Mission in Math

In the short film below, follow along as Robert Northcutt, Mathematics Coordinator and SYA France math teacher, as well as the first recipient of The SYA France Class of 1974 Faculty Chair in Memory of Peter Greer and Charles Hamblet, describes how SYA's approach to math supports students as they live and learn abroad, and encourages student development in key focus areas of SYA's mission. 

About the endowed chair

Robert Northcutt is the first recipient of The SYA France Class of 1974 Faculty Chair in Memory of Peter Greer and Charles Hamblet. This endowed chair was established by the Class of SYA France 1974 during the 50th anniversary of SYA France to honor two beloved teachers – their English teacher, Peter Greer, and their math teacher, Charles (Chuck) Hamblet.

Fieldwork Around the World

Take a visual tour of fieldwork taking place on our four campuses around the world, from cheese making to art explorations. 

Launching the SYA Practicum

We believe that the learning environment extends well beyond the classroom walls, and therefore Practicum is designed to continually present students with opportunities to challenge themselves.

Fall 2019 Photo Essay

Travel around the world with the Class of 2020 in this photo essay featuring highlights from the first weeks abroad.

Severine Bordeau

SYAers around the world followed Séverine's progress as she ran through famous sections of the race, feeling the adrenaline of each mile marker.

Power of Place

President Tom Hassan reflects on the observance of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, a visit to Paris and the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and a gathering of over 30 teachers and educational leaders in Viterbo, Italy.