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Construction begins on updated business school

Abigail Rapillo News Editor

September 5, 2018

Iona College broke ground for the construction of the new business school on July 26, after multiple delays due to legal disputes with the city of New Rochelle.The groundbreaking ceremony featured Dean of the School of Business Dr. William Lamb, President of Iona Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, alumnus and donor...

Talking morals and migration

Maeve Ashe Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Collier and Rabbi Rachel Grant Meyer presented a lecture discussing the views of different religions on the idea of the migrant on April 23 in Burke Lounge.“Shared Roots, Divergent Paths Program: Border Control vs. Love the Stranger” focused on how people of the Jewish and Catholic faiths ...

Committee discusses core curriculum

Maxim Zaino Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

The Core Curriculum Committee held a town hall meeting on April 27 to discuss the core requirements that were adopted two years ago in order to get a better understanding of how the curriculum has played out since then.Dr. Elena Procario-Foley, associate professor of Religious Studies and director of t...

Fifth annual Relay for Life at Iona raises over $91,000

Fifth annual Relay for Life at Iona raises over $91,000

Abigail Rapillo News Editor

May 2, 2018

Colleges Against Cancer hosted the annual college-wide Relay for Life on April 21 in the Hynes Athletic Center. All the money raised for the event went to the American Cancer Society, which helps fund research, support for patients and other things related to help those diagnosed with any type of ca...

New MBA program announced

Abigail Rapillo News Editor

May 2, 2018

The School of Business announced a new, “fast-tracked” MBA program, which will begin in Fall 2018.The program cuts the number of credits a graduate student must obtain from 57 to 39 credits. Dr. William Lamb, dean of the business school, said that this will make the program both cheaper and faster ...

Di Domizio named valedictorian

Willow Held-Pistone Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Senior Gabriella Di Domizio, who is a chemistry major, visual arts minor and captain of the women’s lacrosse team, has been chosen as the valedictorian for the class of 2018.Di Domizio, or “La-la” as her family calls her, said in an email interview that she remembers her favorite thing about sch...

Hagan, Spellman plans cleared by city

Matthew Ricker Advertising Manager

May 2, 2018

The City of New Rochelle and Iona College recently announced an agreement that allows the College to move forward with its expansion plans for Hagan Hall and Spellman Hall through a “Campus Communique” email on April 23 and a press release.“We are pleased to have reached this agreement to move ...

Spring Weekend brings together fashion, food, musical performances

Spring Weekend brings together fashion, food, musical performances

Ciara Serpa Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Iona held its 2018 Spring Weekend from April 26 to 29, featuring events such as the Fashion Show, Gael Jam and the Spring Concert.Gael Activities Board sponsored the events with the Office of Student Development, Student Government Association, the Office of Residential Life, the Fashion Club, the Office of ...

Iona Scholars Day spotlights undergraduate scholarship

Alison Robles Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2018

The 9th Annual Iona Scholars Day was held on April 12 at various locations across campus.Iona Scholars Day showcases faculty-mentored student scholarship and creative endeavors. Students in all disciplines presented their work in oral presentations, panel sessions, performances and poster presentation...

Innovation plays central role in Heritage Week 2018

Alison Robles Assistant News Editor

April 18, 2018

Iona College’s annual Heritage Week hosted several events on campus from April 9 to April 15.“Heritage Week: A Community of Innovators” was sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry and coordinated by the Heritage Committee in collaboration with several departments on campus.Heritage Week host...

Updated parking policy includes increased security, reintroduction of booting cars

Anna Maffucci Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

The college announced updates to security and parking policies on campus through a “Campus Communique” email on April 11.Security will be increasing oversight on Iona’s parking lots and intensifying the monitoring of vehicles that enter campus, according to the email. A booting program will als...

Iona announces commencement speakers

Maeve Ashe Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

Note: The print and previous online version did not identify May 19 as a Saturday. It incorrectly stated it as a Sunday. The online version has been updated with a print correction to appear in the next issue.Nancy Lublin and Kate Snow will be the undergraduate and graduate commencement speakers this year, respectively...

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