Gaels Go Further Mentoring Programs

Together, Gaels Go Further!

Iona College places high value on mentoring and is proud of the fact that our mentoring programs are a cornerstone of the Iona experience. Whether you are looking for career advice, insight into how to maximize your college career, feedback on an entrepreneurial idea, or someone to talk with about your life goals, we are confident you will find the right person to connect with through one of our programs.

See photos from our kick-off event.

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GaelsConnect Networking

Open to all students and alumni, this dynamic initiative is focused on bringing the Iona College community together in meaningful interactions, resulting in an enriched student body and strengthened alumni network.

GaelsConnect Networking

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Mentoring and Career Exploration Two-Credit Course - Full Academic Year

Consisting of a two-credit course that covers the full academic year (one credit for each semester), students in this mentoring program are matched with a dedicated alumni mentor whose professional experience will assist them in advancing their career development.

Mentoring and Career Exploration

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MOSAIC Mentorship Program

This year-long program is dedicated to the support of incoming freshmen and transfer ALANA (African, Latino (a) (x), Asian and Native American), Multicultural and LGBTQ+ identifying students.

Learn More: MOSAIC Mentorship Program

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Peer Advisement, Success in Science (PASS)

Peer Advisement, Success in Science (PASS) is a peer mentorship program designed to support freshman and sophomore STEM majors as they adjust to Iona and to help them succeed in their coursework.

Learn More: Peer Advisement, Success in Science (PASS)

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TRIO - Student Support Services

The Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO program at Iona College provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education.

Learn More: TRIO - Student Support Services

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Kick-Off Event

On September 21, 2021, the Iona College community celebrated the official kick-off of the Gaels Go Further Mentoring Programs. It was an opportunity for mentors, mentees, alumni, and faculty and staff to connect and celebrate this dynamic initiative.

Overhead view of the Gaels Go Further kick-off event.

The Gaels Go Further Mentoring Programs tap into Iona’s network of over 50,000 alumni and connect students with peers and professors on campus.

A group of mentors and mentees at the Gaels Go Further kick off event.

GaelsConnect Networking focuses on bringing the Iona College community together in meaningful interactions.

Three students hold the Gaels Go Further postcard.

Peer Advisement, Success in Science (PASS) is a peer mentorship program designed to support freshman and sophomore STEM majors.

A mentor and mentee sit at an outdoor table the Gaels Go Further kick off event.

Students in the full academic year mentoring program are matched with a dedicated alumni mentor.

Three alumni talk at the Gaels Go Further kick off event.

In the MOSAIC Mentorship Program, students engage in collaborative and meaningful cross-cultural relationships and dialogues designed for holistic development to help them grow.

A mentee in a suit talks to his mentor.

The Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO program at Iona College provides opportunities for academic development and serves to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education.