The Monterey Institute has received a $500,000 gift from the Milliken Foundation to support continuing efforts to attract top students to its “remarkable programs.”
Eighty-six students from four local high schools took part a series of language- and culture-focused workshops at the Monterey Institute in an event marking International Education Week.
For the 2011-2012 competition, Monterey Institute students received a total of five U.S. Fulbright Awards, setting a new school record and exceeding the per capita number of awards at much larger schools.
The law office building at 499 Van Buren Street has been purchased by Middlebury College for future use as part of the Monterey Institute campus.
Thirty-two local businesses and student service providers participated in the second annual Student Information Fair, which drew a large crowd on a sunny afternoon at the Monterey Institute’s downtown campus.
The Monterey Institute’s downtown campus is buzzing this week as a new and typically diverse class arrives to begin their MIIS experience.
This Friday’s second annual MIIS Graduate School of International Policy and Management Expo, featuring student presentations on projects completed over the past several months, will focus on the theme of “Cultivating Success through Immersive Learning.”
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.