Soul Series

Held throughout the academic year, Soul Series encompasses free programs to inspire students through meaningful conversation, building stronger connections and finding a greater sense of purpose. Join the Barnes Center at The Arch for SoulScape and SoulTalk. Learn more about each program below:


Offered five times throughout the academic year, SoulScape is an overnight retreat at the Minnowbrook Conference Center in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. All five sessions of SoulScape feature activities and group exercises focused on purpose, gratitude and vulnerability; designed to help participants bond with one another and find a greater sense of meaning and self-understanding in their lives. This event is free and includes roundtrip transportation, lodging and meals.

Saturday, Nov. 9 – Sunday, Nov. 10 Retreat

The Fall 2019 SoulScape application is now live for the retreat on Saturday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 10! Please note space is limited and the application closes on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at midnight.


SoulTalk is a weekly gathering for students held every Thursday during the academic year, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Meditation Room. Each week, SoulTalk has a new theme surrounding life’s big questions, such as purpose, love and connection. There is no need to register for this program. Light refreshments will be available.