Iona College is a private Catholic college in New Rochelle, New York. The school has a 91% acceptance rate. The school has an undergrad enrolment of around 3,000 students. Here are 10 buildings you must know about when visiting Iona College.
1. Hynes Center
The Hynes Center is the main place to go to for recreation. It has basketball courts for students to support their fellow classmates and school. The Hynes center also has a full functioning pool that people can use to practice their diving and swimming technique.
2. Ryan Library
The Ryan Library is the building to go-to for all things research and homework help. You will find plenty of different resources to make your research papers top notch. There are computers to use, you can choose from a windows pc or a Mac computer. If you want to look for rare pieces, there is an archive room.
3. Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice Chapel
The chapel is used for students to come in and make it to Mass weekly. It is also used so that students have a quiet area to visit so that they are able to do their spiritual meditation. The chapel holds events and meetings and overall is a great place to go to for needed time to reflect.
4. Helen T. Arrigoni Library and Technology Center
Arrigoni Library is a branch at the school that is more used by students of certain majors. The library and tech center have access to 52 duel- computers for both Mac and Windows. The information that is able to be accessed by the library ranges from communication, education, and computer science-related materials.
5. McSpedon Hall
McSpedon Hall is the main building for administrative offices. The building is where you will first visit because it contains the office of admissions and most likely will be where you will start for an on-campus tour. The building is where president and the provost are found working.
6. Spellman Hall
Spellman Hall is where students, alumni, and staff will gather for the main events that happen on campus. The hall is rented out for various different occasions. You can see the event space being used for luncheons, dinners, brunches, charity events, and so much more.
7. Arts Center
The arts center is where you will find the theater that holds student talent and depending on the event is also used for live performances for the public. The arts center has classrooms that allow students to truly get the creative juices flowing. The arts center hosts classes in theater, music, visual arts, and dance.
8. Hagan Hall
Hagan Hall is the location where students looking to pursue a business degree will go for a majority of their classes. The hall holds the School of Business as well as their main office for students with questions about the degree requirements. The hall is convenient as it allows students to attend one main building for their classes.
9. Egan Hall
Egan Hall is where students can unload their issues when it comes to family and marriage. The hall holds the Iona Family Therapy Center which is open to students to go into the clinic with any issues that might be arising in the home. It makes for an affordable solution to issues that can be made preventable in the future.
10. Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
The student union building is where most of the action on campus, traffic-wise, happens. The student union building has the majority of the campus dining. It holds a smoothie station, Starbucks, diner, pizza place and so much more. You will find the student government in the building as well as the bookstore. Make sure to visit this building to see what it has to offer.
Iona College is a small college that allows students to get an education without fear of not having time to devote to prayer. The school’s small size makes it easy to navigate to classrooms as well as have one on one needed time with teachers and staff. The buildings are varied and allow students to enjoy activities, get homework space, and plenty of devotional time as well.