Category Archives: Academics

2016 Honors Convocation

At the 2016 Honors Convocation, students were presented with awards for their scholarship, leadership and service to the Menlo community: Devin Gaines Board of Trustees Award Presented by Mike Gullard, Menlo College Trustee, who noted that Devin “never hesitates to be of service to others.” Andres Camarillo Golden Oak Service Award Presented by Professor Marianne […]

Menlo College Student Editor Taylor Morrow ’16 Above the Fold

Taylor Morrow ’16, a Menlo College Marketing Communications major from Ripon, California, attributes her interest in writing to the influence of her mom, a former high school English teacher. She credits Mary Robins, former director of career services at Menlo College who coached her on writing for business. “Taylor took my class, Career Management in […]

Thoughts In Memoriam from the Menlo College Community for Ron Kovas, Professor of Management

The Menlo College community mourns the loss of Professor Ron Kovas, who died peacefully in his sleep on April 8, 2016. Professor Kovas taught marketing, advertising, and the senior capstone class “Launching the Venture” at Menlo College. Dating from his time as the owner and principal of the business consulting firm Venture Management Partners, Professor […]

PSP Valedictorian Mathew Safford ‘16 Discusses MIS at Menlo College

Mathew Safford is about to complete his B.S. degree at Menlo College in Business Management, with a concentration in Management Information Systems. He is the valedictorian of Menlo’s adult education class, known as the Professional Studies Program (PSP). The Menlo College PSP is an accelerated evening program that provides for one of the most accelerated […]

Menlo College 2016 Valedictorian Corona Beck Plans Graduate Studies

Corona Beck is the Menlo College 2016 valedictorian. An accounting major whose internship last summer at the big 4 accounting firm PwC landed her a full-time job offer following graduation. Presently, she works for two local accounting firms- Evidentia Consulting, a forensic accounting firm, and The Bean Counter CPA, where she does taxes for individuals, […]

Menlo College Announces Asia Research Institute

Menlo College proudly announces the founding of the Asia Research Institute, co-directed by Professor of Finance Soumendra De and Professor of International Management Rajesh Kumar. The Institute will guide Menlo College students to function effectively in a global setting, through a wide range of activities that will include academic seminars, public lectures, and colloquia series. […]

Brand Strategist Andy Cunningham Speaks at Menlo College Winter Commencement

Forty-eight Menlo College students graduated in the Winter Commencement ceremony on December 10, 2015. Reflecting the geographic diversity of Menlo College, the graduates included students from the US, Sweden, India, Madagascar, Germany, Guatemala, Pakistan, China, Japan, and the Philippines. The graduating students completed internships while at Menlo, and most will begin jobs they’ve already secured. […]

Menlo College Honors Commencement Speakers & Honorees from 2000–2015

A photo exhibition in the Fireside Room pays tribute to some of the global leaders who have been honored at Menlo College commencement ceremonies over the past fifteen years. Each one of them has touched our community with personal stories of challenge, persistence, and innovation in both the public and private sectors. Collectively, these individuals […]