Category Archives: General

Professor Jan Dykstra Scholarship

In conjunction with Professor Jan Dykstra’s 90th birthday, a group of Menlo Alumni is pushing to perpetually endow the “Professor Jan Dykstra Scholarship” at $100,000.  Professor Dysktra was a fixture in the Language and Social Science departments from 1963 through his retirement in 1996 and continues to mentor, tutor, and advise students today.  Still a campus resident, he attributes his longevity to Menlo’s students.  “It’s all due to the youthful […]

Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

Menlo College welcomed seven new members to their Board of Trustees this academic year. “We are pleased to add such dynamic leadership to our board,” said President Richard A. Moran. “Their outstanding experience in business will make an important and positive impact on our College.” Lee McEnany Caraher is the founder and CEO of Double […]

Going Viral – Victor Calvo Sends Stats Soaring in Social Media

Victor Calvo is having fun with social media. A month ago, he wrote his first BuzzFeed article, “30 Reasons you should visit Guam.” The post went viral and received over 18,000 hits. That prompted him to try “24 Reasons Why You Should Choose Menlo College,” another BuzzFeed success that’s landing him a huge audience. “Buzzfeed […]

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 […]

Menlo College is Represented at CPA Day in Sacramento

Rielle Dopke and Ashleigh Nelin spent two days in Sacramento representing Menlo College at CPA Day at the Capital. CPA Day is an annual event sponsored by CalCPA that gives CPAs an opportunity to meet with elected representatives to discuss the vital role CPAs play in their local communities, as well as in the California business community […]

Announcing the Launch of Our New Website

On Monday, February 23, 2015, visitors to www.menlo.edu noticed a different appearance due to the launch of a new design. Our new website represents a brand of excellence that is streamlined in delivery, easy to access, and rich in content for our community. The new Menlo College website creates a simplified, engaging and intelligent design […]

Take the Lead…

In today’s job market, bringing a competitive advantage to interviews requires more than a college degree and a resume. Graduates need leadership skills to set them apart from their peers and successfully accelerate their career paths. “When an employer looks at your resume, they want to see something more than your titles,” said Teri Thomas, […]

Students to Pitch Drought Solution at Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

Menlo College students Victoria Arild, Samantha Newman, and David Laflamme, had an idea for an annual competition assigned in their Management 101 class. This year, the competition, titled Innovation Challenge required students to create a product or service focused on sustainability. Victoria, Samantha and David chose to create a business plan for a fog harvesting […]

Menlo College Alumnus Arjun Devgan ’01 Recommends Networking to Build a Career Path

Arjun Devgan ’01 is VP of Customer Success at Comprehend Systems, Inc., an analytics startup that offers cloud-based clinical data insight tools that improve the way clinical researchers access, understand, explore and analyze data. Arjun, who holds a BS in Management with a concentration in Information Systems from Menlo College, recently attended an alumni reception […]