Graduate Leadership Summer Residency

Annual summer residencies take students to the campus of Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, Georgia (northwest of Atlanta) or Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts (northeast of Boston) for two weeks of connecting with their cohort, networking with nationally recognized leaders and immersing in experiential leadership opportunities.


June 6-17, 2022 residency dates to accommodate local school schedules

Complete the first of two summer residencies close to home in Atlanta


July 5–16, 2021 residency dates to accommodate local school schedules

Immersive summer residencies on Gordon’s campus just north of Boston

Intensive, interactive learning
Complete two consecutive 3-credit courses, taught by nationally recognized leaders.

Experiential leadership opportunities
Discover and analyze your leadership style (and understand others) through team-building and leadership development experiences.

“Casual Conversations” with guest speakers
Engage with seasoned leaders in an informal time of rich discussion about both the personal and professional sides of leadership.

Exciting locations
Experience the best of Boston or Atlanta through leisure activities that allow both for relaxation and enjoyment of each region’s unique culture.

Gordon offers on-campus housing during the summer residency at Gordon College for those interested for $320/week. The cost for on-campus housing is in addition to tuition and includes 3 meals a day and complimentary access to the Bennett Athletic and Recreation Center.  During their Atlanta-based residency, the Atlanta cohort students may commute to Mount Paran Christian School or arrange for housing locally. During their second residency, located at Gordon, the Boston cohort accommodations apply. For either program, any local accommodations and meals must be individually arranged by the student and are not covered by the College.