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Internet2 seeks Richard Rose Award nominees

Winner to be honored for bringing benefits of advanced networking to education community

By Alpha Doggs on Wed, 02/09/11 - 10:53am.

Internet2 Wednesday began its call for nominations for the 2011 Richard Rose Award, which recognizes those bringing advanced networking to the education community.

The award will be presented at the Internet2 Spring 2011 Member Meeting in Arlington, Va., to be held April 18-20. Nominations will be accepted until March 15.

Richard Rose (1947-2007) helped lead Internet2's K20 Initiative, which seeks to narrow the digital divide by bringing the benefits of advanced networking to colleges, K-12 schools, libraries and museums.

Past winners:

2010 – David Lassner, vice president and CIO of the University of Hawaii
2009 - Carol Willis, manager of the Texas Education Telecommunications Network (TETN) and Jennifer Oxenford, strategic planning consultant for MAGPI (honorable mention)