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SUMMIT Talking Points

Agnes Scott College is home to SUMMIT, an innovative signature approach to a liberal arts education that providing with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and an understanding of complex global dynamics.

With SUMMIT, all students:

  • Complete a core curriculum suffused with leadership development and global learning.
  • Kick-off their college career with Legacy: The Goizueta Leadership Immersion Program, which offers an engaging leadership foundations experience that spans over two days following Orientation using Agnes Scott's campus and local community as a backdrop for leadership development.
  • Participate in Global Journeys, a weeklong faculty-led global study tour in the spring of their first year.
  • Build an individualized board of advisors, which is an innovative team-based model, through which every student works with a four-year SUMMIT advisor, a peer advisor, a major advisor and a career advisor, who collaborate to help the student integrate the many opportunities of SUMMIT into their learning journey.
  • Create a digital portfolio in which they collect, reflect upon and showcase their achievements.
  • Engage a cutting edge leadership curriculum that includes coursework, practica and opportunities to meet extraordinary leaders from all walks of life and a global curriculum that builds inter-cultural understanding and grapples with global issues at home and abroad.
  • Complete a culminating project that synthesizes and contextualizes their four years of learning at Agnes Scott.
  • Have the opportunity to complete a specialization in leadership development or global learning and earn a notation on their transcript Equipped with a rigorous liberal arts and sciences education, an understanding of complex global issues and the ability to lead strategically and honorably, Agnes Scott graduates are ready to scale the next SUMMIT.
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