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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SIT professor promotes reconciliation in East Asia

SIT Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Professor Tatsushi Arai spoke Aug. 8 at a public forum in Tokyo on China-Japan relations. The event was organized by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, a Japanese thought leader in the field. Professor Arai’s address, “On the applied practice of conflict transformation and historical reconciliation in…

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Learning a language through CONTACT

A conversation with Dr. Nawal K.N. Alamin By James Heflin As a resident of Sudan, Dr. Nawal K.N. Alamin has been close to conflict. In Khartoum, Alamin teaches soil science and watershed management at Sudan University for Science and Technology. Outside of that work, however, she is part of a…

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Stephen and Nita Lowey launch scholarship fund to support SIT Graduate students

A $500,000 gift from longtime institutional supporters Stephen and Nita Lowey will make it financially possible for more students to participate in SIT Graduate Institute programs starting this fall. Stephen Lowey is a chair emeritus trustee of World Learning and Nita Lowey is a member of Congress from New York….

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SIT responds to executive order

Dr. Sophia Howlett, president of the School for International Training, today issued the following statement about the “Protection of the Nation” executive order: School for International Training (SIT) is working to ensure the continued security of our students and staff, including our graduate students in Vermont and Washington, DC, and…

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