SIT Alumna Reflects on Experiences after Program in Kenya

Aubrey Winkie (University of Wisconsin–Madison) studied on SIT’s Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights program in fall 2012. Below, Aubrey talks about what she did in Kenya after the program. I did my Independent Study Project working with the WaterCap research project, studying the effects of climate change induced food insecurity. My findings were published […]

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Get an Inside Look at SIT’s Program in Vietnam

SIT’s Vietnam: Culture, Social Change, and Development program immerses students in the culture of Vietnam while they learn about the country’s current economic development and historical context. How does this work? Watch the video below to get a closer look at the program, including its homestay, excursions, and Independent Study Project. Learn more about the […]

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SIT Study Abroad Madagascar Staff Receive National Merit Award from Government of Madagascar

In late August, Dr. Nat Quansah and his wife, Dr. Patricia Randrianavony, received the Chevalier de l’Ordre National from the government of Madagascar. Dr. Quansah has been the academic director of the SIT Study Abroad summer program Madagascar: Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Systems since its inception in 2010. Dr. Randrianavony serves as program assistant. The […]

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South Africa Alumna Reflects on Experiences Teaching

Jordan Ashwood studied on SIT’s summer South Africa: Education and Social Change program in 2011. Below, she reflects on her experience then and the effect it has had on her since. “YES!” It’s difficult to convey in words just how joyous and heartfelt that answer was as it reverberated off the walls of my South […]

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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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