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Tag: School for International Training
Rep. Michelle Bos-Lun: Celebrating a new year with 100 people from Afghanistan
The SIT campus in Brattleboro has been the initial living space for close to 100 Afghan men, women and children who have come to make a new home in Windham County.
Brattleboro’s World Learning to serve as transition site for Afghan refugees
The parent organization of the pioneering School for International Training expects to host up to 100 new arrivals in the next several weeks.
School for International Training adapts global education in a pandemic
How should international education work during a pandemic that largely prevents travel? In some ways, the question was a welcome one, SIT president Sophie Howlett said, 'because we're not going to be able to solve any of these problems by sitting in America and thinking within our borders.'
Jenny Backus: Independent colleges' survival is critical to Vermont
Colleges and universities not only provide essential opportunities for higher education for Vermont kids, they also serve as a vital source of jobs in communities across the state.
School for International Training knows it must adapt to survive
President Sophie Howlett sees the Brattleboro-based college with programs in more than 40 countries as a pioneer in international education that must modernize to meet the competition.
Brattleboro institute to cut 30 jobs
Declining enrollment and a tougher climate for foreign students in the United States are among the factors behind the reorganization at the School for International Training.
Colleges join forces in post-Vermont Yankee effort
Four schools in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts have agreed to create an education and training consortium meant to boost the green economy in the wake of the nuclear plant’s closure.
Vermont Yankee money fuels clean energy projects
More than $358,000 in grants will go toward renewable energy. The new program is funded by money Entergy has paid into the state's Clean Energy Development Fund.
School for International Training Receives Grant to Add Solar Power and Research
News Release -- School for International Training May 5, 2017 Contacts: Rachel Henry 802-380-4353 Kate Casa 916-396-0036 BRATTLEBORO, Vermont – The School for International Training has received a $100,000 grant from Windham Regional Commission to install a campus-based solar energy system that will also pioneer new research, strengthen community ties, and enhance curriculum at SIT […]
SIT hosts Lewy Global Education Technology Forum April 25
News Release -- School for International Training April 5, 2017 Contact: James Heflin [email protected] Keynote speakers include Rahul Choudaha (pictured, top right) of DrEducation, Davison Mupinga from Kent State University, and Tom Sayer of Google for Education. Sessions will explore: Technology for Inclusion: What are the best tools and applications to help students with diverse […]
College presidents decry Trump's immigration ban
The presidents of the School for International Training and other institutions say they’re concerned about the impact of the order on their schools and their students.
SIT Grad Institute & Study Abroad Statement on Executive Order
News Release -- SIT Jan. 31, 2017 Contact: James Heflin Communications and Public Relations Specialist School for International Training SIT Study Abroad | SIT Graduate Institute 1 Kipling Road | PO Box 676 | Brattleboro, VT 05302 | 802.258.3576 office [email protected] | studyabroad.sit.edu | graduate.sit.edu Institutional Statement Dr. Sophia Howlett, president of the School for International Training, […]
New president looks to shape future of international school
Sophia Howlett brings worldwide educational and administrative experience to Brattleboro's School for International Training, which includes SIT Graduate Institute and SIT Study Abroad.