Addressing the 247 graduates at the May 21 graduation ceremony, President Sunder Ramaswamy and Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, spoke of the road ahead.
Institute Students Combat Hunger Locally As Well As Globally
September 1, 2009
Posted September 1, 2009
The Santa Cruz Sentinel highlighted the volunteer work of students from the Monterey Institute in support of Ag Against Hunger, a local non-profit that recently gathered 120,000 pounds of fresh produce that was distributed to food banks rather than being tilled into the soil. The students, from nations including Palestine, Malaysia, Kenya, Indonesia and Vietnam, were part of the Institute’s just-completed summer program in Global Trade and Development.
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45 Monterey Institute students have received special scholarships to help fund summer language and immersive learning opportunities in 20 countries.