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Spring 2013 Research Colloquium: Financing of Start-up Firms

April 2, 2013: On Thursday April 4, 2013, Menlo College will hold the last session in the Spring 2013 Research Colloquium series. Dima Leschinskii, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance at Menlo, will present the paper “Financing of Start-up Firms, VC Exits, and Developments in the Trading of Shares of Private Firms” that he co-authored with Jan Jindra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance.…

Menlo Celebrates Academic Excellence

March 27, 2013: On Friday March 22, 2013, Menlo College held the annual Honors Convocation dinner to recognize student academic success. Students and their families, faculty, and staff came together to celebrate students on the Dean’s List and recipients of special awards, including the Board of Trustees Award, the highest honor that a student can receive at Menlo. “I had a wonderful…

Human Rights Essay Competition

March 1, 2013: Be the change you wish to see in the world – Mahatma Gandhi In memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Student Union (BSU) in collaboration with faculty hosted a freshman Human Rights Essay Competition. All students freshmen taking English composition courses were asked to write an essay about human rights. The essays were judged by faculty; three…

Students Engage in Scholarly Faculty Research

March 1, 2013: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science just published an article by Leslie Sekerka, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Menlo College and Director of Ethics in Action Research and Education Center. The article entitled, "The Role of Moral Values in Instigating Morally Responsible Decisions," explores individual drive behind decisions to act with virtue when faced with an ethical…