SIT 50th Anniversary Celebration Renews Commitment to Experiential Learning and Social Justice

The School for International Training (SIT) marked its 50th anniversary with a celebration and reunion August 8–10 on its campus in Brattleboro with hundreds of alumni, staff, students and friends from the United States and around the world. The weekend featured receptions, panels, and sessions celebrating SIT’s commitment to experiential learning and social justice. In […]

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Senator Leahy Congratulates SIT on its 50th Anniversary

SIT commemorated its 50th anniversary with a reunion and celebration at the Brattleboro, Vermont, campus August 8–10. In honor of the event Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) sent SIT a letter of thanks and congratulations, which World Learning President and CEO Donald Steinberg read at Saturday night’s banquet recognizing Alvino and Bea Fantini’s combined 98 years […]

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2014 SIT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The annual SIT Photo Contest is a chance for SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad students and alumni to submit photos that capture SIT’s mission and values. In the 2014 contest, nearly 200 students and alumni submitted over 600 photographs. A select group of SIT staff chose their three favorites (staff pick category), and […]

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[Photo Essay] Facing the War: Voices of Liberian Women

In early 2014, SIT Graduate Institute professor Charlie Curry-Smithson led a three-week field course in Liberia focused on post-war societal change. Mathilde Simon, a photographer and SIT student in the MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation from Paris, France attended the course and  focused her camera on the ways women were adjusting to life after […]

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SIT Alumna Named Honorary Consul of Lithuania

  SIT Graduate Institute alumna Kerry Secrest was recently appointed honorary consul of the Republic of Lithuania for Vermont. On June 6 Lithuanian Ambassador Zygimanta Pavilionis and Vaidotas Asmonas, attaché for Agriculture and Commerce, visited Brattleboro, Vermont, for the official opening of the honorary consulate. “I am honored to be appointed to this position,” said […]

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