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.
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.
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.
How did you get here? Students Eliz Tchakarian, Emily Quade, and Derek Yiu share how our language education programs became the next step in their unique lives.
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.
The biennial Monterey Forum drew close to fifty outside scholars to the Monterey Institute to take part in discussions about innovation, collaboration and distance learning in translator and interpreter education with Institute faculty and students.
An April 6 Peace Corps news release announced that the Monterey Institute ranked fourth in the nation in Peace Corp Master’s International program participation during the Corps’ 50th year.
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.