CNN Turns to Iona College for Leadership on COVID-19 Response
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Colleges are facing tough questions as the world confronts COVID-19. Today, CNN turned to President Seamus Carey for leadership as Iona College was one of the first in the nation to offer resident housing and meal plan reimbursements. In times like these, we are reminded that at Iona, “Gaels Take Care of Gaels.” Thank you to the entire Iona community for your continued compassion, resilience and vigilance.
Founded in 1940, Iona College is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre campus is just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of over 45,000 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’s LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition awarded to just five percent of business schools worldwide. The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2020.” Iona College also recently launched a new, fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility.