Pioneering Author & Advocate Myra Goodman of Earthbound Farm to Speak at Commencement

Myra Goodman, co-founder with her husband Drew of Carmel Valley’s Earthbound Farm, one of the world’s leading organic growers, will be the featured speaker at the Monterey Institute’s spring 2012 commencement ceremony. The ceremony—scheduled for Saturday, May 19 on the front lawn of historic Colton Hall in downtown Monterey—will begin at 1:00 p.m. with the traditional processional, featuring flag-bearers marching down Pacific Street carrying the flags of each of the 33 countries represented in the graduating class of 309 students.
 

Professor Peter Shaw Wins Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award

The recipient of the seventh annual Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award is Professor Peter Shaw, a longtime faculty member in the Institute’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program. In the May 10 announcement, Provost Amy Sands noted Professor Shaw’s record of excellence in teaching and his ongoing, inspiring commitment to providing Monterey Institute students the highest quality education possible.

Record Number of MIIS Students Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Six students from the Monterey Institute will receive U.S. Fulbright scholarship awards for the 2012-2013 academic year, the most in the Institute’s 57-year history. This surpasses last year's record of five, which had MIIS students landing more U.S. Fulbrights on a per capita basis than every top-ten school in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, with a higher applicant success rate than all but one of these leading schools. A seventh Fulbright applicant from the Monterey Institute is an alternate and may still be selected.

“Babel No More” Author Michael Erard to Lecture on Language Super-Learners

We all learn at least one language as children. But what does it take to learn six languages, or twenty, or seventy?

The Monterey Institute, one of the world’s leading centers for language training and teaching, will play host to a leading authority on language learning when Michael Erard, author of “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners,” delivers a free public lecture in the Irvine Auditorium from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. on May 2.

25th Annual International Bazaar Showcases Diverse Cultures and Flavors of MIIS

For 25 years students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies have joined together in groups to prepare and offer food representing their cultural heritage at the International Bazaar. Traditionally held in April, this cherished event always draws a large crowd, and this year was no exception, as over 300 Monterey Institute faculty, staff, students, friends and family members gathered for an event that truly showcases and celebrates the diverse cultures of MIIS.

Summer Intensive College English

Visa Application for Summer Intensive College English

International students participating in the Summer Intensive College English program will need enter the U.S. in a status that allows for study. The Office of Student Services at the Monterey Institute of International Studies is here to assist you by providing information and support for this process. Continue reading for more information on the document requirements and the visa application process.

MIIS Ranks Third in Nation for Peace Corps Master’s International Participation

The Peace Corps and the Monterey Institute of International Studies announced today that the Monterey graduate school now ranks in a tie for third in the nation in terms of participation in the Peace Corps Master’s International program, with 26 students enrolled in the program and serving overseas as of the ranking date of September 30, 2011.

맞춤 언어 교육 서비스 (CLS)

몬트레이 국제 대학원 맞춤 언어 교육 서비스(CLS)는 기업 간부, 비즈니스 컨설턴트, 국가 공무원, 개인 등 외국어 실력을 높이고자 하는 모든 사람들을 대상으로 하는 일대일 및 소그룹 외국어 지도 프로그램입니다.

CLS는 특정한 분야에서의 원활한 의사소통을 목적으로 하는 사람들을 위한 맞춤형 교육 프로그램입니다. 여러 수준의 질 높은 언어 교육을 제공하고 있으며 개인의 편의에 따라 프로그램 날짜 및 시간을 조정할 수 있습니다. 영어, 중국어, 아랍어, 프랑스어, 스페인어, 일본어, 이탈리아어, 러시아어, 한국어 및 그 외 흔히 배울 수 없는 언어 등 다양한 언어를 배울 수 있습니다.

Record Number of Employers Seeking to Hire MIIS Graduates at Annual Career Fair

Showing once again the relevance of the degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute, employers flocked in unprecedented numbers to the annual MIIS Career Fair, held on Friday, February 24 at the Monterey Conference Center. A record 109 employers participated in the Career Fair this year, representing large corporations such as Apple, eBay and HSBC as well as government agencies and local and international non-profit organizations.

MIIS Launches New Master’s in International Education Management Degree

Continuing to meet the global demand for multilingual, culturally adept professionals, the Monterey Institute of International Studies today announced the launch of its twelfth graduate degree program, the Master of Arts in International Education Management (MAIEM) program.