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Menlo College Entrepreneurship Students Learn Business Savvy from Benanti Winery CEO

September 19, 2014: Professor Ron Kovas’s entrepreneurship capstone class, Launching a Venture recently welcomed guest speaker Salvino Benanti, CEO of Benanti Winery in Mount Etna, Italy. In his presentation titled, "Re-launching a Venture," Benanti defined issues that he and his brother Antonio faced when they inherited Benanti Winery, a business that was started in 1988 by their father, Giuseppe Benanti who has…

Bay Area Notables to Speak at Inauguration

September 16, 2014: Notables in the Bay Area business world, Kerry A. Dolan and Peter Moore will deliver keynote speeches at the Menlo College Presidential Inauguration of Richard A. Moran on October 9, 2014. Kerry A. Dolan is an Assistant Managing Editor at Forbes magazine, responsible for coverage of wealth and philanthropy. She is based in San Francisco, and is one of two editors who…

Tell the World Everywhere Where You Are

August 19, 2014: Menlo College’s new President Richard Moran tagged Menlo College’s New Student Orientation Day “a day full of emotions” in his first campus speech since his appointment as President of Menlo College. His first instruction was for the audience to take out their cell phones, post a photograph “to tell the world everywhere where…

Menlo College Launches Sustainability Task Force

July 24, 2014: Menlo College student Katrina Ford, ’15 had to do some explaining to bring the concept of a Sustainability Task Force to the College campus. The campus had an electric charging station for electric cars, and Zipcars to help students avoid owning cars, but there wasn’t a program to monitor plastic bottle usage, and recycling, or a developed plan…