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Summer Leadership Institute

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 Come join the fun! William Penn University’s Summer Leadership Institute is a unique experience designed to develop leadership potential through team-building, problem-solving, and effective interpersonal communication.

 Our goal is to equip first-time freshman with skills needed to be successful college students and leaders in any endeavor they choose. We are invested in YOU and your success!

The current dates for the second annual Summer Leadership Institute are August 9, 2021 through August 20, 2021.

Immediate questions can be answered by either Breanne or Chad.

Breanne Garrett: 641-673-1120 or

Wilton Wright: 641-673-1028 or


Other questions concerning Housing can be directed to Heidi Scholes at or 641-673-1084.

Who can I contact about the Summer Leadership Institute?

Immediate questions can be answered by either Breanne or Chad.

Breanne Garrett: 641-673-1120 or

Chad Seader: 641-673-1105 or

Any housing related questions can be answered by either Heidi or Tanya.

Heidi Scholes: 641-673-1084 or

Tanya Mammen: 641-673-2123 or

What is the cost for my child to attend the Summer Leadership Institute?

The Summer Leadership Institute is fully-funded by William Penn University. There is no additional cost for your child to attend. Room and board for the two weeks are completely covered. The cafeteria will be open during the two weeks.

What is included in the Summer Leadership Institute activities?

The Summer Leadership Institute will develop the following for first-time freshmen:

  • Team-building skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication
  • Leadership traits
  • and much more!

Will I have to switch dorms after the Summer Leadership Institute?

You will move into the same dorm as you will be living in the fall.

When do I move in for the Summer Leadership Institute?

The move-in date is TBA. Stay tuned for more information regarding the move-in date!

There is no additional cost to move in early.

Contact Heidi Scholes for additional times if the time slot does not work for you. Call 641-673-1084 or email

Who can I contact for help with travel related questions?

For help and questions regarding travel, contact Tanya Mammen: 641-673-2123 or

Develop your skills!

Join us for two full weeks of leadership skills, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving development!

Registration for the Summer Leadership Institute is now closed. If you have already registered for the institute, please complete the followup information below.

Breanne Garrett

Breanne Garrett
Pragmatic, conscientious, and kind person seeking improved conditions for all.


Wilton Wright
Teacher, scholar, and movie-lover who enjoys learning and teaching in every environment.

Submit a photo and short description about yourself in 10 words below! Please complete by August 1, 2021. 

  • Remember that you and 2 of your friends or family members are invited to our opening reception on Sunday, August 8 at 2 PM in the Musco Technology Center.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 32 MB.
    So we and your peers can get to know you before arriving on campus, please upload a selfie!
  • Describe yourself in 10 words or less.