Thirty-seven Fulbright scholars from 34 countries arrived at the Monterey Institute recently for an intensive three-week course designed to prepare them for graduate degree programs at various American universities.
Students in the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Programs are not only busy learning grammar and increasing their vocabulary in a new language, but also taking time to learn about the cultural context through music, dance and food.
The summer is intense at the Monterey Institute where students from around the world dedicate their days to acquiring or dramatically improving a new language. This year the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) is offered in six different languages.
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.
The Monterey Institute Intensive English Program will offer five different classes this summer for over 140 students from all over the world preparing for matriculation into degree programs at various universities.
Five U.S. students at the Monterey Institute have received Fulbright awards to teach and conduct research in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the most students in a single year in the Institute’s 56-year history.
A Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer story highlights the multiple job offers received by graduating Monterey Institute student Dale Eggett (TLM ’11) as part of an article about high demand in the growing fields of translation, interpretation and localization management.
The first week in May found Monterey Institute experts in demand from Monterey to Melbourne as media outlets all over the globe sought comments from MIIS faculty on a wide variety of issues.
A fundraising drive launched by the Monterey Institute’s international campus community following last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has raised over $27,000 to support relief efforts.
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni celebrated the diversity of the campus community April 16 at the annual Monterey Institute International Bazaar, a feast of international cuisine, traditions and entertainment.