Category Archives: General

4th Season of VITA at Menlo College

The fourth season of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is beginning at Menlo College. Sponsored by the United Way and the IRS, this program is for low/middle income taxpayers (those with incomes less than $54,000). VITA is comprised of Menlo College accounting and finance students who have undergone 24 hours of training and […]

Just Published – Winter 2016 Issue of Menlo Advantage

The topic of a special insert in the latest issue of the Menlo Advantage magazine is a global headliner: immigration. Menlo professors Pamela Gullard and Melissa Michelson, along with Provost Terri Givens discuss immigration and how it relates to the business community of Silicon Valley and Menlo College. We’re proud to feature two veterans who […]

The Best Living Experience

Students speak to the benefits of living on the Menlo Campus. “A great experience and an opportunity to meet people from different countries, learn the language and understand traditions.” ~Pietro Cristofari “I like how every building on campus takes less than a 3 minute walk.” ~Anthony Pitini “My neighbors are super nice. RAs are wonderful.” […]

It Happened at Menlo College for Phil Durbrow

Philip Durbrow is Chairman & CEO of Marshall Strategy, a firm that specializes in developing positioning strategies for a range of national and international clients in finance, technology, real estate, entertainment, healthcare, and education. His education clients include the University of California system-wide, and individual strategies for UC Berkeley, UCSF, and Berkeley Law. Other clients include […]

Rick Edge: Menlo College Postmaster and San Juan Bautista Mayor

When Menlo College Postmaster Rick Edge isn’t delivering mail to the Menlo community, he is serving as Mayor of San Juan Bautista, a city with a population of 1,900 in San Benito County, California. Edge’s service to San Juan Bautista stretches back almost 20 years, and included membership on the Planning Commission, as well as […]

Menlo College Welcomes Guy Kawasaki for Women’s Business Society

Noted social media expert and author Guy Kawasaki recently spoke about ways to improve personal branding at Menlo College. Menlo College President Richard A. Moran credited Kawasaki with popularizing the use of the term “evangelist” to define the person who builds a critical mass of support for a given technology. Kawasaki fulfilled that role first […]

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 […]

Female Entrepreneurs Empowered at Menlo College

Crunchbase, a database of startups, other tech companies and the people who work in them, recently released a report on the number of women founders of US venture-backed startups. While female founders are still in the minority, there has been a rapid growth in the past five years, from 9.5% of startups with at least […]

Menlo College Athletics Donates 343 Gift-Filled Shoeboxes to Operation Christmas Child

Menlo College Athletics got into the giving spirit once again this holiday season and made a huge impact in the process. Coaches, staff, student-athletes from 15 varsity teams and an on-campus club, Menlo REACH, joined together to donate an impressive 343 gift-filled shoe boxes to Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is an initiative by […]