Event Calendar

Staff Meet-Ups: First Fridays

Join us every first Friday from 12-1:30pm at go.miis.edu/staffmeetup. Note: There will be no July 3 Meetup Due to the floating holiday.

Coming Soon: June-July Community-Building

Stay-tuned for an “Wheel of Names” opportunity to be share your support for another staff member.

Past Events

May Community Lunches

Join us at 11:30am every Monday in May at zoom.us/join with meeting ID “933-492-054” or click https://middlebury.zoom.us/j/933492054.

April Community Lunches

February Meeting on Recruiting and Admissions

On Friday, February 7, SAT hosted Jill Stoffers and Devin Luedekke for a presentation on recruiting and admissions. This presentation was part of SAT’s monthly staff meet-ups every first Friday from 12-1pm (unless otherwise noted).

December Meeting on ITS

On Friday, December 6 from 12-1:30pm SAT hosted Vijay Menta from the Middlebury Information Technology Services office. Slides and recording of this session available on the Institute Leadership Hub (login required).

Note: There will be no Staff Meet-Up Friday, January 3, 2020.

International Music Night

International Poetry Night

All Staff Bingo

Join colleagues for our annual Bingo lunch Thursday, January 16 from 12-2pm in B104. Lunch will be provided.

November Meeting on Student Wellness Initiatives

Student Services provided an update on their work on student wellness at the Institute during the monthly First Friday Staff Meet-Up.

Staff Length of Service Event

MIIS employees celebrated employment milestones in our community from 12-1pm on Tuesday, November 12.

Staff Halloween Party

Staff and faculty were invited to the Lara Soto Adobe for our annual Halloween party 4-5:30pm on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

October Meeting on Staff Governance

October 4 Topic: Learn about “New Staff Governance Roles and Feedback” with Ashley Arrocha and Bob Cole in MG 100 from 12-1:30pm. Zoom option through this link.

Semester Kick-off Happy Hour

Join your colleagues for an informal happy hour downtown Friday, September 6 from 5-6pm at Fieldworks.

Summer Staff Meet Up

End of School Year Celebration

Wednesday, June 26

Tacos and staff gifts

3:30-5pm in the Holland Center

May Staff Meet Up

Tuesday, May 7

12-1pm in MG 102

Content: Staff Council Elections (2 MIIS representatives) and Recruitment for Two Openings on MIIS Staff Advisory Team (1-2 openings). Enrollment update provided by Jill Stoffers.

Lunch provided. 

Join via Zoom at http://go.miis.edu/staffmeetup.

April Staff Meet-Up

The MIIS Project Ensemble team invites all faculty and staff to join the “Launch over Lunch” celebration on the Go-Live date, April 2, from 12:00-1:00PM in the Lara-Soto Adobe. The SAT has graciously allowed us to do a “take over” of the monthly Staff Meet-Up on this date so that everyone can participate in the launch.

12-1pm Tuesday, April 2 in the Lara-Soto Adobe

March Staff Meet-Up

Tuesday, March 5

12-1pm in MG 100

Content: Advancement Annual Campaign update with Shirley Coly and Meghan Rasmussen

February Staff Meet-Up

Tuesday, February 5

12-1pm (MG 102)

Content: Jeff Dayton-Johnson will report on workforce planning.

Valentine’s Day Happy Hour

Oratory Now Workshop

Monday, February 4

10:30-12pm, Morse B106

Sign up: go.miis.edu/oratory (space is limited to 18 participants)

Project Management Workshop

Tuesday, January 15

10:30-12pm, CF 452

Sign up: go.miis.edu/projectmanagement

January SAT Brown Bag Lunch

Tuesday, January 8


Staff and Faculty Lounge in the Lara Soto Adobe

December Staff Bingo

December 17

12-2pm CF 434

December Staff Meet-up

Tuesday, December 4

12-1 pm

MG 102

  1. SAT to report back on Board Meeting
  2. Jeff Dayton-Johnson to present on Financial Sustainability
  3. Patricia Szasz on new Language and Professional Programs structure/mandate

MIIS Monterey SportsCenter Open House

Sunday, October 14

5:30-7:30pm (estimate)

Monterey SportsCenter 301 E Franklin Street

Faculty, staff and families welcome. This event is sponsored by Student Services.

November Staff Meet-Up

Thursday, November 1

12:00 – 1:00 pm

MG 102



  1. Devin Lueddeke to provide update and seek feedback for upcoming Board Meeting
  2. Karen Miller, VP of Human Resources and Chief Risk Officer to provide update on current processes and answer questions

Halloween Happy Hour 

Wednesday, October 31


Lara Soto Adobe

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