Day 8 & 9 of Summer Springboard (Session 3):

6 flags
RA’s Kendall and Rebecca at Six Flags
Students at Six Flags

Business Students listen to speaker Peter Mombaur
College Life Panel


  • Six Flags New England
    • Students had a blast at Six Flags, New England’s biggest, most popular theme park featuring dozens of thrill rides, shows, and activities.
    • The newest ride is CYBORG Hyper Drive, which enters the next dimension of thrill rides with state-of-the-art special effects, an indoor Super Hero story line, and countless spins in the dark!
  • College Life Panel
    • Student’s got the opportunity to ask the RAs all about the college experience – from the good to the bad!
    • The group of RAs represent current or recent grads from Penn State, Michigan State, Pepperdine, University of Delaware, Mitchell College, Champlain College, Southern CT State U, and Roanoke College
  • Business & Entrepreneurship Guest Speaker – Former McKinsey Executive
    • Peter Mombaur, CEO of Terra Education, provided a deep dive workshop into problem solving. 
    • Peter shared McKinsey’s method to approach problem solving = MECE (mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive)
  • Creative Writing Guest Speaker – John Altavilla
    • John Altavilla spoke with students about the writing process and finding their literary voice.