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SIT Congratulates Spelman College and Washington and Lee University Students for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

SIT Study Abroad recently announced the recipients of its first Undergraduate Research Award, Mamasa Camara and Scott Sugden. The students were selected for the award based on the quality and significance of the Independent Study Projects (ISPs). Completed during the final month of the semester, the ISP is de­signed to integrate the learning, knowledge, field […]

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“Everyone has the potential to be agents of change in their lives”

By Hailey Chalhoub At Stonehill College I pursued an interdisciplinary studies major where I designed my own academic program that focused on international development. In the fall of 2012 I studied health and community development with SIT Kenya where I had the opportunity to witness and experience some of the development theories that I was […]

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Uganda Alumna Discusses Work with the UN

Sarah Rawson (The George Washington University) studied on SIT’s Uganda: Development Studies program in 2011. She now works in Malawi with the United Nations World Food Programme. Below, we talk with Sarah about her time on SIT’s program and her current work. SIT Study Abroad: What drew you to the program in Uganda? Sarah Rawson: […]

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Uganda Alumna Wins the Forum on Education Abroad’s Undergraduate Research Award

Madison Stevens (Franklin College Switzerland), a spring 2013 alumna of SIT’s Post-Conflict Transformation program in Uganda, has won the Forum on Education Abroad’s Undergraduate Research Award. She presented her award-winning research at the Forum’s conference in April. Below, we talk with Madison about her research and her winning the award. SIT Study Abroad: Why did […]

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SIT Argentina Alumna Looks Back on Her Experiences in Latin America

Amanda studied abroad on the SIT Argentina: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change  program during the fall of 2011. She is a graduate of Connecticut College where she majored in international relations. Today, Amanda is the college success program coordinator for Higher Edge, an NGO working to improve college accessibility and retention rates among first-generation […]

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