"You could say it is any MPA's dream project,” says Monterey Institute alumnus Craig Middleton of his leading role in the creation and running of the Presidio Trust.
Inspired by the “effective leadership” of Monterey Institute alumnus Ryan Gonzalez, her supervisor at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, Amy Slay decided to follow in his footsteps at MIIS.
Alumni from around the world will make their way back to Monterey in July for an action-packed weekend celebrating friendships old and new.
Heather Bessette set a goal for herself of a specific career in a specific location, and a year after graduating with a Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy degree from the Monterey Institute, she has achieved both.
At Monterey Institute Spring Commencement, three outstanding alumni were honored for their achievements and commitment to the Institute: Amaury Cooper, Sylvio Baltodano and William Godnick.
Former Monterey Institute president Dr. Clara Yu delivers the commencement speech.
Catherine Carlton, a recent graduate of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute, turned a summer internship into a leadership position working to combat malnutrition and environmental degradation through community-based permaculture projects in Malawi.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
Monterey Institute faculty and staff led students on career-focused trips to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley over spring break, visiting potential employers and networking with alumni eager to help students starting their careers.
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