LIU Gala Honors Lai, Haynes & Distinguished Alumni


Long Island University paid tribute to the exceptional careers of Mary M. Lai ’42, Gale Stevens Haynes ’72, and distinguished alumni at the annual LIU Gala. Attendees watched a moving tribute video celebrating the life and extraordinary legacy of the late Mary Lai. Gale Stevens Haynes received a lifetime achievement award for her 46 years of service to LIU. Additional achievement awards were conferred to the following alumni: Alfonso Duarte ’59; Irene Natividad-Cortese ’71; Andrea Cortese ’71, ’79; Nick Signorile ’86; Robin G. Senior ’90; Mohammed Taher ’09; and Lewis Lirosi ’15.