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Menlo College Entrepreneurship Students Learn Business Savvy from Benanti Winery CEO

September 19, 2014: Professor Ron Kovas’s entrepreneurship capstone class, Launching a Venture recently welcomed guest speaker Salvino Benanti, CEO of Benanti Winery in Mount Etna, Italy. In his presentation titled, "Re-launching a Venture," Benanti defined issues that he and his brother Antonio faced when they inherited Benanti Winery, a business that was started in 1988 by their father, Giuseppe Benanti who has…

Tell the World Everywhere Where You Are

August 19, 2014: Menlo College’s new President Richard Moran tagged Menlo College’s New Student Orientation Day “a day full of emotions” in his first campus speech since his appointment as President of Menlo College. His first instruction was for the audience to take out their cell phones, post a photograph “to tell the world everywhere where…

Richard A. Moran Is the Tenth President of Menlo College

July 8, 2014: The Menlo College Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome Richard A. Moran as the tenth president of Menlo College. Moran, CEO of Accretive Solutions, is a Silicon Valley leader in business and education. As a consultant and operating executive, he is an evangelist for organizational effectiveness. He has authored seven books and is credited with starting the genre of …

Internships Lead to Job Offers for Menlo College Students

June 2, 2014: Just a few entrepreneurial go-getters have the opportunity to create and pitch a revenue model for a new app startup, but Menlo College student Seena Amidi did just that during his spring internship with the video search engine start-up, Baarzo. Seena joined half of the Menlo College spring internship class in securing permanent job offers from their internship-sponsoring organizations. In 2014,…