Category: MPA

Information for the MPA degree program

Incoming MPA Student Reaches-out to Faculty To Develop Ultimate International Development Summer Reading List!

By: Chris Callaghan, incoming MPA Candidate Returning to school after some time away from academia is a precious challenge. However being in school is also a commodity. While most of my undergraduate peers are beginning their careers, perhaps even starting to ...

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Alex Amling IPSS Cambodia

From posting these blogs to writing them!    IPSS in Cambodia It seems like ages that I was working at the GSIPM front desk, driving my boss and other staff “insane” with my preparation-related anxieties and emotional outbursts for my IPSS applications. I ...

If I could change one thing in the world….

GSIPM is pleased to introduce a new blog series – One Change (#onechange).  The series will be a collection of multimedia stories featuring staff, faculty, and students, all given their answer to the question “If I could make one change ...

MPA Capstone Participants to host a Showcase Fair on May 8, 12-2pm, McCone Atrium

MPA students will present their capstone projects during an innovative 2-hour poster fair in the McCone Atrium on Thursday, May 8, 12-2pm. Presenters will offer up new ideas and share key takeaways in their quest to provide creative solutions for ...

This week! – Dr. Itamara V. Lochard – GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23

GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23 Don't miss Dr. Itamara V. Lochard, THIS WEEK, discuss how a digitized 21st century and the word "Cyber" impact your field of study (Tuesday, April 29). Please join Dr. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to ...

Cuba Presentations – Wednesday April 30!

Join the students from the Spring Break Cuba trip and hear their presentations on their experiences in this fascinating country! Public welcome. Wednesday, April 30 in the DLC.

Team El Salvador Leadership Applications – Still time to apply! -

- Application deadline EXTENDED to April 29 -  Team El Salvador Practicum 2014-2015 Call for Leadership Applications Team El Salvador (TES) is seeking three student leaders to lead the Team El Salvador 9 Practicum during its 2014-2015 program year. Do you want to ...

TODAY: Amnesty International Executive Director to Speak at MIIS – 6:00pm

Tonight at 6:00pm Steve Hawkins, the Executive Director of Amnesty International, will speak to MIIS students. Don't MIIS this amazing event! Reception to fallow in the McCone Atrium “Bringing Human Rights Home” Before joining Amnesty International USA as its Executive Director, Steven ...

Lauryn Agnew: Net Impact & GSIPM Dean’s Seminar 4/15/14

Lauryn Agnew, the founder of Bay Area Impact Investing and President of Seal Cove Financial, is set to speak at MIIS on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:30 pm in McGowan 100. Lauryn has nearly three decades of experience in developing and ...

Need help with journalistic writing? Mark Schapiro is here to help! Updated w/correct email address

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Applications to January DPMI Trainings in Rwanda and Monterey Due October 31

Development Project Management Institute What: Professional certificate training in international development project planning, facilitation, and partnership Where: Monterey, California or Kigali, Rwanda! When: Monterey (January 6-24, 2014) or Rwanda (January 14-23) Who: Aspiring international development and social change practitioners interested in developing a practical skill-set ...

A Very Happy Happy Hour for the DPMI Community

The DPMI Monterey summer 2013 class had its first happy hour on Wednesday evening at My Attic on Alvarado Street.  Students of the program, alumni, and professionals from the development world had a great time while sharing their experiences and ...

Come to the 2014 International Professional Service Semester Info Session

Where in the world will you go on your International Professional Service Semester? The Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM) at the Monterey Institute of International Studies offers an International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) each spring semester. The centerpiece ...

Check out the video ‘Doing Good: Promoting Peace – Rotary Peace Fellows Program, Thailand’

The Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University was established in 2004 to provide a three month, professional development certificate program twice annually to individuals currently working in related fields. Sessions run from January-April and June-August each year with a maximum ...

Catalyst Group Consulting Team’s Capstone Presentation! May 11!

You are invited to the Catalyst Group Consulting Team's capstone presentation! WHEN:MAY 11TH 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (REFRESHMENTS AT 8:30 AM) WHERE: MG 100 WHO: BERYL LEVINGER’S ADVANCED SOCIAL CHANGE LEADERSHIP CLASS Your classmates in Catalyst Group have been conducting an organizational assessment ...

Application Deadlines Approaching for GSIPM Special Programs

Application deadlines are just around the corner for GSIPM Immersive Learning programs. Use the links below to reserve your spot for a 2012 or 2013 program! Apply by: March 31: International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) April 1: Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) April 1: ...

Celebrating Foreign Language Education: A Monterey Bay Symposium Registration Information

Check out the link for Celebrating Foreign Language Education: A Monterey Bay Symposium to take place on the MIIS campus on March 10th, 2012. Students should apply for a waived registration fee this week! Registration includes lunch, coffee/tea and treats! If you ...

GSIPM Honors Summer and Fall Frontier Market Scouts and DPMI Plus Fellows!

With 2012 upon us, the Graduate School of International Policy and Management would like to honor the  service of Frontier Market Scouts and Development Project Management Institute professional immersive learning participants. DPMI Plus Participants (summer-fall 2011) Miho Yoshimura - Foundation for Older ...

MPA Capstone Presentations

You are invited to attend the final presentations of MPA capstone students on Friday, December 2, in the McCone Boardroom. Come to support and celebrate the hard work and creativity of fellow students!  Learn about and get inspired by their passion ...

Team Peru: Now Accepting Application for J-Term 2012

   Team Peru:  Now Accepting Applications for  J-Term 2012 Practicum    Interested in traveling to Peru for a J-Term Practicum with Team Peru?  We are now accepting applications. Applications are due Oct. 31st and interviews wil follow. Please find the link to the application here: http://bit.ly/o0G2do   For ...