(From left to right) Gregg T. Nunziata, General Counsel, Office of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), with International Education low-residency students Ashley Sansotta and Maria Lourdes (Malou) Amparo.

Working for Change: Immigration Policy Advocacy in Washington, DC

By Sora H. Friedman, PhD, Professor and Chair, International Education At the end of March, I had the pleasure of spending one week in Washington, DC, with 18 graduate students from SIT for an intensive field course. The program, structured around the field course “International Policy & Citizen Advocacy,” focused on how individuals can advocate […]

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World Learning Statement on SCOTUS Decision

World Learning welcomes the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, and striking down laws that defined marriage as the union of a man and a woman. As President Barack Obama stated, this ruling represents “a big step in our march toward equality,” “a victory for […]

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2015 SIT Photo Contest Winners

The time has come to announce the winners of the 2015 SIT Photo Contest! This annual contest is a chance for SIT Study Abroad and SIT Graduate Institute students and alumni to submit photos that capture SIT’s mission and values. SIT staff had the difficult task of choosing their favorites in the Staff Picks category, while the public […]

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SIT Graduate Institute Honors Class of 2015

SIT Graduate Institute congratulates its class of 2015, a group of exceptional individuals poised to use their skills and passion to make positive contributions to communities around the world. President and CEO Donald Steinberg, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost John Lucas, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of SIT Graduate Institute […]

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Diane Larsen-Freeman Named SIT Professor Emerita

SIT is honored to announce that the World Learning Board of Trustees voted unanimously to honor former SIT Graduate Institute MA in TESOL professor Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman as its newest professor emerita. Dr. Larsen-Freeman becomes the fifth such professor to be honored in this way. Dr. Daniel Cantor Yalowitz, dean and vice provost for graduate […]

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