The first-ever, and very well-attended, Monterey Institute East Africa Forum was highlighted by stories of personal transformation told by students who have been on immersive learning experiences in the region.
The Monterey Institute’s Fisher MBA program was ranked highly in Net Impact’s guide for prospective graduate students.
Dr. Lassina Zerbo, head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, visited the Monterey Institute recently and inspired students in the simulation course on the 2015 NPT Review Conference.
The Institute’s Alumni Achievement Award Program was relaunched in 2012 as a way to demonstrate the Institute’s commitment to and pride in its alumni through annual recognition of alumni leaders.
International Policy Studies alumnus Amir Murtaza provides technical assistance to local nonprofit agencies focused on human rights and helping the disenfranchised.
For the third year the Monterey Institute community comes together to nominate and acknowledge outstanding alumni for professional success, service, and other values important to the Institute. This year’s awardees, Ed Brzytwa, Vladimir Cernavskis and Jennifer Ullman, were recognized at the Spring Commencement ceremony.
Describing their City Year Corps experience as an opportunity to focus their career goals, Monterey Institute students Eric Chavez and Danyelle Mitchell say they found the “perfect match” in the graduate programs offered at MIIS.
Reflecting the changing demands on graduates in their chosen fields, the Monterey Institute has made several changes and enhancements to programs offered in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.
Monterey Institute students traveled to over 30 countries this summer for internships and other professional development opportunities where they were able to build on their course work and apply their learning.