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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LGBTQ history ‘Unerased’

It was the most superior educational experience I’d ever had. What I learned at SIT translated into so many aspects of what I did. Alumna Debra Fowler teaches the ‘erased’ history of the LGBTQ community In 1986, when Debra Fowler filled out paperwork to join the U.S. Army, she came…

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Meet new Alumni Engagement Director Carla Lineback

Her family’s involvement in World Learning/SIT began in 1954. Now Carla Lineback hopes to foster new connections among alumni. Carla Lineback, World Learning/SIT’s new Director of Alumni Engagement, has a remarkable connection to the organization: “I grew up on this campus. My connection with the organization – it’s part of…

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Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman will be back on campus in Vermont this summer

Internationally known language acquisition expert Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman will be back on campus in Vermont this summer to teach the course Second Language Acquisition for SIT Graduate Institute’s MA TESOL Low-Residency Program. “Diane has made enormous contributions to the field, changing the lenses through which we understand both second language…

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Meet new Alumni Engagement Director Carla Lineback

Her family’s involvement in World Learning/SIT began in 1954. Now Carla Lineback hopes to foster new connections among alumni. Carla Lineback, World Learning/SIT’s new Director of Alumni Engagement, has a remarkable connection to the organization: “I grew up on this campus. My connection with the organization – it’s part of…

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