New Directions

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New Directions

Who are the students? Students are from under-resourced high schools in Philadelphia. Villanova mentors encourage these teenagers to develop into well rounded, mature individuals through a series of fun and educational outings. 

Who are the mentors? The mentors are Villanova students who make monthly visits to St. Charles Borromeo Parish in South Philadelphia and take the high school students on eductaional and recreational outings. 

This program is run through Villanova's Campus Ministry by Irene King.  Please email her at

Contact Information

Please look for information about next year's applications. Come to the Bigs and Littles-New Directions information table at the Student Activities Fair.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please do not hesitate to contact us! We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please Contact:
Irene King, Director of Service and Social Justice

If you would like to make a donation to this program - Checks may be made payable to:

Villanova Campus Ministry
(*Memo Bigs and Littles-New Directions)

Send to:
Office of Campus Ministry
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova PA, 19085

Past Outings

Some of our past outings have included...

Roller Skating
Pumpkin Picking Farm
Christmas Activies at Villanova
Villanova Football Game
Villanova Basketball Game
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia Zoo
Please Touch Museum