Study Abroad

Events & Workshops

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Study Abroad 101 (Virtual)

(Date/Times: Various)
This is the first step for Broncos to Study Abroad! Learn about types of programs, course pre-approval, how credit applies to your DPR, Financial Aid & Scholarships, getting connected with a Global Ambassador, and more! SA101 is a ~30-minute presentation +15 minutes of Q&A
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Study Abroad 101 (Virtual)

Tuesday, 12p-1p

This is the first step for Broncos to Study Abroad! Learn about types of programs, course pre-approval, how credit applies to your DPR, Financial Aid & Scholarships, getting connected with a Global Ambassador, and more! SA101 is a ~30-minute presentation +15 minutes of Q&A
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Study Abroad 101 (Virtual)

Wednesday 4p-5p

This is the first step for Broncos to Study Abroad! Learn about types of programs, course pre-approval, how credit applies to your DPR, Financial Aid & Scholarships, getting connected with a Global Ambassador, and more! SA101 is a ~30-minute presentation +15 minutes of Q&A
workshop

Study Abroad 101 (Virtual)

Thursday 12p-1p

This is the first step for Broncos to Study Abroad! Learn about types of programs, course pre-approval, how credit applies to your DPR, Financial Aid & Scholarships, getting connected with a Global Ambassador, and more! SA101 is a ~30-minute presentation +15 minutes of Q&A
Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley

African Americans on the World Stage

Wednesday, February 10 12PM ET/ 5PM GMT/ 10:30PM IST

Amb. Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley is an American diplomat, nominated by President Obama as teh Ambassador to Malta. She's Spoken with world leaders, represented the U.S. around the globe, and worked to make a differenece in Foreign affairs.

Amb. Abercrombie-Winstanley will talk to you on empowering African Americans as leaders, policymakers, and barrier-breakers we all look up to. Her discussion will be followed by an off-the-record Q& A.

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Decoloniality and the Future of Democracy

Wednesday, 2/17 | 12-1:30pm EDT

In this conversation, the critical scholar Dr. Taieb Belghazi of SIT and the leading decolonial theorist Dr. Walter Mignolo of Duke University will engage with postcolonialism and decolonial thought and provide a critical reading of major decolonial concepts such as Modernity/Coloniality, the Colonial Matrix of Power, Delinking, Gnoseology, and Aesthesis. From these introductory philosophical reflections, they will then revisit the concept of globalization and offer a decolonial reading of current events, namely, COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the crisis of democracy.

Presenters: Taeib BelghaziWalter Mignolo | Moderator: Said Graiouid

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Peace & Justice - MA and Certificate Programs

Thursday, 2/18 | 12-1pm EDT

Are you interested in exploring how changemakers manage conflict constructively, balance reconciliation and justice, and support post-conflict remembrance and healing? Learn more about SIT Graduate Institute’s part-time, hybrid MA in Peace & Justice Leadership and our Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT) Peacebuilding Workshop. Equip yourself with the skills to design and lead interventions to transform conflict and build more just systems. This event is designed for prospective students seeking in-depth information about these innovative programs.

Presenters: Mary Kay SigdaMaira Tungatarova

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Identity & Navigating Study Abroad

Thursday, 2/18 | 3-3:45pm EDT

The facets of your identity—such as race, gender, class, sexuality, and more—inform your lens and how you view the world, and these facets will also come into play during your semester abroad. During this session we will discuss important considerations and questions regarding identity and study abroad. The session will also include general information about the SIT application process and time for questions.

Presenters: Ian Hefele

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SIT Virtual Open House | Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya

Tuesday, 2/23 | 12-1pm EDT

Please join Academic Director Beth Pratt-Sitaula, PhD as she provides an overview of the Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya immersive summer program. The session will conclude with an open Q&A session—bring your questions!

Presenters: Beth Pratt-Sitaula | Moderator: Shun Yanagishita

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Alumni Perspectives on the SIT Study Abroad Experience

Wednesday, 2/24 | 4-5pm EST 

Discover what life is like on SIT Study Abroad programs from those who know best—our alumni. Recent SIT alumni who studied in Switzerland, Tanzania, and Mongolia, and with the comparative IHP: Food Systems program, will share their experiences with culture shock, coursework, budgeting, homestays, and more. They will also share how their unique backgrounds and identities shaped their experiences abroad. Bring your questions! This is an open discussion that can take any direction.

Presenters: SIT Study Abroad Alumni | Moderator: Sarah Wiggins

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Cook "Upside Down" with SIT Jordan

Thursday, 2/25 | 1-2:30pm EDT

Immerse yourself in Jordanian culture by cooking the traditional, family dish Maqlobeh (literally, “upside down”) with the help of SIT Jordan Academic Director Raed Al-Tabini, PhD and a local SIT homestay mother. Learn more about the ingredients and cooking utensils needed to cook the dish together virtually.

Presenters: Raed Al-Tabini | Moderator: Amanda Staton

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3801 W. Temple Ave.
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Pomona CA 91768
https://www.cpp.edu/studyabroad
Phone: 909-869-3267
Email
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