The Dyson Summer Leadership Institute is a comprehensive
leadership program, designed to offer entering full-time freshmen
from the Hudson Valley valuable leadership experience and academic
skills in advance of their fall semester. The program is designed
to enhance students’ personal development, welcome them into a
community of student leaders, and assist in their transition to
To qualify for the Dyson Summer Leadership Institute, applicants
must be deposit-paid incoming freshmen from the Hudson Valley who
will be the first in their family to go to college
(first-generation college student), and/or members of a
historically under-served population, and/or demonstrate
significant economic need.
The Dyson Summer Leadership Institute is a residential program.
Students will be expected to reside in the College’s residence
halls, both commuters and residents, for the duration of the
program. Program participants who will be residing on campus during
the Fall 2015 semester will be moving directly into their permanent
rooms. Cars will not be permitted on campus during the program.
Students will participate in leadership development and academic
enrichment workshops, including a ropes course, academic coaching,
team building activities with other incoming freshmen and
upperclassmen and developing a deeper understanding of resources at
August 23-29, 2015
How to Apply
here to download the application.
In order to be considered for the Dyson Summer Leadership
- Submit a completed application, postmarked by May 15, 2015.
Application materials submitted after this date will not be
considered. Please return completed applications to:
Dyson Summer Leadership Institute
c/o Center for Student Success
330 Powell Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
- Applicants must have a completed FAFSA on file with the Office
of Financial Aid.
- Qualified applicants must have paid their deposit to the
College through the Office of Admissions by May 1, 2015.
Finalists will be notified by the end of May, and will be
required to attend an on-campus interview with the Dyson Summer
Leadership Institute Selection Committee.
Call the Center for Student Success at 845-569-3176 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit our accepted students page at www.msmc.edu/acceptedstudents