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Iona College Hosts Twenty Argentine High School Students for Two-Week Mass Communication Camp

7/16/2014
New Rochelle, NY (July 16, 2014) Iona College will host twenty high school students from Colegio Lincoln, a private high school in La Plata, Argentina, for an educational-cultural camp focusing on four disciplines of the mass communication field – broadcasting, journalism, advertising and public relations – from Tuesday, July 15 to Wednesday, July 30.

Coordinating this first-time intensive experience for international high school students will be the Office of Conference Services, the Department of Mass Communication, and the Office of English as a Second Language.

While experiencing these selected mass media professions, the Colegio Lincoln students will engage in classes taught by Iona faculty, such as shooting, editing and producing video projects; creating advertising and public relations campaigns; and reporting on local sports and news events.

Besides their classroom projects and field work, the students will be visiting various cultural, historical and entertainment sites in the metropolitan area, including a Broadway musical, the New York Times printing plant, the Museum of the Moving Image, the Circle Line tour, and a Rockland Boulders baseball game.

About Iona College:
Founded in 1940, Iona College is a four-year private coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. It is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona offers undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science, and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona College is the second largest private sector employer in New Rochelle, NY.

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