MIIS Ranks Fourth in Nation for Peace Corp Master’s International Participation

The Peace Corps announced the top five graduate schools in the nation in terms of participation in the Peace Corps Master’s International program on Wednesday, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies came in at number four, with 20 students enrolled in the program and serving overseas as of the ranking date of September 30, 2010.

Director of Peace Corps to be Spring Commencement Speaker at MIIS

The Monterey Institute announced on March 28 that Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will be the speaker at the Institute’s spring 2011 commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. on the front lawn of historic Colton Hall in Monterey. The Peace Corps is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Monterey Institute Professor Kathi Bailey Receives Prestigious TESOL Award

Professor Kathi Bailey of the Monterey Institute of International Studies received the Heinle Outstanding Achievement Award on Thursday, March 17 at the annual Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference in New Orleans.

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Puts Spotlight on CNS, MIIS Experts

Experts at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) have been in high demand by the local, national and international media in recent days as the earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis in Japan have unfolded.

MIIS, CNS Experts Featured at Panel Discussion on Japan Situation This Friday

“Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Troubles in Japan: Facts and Future Implications" will be the topic of a special panel discussion hosted by the Monterey Institute of International Studies this Friday. The panel will take place from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. on Friday, March 18 in the Irvine Auditorium inside the McCone Building at 499 Pierce Street in downtown Monterey.

Speakers will include:

MIIS Faculty, Staff & Students Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Relief Efforts in Japan

A group of faculty, staff and students at the Monterey Institute, many of whom are Japanese American, launched a fundraising drive on March 15 aimed at supporting relief efforts in area of Japan devastated by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

MIIS Faculty & Staff Plan Fundraising Drive to Support Japanese Earthquake Relief Efforts

As Monday morning dawned in earthquake- and tsunami-devastated Northern Japan, eight Japanese-American faculty and staff members at the Monterey Institute of International Studies announced a fundraising drive aimed at supporting relief efforts in Japan.

TESOL/TFL Scholarship Fund

Scholarship funds are not only important but vital for those planning a career in teaching.  We could not think of a more appropriate way to launch the next 30 years and to continue attracting the best students to our program, than by creating a scholarship fund to be supported by our alumni and friends.

Largest Monterey Institute Career Fair Yet a Great Success

The annual Monterey Institute Career Fair drew 97 employers to Monterey on February 25 for the opportunity to interact with students and alumni. Also, 18 additional organizations collected resumes at the event. This was the largest career fair the Institute has hosted. Every year the diversity of employers represented increases.

Annual MIIS Career Fair Draws Over 90 Employers to Monterey

On February 25, the Monterey Institute Center for Advising and Career Services will host its annual career fair in the Monterey Conference Center's Serra Ballroom from 9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.