MVCC Foundation to host HOF induction ceremony


The Mohawk Valley Community College Foundation will host a Hall of Fame induction ceremony for four honorees on Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the Information Technology Building on the Utica campus, 1101 Sherman Drive.

The event is free and open to the public.

The inductees, whom MVCC said have made significant contributions that have a lasting effect on its development, progress, and success:

• John D. “Jack” Plumley (posthumously) — Former Oneida County executive and a driving force in the first expansion of MVCC’s Rome campus.

• Mark E. Radlowski —  MVCC administrator and professor emeritus.

• Colleen Peterson Wallace — The most decorated student athlete in MVCC history.

• Donald C. Willner — MVCC dean and professor emeritus.

The MVCC Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have embraced the community, modeled the way, inspired confidence, and encouraged excellence at the college, said MVCC. Selections are also chosen based on business or professional achievements or awards, leadership service to the local community, personal achievements, leadership support and involvement at MVCC, and significant contributions to MVCC athletics, among the qualifications.

Biographical information on each inductee is available at online.


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