The popular four-year-old student club B.U.I.L.D. continues to offer free language lessons to both MIIS students and the wider Monterey community, with the addition this year of teacher seminars and curriculum support for new teachers.
Signalling continuous growth and expansion of academic programs, the Monterey Institute welcomed nine new faculty members this fall. The new faculty reflect the diverse campus, arriving from near and far and bringing a range of new experience and knowledge to share with students in different programs.
Fulbright students from around the world participating in a Monterey Institute program designed to help prepare them for graduate studies in the United States got a very special lesson on U.S. government from Congressman Sam Farr.
Hailed by the American Literary Translator’s Association as “today’s foremost translator of classic Samurai texts,” Monterey Institute alumnus William Scott Wilson is perhaps best known for his translation of Hagakure that he started working on while still a student.
A recent campus panel sponsored by the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program offered students an in-depth briefing on career opportunities in the language field and beyond for those with advanced language expertise.
Summer has arrived at the Monterey Institute with an influx of students studying Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and Japanese as part of the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program, and an even more international group enrolled in the Intensive English Program.
Reflecting the great quality of its program, the MIIS Intensive English as a Second Language Program has been formally accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.
The Chinese program in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management is the world’s foremost training ground for translators, conference interpreters, and localization experts.
About the Chinese Program
The Chinese Translation, Interpretation and Localization Management (TILM) program equips students with the latest skill sets for pursuing a career in:
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.