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 recently welcomed Fulbright scholars from 17 countries for an intensive pre-academic program and an introduction to U.S. culture and hospitality.
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.
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.
Monterey Institute alumnus (and professor) Mike Gillen has mentored students of the Russian language for close to 30 years, but is equally well-known as the beloved bagpipe-playing leader of the Commencement procession.
Alumna Satomi Kobayashi (MATFL ’97) took her talents as a language professional around the world to Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania before returning to settle down back in Monterey.
The Monterey Institute’s new 18-month master’s degree program in international trade and economic diplomacy will feature two semesters in Monterey and one in Washington, DC.
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.
A new six-month certificate program at the Monterey Institute will train court, medical, legal and educational interpreters.
You never know where an international career may take you – for alumnus Garvey McIntosh, the path led from Japan to Monterey to a rewarding career as an international programs specialist with NASA.