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Admirers of Illustrated Literature

Admirers of Illustrated Literature is a student organization that introduces various forms of illustrated literature, such as anime, video games, manga and comic books. Its goal is to increase the appreciation and awareness of these genres throughout Iona College's community. We strive to form a friendly and hospitable atmosphere to talk about new releases within the illustrated literature world, as well as providing an outlet for those who come to Iona College and have the same interests as the members of Admirers of Illustrated Literature.


Thursdays, Noon - 1 p.m. (All are welcome)

Executive Board 2016-2017

Arlene Vivar
Megan Robertson
Vice President
Alessandra Armetta
Deron Chu
Community Service Chair
​Chris Armetta
Literary Liasons
Caroline Bennett
Literary Liasons


  • Retro Game Night
  • Movie Nights
  • Tournaments (Smash Bros, Magic the Gathering, Pokémon)
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Advocacy Panels


  • Reviewing/positively critiquing all forms of illustrated literature
  • Card games
  • Creative writing
  • Character creating
  • and more!


  • Organization of the Year (2015)
  • Excellence in Programing (2015)
  • Outstanding Programmer (Former President Joshua Jay Espinosa: 2015) 
  • Club Senator of the Year (Former President Shanice Gilchrist: 2014)

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 Arlene Vivar, President