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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   /   Featured, 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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NHI Person of the Year Arturo Elizondo honored with Laredo’s Key to the City

Posted: May 3, 2022 at 8:14 am   /   Alumni, NHI Award Winners, NHI News

In 2019, NHI named Arturo Elizondo the NHI Person of the Year, honoring his vision to reshape the food ecosystem by developing alternatives to animal proteins. A little more than two years beyond those honors, and Elizondo’s progressed in his dreams — and has received another meaningful accolade to acknowledge that.  Elizondo was honored by […]

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Rudy Rodriguez joins NHI staff, bringing asset-based perspective to college outreach

Posted: April 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm   /   Alumni, College Register, NHI News

Rudy Rodriguez’s NHI journey began when she was a freshman at Del Rio high school in 2002. As she remembers, “Somebody in the community said you need to do this program. They put a group of us in a car … to Alpine, Texas at the time, for a Young Leaders Conference, a Great Debate, […]

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