Recognizing Leadership in Advanced Networking for K20 Education
The Richard Rose Award recognizes extraordinary individual contributions to extending the reach of advanced networking from research universities to the broadest education community, including primary and secondary schools, community colleges, libraries, museums, and other cultural, artistic, historic, and scientific organizations throughout the United States.
Background: The award is named in honor of Richard Rose (1947-2007), who was an early leader in the National. Richard was executive director of the University of Maryland Academic Telecommunications System (UMATS) and the University System of Maryland (USM) Office of Information Technology. He was an indefatigable advocate for extending the Internet2 Network to students at all levels—in both formal and information education—in the U.S. to broaden and deepen opportunities in learning, scholarship, and science. Richard Rose was, and remains, an inspiration to his colleagues working in the National Internet2 K20 Initiative.
Recipients: Each year, the Rose Award honors a K20 educator and/or technologist with a demonstrable impact on the K20 community by extending advanced networking, content, and services to this broad array of institutions and constituents; a leaders with the capacity to bring together diverse communities around common goals and projects; an individual with an accumulated record of accomplishments in the Internet2 K20 community.
Congratulations to the 2013 Rose Award Winner,!
- 2013 – , President and Chief Executive Officer of CENIC
- 2012 – Jim Dolgonas, President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of CENIC
- 2011 – Randy Stout, Research and Development Coordinator for the Kansas Board of Regents, Kan-Ed
- 2010 – David Lassner, vice president and chief information officer of the University of Hawaii
- 2009 – Carol Willis, manager of the Texas Education Telecommunications Network (TETN), and Jennifer Oxenford, Web and Public Relations Manager, Mid-Atlantic Gigapop (MAGPI) (honorable mention)