Off-Campus Retreat

Lewis University

DISCOVER Initiative - The DISCOVER Initiative is a University-wide effort to facilitate the exploration of vocation and calling in the undergraduate student experience. DISCOVER stands for: Development, Inquiry, Self-Exploration, Calling, Openness, Vocation, Experience, and Reflection. This initiative advances and...

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Pacific Lutheran University

Explore! Retreat - Explore! is a retreat between the first and second semester of the first academic year which supports students in their transition to the college experience and is a collaborative effort of faculty, staff, and student leaders. 

Format

  • Audience: First year students.
  • When: First weekend of January-term, a one-month short term in which students take a single four-credit course. The retreat itself begins on...
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Outdoors

Incorporating Outdoors Experiences

  • Allow students to experience and try something entirely new without fear of making mistakes or failing (no grades, no rewards/incentives outside of the experience itself).
  • Expose students to people outside their social networks with whom they can...
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Boston College

Halftime - a program which BC students traditionally attend during their sophomore, junior, or senior year, gives students a chance to step away from campus to reflect on where they have been, where they are, and where they are going

Format

  • Audience: Mostly sophomores, one program for seniors
  • When: Halftime...
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Babson College

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action - Babson is globally recognized for our one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® (ET&A) methodology that teaches undergraduates, graduates, and executives to balance action, experimentation, and creativity with a deep understanding of business fundamentals and rigorous analysis as the ideal...

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