2019-2020 Marks 50 Years of Women at Iona College

With the conclusion of the academic year on the horizon, Iona College looks forward to 2019-2020 and a year-long celebration commemorating 50 Years of Women at Iona College.

Alumni Success

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - With the conclusion of the academic year on the horizon, Iona College looks forward to 2019-2020 and a year-long celebration commemorating 50 Years of Women at Iona College. Events are set to begin in September 2019 and run through May 2020.

This campus-wide celebration will include lectures, exhibitions and special events hosted by the LaPenta School of Business, the School of Arts & Science and various campus organizations. These special programs will highlight women and their contributions to the College and the larger society.

An official list of events will be available this summer.

Submission Request

Iona College invites everyone to participate in this commemoration by submitting photos and/or sharing a story in celebration of the 50 Years of Women. Please submit all photos to events@iona.edu.

2020 Trustees Scholarship Award Gala

Next year, our trustees' gala will be dedicated to 50 Years of Women at Iona. The Office of Advancement & External Affairs is accepting nominations for incredible women who have demonstrated outstanding career accomplishments or contributions to their community to be recognized at the event. This gala will be held on April 2, 2020 at Cipriani 42nd Street, NYC.

For more information or to nominate visit our 50 Years of Women at Iona College home.

Founded in 1940, Iona University is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre New Rochelle campus and 28-acre Bronxville campus are just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of more than 50,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering 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. Iona students enjoy small class sizes, engaged professors and a wide array of academic programs across the School of Arts & Science; LaPenta School of Business; NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences; and Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Iona is widely recognized in prestigious rankings, including The Princeton Review’s 2024 national list of “The Best 389 Colleges” and The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse’s “2024 Best Colleges in America,” which ranked Iona at #66 in the nation overall and #8 in the nation among Catholic schools. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is also accredited by AACSB International, a recognition awarded to just six percent of business schools worldwide. In addition, The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2023.” Iona also offers a fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility. In July 2021, Iona announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, which is now principally located on Iona’s Bronxville campus in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian. Connecting to its Irish heritage, the University also recently announced it is expanding abroad with a new campus in County Mayo, Ireland. A school on the rise, Iona officially changed its status from College to University on July 1, 2022, reflecting the growth of its academic programs and the prestige of an Iona education.