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Zoe Turner-Debs, an alum of SIT Study Abroad Ecuador, has been selected for the Adirondack Land Trust’s 2021 Internship for the Future of the Adirondacks. During her internship, she will focus on applying geographic information system (GIS) skills in the field and in the office.
SIT Graduate Institute alum Dean Fusto discusses the five pillars of leadership on the Fullstack Educator podcast.
Bates College student Dianna Georges discusses what it's been like to study in Iceland with SIT Study Abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SIT Graduate Institute Professor Sora Friedman discusses her research on gender and leadership in the field of international education, which was recently published as a chapter in "The Wiley Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education".
Marlon Hyde, an alum of SIT Study Abroad's Morocco: Field Studies Journalism and New Media program, joined Vermont Public Radio as its first news fellow.
SIT Study Abroad alum Janie Kaiser is working with local educators and experts to improve access to a quality education for students in Nepal.
Paula Green, SIT professor emerita and founder of the CONTACT program, is helping people from opposite ends of the political spectrum find common ground through her "Hands Across the Hills" initiative.
SIT Graduate Institute professor emerita and CONTACT founder Paula Green will be featured on CBS News for her work with Hands Across the Hills, a dialogue that aims to bring residents of Leverett, Kentucky, from across the political spectrum together to build understanding.
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.
While studying abroad in Rwanda, students visited the National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide to learn about the country's post-genocide peacebuilding process.
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.