Category Archives: General

Assemblymember Rich Gordon Speaks to Menlo College Students

Professor Melissa Michelson’s political science students at Menlo College had the opportunity to meet State Assemblymember Rich Gordon of the 24th California Assembly District. Gordon’s district includes the San Francisco Peninsula in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, including some coastal farmland. The area includes not only high-tech industry but also 80% of all the […]

Menlo College Professor and Students Send a Message to Syrian Refugees

Dr. Marianne Marar Yacobian with her Diversity in the Workplace class, along with members of the Black Student Union and students campus-wide are raising funds and awareness for the Syrian Refugee crisis. They’ve partnered with the International Rescue Committee to aid in Grassroots efforts to alleviate the pain and suffering of Syrian refugees. Nearly five years after the […]

Menlo College Ranks Again in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges”

U.S. News & World Report named Menlo College a “Best College” in its 2016 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” released this week. This is the fifth consecutive year that Menlo College received this honor. “We are very pleased to be recognized once again for our accomplishments with Menlo College’s U.S. News & World Report rankings […]

Menlo College’s New Look

Google has garnered lots of press for its new logo, which sports a new sans serif typeface. Well, Google is not the only Silicon Valley establishment whose look is evolving. Menlo College is changing to a new font too! In typography, a sans typeface is one that does not have the small projecting features called […]

New Children’s Book Teaches Ethics with Bears and Honey

Fred Bear finds a tasty jar of honey in the forest… what will he do next? Children grasp the concept “Mine, mine, mine” very well, but they don’t always know how to act when they find something that’s not their own. The new book, Being a Better Bear, What it Means to be Ethical ($12.99 […]

OAKtoberFest – Families & Alumni Weekend

Join the Menlo community for two days of festivities on campus, starting Friday evening, October 16 and continuing all day on Saturday, October 17, 2015! Reconnect with your classmates at a Music & Food evening that kicks off the weekend on Friday. On Saturday, bring your family to an event-filled day that includes a morning 5k run, breakfast with the President, continuous exhibition […]

Welcome to Kristen Dietiker, CIO

Kristen Dietiker joined Menlo College as Chief Information Officer as of September 1, 2015. Dietiker’s appointment represents another important step taken by the college in its effort to strengthen its information technology infrastructure. Reflecting the extent to which information technology is core to the mission of Menlo College, the school has invested over $1 million […]

Menlo College Athletes Give to a Community in Need

In the midst of training for the upcoming fall sports season recently, Menlo College student-athletes and their coaches took time to give to a community in need. Over two days, they volunteered to help the St. Vincent de Paul San Francisco Shelter, which relies heavily on volunteers to serve more than 1,000 people in need […]

Menlo College Named “A Best In The West” by The Princeton Review Seven Years in a Row

The Princeton Review just issued its annual rankings of the best colleges in the United States, and Menlo College was again named as one of the best colleges in the West. This marks the seventh straight year Menlo College was accorded recognition as part The Princeton Review’s feature, “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” “Seven […]