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2021 a remarkable year for Iona College

“Despite the headwinds facing higher education, 2021 has been a remarkable year for Iona College“said Carey.”Iona is a growing school, and I believe the momentum will continue to build as many of our plans are still in the making. Thanks to the Iona community for responding to the call for innovation. Together, we continue to ‘Fight the good fight’ and lead by example. ”

that of Iona The top 10 achievements in 2021 include:

  1. New York-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences: Supported by a $ 20 million Donated by NewYork-Presbyterian, the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences offers a new vision for collaborative healthcare education, modern workforce development and community care in collaboration with that of New York Hospital # 1, as ranked by US News and World Report’s Better hospitals. The NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences will be hosted at that of Iona newly acquired campus at Bronxville, New York State Classes should start in Iona Bronxville by January 2023.
  2. Bronxville campus acquisition: Iona College closed on her new Bronxville campus on December 7, 2021. The new health sciences campus also creates opportunities for expanded student programming in the performing arts, varsity and club athletics, and other extracurricular activities.
  3. Influx of registrations: Fueled by the addition of new academic programs as well as the expansion of opportunities for students across campus, that of Iona registrations increased 32% from 2019 to 2021.
  4. Undefeated men’s basketball at home: Hall of Fame Men’s Basketball Coach Rick pitino and the Gaels kicked off the fall season unbeaten at home in 2021. In November, the Gaels became the first team in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference history to beat a top 10 AP team after beating the No. ° 10 Alabama 72-68.
  5. Rediscovered masterpiece: Visual arts teacher Thomas ruggio knew that a painting of the Holy Family with the Infant Saint John was a 17th century Italian Baroque work when he visited the Church of the Holy Family. Yet after having conferred with other academics in Italy and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Caesar Dandini has been identified as the artist – and news of the rediscovered masterpiece has gone viral.
  6. Green murphy: A new green space at the heart of the campus will transform a parking lot into a living outdoor landscape thanks to a generous donation from Joseph M. Murphy ’59, ’83H and his late wife, JoAnn M. Murphy ’98H, long Iona curator. Murphy Green is slated to open by spring 2022.
  7. The Gaels go further Iona launched a new mentorship program this fall, focused on advancing students’ personal and professional goals while providing alumni with a powerful new way to support the next generation. With the growth of this new strategic initiative, mentoring is fast becoming the cornerstone of the Iona experience.
  8. Innovation leader: American News and World Report class Iona College in its list of the 20 most innovative schools in the country.
  9. $ 10,000 surprise purse: Up to 112 graduate students pursuing degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy or School Psychology could receive a $ 10,000 in the last year thanks to a $ 1.9 million federal grant to support the training of qualified professionals.
  10. $ 154 million campaign ended: Launched in 2015, the Iona forever a fundraising campaign supported affordability through scholarships; world-class teachers attracted and developed; increased support for university centers; and responsibly developed campus infrastructure to improve learning and living environments. Iona forever was the biggest campaign of that of Iona history and was completed a year ahead of schedule, demonstrating enthusiasm for Iona among alumni, partners and supporters.


Founded in 1940, Iona College is a private, Catholic, coeducational, master’s degree educational institution in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. that of Iona The 45-acre campus is located just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of over 50,000 across the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values ​​of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited and offers undergraduate degrees in Liberal Arts, Science and Business Administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration and numerous advanced certificate programs. that of Iona LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition bestowed on only five percent of business schools in the world. The Princeton Review recognized that of Iona MBA program on campus as “Best Business School for 2021”. Iona College also recently launched a new fully online MBA program for even more flexibility. In July 2021, Iona College and NewYork-Presbyterian announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, which will be primarily located on the College’s new campus at 171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, New York State Supported by a $ 20 million Donated by NewYork-Presbyterian, the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences is expected to offer a new vision for collaborative healthcare education, modern workforce development and community care.

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