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2018 NHI Award Winners at this year's Celebracion event.

NHI announces 2018 award winners at Celebracion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

The National Hispanic Institute officially honored its 2018 class of award winners tonight at Celebracion 2018 in San Marcos, Texas. The honors included the presentation of a Hall of Fame Award — NHI’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who make a lasting contribution to the organization, typically measured in decades rather than years. Alvaro Maldonado, […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigning

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez named 2017 NHI Person of the Year

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 11:55 pm   /   NHI Award Winners, NHI News

NHI Founder and President Ernesto Nieto, starting in a New Year’s Eve tradition of naming an NHI Person of the Year, has selected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as NHI’s 2017 Person of the Year—primarily for what she’s seeking to do in 2018. Ocasio-Cortez continues in her quest to represent New York’s 14th District, encompassing her native Bronx […]

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Texas State Rep. Mary Gonzalez receives her Distinguished Alumni award at Celebracion 2017

NHI honors 2017 class of alumni and educators at Celebración

Posted: November 18, 2017 at 9:26 pm   /   Celebración, NHI Award Winners

Celebración 2017—the first-ever homecoming edition of the annual NHI gathering, bringing students and alumni to NHI headquarters in Maxwell, Texas—also brought together alumni and educators for the NHI Alumni Awards at the City of San Marcos Conference Center on Saturday, November 18. NHI staff and board members presented awards to the following honorees: University of […]

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