Month: December 2018

Breaking the Pattern: A conversation with refugee scholar Kenneth Mukonyezi

Kenneth Mukonyezi

After the completion of courses, SIT students end up all over the world for the practicum phase of their degrees, working and researching in their fields. During Capstone Seminar week, those students gather in Vermont to present that research and mark the end point of their studies. This week, Kenneth…

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Grateful beyond words: How SIT students give back

During the month of December, we’re focusing on reciprocity — one of the core values shared by all SIT programs, along with inclusion, experiential education, engaged learning, community, social justice, and sustainability. Each week, we’ll highlight stories and posts from the past year about the ways students give back through…

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Alumna Abby Yates says South Africa continues to resonate in her life back home

Abby Yates, a senior from the University of Minnesota, shares her thoughts about the SIT summer internship program South Africa: Social Justice and Activism and its lasting effect. It’s been over a month since I touched down back in the U.S., and I’ve reflected on my experience in Cape Town…

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SIT reciprocity: Two SIT India students help project to bring solar power to villages

Boy with a book, overlaid with a search text box with the words "Let's search for a brighter tomorrow" and below that the URL thesolarvillage.org

Meaghan McElroy (Ithaca College) and Aedan Raleigh (Siena College), current students on SIT’s India: Sustainable Development and Social Change program, are both doing internships with Auroville Consulting’s Solar Village Search Engine project.

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