Lewy Global Education Technology Forum

World Learning CEO Donald Steinberg’s Opening Remarks The School for International Training hosted the Lewy Global Education Technology Forum on the Vermont campus April 25-26. More than 200 people participated in the event, which explored how schools and other educational programs can use technology to improve inclusion, collaboration, administration, and…

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SIT Faculty Connect with Staff from Foreign Embassies

In order to build new connections and share expertise, School for International Training faculty and students met with representatives of foreign embassies on April 14. Faculty members included academic director of SIT’s Washington, DC Center Deborah Robinson; peacebuilding and conflict transformation professors Bruce W. Dayton, Tatsushi Arai, John Ungerleider; and…

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Eli LaBan is named 2017 Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow

SIT Study Abroad alumnus will use media to preserve indigenous language in Nicaragua.   Eli’s project wins a College Emmy award The School for International Training has named SIT Study Abroad alumnus Eli LaBan as the next Alice Rowan Swanson fellow. LaBan will return to Nicaragua to digitize a disappearing…

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Q and A: Jonathan Walz, Academic Director

Jonathan “Richard” Walz became academic director of SIT Tanzania-Zanzibar last fall. We recently caught up with him to find out more about his work and program. What drew you to the job of academic director? The opportunity to work with students in Tanzania drew me to this job. I am…

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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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