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2022 Alumni & Family Weekend
Schedule of Events

Maroon events open to alumni
Gold events open to everyone

*Registration required

Thursday, October 13, 2022

CANCELLED
*11 a.m. | Golden Gaels Golf Classic

Lake Isle Country Club, Eastchester, NY
For the Jubilarian Class of 1972 and the Golden Gaels classes of 1947 – 1971. View more information.


Friday, October 14, 2022

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Alumni & Family Weekend Welcome Center
Atrium, LaPenta School of Business
Stop by Welcome Center to sign-in and obtain an updated schedule of events.

*11 a.m. | History of Iona Lecture
Room 105, Henry Lecture Hall, LaPenta School of Business 

*11 a.m. | Thomas Paine Cottage Tour
20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, NY
Limited space. Please register in advance.

Noon | Iona Campus Tour
To begin on the Patio of the LaPenta School of Business 

*12:45 p.m. | Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception
Portico, LaPenta School of Business, RAIN: Atrium, LaPenta School of Business
Join fellow Ionians and guests as we kick off Alumni Weekend 2022!

2 – 2:45 p.m. | State of Iona with President Carey
Room 105, Henry Lecture Hall, LaPenta School of Business
Join President Seamus Carey, Ph.D. as he gives an update on the University and welcomes alumni back to campus.

3 - 5 p.m. | Hynes Institute Open House
Hynes Institute, Spellman Hall

*3:15 p.m. | Class of 1962 and 1972 Reception and Procession
Portico, LaPenta School of Business, RAIN: Atrium, LaPenta School of Business
Join classmates for a reception as you prepare for the procession to Mass. Stoles will be distributed to members of the Classes of 1962 and 1972.

*4 p.m. | Class of 1972 Jubilarian Mass
McGrath Room, LaPenta Student Union
The Class of 1972 will take part in a Mass, as honored guests of the College, celebrating their golden anniversary. All Golden Gaels are welcome to this Mass. The Class of 1972 will then take a class picture on the steps of Spellman Hall.

*5 p.m. | Class of 1972 Jubilarian Dinner
Thomas J. Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall
Following Mass, at a sit-down dinner, Jubilarians will receive their Golden Gael pins and their 50th reunion certificates from President Seamus Carey, Ph.D. All Golden Gaels are welcome to attend.

*7 - 9 p.m. | Mission & Ministry Alumni Reception
Arrigoni Center
Join the Office of Mission and Ministry as we honor Dr. Carl Procario-Foley, for his commitment to faith, service, justice and peace. Meet alumni, friends and current student Campus Ministers. Beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres are served.

*9 p.m. | JukeBox Bingo! with Big Town Productions
Market Place, LaPenta Student Union
Sponsored by the Gaels Activities Board (GAB) and the Center for Student Engagement (CSE) 
Students, families and alumni are welcome to join the fun and win great prizes! 
Free Admission. Advance Registration is recommended. 


Saturday, October 15, 2022

9 a.m. | Swimming & Diving Meet vs. Sacred Heart 
Hynes Athletic Center 

*9 – 10 a.m. | Dean’s Panel (with continental breakfast)
Mulcahy Gym, Hynes Athletics Center
Featuring Dr. Lynne Richardson, Dean of LaPenta School of Business; Dr. Joseph Stabile, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences; Christoph Winkler, Ph.D., Founding Program Director of the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; Kavita Dhanwada, Ph.D., Dean of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences; and Joel Quintong, Dean of Students. 

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Alumni & Family Weekend Welcome Center
Atrium, LaPenta School of Business
Stop by Welcome Center to sign-in and obtain an updated schedule of events.

10 a.m. | Softball Games vs. St. John's University and Felician University
Softball Field

*10 – 11 a.m. | History of Iona Lecture
Hynes Institute, Spellman Hall

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Maroon vs. Gold Men’s Basketball Meet the Gaels Scrimmage
Hynes Athletics Center

*11 a.m. | Gael Guides Alumni Brunch
Montgomery Lot Tent

*11:15 a.m. | Golden Gaels Luncheon
End Zone, LaPenta Student Union
Join fellow alumni for this year’s Golden Gaels Brunch, which will include special celebrations for the classes of 1967, 1962, 1957 and 1952!

11:30 a.m. | Career Workshop - How Covid 19 has Transformed Work
Room 101, LaPenta School of Business
What it will take to find a job post pandemic, including tailoring your resume for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), tips for Interviewing virtually and working remote.

11:45 a.m. | Iona Campus Tour
To begin at the Murphy Green

12 p.m. | Women’s Soccer vs. Quinnipiac 
Mazzella Field 

*12:00 p.m. | Project Symphony Reunion Luncheon
LaPenta Business School

12:30 – 1 p.m. | Irish Step Dance Tutorial

Murphy Green

12:30 – 2 p.m. | President’s Circle Reception
McGrath Room, LaPenta Student Union
By invitation

1 p.m. | Spirit Exhibition (Halftime of the soccer game)
Mazzella Field

1 – 2 p.m. | Kids Sing Along
Murphy Green

1 – 4 p.m. | Food Truck Festival & Beer Garden
Montgomery Lot and LaPenta Business School Patio

1 – 4 p.m. | Fall Family Carnival & Pumpkin Patch
Murphy Green

*2 - 4 p.m. | Young Alumni Gaelgate 
Brother’s Lawn by Montgomery Lot

*2:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Golden Gaels Gathering 
End Zone, LaPenta Student Union

3 p.m. | Men’s Rugby Game vs. Clemson
Mazzella Field

5 p.m. | Alumni and Family Weekend Mass
Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall
All are welcome to join the Office of Mission and Ministry for our Alumni & Family Weekend Mass, celebrated by Iona University’s Chaplain, Father Gerard Mulvey, OFM Cap. Light refreshments and snacks will be served following the Mass.

*5 - 7 p.m. | Class of 1997 Reception 
Terrace, LaPenta School of Business

*8 p.m. | Trivia Night! with Big Town Productions 
Market Place, LaPenta Student Union
Sponsored by the Gaels Activities Board (GAB) and the Center for Student Engagement (CSE) 
Students, families and alumni are welcomed join the fun and win great prizes! 
Free Admission. Advance Registration is recommended.