The Monterey Institute celebrated another great year in 2013, highlighted by wonderful student achievements, strong employment numbers for graduates, and visits by the UN Secretary-General and the former president of Kyrgyzstan.
Alumni Anne-Claire Benoit (MPA ’12), Kathleen Gordon (MPA ’12), and Bill Reinecke (MBA ’10) were chosen for one-year assignments in Africa from hundreds of qualified applicants for the very selective Catholic Relief Services Fellowships.
“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent Monterey Institute alumna Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated.
Heather Bessette set a goal for herself of a specific career in a specific location, and a year after graduating with a Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy degree from the Monterey Institute, she has achieved both.
The Monterey Institute community was saddened to learn of the death of longtime MBA professor Harvey Arbeláez, who passed away last week after a brave fight with cancer, surrounded by family in Colombia.
The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
Successful businessman Steve Hoberg decided to take a leap into a new phase of his career by joining the Frontier Market Scouts this summer – an experience that led him to call the program “exceptional” and a “potential game changer.”