BROOKVILLE, N.Y., May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Krasnoff, the retired chairman, president and CEO of Pall Corporation, will receive an honorary Doctor of Business degree at LIU Post's commencement on May 10, 2019 at the Pratt Recreation Center at LIU Post, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, N.Y.
Students from LIU Brentwood, LIU Post and LIU Riverhead will receive their degrees.
With $100 million in scholarships and financial aid awarded annually, LIU has 19 Schools and Colleges, 400 academic programs, a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and 110 student-run clubs and organizations.
The Princeton Review rated LIU Post as one of the "Best in the Northeast." For 15 consecutive years, LIU Post's College of Management has been named to The Princeton Review's list of "The Best Business Schools." Forbes ranked LIU in its Top Ten "Hot Colleges in the Making Under Innovative Management."
Mr. Krasnoff is being recognized for his service to LIU, as a business leader who has promoted technological advances in the life sciences, and as a philanthropist who has continuously and generously supported his local community. An inventor with a patent for a novel approach to blood processing, Mr. Krasnoff is also the former chairman of the National Blood Foundation. He continues to serve on the board of The Nature Conservancy.
The highly philanthropic Krasnoff family established the Krasnoff Family Endowed Scholarship as well as the annual Abraham Krasnoff Memorial Award for Scholarly Achievement, which honors LIU faculty for outstanding scholarly achievement. He and his wife, Sandy, also recently supported the renovation of the Krasnoff Theater on the LIU Post campus. He has served on LIU's Board of Trustees since 1992. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees in 2014.
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SOURCE Long Island University