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Professor Michelson’s Book Looks at Immigration Policies and Undocumented Latino Youth

September 22, 2014: Melissa R. Michelson, Professor of Political Science at Menlo College and a nationally recognized expert on Latino Politics has published a new book: Living the Dream, New Immigration Policies and the Lives of Undocumented Latino Youth. She wrote Living the Dream with Maria Chávez, Associate Professor of Political Science at Pacific Lutheran University and Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti,…

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…

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…