Iona Stories

Learn Outside the Lines


Caitlin Ward

Caitlin Ward ’22

"I can’t hold back that I absolutely love performing and allowing other people to enjoy the performance. I’m excited to now have an Irish Dance Ensemble at Iona that I can share with the Gael community!"

Matthew Connolly

Matthew Connolly ’22

"Since coming to Iona, I feel like I’ve really learned how to operate in the world on my own. I think coming to college was really important for my development and transition into adulthood."

Tamia Reyes

Tamia Reyes ‘21

"When I came to Accepted Students Day, I felt at home. Everyone I met was kind, welcoming and willing to be open with me. I felt like I belonged."


Tiara Griffith

Tiara Griffith ’20

Stepping Out of her Comfort Zone Led to Landing Dream Job at Facebook

Nathan Lowry

Nathan Lowry ’20

"Conducting research with my mentor, Dr. Colleen Jacobson, was definitely a unique experience that helped prepare for me for my current job."

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson ’18, ’19MS

"Once I visited Iona, I loved the campus and could immediately see myself walking around there."