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Tip of Texas leaders remember Dr. Daniel Garcia

Posted: June 4, 2021 at 12:16 pm   /   Featured, NHI News

One of the National Hispanic Institute’s early leaders, Dr. Daniel Garcia, who was foundational in growing Brownsville into the region NHIers know as Tip of Texas, passed away on Monday. But for those working to carry on his legacy in the region, his contributions and his influence remain alive. “Silvia and Daniel Garcia are educators […]

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Anita Fernandez wins 40 Under 40 honors in San Antonio

Posted: April 28, 2021 at 11:56 am   /   Alumni, Featured, Volunteers

Anita Fernandez, Co-Project Administrator of NHI at San Antonio and one of the founders of the San Antonio-based OCI Group, was recently named to the San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. It’s an impressive accolade not just for Fernandez, but for the social purpose consulting firm created by six friends who met through the […]

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NHIer Veronica Martinez awarded Fulbright to study in Spain

Posted: April 12, 2021 at 6:01 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, Volunteers

Veronica Martinez has had an incredible educational journey, and though it’s been punctuated by successes throughout high school and college, she sometimes thinks back on her fourth-grade year, when a teacher told her she didn’t see college or even graduating high school in her future. That set her on a course to transfer to a […]

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