Program Components

  • Spirited classroom discussions based on close readings of primary texts

  • Retreats to explore questions of personal vocation and intellectual commitment

  • Cultural activities in Boston and the North Shore

  • Roundtable discussions with Gordon faculty on issues of pressing concern for contemporary moral, political, and intellectual life

  • Annual spring-semester, public debate on a topic crucial to the Gordon community

  • Opportunities to hear and interact with guest speakers

  • Focused assistance with preparation for post-baccalaureate education and career choices

  • Periodic opportunities for study trips abroad.

  • ¬†Annual essay competition
fresco detail from The Seven Liberal Arts, by Andrea da Firenze