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Iona forms partnership with Syracuse University’s IVMF to assist veterans in entrepreneurial ambitions

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor
November 18, 2021

Iona is partnering with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)’s Community Navigator Pilot Program. Funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the $5 million federal grant will assist veteran and military spouse businesses. IVMF is recognized as one of only eight Tier 1 grantees, chosen as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s $100 million...

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Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, Editor-In-Chief
November 18, 2021

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find some of the most significant things around us and provide you with a small blurb and nitty-gritty details. Here are some of the major events that have been taking place:    General COVID-19 update.   Rising cases of COVID and COVID antibodies found in animals have created concerns. However, according to the CDC, the risk of animals spreading COVID-19...

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Iona alum joins cast of new HGTV show

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief
November 18, 2021

Yaz Quiles, a celebrity event producer who graduated from Iona in 1998, is joining the cast of the new HGTV competition series “Table Wars.”  Quiles, who received her degree in mass communications, is the founder of Pop! By Yaz, an award-winning agency that plans celebrity weddings and consumer events. The agency has produced events for companies such as HBO and Barnes and Noble. Quiles has...

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