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About MVCC Hall of Fame

The Mohawk Valley Community College Hall of Fame recognizes people who have embraced our community, modeled the way, inspired confidence, and encouraged excellence at MVCC. Nominees to the MVCC Hall of Fame will be selected based upon the following criteria:

  1. The MVCC Hall of Fame recognizes individuals whose contributions have had a significant and lasting impact on the development, progress and success of MVCC.
  2. Selection is based on achievement in one or more of the following areas:
    1. Business / professional achievements - nominee has demonstrated significant achievement in their chosen field;
    2. Professional awards and honors, professional affiliations, publications;
    3. Civic or community involvement - nominee has contributed leadership service to the local community;
    4. Personal achievement / accomplishments;
    5. Past or present service to MVCC - nominee has exhibited leadership support and involvement,
      which has added value to the College and/or the MVCC Foundation;
    6. Athletics - nominee has significantly contributed to the growth, development and success of MVCC Athletics;
    7. Other appropriate qualifications which the MVCC Hall of Fame committee believes merit consideration.

Current members of the MVCC Board of Trustees, MVCC Alumni Association Board members, MVCC Foundation Board members, past recipients, students, and current full-time College employees are ineligible. Nominations may be made posthumously.

Nominations must be received by July 31st of the calendar year for which they are to be considered. All nominations will be kept on file for consideration for three (3) years. If they are not selected within the three year period, you are welcome to resubmit your nomination.

Members

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Jerome M. Alvermann

Year inducted: 2002

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Michael C. Austin

Year inducted: 2003

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Barbara A. Berlin

Year inducted: 1999

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James Blackshear

Year inducted: 2000

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Thomas A. Blanchfield

Year inducted: 2016

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C. Owen Brantley

Year inducted: 2003

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Michael W. Briggs

Year inducted: 2003

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Dr. Sarah Brooks

Year inducted: 1998

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Gerard ''Jerry'' Brophy

Year inducted: 2001

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Mattie L. Brown

Year inducted: 1997

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Michael J. Burke

Year inducted: 2000

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Dr. Filmore Burke, Sr.

Year inducted: 1996

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Toni Carbone

Year inducted: 2016

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Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter

Year inducted: 2000

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Richard J. Coleman

Year inducted: 1999

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Dr. Rose Danella

Year inducted: 2004

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Willis V. Daugherty

Year inducted: 1998

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Denise M. DiGiorgio

Year inducted: 2016

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Dr. John T. Dizer, Jr.

Year inducted: 1996

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Salvatore (Sam) Drogo

Year inducted: 2016

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Dr. Francis R. Dunning

Year inducted: 2003

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Dr. Armond J. Festine

Year inducted: 1996

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Emlyn I. Griffith

Year inducted: 1996

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Charles A. Higgerson

Year inducted: 1998

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John V. Hollinger

Year inducted: 2001

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Elizabeth Hubbard

Year inducted: 1997

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Robert F. Jastrab

Year inducted: 1998

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Marshall G. Jones, Ph.D.

Year inducted: 2001

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Robert R. Jorgensen

Year inducted: 1996

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Edward Juergensen

Year inducted: 2001

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Virginia Juergensen

Year inducted: 2001

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Robert Kelly

Year inducted: 2004

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Ronald Labuz

Year inducted: 2016

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Robert G. Lacell

Year inducted: 2016

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Carmelita Lomeo-Smrtic

Year inducted: 2016

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David Mathis

Year inducted: 1996

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John H. McMillan

Year inducted: 2002

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Roy L. Mitchell

Year inducted: 1999

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Theodore Moore

Year inducted: 1997

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James O'Looney

Year inducted: 2000

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Dr. Albert V. Payne

Year inducted: 1996

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County Executive Anthony J. Picente

Year inducted: 2016

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John D. Plumley

Year inducted: 2017

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William R. Pulhamus

Year inducted: 1998

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Dr. Milton Richards

Year inducted: 1997

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Pauline Ryan

Year inducted: 1997

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Dr. Michael I. Schafer

Year inducted: 1996

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Professor Charles E. Schmidt

Year inducted: 1996

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Eugenia Taft

Year inducted: 2002

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W. Jean Walls

Year inducted: 2002

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Edwin G. Warner

Year inducted: 1996

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Beverly A. Warner, Ph.D.

Year inducted: 1997

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