LDZ

2017 National LDZ overcomes grounded plane as students reach new heights

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 11:04 pm   /   LDZ, NHI Programs

The 2017 edition of the National LDZ (Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislation Session), at Elmhurst College, has been memorable for all its participants — but especially for 45 Rio Grande Valley students who thought that their grounded plane would keep them from the first day of LDZ activities. As Ramon Martinez, from IB at Lamar […]

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Florida International University team at 2017 International CWS

Truly international team wins at International CWS

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 3:13 pm   /   CWS, NHI Programs

A group of students coached by a mentor from Florida International University, and honoring the “International” part of the name by involving students from three different nations, won the college competition in this week’s International Collegiate World Series. The International CWS, hosted for the first time by Saint Leo University in the Tampa-St. Petersburg metro […]

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Miguel Levario and family

From NHI to Congress: Miguel Levario

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 2:25 pm   /   Alumni, NHI News

In the second of this three-part series, we interview National Hispanic Institute alumni who have who have declared for United States Congress in the 2018 elections. This interview is with Miguel Levario, a Ph.D. and Texas Tech University professor who went to three NHI programs: The Texas Great Debate in 1992, the Texas LDZ in […]

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