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 CCC.

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

If you would like to nominate someone for 2017, please complete the award nomination form or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 607-962-9507 or alumni@corning-cc.edu.  Nomination submissions for 2017 must be received by April 1. 

2016 Distinguished Alumni...Gregory A. Beck '80

Gregory A. Beck '80 is recognized for his ability to serve as a positive role model in his community, his positive contributions to his field, and his ability to enhance the overall quality of the CCC community. 
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Past Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • 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