John Gagliardi was called “College Football’s Winningest Coach” in a New York Times article about his retirement. John won more games (489) and coached more seasons (64) than anyone in the history of college football. He announced his retirement last fall after wrapping up his 60th season at Division III St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn. Prior to his retirement, John was one of two active head coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the CC Athletics Hall of Fame in 2004.
Richard Green received a Primetime Emmy Engineering Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Richard is the long-time president and CEO of CableLabs. The award honors “a living individual whose ongoing contributions have significantly affected the state of television technology and engineering.” In announcing the award, the academy noted that Richard “guided the cable industry through the transition from its analog roots to the broadband architecture of today, stressing interoperability and standardization across a broad range of operators and suppliers.”
Frank Bond has retired from his position as president of the International Federation of Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey, a group dedicated to the presentation of this ancient art, a hunting tradition defined as “taking quarry in its natural state and habitat by means of trained birds of prey.” The IAF has 81 associations from 57 countries worldwide, totaling 30,000 members.
Jeff Bauer, an internationally recognized health futurist and medical economist, presented “ObamaCare: Does It Matter?” at Colorado College in January. Jeff is widely known for his specific proposals to create an efficient and effective health care delivery system through multi-stakeholder partnerships and other initiatives focused on the private sector. He is widely published and speaks frequently about key trends in health care. • Jane Lubchenco has won the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology. The award was presented in February by the Madrid, Spain-based BBVA Foundation. Jane, who most recently headed the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was honored for work that advanced “understanding of coastal ecosystems and laid the scientific groundwork for the design of marine reserves.” Jane was also selected to be the Haas Center for Public Service’s Distinguished Visitor for the spring quarter at Stanford University. During her quarter there, she is leading weekly seminars, mentoring students, and delivering the Haas Center for Public Service Distinguished Visitor Lecture, entitled “Science Serving Society: An Inside View from Washington, D.C.”