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Student Campus Announcements, 12/14

In this edition:

  1. Getting a new mobile phone for the holidays?
  2. GaelVentures Incubator Demo Day, 12/15
  3. Final Day to Give, 12/15: 12 Days to Fight the Good Fight Giving Campaign 2021
  4. Immersion Trip: Nazareth Farm Application Deadline, 12/16
  5. Black History Month & Women's Herstory Month Planning Groups, 12/20
  6. Finals Open Court at Mulcahy Gymnasium
  7. Hynes Athletics Center Holiday Hours
  8. Winter & Spring Registration

Getting a new mobile phone for the holidays? 

Don’t get locked out of your email and other systems during the Christmas break. Instructions for activating your new phone with OneLogin Protect and removing your old phone can be found at www.iona.edu/newphone

GaelVentures Incubator Demo Day, 12/15

A cornerstone of the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, the GaelVentures Incubator is a 10-week immersive program for early-stage businesses. Throughout this immersive program, participants work side-by-side with the In-Residence team, business mentors, specialists and subject-matter experts on a range of essential practices. Participants focus on customer discovery, crafting a business model, and market launch.

Join us on Wednesday, December 15, from 6-8 p.m., in the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation as the 2021 GaelVentures Incubator cohort participants present their business ventures!

This year’s cohort features the following teams and business ideas:

  • Copacetic Candles: Elizabeth Rodriguez ’22 - Copacetic Candles offers candles that promote happiness within customers while offering a cleaner product for the environment.
  • The Eccentric Print: Kobe Washington ’21 - At the Eccentric Print, we curate one-of-a-kind fashion pieces that challenge secular and fashion world beliefs.
  • Kensington Market: Thomas Barry ’21 & Anthony Marciano - Kensington Market mitigates the risk of unsold inventory for small businesses and country clubs.
  • Nurture: Erica Uhunmwangho ’18, ’22MBA - At Nurture, we formulate and create products based on the various needs of individuals and their lifestyles.
  • Me With Power: Jarlyne Batista Monzon ’20MBA & Eileen Nuñez - Me With Power (MWP) empowers WOC to pursue creative careers through collaborative experiences and community. 

RSVP: Demo Day

Final Day to Give: 12 Days to Fight the Good Fight Giving Campaign 2021

The final day to give to the 12 Days to Fight the Good Fight initiative is this Wednesday, December 15.

Aimed at generating philanthropic support for Iona's athletic teams, once again the two highest fundraising programs will earn bonus allocations of Adidas team gear. Last year, Iona women's soccer emerged as the winner, receiving more than $19,000 from 108 gifts. Closely following women's soccer at the top of the leaderboard were lacrosse, golf and baseball.

Make a Donation Now!

Immersion Trip: Nazareth Farm Application Deadline, 12/16

Students interested in participating in the Nazareth Farm Immersion Trip are encouraged to apply today. On this trip, students will participate in house renovations for subsidized housing while living the Nazareth mission of simplicity, community, prayer and service. Applications are due by December 16.

Where: Nazareth Farm, West Virginia 
When: March 13-19, 2022 (Spring Break)
Cost: $400
Application Deadline: December 16, 2021

For more information, please contact Ryan Murphy at rmurphy2@gaels.iona.edu.

Apply Today: Nazareth Farm

Black History Month & Women's Herstory Month Planning Groups

As a diverse and inclusive community, we look to celebrate all members throughout the year!

The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Center for Student Engagement (CSE), SLDC, SLAM, with the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the College Committee on Diversity would like to invite all interested members of the Iona community to be a part of the planning group compiling Black History and Women’s Herstory month programs. 

  • February – Black History Month: Celebrates Black History and African American culture in the United States.
  • March – Women’s “Her”story Month: Honors women as significant agents of historical change.

If you have ideas, just want to be a part of the process/discussion or wish to be a part of a planning group, please contact studentactivities@iona.edu by December 20. This opportunity is open to all faculty, staff, students, departments, committees, classes and clubs. If your area already has programs planned and you would like them included and highlighted in upcoming communications, please include details in your response. Please specify which planning group/s you would like to be a part of. 

Finals Open Court at Mulcahy Gymnasium

Looking for a way to take a break from studying for finals? Stop by the Mulcahy Gymnasium for Open Court! Request a volleyball or basketball, play with your friends and make new ones!

Courts will be open through December 21. Come by and have fun!

  • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Hynes Athletics Center Holiday Hours

Please note that the Hynes Athletics Center will have adjusted hours during the holiday break.

  • December 22, 2021-January 2, 2022
    • Closed
  • January 3-January 16, 2022
    • Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
    • Closed on weekends

The Hynes Athletics Center will resume normal hours on Monday, January 17, 2022. 
We wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday break!

Winter and Spring Registration

Attention Students: Registration for all undergraduate and graduate Winter Sessions is now open! A diverse array of courses will be offered beginning January 3, 2022. If you need to catch up on credits, improve your GPA, or want to get a jump start on the spring semester, winter courses are the perfect way to do so. Browse our exciting course offerings and register today!

Registration for the spring semester is also still open!

If you have not yet registered, we are here to help. 

  • Advising: Please contact the Center for Advising and Academic Services or your academic adviser to discuss your winter and/or spring course selection and enrollment. The Center for Advising can be reached at advising@iona.edu or (914) 633-2130. You can also make a virtual appointment with Advising through Appointment Plus on your Single Sign-On page.
  • Student Financial Services: If you have a financial hold, the staff in the Office of Student Financial Services will work with you to identify your financing options with a goal of enabling you to clear up any holds. Students may make appointments with individual staff members by scheduling online or calling (914) 633-2497. Appointments are available in person, via Zoom or by phone.
  • Registrar: For additional information about course registration, please visit the Office of the Registrar. You can also track your progress toward degree completion and graduation using the new Interactive Degree Audit.

Explore Courses Today!

Submitted on: December 14, 2021

Submitted by: ptascio