News & Updates

  • Derek Masseth Appointed New Executive Director of Sun Corridor Network

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    When it comes to building capacity for high-quality research and education, Arizona is leading the way -- with thanks to an ongoing partnership between Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona. Now that partnership touts new stewardship.The Sun Corridor Network, Arizona’s Research and Education Network, announced today the appointment of the its new full-time Executive Director, Derek Masseth. Sun Corridor Network, a collaboration between Arizona’s three public universities, serves the needs of the education community across the State.“Derek Masseth is a... Read More
  • Learning Day Shows Arizona Educators Benefits of Gigabit Speed Connectivity

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    On November 8, more than 100 visitors came to the University of Arizona to learn how other educational institutions are using the gigabit-speed Internet2 connectivity offered by Sun Corridor Network to enable new teaching, learning, and research outcomes. The network, a project of Arizona's three state universities, is available to K-12 schools, comunity colleges, and libraries, as well as higher education institutions.The event started with a welcome by the University of Arizona’s Chief Technology Officer, Derek Masseth, and the Sun Corridor Network Board President and Northern Arizona Univer... Read More
  • Sun Corridor Network Becomes E-Rate Eligible

    Friday, April 8, 2016
    Today the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) an independent, not-for-profit corporation designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced Sun Corridor Network is an E-Rate eligible service provider, giving schools and libraries that qualify reduced rates on telecommunications and internet services.USAC awarded Sun Corridor Network a Form 498 ID number 143049106.Schools and libraries considering Sun Corridor Network and Internet 2 access in USAC filings such as Form 470 and Form 471 should enter "Arizona Board of Regents, The University of Arizona" as the service... Read More
  • Sun Corridor Network Announces New Executive Director

    Monday, November 16, 2015
    The Sun Corridor Network Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Michael C. Sherman as executive director. Sherman will lead the business and administrative operations for the research and education network. He will also work closely with public and private sector stakeholders to expand gigabit speed connectivity to K-12 public schools, community colleges, libraries, and museums in Arizona.“Michael’s strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry, and passion for expanding high-speed broadband access make him an ideal person to accelerate the... Read More
  • Arizona Educators Explore New Gigabit-Speed Network

    Friday, November 6, 2015
    Imagine K-12 students taking Russian language lessons, exploring careers in engineering, participating in coding projects, and receiving math tutoring from other students through virtual face-to-face interactions, without even leaving the classroom. This type of experiential learning is happening at schools in Arizona’s Paradise Valley School District, thanks to Sun Corridor Network, a new gigabit-speed, broadband network for research and education institutions.On October 20, more than 70 leaders from Arizona school districts and community colleges attended a day-long event at Arizona State Un... Read More