Month: April 2018

SIT launches MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability

BRATTLEBORO, Vermont – Responding to one of the planet’s most pressing issues, School for International Training (SIT) has launched an innovative, globally focused master’s degree that will prepare professionals to work in the fields of climate change policy and advocacy. Starting in fall 2018, SIT’s one-year MA in Climate Change…

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SIT alumni to present research

Twenty-one SIT students featured at 2018 Notre Dame conference SIT alumni present research at Notre Dame Human Development Conference Twenty-one SIT Study Abroad alumni will be among undergraduates from throughout the country presenting their research at the prestigious Human Development Conference at University of Notre Dame Feb 23-24. Kate Knight,…

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SIT’s 2018 Photo Contest is Here!

SIT’s 2018 Photo Contest is now open to submissions! We welcome submissions from SIT Graduate Institute students and alumni. Submit your favorite photos from your experience studying with SIT, highlighting the places you’ve seen and the things you’ve done. Categories General (Crowd Favorite) – Anything that doesn’t fit in the…

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Spring 2019 Applications Now Open

Spring is finally here, and so is your chance to apply for spring 2019 SIT Study Abroad programs. Start now so you can be sure to find the right fit – our programs fill fast. SIT is offering 58 programs in more than 35 countries in spring 2019, including eight…

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All-Encompassing and Colorful

SIT Study Abroad alum Katy Rudder’s experience in Nepal and India inspired a career in development These days, Katy Rudder helps people tell their stories. Much of her own story begins with SIT’s experience-based learning. Studying with SIT in 1992 was Katy’s first time outside the United States. She went…

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Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow Leslie Massicotte

As a Peace and Global Studies major at Indiana’s Earlham College, in 2013 Leslie Massicotte went abroad with the SIT program Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding. Her time with SIT was, she says, eye-opening. “My experience with SIT was the most stimulating academic discussion maybe of my whole college career…

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Earthquakes and Culture

Beth Pratt-Sitaula, academic director for SIT Study Abroad’s Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya program, is a busy scientist. During the academic year, she directs the Cascadia EarthScope Earthquake and Tsunami Education Program. Recently, Beth also became a participant in two newly funded National Science Foundation grants and is assessment coordinator…

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