“Nothing was, nothing will be, everything has reality and presence” Herman Hesse
2014 Fun Facts!
- 2014 presenter at the CIES Conference in Toronto; topic focus on Brazil and its scientific mobility program (BSMP)
- 2013-2014 Student Government Representative at The Monterey Institute of International Studies
- In 2013, completed (2) cross country road trips, one from Florida to Maine in May, the other from Maine to California in August
- In 2013 as a senior director, created and implemented a language learning program for Robin Hood Camp, an international camp with 110 international staff members aged 18-25 and 350 international children aged 8-15
- Lived in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for (3) years, 2010 to 2013
- Speaks fluent Portuguese and 300 graduate school level Spanish
- In 2009, completed a Masters in Education with a 3.98 GPA
- Volunteered with various charities including the Pacific Grove animal adoption center, Habitat for Humanity, The First Tee program and in Rocinha, the largest Favela (slum) in South America
- Shot 66 in a professional golf tournament
- Became a golf professional at age 22
Some photos to get you started on your journey to know Nolan.
In 2013, Nolan began a Masters program at The Monterey Institute of International Studies. His pursuits are focused on International Education and Policy. To learn more about his pursuits and coursework at MIIS, please check out his graduate school work page
No, this is not a night out on the town. This picture was taken at a Professional Bachelor Auction with proceeds benefiting Type 1 Diabetes research. Nolan raised over $1000 that evening in May 2013
One of his English classes while he taught in Rio De Janeiro Brazil for three years. These were seniors at his school and all at an advanced level of English language learning. They followed the Cambridge model with these students about to take the CAE in the winter of 2012. For more information on Nolan’s Brazilian experience, please access “Brazilian Experience” page
One of his many groups of young international golfers in Maine from 2011-2013, the children would incorporate fitness, mental game and rules learning into their everyday routine. For more information, please reference Nolan’s professional page.
Nolan was involved in helping to write a grant for his class, Grant Writing in International Development at The Monterey Institute of International Studies for Peacock Acres in Salinas, CA. Here’s a picture with some foster children from the organization as they helped administer a local road race.
A team photo from Kimball Union Academy. Nolan has been around golf for more than 25 years. With his current pursuits as an international educator, golf has become something he enjoys recreationally. To learn more about Nolan’s various interests, please take a peak at his personal interests page