In Pictures: Faculty and Staff Recognition 2020-21

Loras faculty and staff gathered for an ince cream social to celebrate the end of another successful academic year while recognizing the anniversaries and retirements of collegues.

Four long-time faculty members completed their tenures and were recognized for their service to the College as they begin their retirement:

Len Decker – 36 Years
Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice

Pat Marzofka – 34 Years
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

Hugh Graham – 33 Years
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

Fred Schnee – 30 Years
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Bob Bierie (’65), former head football coach and current development offer also received special acknowledgement for marking 40 years of service to Loras College.

Below is a photo gallery of the social gathering.

In case you missed them, be sure to check out podcasts featuring Pat Marzofka, Hugh Graham, and Coach Bierie.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).