A pilot study abroad re-entry program for underserved students

DuBois Jennings MA Candidate in International Education Practicum: Creating a reentry program for underserved students within the study abroad office of Hamilton College Can you talk about why you chose SIT and how you felt your on-campus experience prepared you for what you’re doing now? I taught English abroad for…

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Sophia Howlett named President of School for International Training

School for International Training, which includes SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad, announces the appointment of international educator Dr. Sophia Howlett as President. Dr. Howlett comes to SIT from Kean University in New Jersey, where she was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. She holds a PhD in European…

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India: Public Health alumnae Elizabeth Curtis and Jess Wiken Receive Fulbright Fellowships

Students in SIT Study Abroad program India: Public Health, Policy Advocacy, and Community often do in-depth health research, and two of the program’s alumnae recently received Fulbright fellowships to continue the work they began in India. Williams College student Elizabeth Curtis’ 2015 Independent Study Project for SIT explored what she…

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Join us at the Lewy Global Education Technology Forum @ SIT

Today’s educational landscape includes a wide range of options – online classes, self-directed learning, multimedia instruction and more. On April 25, the School for International Training in Vermont hosts the Lewy Global Education Technology Forum at SIT. We’ll explore ways to harness technology without sacrificing experiential learning. This forum brings…

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Sophia Howlett named President of School for International Training

School for International Training, which includes SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad, announces the appointment of international educator Dr. Sophia Howlett as President. Dr. Howlett comes to SIT from Kean University in New Jersey, where she was Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. She holds a PhD in European…

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SIT stands up for diversity

SIT President Donald Steinberg is among 29 Vermont higher education, business, and political leaders who have signed a statement reiterating Vermont’s values of diversity, equity and inclusiveness. The statement, released Friday, emphasizes Vermont’s commitment to fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive society. Joint Statement in Support of Diversity, Equity, &…

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Experiential Approaches to Peacebuilding Webinar

SIT Graduate Institute is please to share the recording of our Nov. 15 webinar, Experiential Approaches to Peacebuilding, which drew participants from around the world. This page includes links to the recorded webinar and a post-webinar survey that we hope you will complete. There are also links to material that…

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SIT Graduate Institute DC Graduation

Thirty-three graduates received their master’s degrees in sustainable development during an SIT Graduate Institute commencement ceremony in Washington, DC, on Aug. 14. It was the fifth graduating class in the MA in Sustainable Development program offered in Washington, DC. The program, which accepted its first class in fall 2011, combines…

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Experiential Approaches to Peacebuilding

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 12:30-1:30 pm, EST (GMT-5) Free and open to the public Please Register Here Led by three scholar-practitioners with extensive experience in the field, this webinar explores the role of experiential learning in the transformation of social conflict. Hear about real-world examples of experiential learning for peacebuilding. These…

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Building Community Connections

Two current students at SIT’s Brattleboro campus have been chosen as community outreach coordinators for the 2016–2017 academic year as part of a community engagement program developed through the Susan Donna Lessenco Fund. The aim of the project is to create connections between SIT and the Brattleboro community to provide…

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