Recipients of named scholarships at the Monterey Institute gathered to learn more about what it means to be part of this elite group of students.
Among the new Legacy Society members were Middlebury alumna Carolyn Tager, Susanne and Bill Tyler, ILC member Noel Lateef, and long-time MIIS faculty and staff members--Jan Black, Dayton Hughes, Gisele Kapuscinski, and Jeff Wood.
The luncheon's keynote speaker, Professor Emeritus Philip Morgan, a noted Africaphile with extensive work experience in Sub-Saharan and Southern Africa, delivered a presentation on the region's politics and culture.
"Xīnnián hǎo!" or "Happy New Year!" was the common refrain as long-time friends of the Monterey Institute gathered at a Monterey restaurant to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to meet this year's Stilwell Scholarship recipients, Zhang Zhuoyi and Li Yanming.
Linda Childs Hothem (BAPS ’85) committed to the largest alumni gift in Monterey Institute history, pledging $450,000 over three years to support the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy.
The residence of Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam (Midd’99) in Hillsborough served as a lovely backdrop for a casual salon gathering of 20. The evening was energized with conversations surrounding the Frontier Market Scouts program and multiple cross connections were discovered.
Did you know that there are over 200 couples who started their journey together at MIIS?
Michelle Mitchell (MBA ‘95) and her husband, Jonathan Mitchell, opened their Beverly Hills home to MIIS and Middlebury alumni and friends interested in learning more about the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program. Forty individuals attended the September 12, 2012 event, which featured MIIS students, faculty, and leadership.
Offering supporters the opportunity to “be here every day” on the Monterey Institute campus, the Institute’s leadership gathered on Friday to unveil a new, interactive donor recognition wall.
A scholarship has been established in honor of Dr. Jonathan B. Tucker, a longtime staff member at the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, who passed away last year.