The Rose-Werle 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.
Richard Rose 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 a tireless advocate for extending the Internet2 Network to all students in the U.S. to broaden and deepen opportunities in learning, scholarship, and science. Richard Rose was, and remains, an inspiration to the entire Internet2 Community Anchor Program community.
Recipients: Each year, the Rose-Werle Award honors an individual with a demonstrable impact on the formal and informal education community by extending advanced networking, content, and services to this broad array of institutions and constituents. The individual is a leader with the capacity to bring together diverse communities around common goals and projects and has a record of accomplishments in the Internet2 Community Anchor Program community.
Nominations: In order to nominate someone, please submit a letter or recommendation illustrating the nominee’s contributions to the goals of the Internet2 Community Anchor Program to Stephanie Stenberg at email@example.com by Friday, February 21. We are no longer taking applications. Your remarks should be organized in a way that allows the Committee to easily identify the judging attributes of commitment, innovation, modeling and support of the CAP mission. You are welcome to resubmit past nominations. Supporting letters from multiple community anchor institutions helps strengthen the nomination. In your nomination please consider including information such as:
- How has this person demonstrated a commitment to the mission and goals of the Internet2 Community Anchor Program?
- Is this person recognized as an innovator and why? Describe the innovative approaches this person has taken in their community.
- Is this person recognized for leadership qualities and mentoring of others? Give examples.