National Hispanic Heritage Month Podcast “Words of Wisdom”

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15), Union Institute & University presents “Words of Wisdom” by Dr. Ciriaco “Cid” Pinedo. His uplifting message encourages us to pursue social justice and equity in service to others.

Dr. Ciriaco “Cid” Pinedo

Dr. Nelson Soto

Dr. Pinedo is President and CEO of The Children’s Fund. He received Union Institute & University’s highest honor, the Doctorate of Humane Letters: Honoris Causa at the 2021 National Commencement, in recognition of his dedication to providing innovative life-transforming social services to vulnerable children.

Dr. Nelson Soto, Union Institute & University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs introduces Dr. Pinedo.

Enjoy listing to “Words of Wisdom”.



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