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 12 Angry Men
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
Private, guided kayaking tour of the Hudson River at sunset
Participation in "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk in NYC with faculty
"Freshman Field Day," an exciting afternoon of competitive games and prizes, with freshman classmates
Writing workshops led by Manresa tutors, such as "Writing your first college papers” and "Quelling Midterm Anxiety"
Collaboration with the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice on projects such as tutoring Catholic school children in the Bronx, and service projects with retired Jesuit priests living on campus.