It was with great sadness that the Monterey Institute community learned of the passing of Dr. Peter Grothe, emeritus director of International Student Programs and longtime instructor, supporter and friend.
The Peace Corps’ latest rankings place the Monterey Institute in a tie for third in the nation in terms of the number of students enrolled through the Peace Corps Master’s International program.
Longtime friend and former Monterey Institute Board of Trustees Chair Laurence P. Horan passed away earlier this week.
The Monterey Institute has been selected by the Peace Corps as a partner school for the prestigious Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program, which combines financial support for returned Peace Corps volunteers with a substantial internship in underserved communities.
Mica Tucci (TESOL '12) talks about the great experience she is having as a Peace Corps Master's International student at the Monterey Institute.
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.
The Monterey Institute will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps with a daylong symposium on Saturday October 8. Among speakers are Congressman Sam Farr, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth and bestselling author Paul Theroux.
Anne-Claire talks about how the connection she made with a woman in Niger changed both of their lives.
Monterey Institute professor and human rights activist Jan Knippers Black has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA.
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.