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San Antonio students, preparing since February, gear up for 2022 Texas Great Debate

Posted: May 31, 2022 at 7:11 pm   /   Great Debate, NHI Programs

In the first of a series highlighting 2022 Texas Great Debate teams — in advance of the June 11-14 quest for the Silver Cup – spoke to Anita Fernandez about the 36-person San Antonio team that will compete at Schreiner University in Kerrville. What kind of things are you doing to prepare the team and […]

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LDZx gears up for its second year engaging students online

Posted: May 29, 2022 at 5:31 pm   /   LDZx, NHI Programs

When the COVID-19 pandemic altered the course of the National Hispanic Institute in 2020, staffers set about to create digital versions of the Great Debate and the Collegiate World Series, which launched in time for students that summer. The Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session provided a whole different challenge — and, ultimately, a rethinking of […]

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Nicole Nieto honored by University of Texas at Austin with lifetime service award

Posted: May 9, 2022 at 8:58 am   /   NHI News

Nicole Nieto, the National Hispanic Institute’s Executive Vice President, has been honored by the University of Texas at Austin with an award for her lifetime service in volunteerism and forwarding leadership education. Nieto was honored with the William C. Powers, Jr. Lifetime Service Award, among a group honored with various awards at May 4’s annual […]

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