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A look at this year’s Iona in Mission service trips

A look at this year’s Iona in Mission service trips

Heather Valenzano Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Iona in Mission will be hosting six immersion trips in March and six trips over the summer for undergraduate students.Iona in Mission rotates between different locations, and has introduced new ones this year. Iona in Mission considers students’ interests and suggestions when selecting and creatin...

Alumni speaks to Iona students about entrepreneurship

Alumni speaks to Iona students about entrepreneurship

Stacey Franciamore Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2019

GaelVentures invited Bryan Uribe, CEO at Yofii, Inc., to speak to students on Feb. 7 about starting his own business and pursuing a career in entrepreneurship. Uribe is an Iona alumnus who graduated in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in international business management and in 2015 with a maste...

Iona alumna, professor reflects on Nyre’s time at Iona

Iona alumna, professor reflects on Nyre’s time at Iona

Abigail Rapillo News Editor

February 13, 2019

Dr. Joseph E. Nyre announced that he will be leaving Iona College after eight years as president.Erin Kutch, who graduated from Iona in 2018, worked directly with Nyre during her time as the president of the Student Government Association. She said that Nyre highly valued student voices.“The suppo...

Iona students receive fellowship through Stanford University

Stacey Franciamore Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2019

Three Iona College students have earned Stanford University Fellowships after participating in a program that challenged their entrepreneurial skills and ideas.The students – senior Elijah Ware, junior Tiara Griffith and junior Alberto Goncalves – have been accepted into the University Innovatio...

Nyre to step down as president of Iona

Nyre to step down as president of Iona

Dana Ruby Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

Dr. Joseph E. Nyre announced that he will be leaving Iona College after eight years as president.Erin Kutch, who graduated from Iona in 2018, worked directly with Nyre during her time as the president of the Student Government Association. She said that Nyre highly valued student voices.“The suppo...

Nyre, staff discuss his history at Iona, expectations for college’s future

Nyre, staff discuss his history at Iona, expectations for college’s future

Alison Robles and Ryan McFadden

February 13, 2019

Iona College announced on Feb. 4 that Dr. Joseph E. Nyre would be leaving Iona to become the president of Seton Hall University.Nyre, who began his tenure in 2011, is the eighth president at Iona. He will be staying at Iona as acting president until Aug. 1.According to a press release from the colleg...

SGA serves as connection between Iona students, staff

Katie Malling Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2019

The Student Government Association at Iona continues to work with faculty and staff to ensure that all voices are heard.SGA is a governing board made up of elected student officials. The executive board is elected by the school, and senators are elected by members of a class year or the whole school, ...

Update on Occupational Therapy Grad Program

Abigail Rapillo News Editor

January 30, 2019

Last semester, the Ionian published an article about a new Occupational Therapy graduate program coming to Iona. The program was approved Jan. 8 and will be accepting applications for the fall semester. The program will be run by Dr. Laurette Olson, who has over 30 years of experience as an occupational...

Co-working sessions give students space, time to work on ideas

Stacey Franciamore Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2019

The Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation holds weekly co-working sessions at its workspace, GaelVentures, where Iona students can work with mentors and faculty to develop and work on entrepreneurial projects and ideas.Co-working sessions are held twice a week, giving students the opportu...

GAB hosts events to welcome students for new semester

Krystal Ortiz Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

The Gaels Activities Board hosted Winter Weeks of Welcome to start off the spring semester.Lily Tucci, the president of GAB, said the events were organized to get students excited for the new semester.“GAB's Weeks of Welcome programming is a way to get students involved and motivated for the second semester of...

Iona professor named first woman, educator to receive NYPD law enforcement award

Heather Valenzano Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Iona College Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Cathryn Lavery will be the first woman and the first educator to receive the Detective Barney Ferguson Emerald Legacy Fund award at the organization’s annual 10-13 and May Day fundraiser May 30.Lavery will receive the award for her service to the criminal j...

Iona art exhibit honors Black History Month

Iona art exhibit honors Black History Month

Alison Robles Managing Editor

January 30, 2019

The “Black Culture, As Is: Ya Feel Me?” exhibition in the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery opened on Feb. 1. The exhibit aims to celebrate black culture in honor of Black History Month, and is the first event on the college’s online calendar for the month’s celebrations.The exhibition was cura...

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