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SIT Graduate Institute marks 7th annual Washington, DC, degree ceremony

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August 11, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Seventeen students from 12 countries received their MA degrees on August 11 in an inspiring ceremony at the National Presbyterian Church that highlighted the importance of global inclusion and social justice. The graduates have all completed SIT’s program in Sustainable Development with a focus…

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August brings TESOL conference, capstones

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SIT TESOL conference, capstone presentations kick off August 8 August 7, 2018 Capping their academic experiences at SIT Graduate Institute, students this month will hold a professional development conference for teachers, while others present their final research projects. SIT’s fifth annual low-residency, student-run TESOL conference takes place August 8-9 on…

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How does your garden grow?

SIT went even greener this year with the installation of a solar panel array on its Vermont campus. The project was funded by $100,000 in grants from Windham Regional Commission’s renewable energy grant program enabled by Vermont’s Clean Energy Development Fund. The solar project, undertaken in partnership with Putney, Vt.-based…

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From Vermont to Rwanda and beyond: A conversation with SIT alum Jesse Routte

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Jesse Routte is a man with a plan. A lot of plans, actually. Routte is the original force behind Three Stones Consulting, a Rwanda-based nonprofit that works to position NGOS for success in a country that itself represents a compelling success story.

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CONTACT 2018: What Students Had to Say

When I first read about the CONTACT program, I said, this is something I need to add to the work that I do. CONTACT was the answer that I was looking for. Usually, I just want justice. I have realized that justice is also part of healing, that truth and…

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SIT alumna selected by U.S. State Department

SIT alumna selected by U.S. State Department for prestigious English language assignment        Jimalee Sowell, a 2008 graduate of SIT Graduate Institute’s MA in TESOL program, has been selected by the U.S. State Department for a two-week English Language Specialist project addressing solutions to low-motivated students in large…

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SIT commencement 2018

 May 12, 2018 Fifty-three graduates receive MA degrees at SIT commencement Look out, world! Here come 53 new changemakers. They are 2018 School for International Training graduating class, who received their master’s degrees during a commencement ceremony on Saturday at the Latchis Theater in downtown Brattleboro. The ceremony was moved…

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Sandanona conference, capstones highlight SIT learning experience

The week of May 7 is busy at SIT Graduate Institute‘s Vermont campus, offering two great opportunities to learn about the social justice and experience-based learning that informs all of SIT’s programs. All the week’s events are open to the public. The 2018 Sandanona Conference begins Monday, May 7, and…

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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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Statement from Bea Fantini

As many of you know, Alvino and I have spent most of our professional lives at SIT. Alvino was one of the creators of SIT and one of the founders of the MA in teaching (MAT) program. We both were MAT faculty from the first program on, and we’ve both…

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