It is now easier than ever to support student projects at the Monterey Institute of International Studies through MontereySTART, a newly launched micro-philanthropy platform.
Monterey Institute student Alexandra Shaphren was recognized for her fundraising efforts for the Community Partnership for Youth at the Central Coast’s 20th Annual Philanthropy Day Award ceremony on November 18.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
Jonah Leff (MPA '06) talks about his work as a UN Weapons Inspector in Sudan and Somalia.
The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, James tells us how he is trying to do his part to respond to the tragic events of that day.
Anne-Claire talks about how the connection she made with a woman in Niger changed both of their lives.
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.