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Macalester College alumnus Ronan Wallace has been named a 2023 Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow. He plans to return to Nepal to use 3D imaging to document flooding impacts in two communities threatened by Himalayan flooding, which is growing more acute each year due to the climate crisis.
School for International Training today launches "Africa: See for Yourself," a campaign to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to broaden their worldviews through study abroad in Africa.
SIT's 57th annual commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug 12, 2023, on the SIT campus in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Patrick Robinson, a 2018 SIT Ecuador alumus, has been named the newest Alice Rowan Swanson fellow. He will return to the Intag Valley to monitor water quality in villages confronting mining operations.
School for International Training and Dickinson College have teamed up to provide a values-based study abroad program in Cameroon.
The U.S. Department of State has named SIT Graduate Institute the Top-Producing English Language Fellows Institution for 2022-23. SIT will receive an award in March at the 2023 TESOL International Convention in Portland, Oregon.
As the newest Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow, SIT Morocco alumna Nejra Kravic will develop a series of workshops aimed at empowering youth through media literacy.
World Learning is pleased to announce the addition of three new board members to its board of trustees: Dr. Mahesh Daas, Nicole Isaac, and Virgil Miller.
DIversity Abroad has named SIT Ghana Academic Director Kwabena Opoku-Agyemang recipient of the 2022 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education in the Individual/Professional category of Inclusive Excellence in Teaching. The award celebrates outstanding individuals who have developed inclusive practices that increase access, foster diversity and inclusion in international education, and promote an inclusive environment.
SIT has named Dr. Laura Colket as associate dean for the Graduate Institute and Dr. Daniel Lumonya as associate dean for undergraduate studies.
As part of a comprehensive evaluation of SIT by the New England Commission of Higher Education, the public is invited to submit comments about the quality of the institution. Comments must be received by Oct. 19, 2022.
KeyBank awarded a grant to World Learning for the program Pathway to Financial Literacy, a new initiative under World Learning’s New Vermonter Education Program (NVEP). This critical support will expand NVEP’s curriculum offerings and help World Learning and SIT ensure the long-term success of the program, one that is quickly becoming a national model for refugee resettlement.
School for International Training (SIT) and The Forum on Education Abroad today announced a new partnership to offer joint credentials and academic credit for The Forum’s Professional Certification in Education Abroad.
Alvino and Beatriz Fantini were honored for their decades of service to SIT and World Learning.
Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow Amit Gerstein, a 2018 alum of SIT Nepal: Development and Social Change*, plans to work with local activists in Nepal to improve employment opportunities for the transgender community.
World Learning is honoring its 90th anniversary since sociologist Donald Watt launched The Experiment in International Living in 1932.
World Learning and SIT have partnered with the Ethiopian Community Development Council to house and retrain Afghan evacuees in southern Vermont.
World Learning and SIT have named Wagaye Johannes to serve as the new chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She assumes her new role in February.
Harvard Professor Homi K. Bhabha headlines a new SIT Critical Conversations Webinar Series, which kicks off in September 2021.
World Learning and School for International Training are pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Ingersoll to its Board of Trustees. Ingersoll is the granddaughter of the organization’s founder, Donald Watt, and the daughter of Phyllis Watt Ingersoll, who was an active leader and trustee for decades.
SIT Graduate Institute is proud to highlight three of its scholarships designed to help prospective master’s students make the most of this moment and advance their training—the Alumni Advantage Scholarship, the Vermonter Scholarship, and the Northern Neighbors Scholarship.
An SIT Study Abroad scholar will return to the Amazon this year to support workshops that will help indigenous communities learn about their land rights and how to protect themselves from illegal incursions. Emily Pugh will undertake this work as the newest Alice Rowan Swanson fellow.
School for International Training is proud to announce the launch of two new accredited part-time, hybrid master’s degrees in Global Leadership & Social Innovation and Humanitarian Assistance & Crisis Management.