Seeds of Hope: SIT Alum Aims To Plant One Billion Wildflowers For The Bees

Chris Burley is a graduate of SIT Graduate Institute, and the founder of Seedles – a new initiative that encourages people to plant wildflowers to help support a declining bee population. The New York Times recently featured Chris and his work with Seedles in this article. We caught up with Chris in the interview below […]

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Lara (right) and her classroom in Korea.

“Isn’t this what language learning is all about?”

By Lara Kurth I found the SIT TESOL certificate program when I was studying abroad in Barcelona for my undergraduate degree. There was an announcement posted in the study abroad office advertising to anyone interested in teaching and languages. At that point I knew I was interested in both, but I hadn’t decided my career […]

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Diane Larsen-Freeman

SIT to Host Regional TESOL Conference

SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont, will host the annual Northern New England TESOL (NNETESOL) Conference on Saturday, November 8. NNETESOL, which covers Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, rotates its conference site each year. SIT was chosen by the board as the host site in an effort to broaden the audience and reconnect with the […]

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SIT students at the people's climate march in New York City September 21, 2014.

From Vermont to Vietnam – SIT student’s climate change initiative gains support

Mae Quilty is a current SIT Graduate Institute student completing her practicum by serving as the Trustees’ Fellow for the SIT Study Abroad IHP Climate Change program in Vietnam, Morocco, and Bolivia. As I delve deeper into the practicum phase of my SIT experience, I am constantly reminded of experiences during my on-campus phase. Whether […]

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Caitlyn speaking to incoming SIT students at September's convocation ceremony.

SIT Student Reflects on her City Year Service

Caitlyn Clark is a current SIT student in her second year of the MA in Sustainable Development program, working with the “Green UP SIT” campaign to fulfill her practicum requirement and encourage divestment away from fossil fuels and into cleaner energy sources. Caitlyn is also a City Year alumna, serving for two years in Philadelphia […]

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