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The Vermont Foodbank distributed Farmers to Families food boxes on the School for International Training (SIT) and World Learning campus in Brattleboro on Monday, Jan. 11. The campus has served as a distribution center for this initiative since September 2020. As much as 500 boxes of food are given out at each distribution.
School for International Training is adapting its study abroad and graduate programs to continue providing global education opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elon University student Mary Thidodeau discusses studying abroad in Rwanda with SIT in fall 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SIT Graduate Institute alumna Beth Stern discussed her time with the nonprofit Central Vermont Council on Aging after stepped down from her role as executive director in 2020.
A plaque honoring Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, who is an alumna of SIT Graduate Institute, was installed at Green Street School in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Jody Williams, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and alumna of SIT Graduate Institute, discusses security and activism amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has rocked the international education industry—and presented an opportunity to build it back better.
In June, GoAbroad recognized School for International Training with its 2020 Innovation in Crisis Response Award for Operation Bring Our Students Home. In less than two weeks, School for International Training successfully carried out a worldwide operation to repatriate 920 undergraduate and graduate students from 56 program locations in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.
A career of teaching and leadership with the Central European University ultimately led Italian Renaissance studies expert Sophia Howlett to bucolic Brattleboro, Vermont. Today Howlett is the president of School for International Training, a pioneer in experiential, field-based programs that offers more than 90 undergraduate and master’s degree programs on all seven continents. She spoke to The PIE about her journey into intled, and her vision for the future of SIT.
The School for International Training, a 55-year-old institution with a sprawling rural campus in southern Vermont, has erased a sizeable budget deficit and is reconnecting with the community as it adapts to survive.
57 SIT alumni have been named U.S. State Department Fellows since 2006 - The U.S. Department of State has recognized School for International Training with the English Language Fellow Top Producing Institution Award, which celebrates SIT’s position as the institution that has prepared the largest number of TESOL professionals to become Fellows.
An SIT summer program in Iceland is set to become one of the first U.S. study abroad programs to fully offset carbon emissions resulting from air and ground travel that contribute to the climate crisis.
As part of an effort to cap a week of climate action, SIT Graduate Institute will host a tree planting event at its campus, 167 Kipling Road, on Saturday, Sept. 28, starting at 10 a.m. Participants will be planting 250-300 trees to reforest roughly three acres of land on the lower field at the campus.
Fifty years ago last September, three forward-looking students enrolled in a new program offered by School for International Training (SIT).
Five St. Thomas mechanical engineering seniors spent last summer in Amman, Jordan, as part of the School of Engineering’s inaugural Global Summers Senior Design program, a partnership with SIT Study Abroad.
Joining a pan-Balkan arthouse film jury proved a transformative experience for youngsters brought up to think of their peers in other former Yugoslav countries as strangers and enemies.
In this opinion piece, Dr. Bruce W. Dayton assesses the state of peacebuilding around the world and the roadblocks that peacebuilders have faced over the last quarter century.
A new peace and justice master's degree from School for International Training will include a formative two-week residency in South Africa, and classes through two influential organizations, the United States Institute of Peace and the Alliance for Peacebuilding in Washington, D.C.
Three Pace University students will study overseas thanks to academic scholarships funded by the United States Department of State.
When teacher John Ungerleider began leading what's now the Governor's Institute on Current Issues and Youth Activism in 1990, he hoped to link Vermont teenagers to the world at a time before smartphones and social media.
Nellie Joselyn missed the competitiveness that she thrived on during the soccer and softball seasons at Mount Si High. She learned how to be a leader along with honing her athletic skills as a Wildcat. And she was looking for more.
Morocco prides itself on an artisan culture that creates striking jewelry, metal, leather and wood. But one traditional craft is in danger of fading — the centuries-old skill of making zellige — the mosaic tile that adorns mosques and palaces.
As the second largest and second most populous continent on Earth, it is no wonder why Africa remains a key source market for international students.
The chief executive officer of Oxfam America will be the speaker for SIT Graduate Institute’s commencement exercises next month.