Category Archives: Academics

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 […]

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 […]