Luis Stefani

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Luis Stefani Raffucci was a long time Chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.[1]

He was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. His father was a Corsican immigrant.[1]

Raffucci studied engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[1] He was a member of the Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity.[2][3]

The faculties of Agriculture, Engineering and Science were created under his direction.[4]


The General Engineering building at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez bears his name.[1] The most important award that the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez gives to any graduate is the Luis Stefani Award. A street in the Hostos neighborhood in Mayagüez is named in his honor.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Galería de Corso-Puertorriqueños Ilustres" (in Spanish). Asociación de Corsos de Puerto Rico. Retrieved October 15, 2010.
  2. ^ "Historia Beta-Activo" (in Spanish). Beta Activo, Fi Sigma Alfa. Retrieved October 15, 2010.
  3. ^ "Capitulo Eterno". Archived from the original on 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
  4. ^ Anton, George F.; Norma I. Sojo Ramos. "Historia del RUM" (in Spanish). University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. Retrieved October 15, 2010.