Newsmaker: Marion Stoj ’74

Marion J. Stoj, M.D. ’74,Dr. Marion Stoj ’74, P’02 was awarded the Cavalier’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. Polish President Andrzej Duda honored Stoj with the award during a ceremony on September 21, 2019, for his efforts furthering relations between Poland and the United States. Stoj, who established the Falcons Academic and Athletic Association (FAAA) in 2017, also enabled the association to  purchase a historic parkland in New Britain. The property will remain undeveloped and continue to be available to Polish-American groups and others for cultural events and sports. At Wesleyan, Stoj majored in biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Connecticut. An ophthalmologist, he specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and macula.