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December 2018 Capstone Seminar
Publication Date: December 7, 2018
Publication Location: Brattleboro, VT
Contact: Kate Casa | email@example.com
SIT welcomes 12 students to its December Capstone Seminar on the Brattleboro campus from Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 15. The capstone presentation and paper is the culmination of every SIT degree program, the demonstration of students’ integration of theory and practice in their field.
Current capstone students are earning degrees in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding, International Education, Sustainable Development, and Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management. Students will present on a wide range of topics, from sustainability in the cocoa supply chain to an analysis of social justice and transformative learning in English language curriculum design and a study of post-conflict reconciliation initiatives in Rwanda.
Leading the week-long seminar are Bruce W. Dayton, Associate Professor and Chair of the Peace and Justice Leadership master’s degree program, and Sora Friedman, Professor and Chair of the International Education master’s program. A closing ceremony will be held in Rotch 108/109 on Friday, Dec. 14 from 1:30 p.m. through 3 p.m. Capstone Seminar events are free and open to the public.
December 2018 Capstone Presentation Schedule (Download pdf version)
Tuesday, Dec 11
|Marija Nikolic||Short Term Program (Re-Entry Workshop) For Graduate International Students Returning from The United States to Kosovo||Sora Friedman||Rotch 205|
|Ahmad Momeni||Development of a Monitoring and Impact Evaluation Plan: A Case Study on the Refugee Services Program of Islamic Relief USA||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|
|Marko Lundgreen Caracco||Violence Exposure in Human Rights Defenders’ Work||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 205|
Wednesday, Dec. 12
|Stefani Sellers||Expanding Language Travel||Sora Friedman||Rotch 208|
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
|Florence Mahoney||Decoupling Trauma and Criminal Behavior Through Restorative Reentry Programs and COSAs||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|
|Megan Melbourne||Outlander Abroad||Sora Friedman||Rotch 205|
|Kenneth Mukonyezi||Service Delivery and Security for Refugees and Asylum Seekers||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|
|Lucy Burriss||Coming to Voice: An Analysis of Social Justice and Transformative Learning Approaches in English Language Curriculum Design||Sora Friedman||Rotch 208|
Thursday, Dec. 13
|Betty Dusenge||Rwandan Community Ownership of Conflict Transformation Mechanisms After the 1994 Genocide Against Tutsi: A Case Study ofGenocide Survivors and Genocide Perpetrators||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
|Kerstin Roos||Sustainability in the Cocoa Supply Chain: Finding a Better Model||Sora Friedman||Rotch 205|
|Nicholas McIntyre||The Experience of Transgender Students in Study Abroad Programming||Sora Friedman||Rotch 205|
|Taliesin Haugh||From Gardening to Permaculture: A Plan to Help SIT... Grow?||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|
|Mary Duggan||Training in the Digital Age: A Practitioner's Reflections on Incorporating Traditional Classroom Strategies into Remote Training||Bruce Dayton||Rotch 209|