National University Technology Network (NUTN) awards Gerald Rhead from Michigan State University the 2017 J.O. Grantham Leadership Award.

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San Antonio, TX 10/11/2017 – Gerald Rhead, Director of Academic Entrepreneurship at Michigan State University’s Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology joins the distinguished list of distance and online education leaders to receive the National University Technology Network’s J.0. Grantham Leadership award.

Mark Halsey, 2016 Recipient of the J.0. Grantham Leadership Award presents the 2017 award to Gerald Rhead from Michigan State University.

Mark Halsey, 2016 Recipient of the J.0. Grantham Leadership Award presents the 2017 award to Gerald Rhead from Michigan State University.

The J. O. Grantham Leadership Award, named for the founder of NUTN, is awarded to a person who represents strong leadership in the field of distance learning and technology. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated strong leadership qualities in the NUTN organization and in the field of educational technologies as a whole. Nominations and vote of the NUTN membership determine the recipient of the award. Only NUTN members are eligible for this award.

Rhead has been a member of NUTN and served on the advisory board since 2013.  In 2014, he was elected to serve on NUTN’s Executive Committee and continues to serve in that capacity.

“I am honored to be recognized by such an amazing group of leaders in field of distance learning and I have the fortune of being able to call so many of these people my friends,” stated Rhead.

NUTN serves a diverse group of innovative leaders in the advancement of teaching and learning. NUTN recognizes that our member institutions are at many different points along the continuum of the implementation of educational technologies. The organization provides member institutions the opportunity for networking and collaboration to face the challenges for successful implementation of these technologies.

2017 marks the 35th year of NUTN providing a network and space for leaders to connect and share.  More information about NUTN is available at www.nutn.org.

 

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