Get Involved

Below, please find various ways alumni can get involved at Iona College.  We hope you will join one of our Committees and help us as we "Move the World."  To get involved, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@iona.edu or (914) 633-2390.

Research & Awards (Internal Affairs & Research):

Study alumni population trends through alumni surveys to help determine the programs and events that alumni would like the Alumni Association to sponsor. Monitor alumni services provided by peer and aspirant institutions. Nominate potential recipients for Alumni Awards which are then approved on a candidate-by-candidate basis by a simple majority vote of the full Board.

Alumni Chapters/Affinity:

Establish links with regional chapters; promote active involvement among affiliated groups. Develop and disseminate "best practices” to increase participation in and organization of geographic and affinity alumni chapters. Review chapter activities and recommend improvement.

ICON (Iona Community for Outreach and Networking):

Assist in the recruitment and retention of Iona students and the enhancement of their student life and experiences. Develop programs to allow alumni to more easily network for career assistance, mentoring, job referral, etc.

Mentoring:

Engage current Iona College students in discussions on topics such as career and industry trends; tips for obtaining internships and entry level opportunities, professional skills and etiquette expected by employers, and how flexibility can equal opportunity.

Nominate Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients:

President Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D., and the Board of Trustees of Iona College invite nominations for Commencement speakers and Honorary Degree recipients. Students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff are all welcome to participate in the nomination process. All nominees must reflect the values and mission of Blessed Edmund Rice, the Irish Christian Brothers and Iona College. The Committee will review nominees to determine if they meet our criteria. President Nyre and the Board of Trustees will make the final selections. Click here for the criteria and nomination form.