President Katherine P. Douglas smiling with Eileen Collins

Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes graduates who have been positive role models, involved in their community, exhibited accomplishments in their field and enhanced the quality of SUNY CCC.

The Award is presented annually to a SUNY Corning Community College alum at the Reflections Awards Ceremony in the fall.  

If you would like to nominate someone for 2019, please complete the award nomination form or contact the Office of the Alumni Development Coordinator at 607-962-9473 or alumni@corning-cc.edu.  Nomination submissions for 2019 must be received by April 1. 

2018 Distinguished Alumni... Mr. Francis R. Landolf '69

Mr. Landolf has earned the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award, recognizing the many accomplishments he has made to his profession. 

Past Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • 2017 - Dr. David G. Gardner '67
  • 2016 - Gregory A. Beck '80
  • 2015 - Nancy (Smoogen) Williamson '74
  • 2013 - Mr. John "Jack" W. Kelley '62
  • 2012 - Mr. Gordon W. Hills, Jr. ‘70
  • 2011 - Dr. Richard A. Chordash ‘67
  • 2010 - Mr. Harold F. Hall ‘68 & Dr. William M. Hall ‘68
  • 2009 - Mr. William Lewis Perdue III ’70
  • 2008 - Dr. Edward “Sandy” A. Franklin, Jr. ‘72
  • 2007 - Mr. William T. Hanley ‘70
  • 2006 - Mr. Ronald E. Allison ‘68
  • 2005 - Mr. Lawrence R. Johnston ‘70
  • 2004 - Mr. John M. Carroll ‘79
  • 2003 - Dr. Jay S. Hanas ‘68
  • 2002 - Dr. Caroline J. Easton-Creighton ‘87
  • 2001 - Mr. Steven D. Dickinson ‘71
  • 2000 - Mr. Clarence F. Bercher ‘66
  • 1999 - Mr. Duane C. Montopoli ‘99
  • 1998 - Mr. John H. Zeller ‘71
  • 1997 - Mr. Kevin O'Leary ‘69
  • 1996 - Hon. Thomas E. Ramich ‘70
  • 1995 - Dr. Cassandra J. Runyon ‘80
  • 1993 - Mr. Stephen D. Daley ‘68
  • 1992 - Dr. Alan Berry ‘79
  • 1991 - Col. Eileen M. Collins ‘76
  • 1990 - Dr. Gary A. Griffin ‘60
  • 1989 - Mrs. Joan (Dugan) Wilson ‘69
  • 1988 - Mr. James E. Riesbeck ‘62
  • 1987 -  Dr. Norman C. Walton ‘68