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Jul 12, 2018

As an office manager for SIT Study Abroad, Sunday Justin oversees general operations for SIT's Rwanda program Post-Genocide Restoration and Peacebuilding. He recently came to SIT's Vermont campus as a student in the innovative CONTACT -- or Conflict Transformation Across Cultures -- program. His professional experience...


Jun 7, 2018

SIT alumna Abby Maxman discusses Oxfam, current challenges in development, and her time at SIT. She became president of Oxfam America in 2017. She was formerly Deputy Secretary General of CARE International in Geneva, Switzerland, and Vice President of International Programs & Operations for CARE. Maxman received her MA...


May 14, 2018

A hallmark of SIT's Vermont commencement ceremonies is the prominent presence of African percussion. Western Massachusetts musician Tony Vacca and his friend Steve Leicach, often with other musical guests, provide those sounds. Tony's long career became a cross-cultural passion when he first visited Senegal. In...


Apr 30, 2018

Brian Hammer, SIT Study Abroad academic dean for Asia and the Pacific, discusses the realities and rewards of studying in China. He holds a PhD in geography from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is an experienced traveler and researcher, and was previously associate director of programs in the Chao Center...


Mar 28, 2018

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) chair and faculty member Leslie Turpin discusses experiential learning and how it's used in SIT's pioneering TESOL program. Leslie, who is also an alumna of the program, has taught at SIT since 1989. She received her PhD in integral studies at the California...