Category Archives: Academics

Brand Strategist Andy Cunningham Speaks at Menlo College Winter Commencement

Forty-eight Menlo College students graduated in the Winter Commencement ceremony on December 10, 2015. Reflecting the geographic diversity of Menlo College, the graduates included students from the US, Sweden, India, Madagascar, Germany, Guatemala, Pakistan, China, Japan, and the Philippines. The graduating students completed internships while at Menlo, and most will begin jobs they’ve already secured. […]

Menlo College Honors Commencement Speakers & Honorees from 2000–2015

A photo exhibition in the Fireside Room pays tribute to some of the global leaders who have been honored at Menlo College commencement ceremonies over the past fifteen years. Each one of them has touched our community with personal stories of challenge, persistence, and innovation in both the public and private sectors. Collectively, these individuals […]

Menlo College Professors Discuss Latest Research with OAKtoberFest Community

Among the events that took place as part of the 2015 Menlo College OAKtoberFest weekend, three faculty members shared their research with Menlo alumni and parents of current students. Political Science Professor Melissa Michelson, Management Professor Leslie Sekerka, and Marketing Professor Fabian Eggers were the featured speakers. The discussion was moderated by Provost Terri Givens. […]

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 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 […]

Menlo College Welcomes Lisa Webb, Dean of Student Affairs

Menlo College welcomes Lisa S. Webb, Ed.D., as Dean of Student Affairs. Dr. Webb brings over 25 years of experience in higher education administration to her new role at Menlo College. In addition to serving as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life at Southern Methodist University, Dr. Webb’s previous […]

A Recap of Commencement 2015

The 2015 Commencement exercises at Menlo College kicked off with the fanfare of Pipers and Color Guard, and a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem sung by Monica Juan. The official welcome was extended by Grand Marshal Jack Klingler. Following that spectacular launch, President Richard A. Moran thanked the Board of Trustees, the faculty and […]

Menlo College Honors Top Students at Honors Convocation 2015

Menlo College honored top students for their academic success and leadership achievement at the annual Honors Convocation in April. Nicole Larson received the College’s highest honor, the Board of Trustees Award, from Geir Ramleth, chairman of the Board of Trustees. Ramleth said that faculty members describe her as “one of those students you want to […]

FEI Awards Scholarship to Menlo College Student Bret Tretten

Financial Executives International- Silicon Valley Chapter (FEI) is a financial organization for CFOs and senior financial executives with more than 10,000 members in the US and 400+ in their chapter. FEI has many programs for the professional development of Bay Area business. One of FEI’s outstanding community service projects is a scholarship program that honors […]

A new learning option for Real Estate Law

A new learning option was offered to Menlo College’s Real Estate Program this spring thanks to student, Andrew Hart ‘15, president of the Menlo College Real Estate Investment Team (MCREIT). Under the auspices of MCREIT and with seed funding from a grant from Menlo College, nine students in the Spring semester real state law class pledged […]