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The Brother Arthur A. Loftus Award for Outstanding Achievement

This award recognizes and honors Ionians who have brought acclaim to the College by brilliant accomplishments in their chosen careers. This award, dating back to 1965, perpetuates the memory of Iona’s second president, Br. Loftus, who was also on the original faculty of the College.

Name Year Awarded
John F. English, Esq. '52  1965
Richard V. Guerin '54  1965
Dr. V. Paul Kenney '48  1965
William J. McKenna '50  1965
Venard R. Kinney, MD '53  1966
John J.McFadden, '49 1966
Walter P. Rozett '48  1966
Daniel H. Sullivan '61  1966
Hon. Donald J. Sullivan '51  1966
Dr. Robert E. Doyle '51  1967
Hon. Jeremiah F. O'Connor '51  1967
Col. James M. Tully, USMC (Ret.) '58  1967
Hon. Thomas J. Delaney '48 1968
Bernard M. Gilligan '53  1968
Deroy C. Thomas, Esq. '49  1968
Joseph A. Vitanza '47, '87H  1968
Raymond J. Kiernan '52  1969
J. Mark McCloskey '61  1969
James J. O'Connell '52  1969
Hon. Joseph R. Pisani '50 1969
Thomas J. Conway '54 1970
John J. Luviano '48  1970
Theordore J. Munchak '50  1970
Paul K. Rooney, Esq. '59  1970
Dr. James J. Tietjen '56  1970
Alan P. Dean, Sr. '50  1971
John G. Driscoll, CFC, PhD '54, '95H 1971
Louis J. Fiore '53  1971
James J.Harrison '49  1971
Francis J. Kane, MD '49  1971
Capt. Charles J. Matthews, USN '50  1971
Alfred L. Mauro, M.D. '49  1971
Hon. Daniel J. Sullivan '49  1971
Donald E. Waterman '54  1971
Patrick J. Falvey, Esq., '48  1972
Michael H. Fury, Esq., '46  1972
Roger P. Tarter, MD '53    1972
Michael A. Tedesco '65  1972
Anthony P. Borrelli, MD '56  1973
Patrick J. Burke, Jr. '62  1973
Hon. John J. Corbley '50  1973
Bernard J. Kelly '46  1973
Lawrence F. Ruggiero, Esq. '63  1973
John J. Ryan, Ph.D. '51  1973
Neil R. Cronin, PhD '53  1974
Joseph M. Murphy '59, '83H  1974
George W. Roos '53  1974
Peter R. Scanlon, PhD '52  1974
Hon. W. Denis Donovan '54  1975
Peter L. Gibson '52     1975
Hon. Vincent A. Marchiselli '51  1975
John J. Sweeney '56  1975
Richard P. Biondi '66  1976
Hon. Robert J. Corcoran '54  1976
Eugene J. Messenkopf '50  1976
Leonard T. Riccardo '59  1976
Edward J. Robinson '62  1976
Thomas J. Callanan '57  1977
William A. Culhane '47  1977
Michael J. McGlynn, MD '50  1977
Dr. Lawrence A. Quiqley '54 1977
Dr. Donald M. Spoto '63  1977
Edward F. Arrigoni '56, '91H 1978
Peter Hadhazy '66  1978
Paul Magali '56  1978
Robert J. McGuire, Esq. '58, '78H  1978
Gerard G. McHugh, CFC '58, '82H  1978
Cono R. Namorato, Esq. '63  1978
Joseph J. Blaney '56  1979
Most Rev. John J. Nevins '54  1979
Thomas C. O'Brien, PhD '59  1979
Dr. Charles F. O'Donnell '60  1980
Edward F. O'Reilly '60  1980
William A. Quinn, Esq. '64  1980
John R. Vergara '48  1980
Thomas E. Christman '64, '85H  1981
Dennis P. Leonard '73  1981
George R. Lewis '68MBA  1981
Dr. Joseph L. Mancusi '62  1981
Robert G. McGregor '58, '95H (Posthumously) 1981
Hon. Lawrence J. Tonetti '55  1981
Msgr. Andrew T. Cusack, Ph.D. '53  1982
Hon. Patrick W. McGinley '56  1982
James P. Corcoran, Esq. '66  1983
Alfred A. Lagan '56  1983
Dr. Edward K. Spann '52  1983
John P. Doyle, CFC  1984
Austin A. Iodice '64  1984
Dr. James S. Mellett '59  1984
Msgr. James L. Tahaney '59  1984
Rev. Terrance J. Attridge '61  1985
Edward A. Farley '50  1985
George F. Goebeler '63 1985
Joseph M. Tighe '60  1985
Hon. Ronald A. Blackwood '84 1986
Jeremiah M. Callaghan '65 1986
Joseph M. Costello, Esq. '48  1986
John P. Gill, Esq., '56  1986
Terrance F. Martell, Ph.D. '67  1986
John F. Trout '56  1986
James P. Duffy '57 1987
MGen. Lawrence P. Flynn, USA (Ret.) '55  1987
Stanley W. Hill '59  1987
Richard V. Long '51  1987
Susan E. Engel, MSEd. '74  1987
George T. Nicholson, Esq. '49  1987
Michael S. Cassidy '70  1988
Anthony Luiso '67 1988
Patrick J. Lynch '59  1988
Peter W. Schmidt, Esq. '69  1988
James J. Waters '60  1988
Richard N. Yezzo '74  1988
Dr. Gerard T. Brooker '58  1990
Robert R. Hillebrecht '57  1990
Dr. John J. Savarese '61  1990
Thomas E. Hales, CPA '58  1991
James A. Liguori, CFC '65  1991
Dr. Ernst A. Menze '58  1991
Stephen F. Ryan '57  1991
Eugene P. Conese, Sr. '51  1992
K. Peter Maneri '67  1992
Eugene R. McGrath '80MBA  1992
Stephen M. McGrath '57  1992
Hon. Louis A. Barone '51  1993
James T. Brady '62, '90H 1993
Donald P. Harrington '58  1993
Charles E. Cain '52  1994
Dr. Denis J. Curtin '61  1994
James P. Hynes '69, '01H 1994
Catherine Kinney '74  1994
Donald E. Walsh '66 1994
Randel A. Falco '75, '79MBA  1995
George W. Landgrebe '63  1995
Linda M. Bruno '76  1996
Michael P. Hegarty '66 1996
Hon. Peter P. Rosato '57  1996
Patrick J. Grant '57  1997
Eileen A. Ivers '87  1997
Stephen V. Reitano '72 '75MBA  1997
Mauro C. Romita '61  1997
George J. Todd, MD '70  1997
Ralph J. Acampora, Jr. '63  1998
Major General Raymond P. Ayers, Jr. '66  1998
Ngaire E. Cuneo '78MBA  1998
Edward T. Mann '73, '74MBA  1998
Michael P. Mullen, MD '76  1998
Ronald M. DeFeo '74  1999
Vincent T. Pica, II '75  2000
Victor A. Stanionis, PhD '60 2000
Donald S. Tedesco '68  2000
Charles T. Kanganis '81  2001
Flory Netsch Hiatrides '83, '86MBA  2001
Raymond M. Soto '61 2001
Vincent D. Farrell, Jr. '72MBA 2002
Robert E. Fee '57  2002
John F. Mariani, PhD '67  2002
James J. Fletcher, PhD '63  2003
Kathleen A. Hurlie '77, '80MBA   2003
Edward J. Walsh '53  2003
Robert Greifeld '79 2004
John P. Nallen '79 2004
Robert V. Napier '76 (posthumously) 2004
Edward V. Filardi, Esq. '65 2005
John B. Kelly '60 2005
Raymond V. Sozzi '65 2005
Patrick J. Canavan '66  2006
Ann-Marie Lanzillotto, PhD '81  2006
William J. Morris, III '66 2006
Nicholas Trotta '81 2006
William F. Costello '67  2007
Lt. Col. Robert J. Darling '87  2007
Robert V. LaPenta '67, '00H  2007
Robert E. Novak, CFC, PhD '72  2007
Armando C. Rodriguez, Jr. '86  2007
Thomas J. Baldwin '78, '84MBA  2008
Patrick A. Burns, Esq. '68  2008
William P. Cella '73  2008
Patrick C. Dunican, Jr., Esq. '88  2008
Peter G. Riguardi '83  2008
Antonio Broccoli Porto '78  2009
Philip G. D'Ambrosio '89  2009
Ralph G. D'Ambrosio '89  2009
Anthony M. Di Iorio '65  2009
Laurence M. Downes '79, '81MBA  2009
Rita C. Mabli '74, '76MBA  2009
Ronald DeCicco '70  2010
Bartley Livolsi '70, '75MBA  2010
Kamini Pahuja '75MBA 2010
E. Suchart Upatham, PhD '65  2010
Robert Woodruff '80  2010
John A. Zaccaro '55  2010
William C. Andersen '81  2011
James L. Colucci '71, '73MBA 2011
Richard J. Cummins, Esq. '61  2011
John W. Diercksen '71  2011
Robert J. Grubert '96  2011
Marianne E. Smith-McManus '81, '96MBA 2011
Daniel E. Tobin, PhD '80  2011
Richard J. Franchella, Sr. '82  2012
Anne C. Gilmartin '72, '75MS  2012
J. Riley McDonough '72  2012
Jason Motte  2012
Ricardo M. Santos '00 2012
Lawrence I. Wills '82  2012
Roseann M. McSorley '88, '92MS 2013
Albert J. Mellina '63  '68MBA  2013
Stephanie Ramos '03  2013
John J. Stack '68  2013
Michael A. Conley, Esq. '84 2014
Dennis J. Cronin, FSC '74  2014
Glenn J. Horine '84, '91MBA  2014
Al J. Maiolo '64  2014
Margaret C. Timoney '89,'92MBA 2014
Juan B. Zamora '54  2014
Domenick Ciaccia '80  2015
Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. '80, '81MBA 2015
Angela Pearson '90 ,'96MBA  2015
Vincent Beni, PhD '71 '74MS  2016
Matthew P. Byrne '81   2016
Colonel Stephen M. Bahr, USA Ret. '72  2017
Terence W. Edwards '77  2017
Raymond F. Kerins, Jr. '92,'94MS   2017
James R. Nanton '72  2017
Eugene W. Devlin '68, '70MBA   2018
Alison Flynn Gaffney '98,'02MS  2018
Michael A. Baston, JD, EdD, '94 2019
Judith A. Buchholz '84, '90MBA 2019
Robert A. Durning, CFC, '69  2019
Antonio "Tony" Goncalves '94 2019
Rosemary Cordasco '85 2020
Michael J. Deegan '75 2020
Caroline T. Frawley '85 2020
John R. McIvor '54 2020
John J. Judge '71 2021
Nancy E. Patota '81, '06MBA 2021
Rodney Villanueva, MD '91 2021