Capstone Seminar Presentations set for August 8-11

Announcement Date: August 4, 2022

Students completing their master's degree programs at SIT Graduate Institute will present their final capstone projects August 8-11, 2022. Times listed below are EDT. Members of the public are invited to attend these virtual presentations. Please email kim.lier@sit.edu to RSVP and receive a link.

Monday, August 8, 2:30-4 PM EDT

Sam Cowan, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY OF SMALL-SCALE LAND-BASED LIVELIHOODS IN MAINE

Anna Zoe Williams, MA in Sustainable Development
REINFORCING A WOMEN'S GROUP PROJECT

Margaret Tejada, MA in International Education
U.S. IMMIGRATION POLICIES AFFECTING MEXICAN AND CENTRAL AMERICAN YOUTH AND THEIR ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Tuesday, August 9, 10-11:30 AM EDT

Carolina Fuentes Diego, MA in Sustainable Development
FEMINISM AT THE BORDERS: THE NAVIGATION OF GENDER ISSUES BY MEXICAN WOMEN ALONG THE U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

Lauren Cooke, MA in International Education
BEYOND FIELD TRIPS: PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN SCHOOLS AND TRIBAL MUSEUMS

Cassandra Martin, MA in Global Health
IDENTIFYING CRITICAL AGING CARE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGH-INCOME COUNTRIES: A CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARISON OF DENMARK, GERMANY, AND THE UNITED STATES

Tuesday, August 9, 12:30-2 PM EDT

Emma Vos, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
TOWARD A NEW PLACE PEDAGOGY

Rachel Kerr, MA in International Education
A SECOND "PANDEMIC": HOW COVID-19 HAS IMPACTED INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH IN NORTH CAROLINA

Emily Della Fera, MA in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management
BUILDING ON BEST PRACTICES AND ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERTISE: INFORMING CURRICULUM DESIGN FOR REFUGEE AND ASYLUM-SEEKING YOUTH AT PHILADELPHIA OUTWARD BOUND SCHOOL

Tuesday, August 9, 2:30-4 PM EDT

Nara Norgil, MA in Global Health
ALARMING BURN RATES AMONG PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

Danielle Akins, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
FOOD SOVEREIGNTY AND COFFEE CULTIVATION IN EL SALVADOR: CURRENT PITFALLS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INTERSECTIONS OF COFFEE, GENDER, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Tabitha Babcock, MA in Diplomacy and International Relations
HOW WILL HUMANITARIAN WORKERS' NEED FOR PROTECTION, WHILE PROVIDING AID TO AFGHANISTAN, CHANGE THE FUTURE OF HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE?

Wednesday, August 10, 10-11:30 AM ET

Brendan Rupprecht, MA in Sustainable Development
THE LONG MIGRATION ROUTE: EXPLORING SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR ASYLEES IN THE US AND POLICY CREATION IN TRANSIT COUNTRIES AS A RESULT OF IMMIGRATION PATTERNS OF AFRICAN AND HAITIAN ASYLUM-SEEKERS TRAVELING THROUGH LATIN AMERICA TO THE UNITED STATES

Abigail Frederickson, MA in International Education
SUPPORTING LGBTQ INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS THROUGH RESOURCE VISIBILITY: EXAMINING WASHINGTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Mimi Salters, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
STRATEGIES OF ADAPTATION AND COPING TO CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS AMONG WOMEN FARMERS IN GUINAYANGAN, QUEZON, PHILIPPINES: A LIFE HISTORY AND COMPARATIVE APPROACH

Wednesday, August 10, 12:30-2 PM EDT

Thomas Hyre, MA in International Education
VIDEOGAME DIPLOMACY: A THEORETICAL DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR A NEW PROGRAM IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY

Domenique Ciavattone, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
BRIDGING KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS IN THE PERUVIAN ANDES: PLURALITY, CO-CREATION AND TRANSFORMATIVE SOCIOECOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Margarita Sotelo, MA in Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Management
CHILDHOOD ECONOMIC ABUSE INFLUENCING SOCIOECONOMIC ROLES FOR ADULT JORDANIAN WOMEN

Wednesday, August 10, 2:30-4 PM EDT

Chesley Davis, MA in Diplomacy and International Relations
SUSTAINABLE AVITOURISM IN THE SEYCHELLES WITH SPECIFIC FOCUS ON CURIEUSE ISLAND

Amanda Staton, MA in International Education
PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY IN SHORT-TERM FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS

Cole York, MA in Sustainable Development
THE POWER AND LOSS OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE: HOW DEVELOPMENT HAS IMPACTED THE QUECHUA PEOPLES’ RELATIONSHIP TO THE LAND

Thursday, August 11, 10-11:30 AM ET

Eric Rodriguez, MA in Diplomacy and International Relations
THE EASTERN ATOMIC RISE: A DEFINITION OF NUCLEAR HEGEMONY WITHIN AN ENERGY GEOPOLITICAL CONTEXT

Jazmin Williamson, MA in Global Health
ONE REFUGEE ONE HEALTH: NATIONALITY-BASED AID AND ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES IN AMMAN JORDAN

Thursday, August 11, 12:30-2 PM ET
Emily Dionne, MA in Diplomacy and International Relations
NEOCOLONIALISM IN CAPE TOWN: THE MUNICIPAL SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK (MSDF) THROUGH CRITICAL THEORY

Haley Kilmer, MA in Climate Change and Global Sustainability
MANUAL OF SUSTAINABLE URBAN PRACTICES TOWARDS LONG TERM CONSERVATION