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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, DC.
During summer 2019, SIT Study Abroad is offering 23 programs in 17 countries that will appeal to a wide range of majors and interests, including five skills-building internship opportunities. New to the SIT Student Abroad summer portfolio this year are: Colombia: Building a Culture of Peace and Vietnam: Nongovernmental Organization Internship.
Representatives from School for International Training (SIT) are fanning out across the country this fall to talk with potential students about the exciting new global and low-residency master’s degree programs available through SIT Graduate Institute.
On Wednesday, Aug. 8, visitors to the SIT Study Abroad Program Fair at the River Garden will have a chance to chat with more than 50 academic directors from across the globe. The event, from 3-5 p.m., is free and open to the public.
In partnership with the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA), SIT Study Abroad is pleased to announce that six of 100 study abroad scholarships awarded by FEA this cycle will go to students participating on SIT programs. The scholarships, which provide financial accessibility for underrepresented U.S. undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs, have helped to double the numbers of FEA scholarship recipients this year.
Leslie Massicotte, a U.S. NGO worker in Rwanda, is the newest Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow, the School for International Training announced today. Massicotte is a 2014 graduate of Earlham College in Indiana and a 2013 alumna of the SIT Study Abroad program Rwanda: Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding.
One of SIT’s most impactful initiatives, the Conflict Transformation Across Cultures Peacebuilding program (CONTACT) will bring together peacebuilders from around the world June 4-22 in southern Vermont.
World Learning Inc. announced today that its Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to appoint Carol Jenkins as President and CEO of the organization after having served in the interim role since October 2017.
SIT’s International Honors Program will receive Diversity Abroad's 2018 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Award for Programming, School for International Training announced today.
School for International Training is developing a new full-time, global master’s degree format using the institution’s centers worldwide as locations for existing degrees and new programs. This new format will complement SIT’s current online and low-residency master’s programs.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded SIT Graduate Institute, a program of World Learning, a grant of $52,135 to support a groundbreaking academic inquiry on African Americans living abroad.
A new SIT Study Abroad program will give undergraduate students a first-hand look at migration along both sides of U.S. and Mexican borders and its tremendous human, social, and political implications.
The School for International Training this week activated a new solar power project that is expected to produce approximately 260,200 kilowatt hours (kWh) of renewable energy annually and mitigate 183 metric tons of carbon in the first year alone.
School for International Training and World Learning have named SIT Study Abroad alumna Chelsea Bhajan as the next Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow. Bhajan plans to return to Indonesia to help remove the stigma around people with disabilities.
Five alumni from SIT Graduate Institute have been selected by the U.S. State Department for the English Language Fellow Program, a 10-month project training English teachers abroad.
School for International Training will launch its 2017-18 Sustainability Speaker Series with several public events this month, including free lectures on the SIT campus by well-known sustainability advocates including Tony Hillery of Harlem Grown, 350.org Board Chairman KC Golden, environmental anthropologist and researcher Tatiana Schrieber, and others.