American Mensa Newsroom

June 18, 2012
MENSA MEMBER EXPOSES HER BRAINS ON PRIME TIME TV Member of Boston Mensa Joins ABC’s “Glass House” Cast
MENSA MEMBER EXPOSES HER BRAINS ON PRIME TIME TV Member of Boston Mensa Joins ABC’s “Glass House” Cast

Mensa member Stephanie Link is part of the cast of ABC’s brand new reality TV show “Glass House” premiering Monday, June18th at 10p Eastern, 9p Central.

Tags: Stephanie Link, ABC, Glass House, Team Steph, reality tv, tv show
April 23, 2012
FIVE MENSA SELECT WINNERS SEAL THE DEAL
FIVE MENSA SELECT WINNERS SEAL THE DEAL

300 judges, 68 competitor games, and forty-eight hours of nonstop board game action later, five winners emerge victorious

Tags: Mensa Select, Mind Games, 2012 Mind Games winners, 2012 Mensa Select winners
March 15, 2012
Mensa’s Brain Test App Goes Multi -Platform
Mensa’s Brain Test App Goes Multi -Platform

Mensa's Brain Test mobile phone app is now available for download on Android, Blackberry, Nokia and Windows mobile platforms thanks to mobile games producers Appshen and Barnstorm Games.

Tags: Mensa Brain Test, App, mobile phone, Appshen, Barnstorm Games, Nokia, Blackberry, Android, multi-platform
December 15, 2011
SHOP SMART THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH AMERICAN MENSA’S GIFT GUIDE
SHOP SMART THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH AMERICAN MENSA’S GIFT GUIDE

Arlington, TX - Do you want to put a creative spin on holiday shopping this year? American Mensa, the high IQ society, has the perfect thing to help you find some of the most interesting and novel gifts this season; the 2011 Mensa Holiday Gift Guide. You can find and purchase these gifts by logging on to www.us.mensa.org/giftguide

Tags: Gift Guide, Holiday Gift Guide, Geico, gifts, shopping
November 21, 2011
VIRGINIA RESIDENT APPOINTED TO MENSA FOUNDATION BOARD

The Mensa Education and Research Foundation elected Dave Remine of Luray, Va., as its new President. Remine has been a member of American Mensa for 42 years and he is the only member to have held the three highest leadership positions in Mensa.

Tags: Mensa Education and Research Foundation, Dave Remine, president, MERF
November 11, 2011
New Jersey native appointed to Mensa Foundation board

ARLINGTON, TEXAS (11/11/11) – The Mensa Education and Research Foundation has appointed Don Pendley, APR, CAE, of Bloomfield. N.J.,  as its newest trustee.

Tags: Mensa Education and Research Foundation, Don Pendley, trustee, MERF
November 11, 2011
The Mensa Foundation Honors Dr. Joyce Van Tassel-Baska

ARLINGTON, TEXAS (11/3/11) – Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mensa Education and Research Foundation for her vast contributions to the field of intelligence in a ceremony preceding the National Association of Gifted Children Convention in New Orleans. She is the founding Director of the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University.  The Center, which has been in operation for more than 30 years, has produced research and development in the field of talent development, along with 50 doctorates in gifted education. 

 

Tags: Mensa Foundation, gifted youth, lifetime acheivement, Joyce Van Tassel-Baska. NAtional Association for Gifted Children, NAGC, New Orleans
October 7, 2011
MENSA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PAMELA DONAHOO, RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED EXECUTIVE AWARD

Arlington, TX (10/7/11) – American Mensa’s Executive Director, Pamela Donahoo, CAE, received the 2011 Distinguished Executive Award at the annual conference for the Texas Society of Association Executives.

September 30, 2011
SHOW US YOU’RE BRILLIANT AND TAKE THE MENSA ADMISSION TEST
SHOW US YOU’RE BRILLIANT AND TAKE THE MENSA ADMISSION TEST

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – Show us you’re Brilliant America! Take the Mensa Admission Test this October. As Mensa International celebrates its 65th Brilliant Anniversary, hundreds of local test sessions are occurring across the United States, hoping to identify the six million brilliant Americans who qualify for the high IQ organization.

Tags: Test, Mensa, Membership, organization, extra-curricular, activity, fun, anniversry
July 28, 2011
AMERICAN MENSA HONORS DFW RESIDENT FOR WORK WITH GIFTED CHILDREN

American Mensa, the high IQ society, is proud to announce William Rock of North Texas Mensa as the 2011 recipient of the Gifted Children Coordinator Award. The Gifted Children Coordinator Award is given for superior service as a local Gifted Youth Coordinator, which contributes to the growth of programs or services for gifted children and/or growth for Young Mensan membership.
 

Tags: Gifted Children, gifted youth, Education, kid activities, awards
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.