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Iona Establishes the Sr. Patricia McGinley Endowed Scholarship for Students

New Rochelle, N.Y. (August 6, 2013) Iona College has announced the establishment of the Sr. Patricia McGinley Endowed Scholarship for Students, honoring her faithful service to the Iona College community. Sr. Pat has accepted a new assignment as Pastoral Associate at Christ the King Parish in Haddonfield, N.J., effective September 23, 2013.

Sr. Pat supported Iona College through her professional roles as Special Assistant to the President, Senior Policy Advisor, and Board Secretary – and numerous committees, clubs, events, and athletic teams.

“Sr. Pat will leave an indelible impression on Iona College,” said Iona College President Joseph E. Nyre. “She has worked tirelessly, served as a consummate and trusted advisor, and experienced confidant to me and many others. This is a fitting way to honor her service and love of students in perpetuity.”  

To make a contribution to the Sr. Patricia McGinley Endowed Scholarship Fund, please go to (click on “Make a Gift” and pull down “Designated Fund.”) For questions, call Iona College’s Advancement & External Affairs at 914-633-2412.

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.

For questions or more information please contact:
Dawn M. Insanalli
Media Relations Office
Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10801
Office: (914) 637-2726
Mobile: (914) 217-4061