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July 1, 2019

In what is being described as an "academic milestone," 40 students in Rising Ground's Family Foster Care Program have overcome challenged and have moved up or graduated this year. A special event was held at Brooklyn Borough Hall on June 28th where children and their f...

May 28, 2019

In a move that will lessen Iona’s carbon footprint, the College is partnering with a leading energy conservation firm to help reduce consumption of oil, natural gas, water, and electricity on campus.

By working with Cenergistic, Dallas-based energy-efficiency experts th...

January 25, 2019

You don’t need an economics degree to know that Iona College is a big-time contributor to the regional economy. A new study by the Albany-based Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities says that Iona pumped $284.4 million to the economy in 2017, a $26 millio...

January 18, 2019

The New York region has been abuzz since Amazon's announcement that it was siting it's highly-sought after HQ2 in Long Island City. The region is positioned to benefit from 25,000 new tech jobs, and advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), big data collection, and...

October 17, 2018

This summer, two of New York City's most-well known human services organizations––Rising Ground and Edwin Gould Services––announced a mega merger, responding to changes in the Big Apple's child welfare system. 

"It's high-stakes work that occasionally brings intense scr...

August 27, 2018

It was a big weekend at Rising Ground! RG's Preventive Services program hosted a community barbecue and backpack drive in the Bronx, and New York delivered!  Over 700 backpacks were collected and donated this year, doubling 2017's efforts, and putting plenty of smiles...

August 23, 2018

Jose Jarra, Board Chair, Rising Ground, at the New York Stock Exchange during 'Rising Ground Day.'

Two of New York’s leading human service organizations announced that they are integrating operations. Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families will become a subsidia...