The Monterey Institute’s strong ties with the Peace Corps were highlighted this week as the Institute announced Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams as its spring 2011 commencement speaker, and a local paper published a lengthy article about the PCMI program at MIIS.
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.
After intensive on-campus training, 37 Monterey Institute students are heading off to 18 different countries to gain professional experience in the field, staying on assignment for up to six months.
Responding to a growing need for translation and localization professionals in the rapidly expanding Brazilian market, the Monterey Institute announced the launch of a new Portuguese language track for its Translation and Localization Management degree program.
King Abdullah II of Jordan recognized Monterey Institute student Hany Amin for the work of his innovative job training foundation in Egypt at the recent World Economic Forum meeting in the Middle East.
Monterey Institute student Alexandra Shaphren was recognized for her fundraising efforts for the Community Partnership for Youth at the Central Coast’s 20th Annual Philanthropy Day Award ceremony on November 18.
The Monterey Institute will partner with Aslan Media to offer “Harnessing the Power of Social Media, Youth Movements and Dynamic Markets” on February 17-18 as part of the MIIS Executive Education program.
Over 160 People Participated in the student-driven “Celebrating Foreign Language Education: A Monterey Bay Symposium” at the Monterey Institute on March 10.
Naked Economics author Charles Wheelan will deliver the keynote address at “Global Integration and the Future of Development,” the annual Monterey Institute International Trade and Investment Conference on March 3.
Experts at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies were in high demand this week as reporters from the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker and World Politics Review sought comments on Iran’s nuclear weapons program.