Category Archives: General

2016 Honors Convocation

At the 2016 Honors Convocation, students were presented with awards for their scholarship, leadership and service to the Menlo community: Devin Gaines Board of Trustees Award Presented by Mike Gullard, Menlo College Trustee, who noted that Devin “never hesitates to be of service to others.” Andres Camarillo Golden Oak Service Award Presented by Professor Marianne […]

Menlo College Student Editor Taylor Morrow ’16 Above the Fold

Taylor Morrow ’16, a Menlo College Marketing Communications major from Ripon, California, attributes her interest in writing to the influence of her mom, a former high school English teacher. She credits Mary Robins, former director of career services at Menlo College who coached her on writing for business. “Taylor took my class, Career Management in […]

Carry the Robot Makes a Debut at Menlo College

In the center of Silicon Valley where imaginative talent is de rigueur, it is not unusual to meet guests of Menlo College who are developing innovative solutions in technology. But when an autonomous vehicle rolls in for a pilot project on campus, that’s a cause for a double-take. The vehicle, nicknamed “Carry,” is the brain-child […]

Thoughts In Memoriam from the Menlo College Community for Ron Kovas, Professor of Management

The Menlo College community mourns the loss of Professor Ron Kovas, who died peacefully in his sleep on April 8, 2016. Professor Kovas taught marketing, advertising, and the senior capstone class “Launching the Venture” at Menlo College. Dating from his time as the owner and principal of the business consulting firm Venture Management Partners, Professor […]

PSP Valedictorian Mathew Safford ‘16 Discusses MIS at Menlo College

Mathew Safford is about to complete his B.S. degree at Menlo College in Business Management, with a concentration in Management Information Systems. He is the valedictorian of Menlo’s adult education class, known as the Professional Studies Program (PSP). The Menlo College PSP is an accelerated evening program that provides for one of the most accelerated […]

Menlo College 2016 Valedictorian Corona Beck Plans Graduate Studies

Corona Beck is the Menlo College 2016 valedictorian. An accounting major whose internship last summer at the big 4 accounting firm PwC landed her a full-time job offer following graduation. Presently, she works for two local accounting firms- Evidentia Consulting, a forensic accounting firm, and The Bean Counter CPA, where she does taxes for individuals, […]

Running to Those in Need

by Gerardo Marenco A garden vegetable pizza billows freshly on its serving dish moments prior to being tossed straight into the trash bin, untouched after a long night at the dining hall. Across town, a shelter grapples with the issue of not having enough food to serve. Enter Conner Todd, a senior at Menlo College. […]

The Future of Investing: How Equity CrowdFunding is Shaping The American Dream

Menlo College has invited Silicon Valley angel investor Manny Fernandez to teach a highly interactive workshop on the laws, regulations, opportunities and future of equity crowdfunding. He will also discuss how investors are utilizing equity crowdfunding to build personal wealth. The workshop, hosted by the Menlo College Finance Club, will be presented on Wednesday, April […]