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3/24/2017

March 2017

3/23/17 - The Journal News  - Iona College gets $15M gift, creates institute

3/23/17 - Westchester County Business Journal - Iona College receives $15 million donation to launch entrepreneurship institute

3/23/17 - Wall Street Journal - Iona Launches Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (advertisement)

3/23/17 New Rochelle Daily Voice  - Iona Announces Launch of Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship, Innovation

3/23/17 Patch  - Greenwich Couple Gives Iona College $15M Gift For Entrepreneurship Institute

3/22/17 - Yahoo! Finance - Iona College Launches Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

3/21/17 - WNET-TV (Ch. 13) - One on One With Steve Adubato
Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., appeared on PBS

3/20/17 - WWL AM870 New Orleans - What Will Happen with James Comey Testimony
Dr. Zaino interviewed

3/20/17 - PR Newswire - Bayer's Ray Kerins Wins PRWeek's 2017 Outstanding In-House Professional
Ray Kerins '92, SVP, Head of Communications, Government Relations and Policy honored

3/17/17 - HamletHub - Darien Police Department Announces Officer Promotions
John P. Lawlor '93 promoted to captain

3/17/17 - Darien Times - Lawlor, Marron, Aranzullo promoted by Darien Police Department

3/17/17 - NBC-2 (Naples, FL) - Book Review: The House of Memory
John Freely '51, Ph.D. memoirs reviewed

3/13/17 - NY Daily News - Trump's firing of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara unlikely to derail de Blasio probe
Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science quoted

3/13/17 - Yahoo! News via The Telegraph - Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly considering a Senate run
Dr. Zaino quoted

3/13/17 - Westchester Business Journal - Report: Cuomo’s free tuition plan could cost jobs, tax revenue
Iona mentioned as participants in meeting with WCBJ

3/10/17 - Bergen Record - Jersey Joe Piscopo for governor? It's no joke
Dr. Zaino quoted

3/1/17 - Daily Voice - Former Westchester DA DiFiore Delivers Her First 'State Of Our Judiciary'
Anthony Scarpino, adjunct professor of Criminal Justice and Westchester County DA mentioned

3/1/17 - Daily Voice - West Point Cadets Dance The Night Away To Support Pediatric Health
IonaTHON event supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital mentioned

3/1/17 - Rye Record - Tuning in to News 12’s Richard Giacovas
Class of 2013 alum profiled


February 2017

2/28/17 - Westchester Magazine - This Young Woman Took Over Her Father's International Business at Just 20 Years Old
Alum Meral Kathwari '16 featured

2/28/17 - Times Herald Record - West Point dance marathon helps hospital
IonaTHON event supporting Maria Fareri Children's Hospital mentioned

2/28/17 - Patch.com - Iona Gaels Congratulate Father-Son Duo
Liam Dee '18 featured

2/27/17 - The Independent (UK) - Donald Trump supporters hold rallies to counter protests against the President
Dr. Zaino quoted

2/24/17 - Mathmatical Association of America - Contributed Paper Sessions - Writing Across the Curriculum in Mathematics
Benjamin Gaines, assistant professor of mathematics to contribute at MAA MathFest 2017

2/24/17 - The Ionian - Iona student is youngest elected official in N.Y. state
John Curzio '19 elected in 2016 as a Board of Education Trustee in Carmel, NY

2/23/17 - Yonkers Tribune - Passing of Former Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald A. Blackwood Announced with Sadness
Alum Ronald Blackwood '84 memorialized

2/21/17 - The National (UAE) - What to expect from Donald Trump’s revised travel ban
Dr. Zaino quoted

2/20/17 - WNYW-TV (Ch. 5) - Fox 5 News at 5
Dr. Zaino appeared on Fox 5 to comment on first 30 days of Trump administration

2/20/17 - ERENet Recruiting Intelligence - How Any Organization Can Adopt The ‘Car Test’ To Improve Their Hiring Practices
Alum Matt Rizzetta '05 authored piece for trade site

2/20/17 - Wilton Bulletin (CT) - Wilton artist curates exhibition
Iona's art exhibition celebrating Women’s History Month, 'A Life in Color', mentioned

2/20/17 - The Daily Beast - The Priest Who Helps Illegal Immigrants
Alum Fr. Brian Jordan featured

2/17/17 - WWL AM870 New Orleans - What Did You Think Of President Trump'S Press Conference?
Dr. Zaino interviewed

2/17/17 - NY Journal News - Private college presidents talk aid: Editorial Spotlight
Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D., participated in editorial board meeting

2/16/17 - Park Forest eNews (IL) - International Catholic Scholars to Address the Reformation, Marriage, Democracy at DePaul University
Teresa Delgado, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of religious studies

2/15/17 - Catholic New York - Campus Notes - Iona, Habitat for Humanity Join on MLK Service Day
Community service initiative spotlighted

2/14/17 - The Independent (UK) - Donald Trump under pressure to explain his knowledge of Michael Flynn Russia links
Dr. Zaino quoted

2/12/17 - New Jersey Herald - People in Business
Alum Robert Bishopp '74 mentioned

2/11/17 - News 12 Westchester - Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Appearance
Dr. Zaino appeared on News12's News Makers program

2/11/17 - HGTV - Property Brothers
Dorothy Leone, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, '04, Associate Professor of Speech Communication Studies & CSD Graduate Program Coordinator and husband John '03 featured

2/11/17 - Daily Voice - New York Mets Greats Visit Iona Campus in New Rochelle
December Gooden, Syndergaard visit spotlighted

2/8/17 - Irish Central - Look at books: Reflections on youth and war and a new writing star is born
John Freely, Ph.D. '51 authored memoirs on his Irish immigrant journey

2/8/17 - Brooklyn Daily - Learning Curve: Bushwick native’s determination leads to dominant hoops career
Men's basketball grad student Jon Severe spotlighted in Brooklyn newspaper

2/7/17 - The National (UAE) - Trump’s travel ban ‘likely to end with Supreme Court appeal’
Dr. Zaino quoted

2/7/17 - ESPN SportsCenter - Iona's Ridiculous Heave Beats the Buzzer In Loss
Rickey McGill '19 shot featured on ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays

2/6/17 - Greenwich Time - Greenwich PD swears in newest recruit
Alum Frank Solomon featured

2/3/17 - ESPN SportsCenter - Sam Cassell Jr. - Star of the Night
Men's basketball grad student Sam Cassell Jr. spotlighted on ESPN SportsCenter

2/2/17 - HamletHub - Darien Police Commission Appoints New Chief of Police
Raymond Osborne '93 recognized

2/2/17 - Darien Times - Darien Police Commission names Captain Ray Osborne new chief of police
Raymond Osborne '93 recognized

2/2/17 - Darien News - Darien names Capt. Osborne new police chief
Raymond Osborne '93 recognized

2/2/17 - Daily Voice - Darien Selects New Police Chief From The Ranks
Raymond Osborne '93 recognized

2/1/17 - College AD - Matt Glovaski Named Deputy AD
Iona Athletics promotion highlighted


January 2017

1/31/17 - The National (UAE) - Trump defends controversial sackings as Democrats step up opposition
Dr. Zaino quoted

1/31/17 - Daily Voice - Iona College Holding Cancer-Fighting 'Relay For Life' Event
April event spotlighted

1/30/17 - Talk of the Sound - Iona College Sorted #12 in Gryffindor by "Hogwarts Houses" College Ranking
OnlineCollegePlan.com highlights Iona College

1/28/17 - News 12 Westchester - Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Appearance
Dr. Zaino appeared on News12 Westchester

1/27/17 - Westchester Business Journal - Iona College plans North Avenue restaurant, gourmet market
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/27/17 - Patch.com - Iona College to Add Restaurant, Market on North Avenue
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/26/17 - Talk of the Sound - Iona College Announces Plans for Restaurant, Market on North Avenue
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/26/17 - NY Journal News - Iona College planning North Avenue restaurant, market
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/26/17 - News 12 Westchester - Iona College to welcome new café to campus
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/26/17 - New Rochelle Daily Voice - Iona College to welcome new café to campus
Sage Café announcement spotlighted

1/26/17 - Inside Higher Education - Midcareer Professors Need Love, Too
Jeffrey W. Alstete, Ed.D., professor of management and business administration, quoted

1/25/17 - Yahoo! Finance - John Raleigh Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank
John Raleigh '89 MBA announcement

1/24/17 - Yahoo! Finance - Applied DNA Sciences Appoints Former NYPD Commissioner to Strategic Advisory Board
Ray Kelly, Iona Board of Trustee Scholarship Awards Gala honoree, noted

1/23/17 - Fairfield County Catholic - ACA chair-couples: ‘we feel blessed’
Former Iona administrator and spouse invited to co-chair diocese annual appeal

1/22/17 - PC Magazine - Matthew Buzzi '13, Author Page on PC Magazine
Iona alum is a junior analyst on the Hardware team at PCMag

1/21/17 - WOR-710 AM - The WOR Saturday Morning Show
Dr. Zaino appearance

1/20/17 - WNYW-TV (Ch. 5) - Fox 5 News at 5
Dr. Zaino appeared on Fox 5's inauguration coverage

1/19/17 - NY Journal News - Rockland: Inauguration stirs DC trip, Nyack rally
Iona student mentioned

1/19/17 - New York Post - Meet New York’s award-winning real estate stars
Iona alum Peter Riguardi '83 spotlighted

1/19/17 - Daily Voice - Port Chester Principal's Humanitarian Efforts Score Award At MLK Tribute
Alum Byron Womack '92 honored

1/19/17 - Daily Voice - Iona College Soccer Player Drafted In Third Round Of MLS SuperDraft
Jordan Scarlett '17 drafted by New York Red Bulls

1/18/17 - WNET-TV (Ch. 13) - One on One With Steve Adubato
Dr. Zaino appeared on PBS

1/18/17 - TapInto.net - Taking the Plunge, for a Good Cause
Iona student mentioned

1/18/17 - Politico - New York Playbook - 1-18
Jordan Scarlett '17 mentioned

1/18/17 - Pleasantville Hamelt Hub - Digital Content Specialist Joins Hudson Valley Graphic Design
Iona alum Stephen Crociata '12 spotlighted

1/17/17 - Empire of Soccer - Red Bulls Draft Jordan Scarlett in Third Round
Jordan Scarlett '17 mentioned

1/17/17 - College AD - Rick Cole Jr. Named Vice President of Athletics Administration
Iona Athletics promotion highlighted

1/16/17 - ICGaels.com - Rick Cole Jr. Elevated to Vice President of Athletics Administration
Director of Athletics at Iona named Vice President

1/15/17 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Appearance
Dr. Zaino appeared on PIX News Closeup with Marvin Scott

1/14/17 - MSNBC - Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Appearance
Dr. Zaino appeared on MSNBC Live Saturday afternoon

1/13/17 - NY Journal News - Free SUNY tuition draws private colleges' concern
Iona College noted in story

1/12/17 - Daily Voice - New Rochelle Fund Invites Public To Civics Symposium
Alexander R. Eodice, Ph.D, chair of philosophy featured on panel

1/11/17 - Kingston Daily Freeman - HealthAlliance stands to benefit from Westchester Medical’s monetary muscle
David Scarpino, CEO HealthAlliance and Iona adjunct professor quoted

1/10/17 - Constructioneer - EW Howell Construction Group Promotes Within Education Division
EW Howell touts construction of North Avenue Residence Hall

1/9/17 - Sojourners - Christian Theologians Give Sen. Jeff Sessions Their Own Confirmation 'Hearing'
Dr. Delgado contributes

1/9/17 - Daily Voice - Wartburg’s Angela Ciminello Receives Prestigious Women In Business Award
Alumna Angela Ciminello '96 receives 914Inc. magazine's annual Women in Business Award for 2016

1/7/17 - The National (UAE) - Trump still in denial about Russian hacking claims
Dr. Zaino quoted

1/7/17 - Remember Radio - Today's Featured Artist...Don McLean
Iona alum and American Pie composer spotlighted

1/1/17 - Patch.com - Angela Ciminello Receives Prestigious Women In Business Award From 914inc. Magazine
Alumna Angela Ciminello '96 recognized


December 2016

12/31/16 - Fox News - 16 numbers that explain politics in 2016
Dr. Zaino's story on FoxNews.com

12/29/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Replacing Electoral College topic of Croton-on-Hudson forum
Dr. Zaino to speak at public forum January 12

12/29/16 - Daily Voice - New Rochelle Student Outcomes Improve With Community Partnerships
Iona's Science and Technology Entry Program mentioned as New Rochelle High School community partner

12/27/16 - WWL AM870 New Orleans - Could Obama Have Beaten Trump?
Dr. Zaino a guest on Tommy Tucker radio show

12/27/16 - Daily Voice - Iona’s Economic Impact on New York State Totals $258 Million
CICU Report

12/22/16 - The O'Reilly Factor - Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D., Appearance
Dr. Zaino appeared on The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News on December 22

12/22/16 - TapInto.net - Somers' Ray Kerins Inducted into PR Hall of Fame
Iona alum Raymond Kerins '92 honored

12/19/16 - Dominican News - Dominican awarded lifetime membership in US national organization
Dr. LeRoy Mitchell '71, '72MBA, associate professor emeritus of accounting, honored

12/19/16 - Daily Voice - Holiday Concert At Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Features Gifts, Dancers
Iona student Alex Hartson participates in event

12/19/16 - Daily Voice - From New Rochelle To The Red Bulls? Iona College Athlete Makes MLS Moves
Jordan Scarlett '17 professional aspirations highlighted

12/14/16 - Wartburg PR - Angela Ciminello Receives Prestigious Women In Business Award From 914Inc. Magazine
Alumna Angela Ciminello '96 receives 914Inc. magazine's annual Women in Business Award for 2016

12/14/16 - Observer - The 50 Most Powerful Public Relations Firms in America
Alum Matt Rizzetta '05, founder, president and CEO of n6a, recognized

12/13/16 - KRNV-NBC Reno - Jaclyn Shearer, Meteorologist
Alumna Jaclyn Shearer profile

12/8/16 - Hudson Valley Magazine - Nurturing the Whole Child: Parinaz Mokhtari
Alumna Parinaz Mokhtari '94 profiled on the Montessori school she found

12/7/16 - The Setonian - Seton Hall and Iona join forces for law students
Partnership between Iona and Seton Hall Law spotlighted

12/7/16 - Market Wired - Stratfor Announces Chief Product Officer
Alumnus Ken Maranian '83 profiled

12/6/16 - North Salem News - League of Women Voters to Hold Electoral College Seminar
Dr. Zaino presenting December 13

12/5/16 - NY Daily News - Jack Rudin, major figure in New York real estate, dies at 92
Jack Rudin '86H, Iona College trustee emeritus and benefactor, passes away

12/2/16 - News12 Westchester - IonaTHON raises funds for children's hospital in Valhalla
Student-run event on campus spotlighted

12/1/16 - Queens Tribune - Gerard M. Walsh - CEO - St. John's Episcopal Hospital
Iona alumnus Gerard M. Walsh '83 profiled


November 2016

11/30/16 - Yahoo! News via Computer World - Wisconsin recount will not be entirely by hand
Dr. Zaino quoted

11/30/16 - Laconia Daily Sun - Tim James Named NH Hero By Tennis Magazine
Iona alumnus Tim James '92 profiled

11/29/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Former ESPN chief Bodenheimer joins Iona College faculty
George Bodenheimer announcement

11/29/16 - Fox News - Republicans push back: Debate over seeking recount in states won by Clinton
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/28/16 - Daily Voice - Croton Woman Captures Attention With Award-Winning Designs
Iona alumna Denise Wenacur '85 profiled

11/26/16 - MSNBC - Has 'identity politics' run its course?
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/23/16 - WWL AM870 New Orleans - Trump Says No Investigation of Clinton
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/23/16 - Daily Voice - New Rochelle Hires Marketing Firm To Tout Redevelopment
Company run by Iona alumus Frank Marino '73 selected

11/22/16 - Westchester Business Journal - New Rochelle hires PR firm
Company run by Iona alumus Frank Marino '73 selected

11/22/16 - ICGaels.com - Iona Donates Thanksgiving Baskets To Community
Iona athletics participates in campus-wide community service initiative

11/19/16 - Patch.com - Iona College Receives $50,000 from AT&T to Support Sports, Entertainment Programs
SEMI-Annual Event Spotlighted

11/19/16 - NY Post - Former NBA star's son has found a home at Iona
Sam Cassell Jr., a graduate student, featured in New York Post story

11/19/16 - Daily Voice - Iona's Sports, Entertainment, Media Program Gets $50K Boost From AT&T
SEMI-Annual Event Spotlighted

11/18/16 - Talk of the Sound - AT&T Supports Iona's Sports, Entertainment & Media Program
SEMI-Annual Event Spotlighted

11/17/16 - Talk of the Sound - Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast to be held Celebrating Westchester/Fairfield's Diverse Roots and Shared Values
Carl Procario-Foley, Ph.D. Director, Office of Mission and Ministry, honored

11/17/16 - Austrialian News - Jared Kushner: Who is Donald Trump's son-in-law?
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/16/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - Jared Kushner, the son-in-law whispering in Trump's ear
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/16/16 - Sons of American Legion Radio - Dr. Charles Cante, Iona College, School of Business
Dr. Cante interviewed by Ken Kraetzer '86MBA at SEMI-Annual Event

11/14/16 - NY Journal News - Three surgeries later, Iona's Casimir is back
Schadrac Casimir, a red shirt sophomore, featured in NY Journal News story

11/14/16 - NY Journal News - A season of transition creates uncertainty for Iona men's basketball
Iona men's basketball season previewed

11/14/16 - City & State New York - The Face Of The Resistance: Will Charles Schumer Be Trump'S Legislative Wall?
Dr. Zaino interviewed

11/10/16 - NY Journal News - Iona announces high-tech business school expansion
Feature on plans for the College's newest academic building

11/9/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Iona receives $649K grant to foster STEM scholars
Reports on NSF grant received by Iona in support of science and technology education and scholarships

11/9/16 - WCBS-TV (Ch. 2) - Expert: How Donald Trump Won, And What To Expect From His First 100 Days In Office
Dr. Zaino interviewed in on-air piece

11/9/16 - Poughkeepsie Journal - Bonacic re-elected to 42nd Senate District
Iona alumnus and NYS Senator John Bonacic '64 re-elected

11/9/16 - NY Journal News - Westchester District Attorney race: Scarpino wins
Anthony Scarpino, adjunct professor of Criminal Justice, elected Westchester District Attorney

11/9/16 - NY Journal News - Iona College gets $650,000 STEM grant
Reports on NSF grant received by Iona in support of science and technology education and scholarships

11/9/16 - Kingston Daily Freeman - 42nd NY Senate District: Bonacic easily bests Democratic challenger to win 10th term
Iona alumnus and NYS Senator John Bonacic '64 re-elected

11/9/16 - Daily Voice - Iona Receives National Science Foundation Grant In Support Of STEM
Reports on NSF grant received by Iona in support of science and technology education and scholarships

11/7/16 - The National (UAE) - US prepares for final act in a dramatic and divisive campaign
Dr. Zaino quoted

11/7/16 - The Independent (UK) - Election polls latest 2016: Final surveys show Hillary Clinton leading ahead of Donald Trump
Dr. Zaino quoted

11/7/16 - Daily Voice - Presidential, Westchester County DA Races Highlight Election Day
Anthony Scarpino, adjunct professor of Criminal Justice, running for Westchester DA

11/7/16 - Daily Voice - Mighty Mouse Is Coming Home To New Rochelle To Save The Day
Iona College to serve as a viewing station for New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade on Nov. 19

11/7/16 - Cosmopolitan - 5 Millennial Women Explain Why They're Voting for Donald Trump
Iona student among those interviewed in short video

11/6/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - Win or lose, 'Trumpism' will leave its mark
Dr. Zaino contributes to Agence France Presse story

11/6/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - For American women, Clinton could end a very long wait
Dr. Zaino contributes to Agence France Presse story

11/6/16 - Al Jazeera America - US elections: Holding a majority in Congress matters
Dr. Zaino participates in panel

11/3/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Iona plans new business school facility after $17.5 million donation
New School of Business facility highlighted in Westchester/Fairfield Business Journals

11/3/16 - Jewish Broadcasting Service - Ethical Challenges of Voting
Elena Procario-Foley, Ph.D., Brother John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies, hosted an interfaith discussion of the ethical and spiritual facets to voting.

11/3/16 - Daily Voice - Three Alumni Added To New Rochelle High School's Wall Of Fame
Anthony Bongo '92 honored

11/3/16 - Daily Voice - Presidential, Westchester County DA Elections Highlight Tuesday's Ballot
Anthony Scarpino, adjunct professor of Criminal Justice, running for Westchester County District Attorney

11/2/16 - Travel Blog - Dynamic, Beautiful, and In Charge. Travel... Evita Robinson Style
Iona alumna and Alumni Board of Trustee member Evita Robinson '06 featured

11/2/16 - Patch.com - Upcoming Arts and Entertainment Calendar
November 4 children's opera event at Iona mentioned

11/1/16 - Daily Voice - Iona Presents Magical Children's Opera 'The Emperor And The Nightingale'
Iona to host event at the Arrigoni Center on November 5 and 6


October 2016

10/30/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - News Closeup: First time voters discuss upcoming election
Nine Iona students joined Marvin Scott on WPIX-NY for an election panel

10/28/16 - WHMP-AM (Northampton, MA) - The Bill Newman Show
James Stillwaggon, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, interviewed on The Bill Newman Show about his recent book

10/28/16 - USA Today - Colleges across the nation hold 5K runs to end sexual assault
Iona mentioned as a host of 5k event to raise awareness

10/27/16 - Highlands Current - A Lawyer Who Teaches Fifth Grade
Career path of alumna Kristen Spooner '01 profiled

10/26/16 - U.S. News & World Report - How Superstitions Are Affecting Your Behavior
Eric Hamerman, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing & international business, interviewed and quoted in on the psychology of superstition and its influence on human behavior

10/26/16 - The Tablet - Calvary Hospital's Spiritual Care Day Bridges Faith and Hope
Sister Kathleen Deignan, professor of religious studies presented at Calvary Hospital's Spiritual Care Day on October 19

10/26/16 - Kingston Daily Freeman - NY Sen. John Bonacic faces re-election challenge from political newcomer
NYS Senator John Bonacic '64 running for reelection

10/26/16 - Business Wire - Turnitin Announces Winners of 2016 Global Innovation Awards
Tony Iodice, manager, CELTIC honored with Academic Integrity Award

10/25/16 - schoolconstructionnews.com - Iona College Residence Hall Completed On Time, On Budget
North Avenue Residence Hall media hit

10/25/16 - Daily Voice - New Iona Dorm Opens In New Rochelle With City-Style Apartments, Stores
Coverage following ribbon-cutting ceremony held on homecoming and family weekend

10/25/16 - Daily Voice - Bendish, Scarpino Debate Experience in Westchester's District Attorney Race
Anthony Scarpino, adjunct professor of Criminal Justice, running for Westchester County District Attorney

10/24/16 - Greenfield Recorder - This... sick... book: Sunderland resident compiles tribute to Taylor Swift
Tyler Conroy '14 authored tribute book on Taylor Swift

10/21/16 - NY Journal News - Westchester DA race: Scarpino and Bendish tout experience
Anthony Scarpino coverage on Lohud.com

10/19/16 - The Tablet - Green Teams in Parishes
Sister Kathleen Deignan, and Brother Kevin Cawley, C.F.C., to present at Bayside, Queens parish on November 9

10/19/16 - Long Island Business News - Long Island firm completes Iona College project
EW Howell press release on construction of North Avenue Residence Hall

10/19/16 - Headline News - On the Story with Erica Hill
Dr. Zaino appeared on Headline News Network

10/17/16 - ICGaels.com - Christian Foti Represents Iona For The Red, White & Blue
Courtney Miller '18 in her ICGaels.com column highlights classmate Christian Foti's efforts at 2016 Lifesaving World Championships, an emerging Olympic sport.

10/17/16 - Business Wire - Visa Announces CEO Succession Plan
Alfred F. Kelly Jr. '80, '81MBA, tabbed to lead company

10/15/16 - Times Herald Record - Crystal Run's expanding empire revolutionizing regional health care
Paul Savage, program director, health care management, quoted

10/10/16 - Al Jazeera - US election: Eye on second Clinton-Trump debate
Dr. Zaino quoted

10/7/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - With one month to go, US election is Clinton's to lose
Dr. Zaino quoted

10/7/16 - Tolucan Times - One-on-One with singer Don McLean
Iona alum and American Pie composer interviewed

10/5/16 - The Independent (UK) - Donald Trump's horror week sees Clinton poll surge
Dr. Zaino interviewed by international press published in UK, Australia.

10/4/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - Trump's women problems may cost him election
Dr. Zaino quoted

10/2/16 - Industry Week - Kennametal CEO Sets Course for a Turnaround
Iona alum Ron DeFeo spotlighted


September 2016

9/25/16 - NY Post - Presidential Debate Panel Interview
Erin Kutch '18 was a part of a New York Post panel following the first presidential debate.

9/23/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Facebook Live: Millennials, College Students Discuss Presidential Race
Dr. Zaino's media and politics class visited the popular NYC morning news show, appeared on a Facebook live telecast and recorded a segment that than on the following Monday

9/22/16 - Connecticut Post - Calvary Hospital to Host 10th Annual Spiritual Care Day
Sr. Kathleen Deignan, CND, Ph.D., director of Iona Spirituality Institute and professor of religious studies to speak

9/21/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - Embattled Clinton steps up drive to court young Americans
Dr. Zaino interviewed.

9/21/16 - Yahoo! Finance - Jean Kennedy Named Vice President of Business Development at College Select
Iona alum appointment by global provider in college planning solutions

9/21/16 - The Tablet - Iona Alum Receives 2016 Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M. Award
Father William F. Sweeney, a priest of the Brooklyn Diocese for 35 years, is receiving the Father Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Memorial Award.

9/21/16 - Daily Voice - Westchester Activists Lead Charge In Organization Empowering Women
Iona to host 5k run to raise awareness on sexual violence

9/20/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Bombings make New York even more central to the presidential race
Dr. Zaino interviewed in on-air piece

9/20/16 - Gotham Center - Bring Back the Music: Carol Shansky's The Hebrew Orphan Asylum Band
Review on Iona professor Carol L. Shansky's book

9/18/16 - DNAinfo - De Blasio and Cuomo Rift Returns During Chelsea Bombing Response
Dr. Zaino shares her presepctive

9/15/16 - The Ionian - New vice provost feels a 'calling' to serve Iona community
Denise Hopkins, vice provost for student life, spotlighted in Iona student newspaper

9/14/16 - College Swimming - Bruno Promoted at Iona
Anthony Bruno promoted to Associate Head Coach of Iona swimming & diving

9/12/16 - Yahoo! News via AFP - What happens if a US presidential candidate drops out?
Dr. Zaino weighs in on the discussion

9/11/16 - Fremont News-Messenger, Gannett News outlets - New York firefighter shares 9/11 experience
Iona alum Matt Long speaks with hometown outlet

9/9/16 - NY Times - Matching 'Sully' to Real Life
Iona alum and Detective Michael Delaney spotlighted on his role as a NYPD Diver during the 2009 plane landing on the Hudson River

9/3/16 - NY Journal News - Will Trump, Clinton campaign in NY?
Dr. Zaino is quoted


August 2016

8/31/16 - Daily Voice - NY Lt. Gov. Hochul Says 'Enough Is Enough' To End College Sexual Assaults
New York State Lt.. Gov. Kathy Hochul visits Iona

8/26/16 - Patch.com - New Rochelle Chamber Announces 2016 ‘Woman of Excellence’ Honorees
Dr. Zaino to be honored

8/25/16 - Daily Voice - New Rochelle Chamber Announces 2016 Women of Excellence
Dr. Zaino to be honored

8/24/16 - NY Journal News - Iona opens new residence hall
North Avenue Residence Hall spotlighted by Dan Reiner on lohud.com

8/22/16 - Daily Mail (UK), others AFP - Clinton's health: Trump's sharpening focus of attack
Dr. Zaino quoted

8/22/16 - CBS New York - Parents, Students Prepare For Adjustment As College Move-In Day Arrives
Iona students, families and campus highlighted

8/21/16 - Fios1 News - It's moving-in day for Iona College's freshman class
Feature on members of the Class of 2020 moving to campus

8/19/16 - ESPN - Mariano Rivera III isn't his dad, which is fine by him
An update on the professional baseball career of this 2015 Iona graduate

8/18/16 - NYC Buckets - Jared Grasso An Expert At Juggling His Responsibilities At Iona
An interview with Iona's assistant head basketball coach

8/10/16 - Inside Higher Education - Newly Tenured at…
Five newly tenured faculty at Iona College are recognized.

8/5/16 - Al Jazeera - Could a third party crash the White House race?
Dr. Zaino is one of three panelists discussing the presidential elections.

8/4/16 - The Independent (UK) - Barack Obama's high approval rating makes him a fearsome weapon for Hillary Clinton
Dr. Zaino is the main commentator on the current U.S. president's approval ratings and its impact on the election

8/4/16 - Daily Voice - Iona Council On The Arts Opens Exhibition On Book Of Psalms Images

8/3/16 - Christian Science Monitor - NYPD Commissioner William Bratton to step down: a shift in policing?
Dr. Zaino quoted about the political implications of Bratton's departure


July 2016

7/27/16 - Oxygen network - Evita Robinson Is Defying Travel Stereotypes
Evita T. Robinson '06 is featured for her work in encouraging travel for those from urban areas, particularly women of color. She was this year honored by Iona College with the Brother Robert A. Durning Rising Star Award.

7/26/16 - Yahoo! Finance - Breaking Data Bolsters Management Team with Chief Revenue Officer and Product Manager
Iona alumnus Charles F. Theiss '79 named Chief Revenue Officer of Breaking Data Corp.

7/25/16 - Wall Street Journal - Bratton's Exit Challenges Mayor
Dr. Zaino quoted in this story about NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.

7/18/16 - Yahoo! News - A guide to the US political party conventions
Dr. Zaino adds her perspective to this overview

7/14/16 - Fox News - Five big numbers you need to know to understand the wacky world of politics
Dr. Zaino analyzed upcoming U.S. presidential election

7/13/16 - ABC News - Once 'America's Mayor,' Giuliani Emerges as Divisive Figure
Dr. Zaino quoted in this story related to the U.S. presidential election

7/11/16 - Yahoo! Finance, others via PR NewsWire - Sun Orchard Appoints Experienced Executive Carl Colletti as its New Chief Financial Officer
Alumnus Carl Colletti '94 receives appointment to Chief Financial Officer of Sun Orchard.

7/8/16 - SiriusXM Radio Insight Channel 121 - Tell Me Everything with John Fuglesang
Dr. Mitchell Bard, assistant professor, Mass Communications, discussing his Huffington Post piece on the recent wave of police shootings.

7/7/16 - Times Live - Clinton dodges bullet on e-mail prosecution
Dr. Zaino quoted in an article on Hillary Clinton.

7/7/16 - Huffington Post - It's Time To Get Beyond The Politics And Take Action To End The Police Killings Of African-Americans
Dr. Mitchell Bard, writer, is an assistant professor of Mass Communications. He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism & Mass Communication in Madison. Mitchell studies how the atomization of the 20th century mass media system has affected news in the 21st century, especially on television and online.


June 2016

6/25/16 - NY Daily News - Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio are now farther apart than before
Dr. Zaino quoted in an article on NY politics.

6/24/16 - The Ledger - Alpiar's rags-to-riches story also could be a play
Alumnus Hal Alpiar '64 and his wife Valerie produce a musical "Fearless!"

6/21/16 - ERI International - Edmund Rice International Newsletter
Iona seniors DeVants Spaulding and Rebecca Leaman featured in ERI intern news.

6/14/16 - WalletHub.com - 2016’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI
Andrew Griffith, DBA, EA, CIA, CFE, associate professor of Accounting, featured

6/12/16 - WVOX Radio - Fredrica Rudell, Ph.D., (Marketing & International Business) was a guest on the WVOX radio show, "Weighing in on Water" hosted by Deb Rizzi from Suez Water - New York Division.

6/10/16 - Fox News - Five numbers that explain the state of the Democratic race right now
Dr. Zaino authors an opinion piece on the Democratic race.

6/8/16 - Runner’s World - Father Grieves Stillborn Daughter With 22 Marathons
Alumnus Christopher Longo '99 raising awareness and money to help prevent stillbirths.

6/7/16 - Globe and Mail (Canada) - With five months to go, Clinton and Trump look to shed negative image
Dr. Zaino quoted

6/1/16 - DailyMail.com - Trump showboats attacks on 'dishonest' US media
Dr. Zaino discusses Donald Trump's view on the media


May 2016

5/26/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Age is no limit for surgeon pursuing MBA and new career
Dr. Peter Liebert '16MBA, recent graduate and life-long learner, featured in a profile piece.

5/26/16 - Talk of the Sound - Coffee and Conversation
Dr. Zaino was a commentator on political and electoral issues at the New Rochelle League of Women Voters

5/24/16 - HamletHub - United Way Welcomes New Members to Stamford Community Council
Alumna Delphine Fairley '07MBA, community relations manager, Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA)

5/21/16 - Christian Science Monitor - Behind Sanders unrest: Is the US democratic enough?
Dr. Zaino discusses the presidential primary system.

5/19/16 - Fox News - Nevada unrest sparks Democratic concerns about convention, party chaos
Dr. Zaino's commentary on upcoming Democratic convention

5/18/16 - Morris County Daily Record - Denville Public Library has new director
Iona alumna Siobhan Koch appointed director of the Denville Public Library

5/12/16 - MedicalResearch.com - New Drug Candidate Aims To Treat Both Pain and Opioid Addiction
Iona alumnus Richard M. Mangano, Ph.D., '72, chief scientific officer at Relmada Therapeutics

5/10/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - People may be avoiding de Blasio's birthday party; is it a sign of desertion?
Dr. Zaino quoted

5/10/16 - Darien Times - Panel on colleges with support services to be held at library
Guest panelist Daneshea Palmer, Iona College director of the College Assistance Program (CAP)

5/9/16 - The Indian Panorama (registration) - We don't need no stinkin' unity
Dr. Zaino quoted

5/9/16 - The Dispatch Weekly - Jeb Bush says he won't vote for Trump in November
Dr. Zaino quoted

5/8/16 - The Australian Financial Review - Republicans hunt third presidential candidate
Dr. Zaino quoted

5/5/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - What is the future of the Republican party?
Dr. Zaino delivered political analysis

5/4/16 - Waterstechnology.com - Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld: Slow and Steady
Alumnus Robert Greifeld '79 featured in Waterstechnology.com

5/3/16 - New Rochelle Daily Voice - Energia Fitness Studio Relocates From Division To Main St. In New Rochelle


April 2016

4/30/16 - CBS New York - De Blasio Says Probe Won't Affect Re-Election Bid, But Experts Say It May Hurt His Party Standing
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/29/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Fiorina joins Cruz's ticket, but will female voters follow suit too?
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/28/16 - Your Niskayuna (blog) - Paul O'Brien shares some of his most striking moments in his teaching career and…
Alumnus Paul O'Brien '65 authors a book, Voices from Room 6.

4/22/16 - Yahoo! Finance - Signature Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph J. DePaolo Named Legacy Award Winner by Iona College
Iona Alumnus Joseph J. DePaolo '81

4/21/16 - Yahoo News! - Closed primaries, 'warped' democracy?
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/21/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Tax policy in flux affects Main Street
Ralph K. Kessler, adjunct professor of business, quoted in

4/19/16 - Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo News, others - Why Hillary holds so little allure for many Millennials
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/18/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Iona College students speak out about the 2016 presidential race
A panel of Iona students discussed the presidential elections with Dr. Jeanne Zaino, professor of political science, during a live remote spot on the morning news.

4/10/16 - Newsweek - New York Primary 'Must-Win' for Both Sanders, Clinton
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/10/16 - New Indian Express - How Senate's 'Most Hated Man' Could Become President
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/9/16 - Pakistan Today - Clinton's challenge: how to solve a problem like men
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/8/16 - NY Journal News - New York primary: Heating up down the stretch
Dr. Zaino quoted

4/6/16 - - Faculty Publish "New Directions in Thomas Paine Studies"
Scott Cleary, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies, is the co-editor with Ivy Linton Stabell, Ph.D., assistant professor of English. The book is titled, "New Directions in Thomas Paine Studies" published by Palgrave Macmillan. This book propels the study of American revolutionary and radical Thomas Paine into the twenty-first century by engaging an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars in an exploration of Paine's role in politics, literature, and the invention of the global. This essay collection was derived from various disciplines, including English,History, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies and others. The book is a culmination from the First International Conference on Thomas Paine Studies, which was sponsored by and hosted at Iona College in October of 2012. Other contributors to the essay collection include Iona faculty, Gary Berton, Dr. Bob Schiaffino, Dr. Lubomir Ivanov, Dr. Smiljana Petrovic, Dr. Peter Chapin, Dr. Ivy Stabell and Kara Nowakowski (Iona alumna).

4/1/16 - Yahoo News! - Battle heats up for crunch New York primary
Dr. Zaino quoted


March 2016

3/30/16 - PR Newswire - Bob Sweeney Wins CFO of the Year Award/National Funding's Chief Financial Officer Honored by San Diego Business Journal
Iona alumnus honored:

3/21/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Dr. Jeanne Zaino: Obama lands in Cuba for historic visit; another round of big primaries.

3/14/16 - NY Times - With Two Bids, Iona Savors 'Incredible Accomplishment.'
Feature on women's and men's basketball teams going into NCAA tournament:

3/13/16 - CBS New York - Sunday Morning
As a prelude to participation in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade this Thursday, members of Iona's Pipe Band appeared and performed on the

3/10/16 - QualityHealth.com - The Dangers of Holding in Your Emotions
Dr. Lisa Rene Reynolds, assistant professor of marriage and family therapy, quoted in,

3/3/16 - SABC News (South Africa) - Clinton, Trump win seven states each
Dr. Zaino featured

3/1/16 - Fox News - What Bernie Sanders' 'Democratic socialism' means to Millennials
Dr. Zaino featured


February 2016

2/29/16 - WorldwideBranding.com - Iona Alumnus Paul J. Noto '11MA, Named among the Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area

2/20/16 - CBS News - Hillary Clinton's Nevada victory -- what's different from 2008?
Dr. Zaino featured

2/15/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - In wake of Scalia's death, who should name his replacement?
Dr. Zaino discussed the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

2/11/16 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Will race play a role in the 2016 presidential election?
Dr. Zaino discussed November election

2/3/16 - CBS New York (Ch. 2) - High School Discontinues Video Presentation After Critics Call It Anti-Semitic
Elena Procario-Foley. Ph.D., Br. John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies, director, Core Curriculum, was quoted in a news story "High School Discontinues Video Presentation After Critics Call It Anti-Semitic."

2/1/16 - CBS New York (Ch. 2) - Warm Weather, Cheap Gas Prices Keep Utility Bills Lows, But Experts Say Enjoy It While It Lasts
Iona's Matt Carey, director of Center for Financial Markets Studies and the LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor, talks with Lou Young about the record low prices for natural gas -- and their impact on consumers and the economy.

2/1/16 - ACCED-I - Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors - International newsletter.
Cindy Zapata, manager of the Office of Conference Services at Iona College published an article "Filming on Campus? Bring the Scouts Back to School" in the


January 2016

1/30/16 - NY Daily News - Mayor de Blasio's campaign grunt work for Hillary Clinton in Iowa may not be best use of his time
Dr. Zaino quoted

1/29/16 - The Recorder - Taylor & Tyler, together again: Sunderland man named honorary author of fan-driven Swift book
Alumnus Tyler Conroy '14 named honorary author of fan-driven Taylor Swift book

1/25/16 - Hudson Valley News - 358 Gallery opens with a Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat tribute
Alumnus Ty Johnson '08 opens new art gallery in Poughkeepsie, NY

1/14/16 - The Advertiser News - Eileen Ivers to take audience on musical journey
Iona Alumna Eileen Ivers '87 to take audience on musical journey

1/7/16 - Westchester Business Journal - Software company leaving NJ for Start-Up NY
Software company Syncsort to move to Iona College's Rockland Campus


December 2015

12/27/15 - Wall Street Transcript - Interview with the President and CEO: Sun Bancorp, Inc.
Alumnus Thomas M. O'Brien '81MBA, interviewed.

12/24/15 - WPIX-TV (Ch. 11) - Hillary Clinton's 'abuela' campaign sparks Twitter backlash
Dr. Zaino featured

12/13/15 - WABC-TV (Ch. 7) - Up Close - Trump's Call For Banning Muslims From Entering U.S.
Dr. Zaino featured

12/7/15 - CBS Sports - Iona Senior Named College Hoops Player of the Week
Senior A.J. English set personal, school and MAAC records with his performance leading the Gaels to a 101-77 win over Fairfield on December 1. His 46 points and 13 three-pointers also grabbed the attention of national media, including CBS News, which named him Player of the Week. See more on

12/6/15 - WABC-TV (Ch. 7) - Up Close - San Bernadino Shootings
Dr. Zaino discusses GOP candidates


November 2015

11/30/15 - Yahoo! Finance - Signature Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph J. DePaolo Named Recipient of Visionary Award
Iona Alumnus Joseph J. DePaolo '81 Named Recipient of Visionary Award

11/28/15 - ESPNw - Iona WBB Signee Ashley Martin Featured By ESPNW
Future Gael who started a not-for-profit to benefit poor in Ghana profiled.

11/19/15 - CBS New York (Ch. 2) - Terror Threat Hoaxes Abound Following Paris Attacks
Nadine Cosby, clinical lecturer, mass communications, discusses social media impact on terrorism threats.

11/16/15 - News12 Westchester - Iona holds inter-faith prayer vigil for Paris attacks victims: News12 coverage
The Iona College community gathered on Monday evening, November 16, 2015, for a inter-faith prayer vigil for the victims of the Paris attacks on Friday, November 13. News12 covered student's reactions over the weekend, on Monday during the day, and this report from the vigil.

11/15/15 - WABC-TV (Ch. 7) - Up Close
Dr. Zaino featured

11/5/15 - Westchester Business Journal - Young achievers get their due: Milli Awards to benefit Community Plates
Caitlin Krueger, senior director, advancement and constituency relations, Iona College, honored at first annual Milli Awards to benefit Community Plates