2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation was established in 2017 thanks to the generosity and record $15 million gift to Iona from James`69, `01H and Anne Marie Hynes. The Hynes Institute is an award-winning program that prepares the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders to move the world. It aims to ensure that students develop the knowledge, skills and experience required to create, innovate and lead in a global economy.

Under the direction of Endowed Professor and Founding Program Director Dr. Christoph Winkler, the Hynes Institute developed a robust program that provides students with an environment that fosters an entrepreneurial mindset through practice and creative problem-solving across all disciplines and schools. In detail, the Hynes Institute offers:

  • Interdisciplinary curricular focus in entrepreneurship and innovation for all students in any major
  • Undergraduate BA in Entrepreneurial Leadership  
  • Undergraduate BBA in Entrepreneurship  
  • Undergraduate Entrepreneurship & Innovation Minor  
  • Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (see Graduate catalog)
  • Co-curricular programming such as student clubs, speaker series, workshops, competitions, community engagement, internships, as well as coworking, mentoring and networking opportunities
  • Work with Hynes Faculty Fellows, Entrepreneurs in Residence, accomplished alumni and visiting entrepreneurs
  • Access to start-up support, mentorship, funding, and GaelVentures, a newly established community incubator

For more information contact:

Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Iona College
715 North Avenue, Spellman Hall
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Email: hynesinstitute@iona.edu
Phone: 914-633-2040
Web: www.iona.edu/hynesinstitute