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Recognizing Community Service
New Rochelle, NY (March 8, 2013) Iona College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Among the areas recognized at Iona were overall community service hours logged for multiple projects, through the Office of Mission and Ministry, Residential Life, Student Development, and Athletics. Others include Iona’s mission trips as well as community interfaith projects.
“It demonstrates that we’re being true to our mission as a college committed to service,” said Carl Procario-Foley, director of the Office of Mission and Ministry. “Our students really do some extraordinary things.”
The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll honors the nation’s leading higher education institutions and their students, faculty and staff for commitment to bettering their communities through service. These are institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. More information on eligibility and the full list of Honor Roll awardees, can be found at nationalservice.gov.
The honor roll is coordinated by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, the Social Innovation Fund and other programs, and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.
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.
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Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10801
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