Toastmaster Magazine recently highlighted the unique character of the MIIS Club, where members have partnered with the school’s translation and interpretation program to offer presentations in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian that are interpreted simultaneously into those four languages, Japanese, and French.
Even at a conference that attracts over 8000 international educators from around the world, it was hard to miss the large Monterey Institute delegation. Faculty, staff, students and alumni gave presentations and hosted sessions at the national NAFSA conference in San Diego.
After simulating nonproliferation treaty negotiations for a whole semester in class, three Monterey Institute students had the opportunity to experience the real event at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
For the third year the Monterey Institute community comes together to nominate and acknowledge outstanding alumni for professional success, service, and other values important to the Institute. This year’s awardees, Ed Brzytwa, Vladimir Cernavskis and Jennifer Ullman, were recognized at the Spring Commencement ceremony.
Friends and family members from near and far gathered in Monterey on Saturday to celebrate the achievements of 278 students from 40 countries at the Monterey Institute Spring Commencement. Sounds of cheers and laughter mixed in with ceremonial bagpipes echoed through town, signaling new beginnings for an accomplished group of graduates.