Author: Kathleen Gordon

Letter Request Forms

Is your visa going to expire? Do you need to apply for a Social Security Card? Do you have family coming to visit you in Monterey? If so, the Office of International Services can provide you with support letters for your application process. All letter requests can be completed online. The MIIS website has a […]

Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony

If you’ve decided to stay in town for the long weekend and are looking for a way to celebrate the season, this Friday, November 26, 2010 is the 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Cannery Row. There will be free music and entertainment from 11am to 9pm. All events will take place in Stienbeck Plaza […]


This Thursday, November 25, 2010 is Thanksgiving. In the USA, Thanksgiving was celebrated by the pilgrims to express thanks to God for making it through their first winter in their new home. The feast was meant to celebrate a bountiful harvest and to give thanks to God for friends, family and all that they have. […]

Art After Hours

Today, November 18, the Monterey Museum of Art hosts ‘Art After Hours’. This is a time when visitors can go to the museum free of charge and enjoy art, wine and appetizers. Art After Hours is from 5-7pm the third Thursday of every month at the musuem, located on Pacific Street. Tonight, visitors can attend […]

November 15-19, 2010 – International Education Week

Established in 1999 by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is a celebration of all that international education has to offer. The week is now celebrated in countries all over the world. During the week educators, embassies, international organizations and others organize different events to highlight the benefits […]


Are classes stressing you out? Do you need a break from all those group projects, presentations and papers? This weekend there is a great opportunity for some relaxation without spending a lot of money! The Massage Therapy Club at Monterey Peninsula College is hosting a massage fundraiser this Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the MPC […]

Great Wine Escape Weekend

As international students it is exciting to go to a new country, travel around and see as many things as you can in your short time abroad. But often students forget to visit the places closest to where they are studying. So why not stay around Monterey County this weekend and experience a bit of […]

Laundry Discounts!

Monte Vista Laundry is offering 20% OFF fluff & fold services to all MIIS students and faculty! Or, if you prefer to wash your own clothes, you can get free soap and a free wash after every four washes. Just show your MIIS ID to receive a discount. Located at 23 Soledad Dr, by the Del […]

Cross Cultural Lunches

The Cross-Cultural Lunches are a celebration of culture and education at MIIS. Students representing countries from around the world as well as different MIIS majors come together for a light lunch and the chance to make new friends through interesting conversation moderated by staff, faculty or eMIISarries. There will be two lunches hosted at the […]

Daylight Savings Time

Most states in the USA (including California) observe daylight savings time from the last weekend in March to the first weekend in November. That means daylight savings time ends this weekend and you will need to turn your clocks back by one hour. An easy way to remember which direction to change your clock is […]

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