The Ionian

Iona professor finds missing 17th century masterpiece in New Rochelle church

Emily Varker, Copy Editor
October 7, 2021

For many years, a Baroque masterpiece lay hidden in plain sight at the Church of the Holy Family in New Rochelle, NY, just a few blocks away from Iona College. Now, Cesare Dandini’s “Holy Family with the Infant St. John” has been identified and returned to its true status as a great work of art.   The painting was rediscovered by Thomas Ruggio, a professor of visual arts at Iona College....

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Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief
October 7, 2021

The Office of Mission and Ministry held Make a Difference Week from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. This annual event is a week full of service and advocacy both at Iona College and in surrounding communities. Students were given the opportunity to engage in multiple volunteering projects and information sessions.   The activities were kickstarted with Sunday mass at the Church of the Holy Family. Then, during the week, Br. James Ford led several information sessions about Iona in Mission. Katie...

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Iona honors Patrick Quinn with Ice Bucket Challenge

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021

Students participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of the Columba Quad on Sept. 30 in memory of Iona alum Patrick Quinn ’06. Numerous clubs and organizations turned up to show their support for the former student by dumping ice water over their heads to raise money for ALS.  Quinn passed away last year, but his father came to the event, surrounded by members of the Iona community....

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74th annual Tony Awards bring Broadway back to life
“Ted Lasso” had a strong night, taking home four major comedy awards.
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