Brynn (second from right) with other SIT students during the field course in Costa Rica

Current Student Obtains TESOL Certificate While Completing Her Master’s

By Brynn Smith In January of this year, ten other SIT students and I elected to do a field course in Costa Rica that combined a TESOL certification along with an Intercultural Communication class. One of the primary reasons I chose SIT for my graduate studies in international education was because of their reputation. That […]

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Facing Reconciliation Challenges in the Asia Pacific: SIT Professor Co-Facilitates Multinational Dialogue

By Dr. Tatsushi Arai, Associate Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at SIT Graduate Institute. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. In the Asia Pacific, the historical legacy of Japan’s past military actions and colonial rule continues to define the politics of national identity, especially on the Korean Peninsula […]

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SIT 2015 Career Fair

By Squeak Stone, Director, Career and Practicum Service Center When I walked into the International Center on SIT Graduate Institute’s Vermont campus on Tuesday, March 10, the sound of students’ and employers’ enthusiastic conversations was the first thing to catch my ear. It was SIT’s 2015 Career Fair, and over 100 SIT students had gathered in […]

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CONTACT Program participants, December, 2014. Photo by Julie Orfirer

CONTACT: Where South Asia lives and learns together

By Nidhi Shendurnikar-Tere, CONTACT participant in 2014 It was the 16th of December when I landed in Delhi from Nepal. On seeing news about the dastardly killings of innocent school children in Peshawar, I wondered how my identity as a South Asian had undergone immense transformation during the past two weeks as a participant of […]

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FSC in India: Toward Achieving Social Impact through Monitoring and Evaluation

By Amy Jersild, Faculty, DC Center On January 3, 2015, 13 students (10 from the DC Center and 3 from Brattleboro, half from the US and half international) and I landed in Ahmedabad, India, to the celebratory sights and sounds of the local minority Muslim population observing the anniversary of Mohammed’s birth. Our first taste […]

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