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All Fordham campuses are operating on their normal schedules on Wednesday, October 27.

Event Highlights

Overnight spiritual retreat at Fordham's Retreat Center in Goshen, NY.

Faculty and alumni-hosted dinners/colloquia focused on themes like "Cultivating Authentic Relationships in College," "The Ethics of Modern Communication," and "Jesuit Soft Skills for Professional Development."

Discussion of effective public speaking skills and interactive via the film The King's Speech.

Presentation by Vice President of Santander Bank on young adult personal finance and credit responsibility.

Presentations by Manresa student tutors on topics such as "Common Pitfalls in College and How to Avoid Them" and "How to Have a Productive Summer."

Weekend NYC Parks Department cleanup community-engaged learning projects in Manhattan and the Bronx.


manresa service project wheelbarrow


Participation in "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" awareness walk in Central Park with faculty and Residential Life staff. 

Writing workshops led by in-house Manresa student tutors, such as "Writing Your First College Papers" and "Quelling Midterm Anxiety".

Dinner and discussion with renowned social critic and scholar on the value and moral obligations of American higher education.

Presentations with University academic partners on opportunities in Undergraduate Research and Study Abroad.

Guided meditations in the NY Botanical Garden based on The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Manresa group kayaking on the Hudson River in New York City.

Collaborations with Bronx community partners on food insecurity, employment and resume workshops, and social justice issues.


Dinner colloquium.

Manresa Scholar Freshmen kayaking on the Hudson River.A Manresa Scholar Freshman performing on the guitar at our Parent's Weekend Brunch.

Manresa students at Fairfield beach cleanup.