Spring Break Travel Study

Spring Break Mini-Term Travel-Study to Washington, D.C.
Revolutionary Power: An Examination of Leadership in the Lives of our Founding Fathers

2016 Course Now Closed; Click link below to sign up for the 2017 Priority List

Capitol Building We are pleased to offer the 2016 Spring Break Mini-Term travel-study to Washington D.C. and historic colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. This course is entitled: Revolutionary Power: Leadership in the Lives of our Founding Fathers (LED 4309, MAL 5309, HIST 4399, MAL, 4392, POLS 4399 & MANA 6310). It will be led by Dr. Adam Wright, Vice President and Dean of the Cook School of Leadership, and David Cook, program director for the MA in Leadership.

This cross listed undergraduate and graduate course in leadership offers an in-depth investigation on the topic of leadership and power specifically through an examination of the lives of our Founding Fathers. Students will become familiar with the historic and philosophical underpinnings of the leadership styles demonstrated through the lives of our Founding Fathers. Concepts of power will be explored and students will be challenged to gain insights from leaders that shaped the United States of America. The course is designed as an intensive travel experience in Washington, D.C., Williamsburg, Virginia, and surrounding key historic sites to be visited during the one-week course.

The cost of the trip is tuition plus a $2,000 trip fee which covers airfare, hotel, motor coach transportation, admissions into all attractions we will visit as a group, and a few meals. Space is limited to 25 spots, so you are encouraged to add your name to the Priority List if you wish to be given consideration for registration in this course. Signing up on the Priority List does not register you for the course. In order to register, you will need to see your academic advisor. For questions about this travel study opportunity, please contact Dr. David Cook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 214-333-5117.

 

Adam Wright

Trip Details

Dates: March 11 – 18, 2016
Course: Revolutionary Power: Examination of Leadership in the Lives of the Founding Fathers (LED 4309, MAL 5309, HIST 4399, MAL, 4392, POLS 4399 & MANA 6310)
Instructors:
Dr. Adam Wright, Vice President and Dean of the Cook School of Leadership
David Cook, J.D., Program Director for the Master of Arts in Leadership
Location: Washington D.C., Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and Williamsburg, Virginia
Cost: Normal Tuition Rates + a $2,000 fee that covers airfare, hotel, ground transportation and admission to key sites visited throughout the course.
Accommodations:: While in DC we will stay at the Churchill Hotel and then in one of the colonial homes in Williamsburg, VA the last two days of our trip.

Click Here to Sign Up for the Priority List for the 2017 Trip