Category Archives: Academics

Menlo College Professors Discuss Latest Research with OAKtoberFest Community

Among the events that took place as part of the 2015 Menlo College OAKtoberFest weekend, three faculty members shared their research with Menlo alumni and parents of current students. Political Science Professor Melissa Michelson, Management Professor Leslie Sekerka, and Marketing Professor Fabian Eggers were the featured speakers. The discussion was moderated by Provost Terri Givens. […]

Assemblymember Rich Gordon Speaks to Menlo College Students

Professor Melissa Michelson’s political science students at Menlo College had the opportunity to meet State Assemblymember Rich Gordon of the 24th California Assembly District. Gordon’s district includes the San Francisco Peninsula in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, including some coastal farmland. The area includes not only high-tech industry but also 80% of all the […]

Menlo College Named “A Best In The West” by The Princeton Review Seven Years in a Row

The Princeton Review just issued its annual rankings of the best colleges in the United States, and Menlo College was again named as one of the best colleges in the West. This marks the seventh straight year Menlo College was accorded recognition as part The Princeton Review’s feature, “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” “Seven […]

Menlo College Welcomes Lisa Webb, Dean of Student Affairs

Menlo College welcomes Lisa S. Webb, Ed.D., as Dean of Student Affairs. Dr. Webb brings over 25 years of experience in higher education administration to her new role at Menlo College. In addition to serving as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life at Southern Methodist University, Dr. Webb’s previous […]

A Recap of Commencement 2015

The 2015 Commencement exercises at Menlo College kicked off with the fanfare of Pipers and Color Guard, and a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem sung by Monica Juan. The official welcome was extended by Grand Marshal Jack Klingler. Following that spectacular launch, President Richard A. Moran thanked the Board of Trustees, the faculty and […]

Menlo College Honors Top Students at Honors Convocation 2015

Menlo College honored top students for their academic success and leadership achievement at the annual Honors Convocation in April. Nicole Larson received the College’s highest honor, the Board of Trustees Award, from Geir Ramleth, chairman of the Board of Trustees. Ramleth said that faculty members describe her as “one of those students you want to […]

FEI Awards Scholarship to Menlo College Student Bret Tretten

Financial Executives International- Silicon Valley Chapter (FEI) is a financial organization for CFOs and senior financial executives with more than 10,000 members in the US and 400+ in their chapter. FEI has many programs for the professional development of Bay Area business. One of FEI’s outstanding community service projects is a scholarship program that honors […]

A new learning option for Real Estate Law

A new learning option was offered to Menlo College’s Real Estate Program this spring thanks to student, Andrew Hart ‘15, president of the Menlo College Real Estate Investment Team (MCREIT). Under the auspices of MCREIT and with seed funding from a grant from Menlo College, nine students in the Spring semester real state law class pledged […]

VITA’s Third Year at Menlo College

Sponsored by the United Way and the IRS, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) program assists lower income taxpayers with the preparation of their tax returns. Since 2012, Menlo College has sponsored a VITA site, comprised of student volunteers, supervised by Professor Jack Klingler. Last year, the Menlo site prepared over 100 tax returns, […]

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 […]