Overnight spiritual retreat at Fordham's Retreat Center in Goshen, NY
Faculty-hosted dinners/colloquia focused on themes like "Cultivating Authentic Relationships in College" and "The Ethics of Modern Communication"
Discussion of effective communication skills via the film The King's Speech
Presentations by Manresa student tutors on salient topics such as "Common Pitfalls in College and How to Avoid Them"
Enriching cultural outings to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, and others
Exclusive, guided kayaking tour of the Hudson River at sunset
Participation in "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk in Central Park with faculty
"Freshman Field Day," an exciting afternoon of competitive games and prizes, with freshman classmates
Writing workshops led by in-house Manresa student tutors, such as "Writing your first college papers” and "Quelling Midterm Anxiety"
Private dinner/discussion with renowned social critic and scholar on the value and moral obligations of American higher education
Presentations by Manresa student tutors on opportunities in Undergraduate Research and Study Abroad
Guided meditations based on The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola