SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||June 24, 2008|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|One Riverfront Plaza, Corning, New York||14831|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||607-974-9000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Corning Incorporated (the "Company") was informed of the death of Mr. Eugene C. Sit, a director of the Company, who passed away on June 24, 2008. At the time of his death, Mr. Sit was a member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors, and had served as a director of the Company since 2004. Mr. Sit was 69 years old.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|June 30, 2008||By:||
Vincent P. Hatton
|Name: Vincent P. Hatton|
|Title: Senior Vice President and General Counsel|