Local High School Students Introduced to Different Languages, Cultures at MIIS Event

Monterey Institute students, faculty and staff embrace every opportunity to engage with the local community and introduce them to the fascinating world that is to be found in our campus community. For four years the Institute has invited local high school students to participate in a series of workshops in connection with International Education Week.

MIIS Students Land More Fulbright Awards Per Capita than Students at Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Princeton

Good things can come in small packages. According to data released this week by the U.S. Department of State, students from the Monterey Institute landed more Fulbright awards per capita than every top ten university in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, and had a higher applicant success rate than all but one of these leading schools.

Peace Corps Master's International TESOL

Mica Tucci is pursuing a MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the Monterey Institute.  She is also part of the Peace Corps Master's International program.  Mica did her Peace Corps service in El Salvador and is currently applying to the Fulbright Program.  She believes that the Monterey Institute is a perfect match for students interested in the PCMI program.

Location

El Salvador
13° 55' 24.2544" N, 88° 25' 4.6884" W

Becoming a Better Language Teacher

Bryce Johnson is a student at the Monterey Institute pursuing a MA in Teaching a Foreign Language (TFL). He teaches Korean language classes through BUILD, a student-run organization the offers free language classes to the Monterey Institute community.  Johnson has been teaching BUILD classes for 3 semesters, using the experience to better himself as a teacher and make himself more attractive to future employers.  Johnson's goal is to become a professor of Korean Studies.

Location

Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce St.
Monterey, CA
United States
36° 35' 57.192" N, 121° 53' 49.7328" W

BUILD: Language Development

Beyond yoUrself In Language Development (BUILD) is a student-run organization that provides low-level language classes to the Monterey Institute of International Studies community. All of the classes are completely free, informal, and fun! They are taught by students in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Teaching Foreign Language programs at the Monterey Institute.

Location

Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce St.
Monterey, CA
United States
36° 35' 57.192" N, 121° 53' 49.7328" W

MIIS Adds New Portuguese Language Track for Translation and Localization Management Degree

With continued economic growth expected in Brazil and a growing need for translation and localization professionals in that market, the Monterey Institute of International Studies announced today that it will launch a new English-Portuguese language option within its Master of Arts in Translation and Localization Management (MATLM) degree program in fall 2012. The Institute’s well-established MATLM program currently offers Chinese, French, German, J

MIIS to Expand Campus Footprint with Van Buren Purchase

The Monterey Institute today announced the purchase of the building and property at 499 Van Buren Street, on the corner of Jefferson and Van Buren Streets. The 10,490-square-foot building currently houses the professional offices of the law firm of Horan, Lloyd, Karachale, Dyer, Schwartz, Law & Cook.

Information Fair Helps New Students Get Established in Monterey

Local businesses and student service providers offering everything from food and transport to banking and recreational opportunities introduced themselves to new and returning students at the Monterey Institute’s second annual Student Information Fair on Wednesday, August 24. The event drew a steady crowd of new and returning students and was a great success, connecting students, many of them new to the Monterey Peninsula, to service providers in the local community.

New Class Includes Citizens of 33 Countries, Speakers of 22 Native Languages

The fall is always an exciting time at the Monterey Institute where faculty, staff and returning students welcome a diverse group of new students from all over the world. This year the incoming class includes citizens of 33 countries and speakers of 22 native languages. What they discover during the first week of orientation is that now they all have one important thing in common—they are all citizens of the Monterey Institute community.