General News

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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Terri Givens Appointed Provost at Menlo College

Menlo College has announced the appointment of Dr. Terri Givens as Provost. The selection of Dr. Givens was made by President Richard A. Moran after a national search and a series of interviews that included a search committee, faculty and staff. “While many of the candidates brought compelling qualifications, Dr. Givens’ experience and talents combine […]

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Take the Lead…

In today’s job market, bringing a competitive advantage to interviews requires more than a college degree and a resume. Graduates need leadership skills to set them apart from their peers and successfully accelerate their career paths. “When an employer looks at your resume, they want to see something more than your titles,” said Teri Thomas, […]

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Students to Pitch Drought Solution at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

Menlo College students Victoria Arild, Samantha Newman, and David Laflamme, had an idea for an annual competition assigned in their Management 101 class. This year, the competition, titled Innovation Challenge required students to create a product or service focused on sustainability. Victoria, Samantha and David chose to create a business plan for a fog harvesting […]

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Menlo College Alumnus Arjun Devgan ’01 Recommends Networking to Build a Career Path

Arjun Devgan ’01 is VP of Customer Success at Comprehend Systems, Inc., an analytics startup that offers cloud-based clinical data insight tools that improve the way clinical researchers access, understand, explore and analyze data. Arjun, who holds a BS in Management with a concentration in Information Systems from Menlo College, recently attended an alumni reception […]

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Author Pamela K. Gullard in conversation with Menlo College President Richard A. Moran

Whether or not you have ever set foot on the Menlo College campus in Atherton, you might enjoy a virtual walk through the 85-year history of this hidden gem. Pam Gullard, author of Through the Gates: Eighty-Five Years of Menlo College and Its Times, will discuss the college’s past, present, and future with the new […]

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Menlo College Announces the Closure of Its Football Program

Menlo College officials announced on Sunday that their football program is ending after a careful and thorough evaluation of the economic and geographical realities related to sponsoring a small college football program.  Menlo College, which competed as a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) independent, was the only member of the NAIA that sponsored a […]

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Ninety Years Old at Menlo College

Menlo College Professor Emeritus Jan Dykstra celebrated his 90th birthday on January 14, 2015! Still a campus resident, he attributes his longevity to the influence of students at the College. “It’s all due to the youthful influence of the students,” he smiles. He was hired in 1963 as a professor of language and social sciences. […]

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A Choice to be Great in Spring 2015

What’s in the beginning of a new semester? President Richard Moran addressed the question at the Menlo College Spring 2015 Convocation. He instructed the audience to take photos of each other to commemorate the semester’s beginning as an important occasion. He added that the result of his poll of friends and associates confirmed that people […]

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Menlo College to Join Golden State Athletic Conference in 2015

The Golden State Athletic Conference Board of Directors announced today that Menlo College will become the league’s ninth member beginning with the 2015-16 season. “Menlo College is proud to join the Golden State Athletic Conference,” said Dr. Richard Moran, President of Menlo College. “Our student-athletes add innovative and strategic thinking to their collaborative spirit, which […]

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