Middlebury Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh, Aaron Ebner, Adam Stieglitz, and Linda Childs Hothem were recognized at Saturday’s Spring Commencement ceremony for remarkable work in their fields and ongoing commitment to the Institute.
At a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, General Robert Gard was presented with the Global Citizen Award for his key role in its founding.
The Holland Center on the Middlebury Institute campus has reopened after extensive renovations and now features a new kitchen area, several study zones, and outdoor seating around a beautifully landscaped patio.
Gifts to the Monterey Institute have more than doubled in the last fiscal year, topping $6.5 million, a development President Ramaswamy called “gratifying and humbling.”
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.
Challenged to make 250 gifts of any size in 25 days to earn a $25,000 donor match supporting student financial aid, the Monterey Institute community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni more than doubled their target.
MIIS Board Member Jed Smith has presented the Monterey Institute community with an exciting challenge. If 250 alumni and friends of the Institute make a gift of any size in the next 25 days, he will match these gifts with $25,000 for financial aid. Spread the word!
An anonymous donor has given $2.1 million to create two new scholarship funds honoring the former and current presidents of the Monterey Institute.
The room buzzed with lively conversations among students, scholarship donors, Institute friends, staff, and members of the Board of Governors. This year’s guests also included Middlebury College President Ron Liebowitz.
The Annual Named Scholarship Luncheon each year highlights one named scholarship with a short feature video presentation. This year’s selection was the Les Zambo Memorial Scholarship, now in its 10th year. Named in honor of the much-loved professor of International Business, it has been awarded to 18 students studying business, finance, and accounting.
The Institute board members and members of the local community gathered at the Old Capital Club in downtown Monterey to mingle with U.S. military veterans studying at MIIS and to hear keynote speaker General Mike Carns.
Attendees learned more about the Veterans Scholarship Fund at the Institute and the role veterans play at the Institute.