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Professor Jan Dykstra Scholarship

In conjunction with Professor Jan Dykstra’s 90th birthday, a group of Menlo Alumni is pushing to perpetually endow the “Professor Jan Dykstra Scholarship” at $100,000.  Professor Dysktra was a fixture in the Language and Social Science departments from 1963 through his retirement in 1996 and continues to mentor, tutor, and advise students today.  Still a campus resident, he attributes his longevity to Menlo’s students.  “It’s all due to the youthful […]

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Rugby: Newest Club Sport at Menlo College

New sights and sounds fill Connor Field at Menlo College this spring as more than 20 students embark upon honing their skills as members of the newly formed Rugby Club. After one week in, head coach Gene Mountjoy, who boasts nearly 20 years of rugby coaching experience, is teaching an enthusiastic group of Menlo students […]

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Jon Surface Named Assistant Athletics Director – Club Sports, Intramurals and Recreation

Menlo College Director of Athletics Keith Spataro has announced Jon Surface as the head of the department’s Club Sports, Intramural and Recreation division which is set to roll out for the 2015-16 academic year. Surface, who headed the men’s basketball program for the previous five seasons, has been promoted to the newly created position of […]

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Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

Menlo College welcomed seven new members to their Board of Trustees this academic year. “We are pleased to add such dynamic leadership to our board,” said President Richard A. Moran. “Their outstanding experience in business will make an important and positive impact on our College.” Lee McEnany Caraher is the founder and CEO of Double […]

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Going Viral – Victor Calvo Sends Stats Soaring in Social Media

Victor Calvo is having fun with social media. A month ago, he wrote his first BuzzFeed article, “30 Reasons you should visit Guam.” The post went viral and received over 18,000 hits. That prompted him to try “24 Reasons Why You Should Choose Menlo College,” another BuzzFeed success that’s landing him a huge audience. “Buzzfeed […]

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Bay Area Business Authors Speak at Menlo College April 1

Six influential business authors from the Bay Area will speak at Menlo College for an authors roundtable on Wednesday, April 1 starting at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, the discussion will be moderated by Dr. Richard Moran, President of Menlo College and the author of several books on CEOs, workplace issues and […]

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Welcome Dr. Beth Milwid, Professor of Psychology

Menlo College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Beth Milwid, Ph.D. as Assistant Professor of Psychology starting Fall, 2015. A psychologist and educator, Dr. Milwid designed and delivered employee training at Apple Computer and served as senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, providing leadership programs and executive coaching throughout the United […]

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Menlo College is Represented at CPA Day in Sacramento

Rielle Dopke and Ashleigh Nelin spent two days in Sacramento representing Menlo College at CPA Day at the Capital. CPA Day is an annual event sponsored by CalCPA that gives CPAs an opportunity to meet with elected representatives to discuss the vital role CPAs play in their local communities, as well as in the California business community […]

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Announcing the Launch of Our New Website

On Monday, February 23, 2015, visitors to www.menlo.edu noticed a different appearance due to the launch of a new design. Our new website represents a brand of excellence that is streamlined in delivery, easy to access, and rich in content for our community. The new Menlo College website creates a simplified, engaging and intelligent design […]

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Women’s Wrestling Finishes 11th, three place at WCWA Nationals

It was a successful weekend on the mats for the Menlo College women’s wrestling team who saw three wrestlers place in an 11th place team finish. With 21 teams and over 200 wrestlers competing senior Kalin Knight-Alvarez finished sixth at 116 pounds, sophomore Cady Chessin notched a fifth place finish at 123 pounds, and senior Lauren […]

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