American Mensa Newsroom

July 27, 2011
AMERICAN MENSA HONORS TOP LOCAL CHAPTERS

American Mensa’s top local chapters encourage activities that promote fun, intellectual experiences for members, community service, and develop good membership recruitment strategies. This year, the following chapters exemplified these qualities to receive the 2011 American Mensa Group of the Year Award.

Tags: Local Chapters, members, awards, national news
July 19, 2011
THE MENSA FOUNDATION AWARDS MAINE RESIDENT FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION TO U.S. SCHOOL SYSTEMS

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation is proud to announce Mensa member Dr. Raymond G. Taylor of Pemaquid, Maine is the winner of the 2011 Intellectual Benefits Award. The Intellectual Benefits award pays tribute to one member of American Mensa whose intellectual abilities resulted in a substantial benefit to society.

Tags: Mensa Foundation, Awards, programs, education
June 24, 2011
THE BIGGEST GATHERING OF HIGH IQS IS HEADED OUT WEST FOR THE 2011 MENSA CONVENTION IN PORTLAND

More than 2,000 Mensa members and guests from the world over will be heading out west to Portland, Ore. for the biggest American Mensa event of the year! Mensa members come from all walks of life, but they all have one thing in common—high intelligence and for one week they gather to share and expand that common bond.

Tags: Annual Gathering, Conference, Membership, Portland
April 19, 2011
MENSA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF FOSTERING INTELLIGENCE

For 40 years, the Mensa Foundation has supported the advancement of education with its scholarship and Gifted Youth programs. The Foundation has awarded thousands of scholarships to college-bound students across the United States and is currently sponsoring the award-winning Mensa for Kids Web site, www.mensaforkids.org, which provides learning resources for parents and teachers of gifted youth.

April 18, 2011
MENSA SELECT WINNERS 2011 MIND GAMES® ANNOUNCED

After two days of nonstop board game action in Albany, N.Y., American Mensa, the high IQ society, selected five Mensa Select winners at its 2011 Mind Games®  event.

April 15, 2011
MIND GAMES® TAKE OVER ALBANY

One of the biggest board game events in the U.S. will be taking place in the state capitol of New York, and where there are games, hundreds of Mensa members will follow.

February 14, 2011
MENSA BULLETIN RECEIVES ASSOCIATION TRENDS AWARD

American Mensa’s magazine, the Mensa Bulletin, received the silver award for “The Most Improved Magazine or Journal” in the Association TRENDS’ 2010 All-Media Contest. Association TRENDS is a national newspaper for association executives and suppliers.

December 9, 2010
AMERICAN MENSA HIRES NEW GIFTED YOUTH SPECIALIST

American Mensa is proud to announce that Lisa Van Gemert has joined the organization as our new Gifted Youth Specialist. Lisa will be working with Mensa’s Gifted Youth Program which serves more than 2,000 Young Mensa members as well as provides resources for gifted youth and their parents.

Tags: gifted youth
December 8, 2010
SHOP SMART WITH AMERICAN MENSA’S GIFT GUIDE

Do you want to put a creative spin on holiday shopping this year? American Mensa, the high IQ society, has the perfect tool to help you find some of the most interesting and novel gifts this season with the 2010 Mensa Holiday Gift Guide.

MENSA MEMBERS RANK THEIR TOP 10 BOSTON PUBS

American Mensa selected its top 10 Boston pubs in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Gathering, Mensa’s national event happening in Boston from July 2 – 6.  

LINCOLN RESIDENT ELECTED TO MENSA FOUNDATION BOARD

Jane Hanson selected as Foundation Trustee

NEW YORK RESIDENT HONORED BY THE MENSA FOUNDATION
NEW YORK RESIDENT HONORED  BY THE MENSA FOUNDATION

Mensa member recognized for his creativity