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09
Jun
2022

Preparing for Great Strides Forward in Oregon Tribal Connectivity

By Therese Perlowski

Link Oregon Collaborates With Tribes on Oregon Tribal Broadband Summits With an unprecedented level of broadband infrastructure funding set for distribution to states from the federal government, it is paramount that underserved communities have a voice in funding decisions and strategies for planning and implementing successful, future-proof broadband solutions. The…

03
May
2022

Internet2 Names Steve Corbató of Link Oregon Winner of 2022 Rose-Werle Award

Corbató is recognized for nearly three decades of dedication to advancing broadband services for U.S. education, research, healthcare, public sector, and community anchors Steve Corbató WASHINGTON, D.C., May 3, 2022 – Internet2 today announced that Steven Corbató, executive director of Link Oregon, is the recipient of the 2022 Rose-Werle…

02
May
2022

Join Us for the 2022 Truman Presidential Library Virtual Teacher Conference

By Therese Perlowski

The Presidential Primary Sources Project is teaming up with the Truman Presidential Library to host a free professional development conference for teachers this summer. Presidential Character and Decision Making is a three-day online workshop from July 12-14, 2022, focused on presenting teachers with tools and…

04
Apr
2022

Enabling Digital Equity in Oklahoma Libraries

By Therese Perlowski

“Eliminating the digital divide enables all citizens to participate fully in our society and economy.” -Sonja Wall, Senior Director of OneNet and OCAN Services. Oklahoma’s state research and education network, OneNet, is committed to leveling the playing field for Oklahoma residents through their work with over…

31
Mar
2022

Gigabit Libraries and Beyond: Year One Grant Update

By Therese Perlowski

In September 2020, Internet2 received funding for the Gigabit Libraries and Beyond (GLB) project through a $249,788 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant.  The GLB project builds on the success of the 2018 IMLS grant-funded Toward Gigabit Libraries (TGL) toolkit,…

10
Jan
2022

Internet2 Rose-Werle Award 2022 Call for Nominations Due March 29

By Stephanie Stenberg, Director of the Internet2 Community Anchor Program

Do you know someone who is a leader in advanced networking for community anchor institutions, such as community colleges, primary and secondary schools, state and local government, libraries, and museums? Consider nominating them for the 2022 Rose-Werle Award. The recipient will be recognized at a virtual award ceremony in…

29
Oct
2021

Announcing the 2022 Presidential Primary Sources Project Series

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

The Internet2 Community Anchor Program is proud to announce the new lineup for the 2022 Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP), a series of free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive videoconferencing webinars aimed at students in grades 4-12. PPSP is made possible through a partnership with the National Park Service,…

28
Oct
2021

Iowa Communications Network: Serving Iowans in a Time of Crisis

By Stephanie Stenberg, Director, Internet2 Community Anchor Program

When the pandemic completely changed how we thought of teaching and learning, Iowa Communications Network (ICN), the state-owned research and education network, made quick decisions to adapt its business methods and increase connections for all the community anchor institutions it serves throughout the state. ICN serves…

13
Oct
2021

LEARN: Empowering Rural Texas One Library at a Time

By Therese Perlowski, CAP Program Manager

Amy Schultz What began as a casual conversation about the importance of libraries being able to provide their communities with reliable, high-speed internet access evolved into a major project to connect libraries across the state of Texas, spanning over 800 miles. Texas’s research and education (R&E) network,…