Category Archives: Academics

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paul Yago Starts Career with Grant from Silicon Valley Community Foundation

New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) was an automobile manufacturing company in Fremont, California, jointly owned by General Motors and Toyota.  In 2010, the plant produced a red Toyota Corolla S – its last car. The production of Corollas in North America moved to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi's assembly plants in Blue Springs, Mississippi and […]

Menlo College Selected as One of the Top 25 2015 Best Value Colleges

Menlo College has been named one of America’s top 25 schools in the 2015 Cappies Best Value Colleges. This latest recognition of Menlo’s value was by Cappex, a free Web-based “matchmaking” service that pairs students with colleges. Compiling the results of over 1.4 million student reviews on over 2,000 colleges and universities, the 2015 Cappies […]

Ronnie Lott Asks Menlo College Students, “Do You Have It?”

Ronnie Lott, Silicon Valley investor, philanthropist and NFL Hall of Fame 49er cornerback and safety, was the keynote speaker at Menlo Connect Day. The title of his topic was a question, “Do you have it?” Considered to be a super star of football, Lott is familiar with notoriety. He was named All-Pro eight times, and […]

Building Ethical Strength at Menlo

Book Announcement: Ethics Training in Action: An Examination of Issues, Techniques, and Development Edited by Professor Leslie E. Sekerka Leaders, managers, and employees at every level of the organization need to establish a workplace where responsibility, accountability, and doing the right thing are genuinely valued and practiced. Professor Sekerka’s book serves as a guide for […]

Menlo Interns: Making Their Mark on Bay Area Organizations

Last summer, Menlo College students completed their academic internships in organizations as diverse as Devcon Construction, Boston Private Bank, KPMG, City of Menlo Park, Plug and Play Tech Center, and Hi-Five Sports. Over half of the 63 interns participating in the summer program received job offers from their internship organizations. While Menlo students benefitted from […]

A New Semester Means New Ethics in Action Speaker Series

By Taylor Morrow The Ethics in Action Speaker Series kicked off at Menlo College on Thursday, September 18, featuring three managers from Gap, Inc. The series is a part of Professor Sekerka’s Business Ethics Class and sponsored by the Business Ethics in Action Club and the Ethics in Action Research and Education Center at Menlo […]