Campus News 2006

For Immediate Release
April 20, 2006

Schreiner University’s Warren Ferguson to Receive Lifetime  Achievement Award  

Warren FergusonWarren Ferguson, Senior Consultant for Business and Community Relations, at Schreiner University is being honored with the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Geospatial Information & Technology Association.

Ferguson will be presented with the award April 24 at a ceremony in Tampa, Fla.

This distinguished award recognizes an individual’s outstanding contribution and longstanding commitment to the geospatial industry.

“Warren’s distinguished record as a pioneer in the geospatial industry, as a founder of several major leading corporations, and his undisputed stature within the geospatial community fulfill the requirements for which this award was created,” said Susan Ancel, president of GITA.

In 2003, Ferguson retired from General Electric, where he served as president and chief executive office of GE Network Solutions.

He draws on 44 years of experience as a leader, manager, and innovator in the application of geographic and spatial technology when consulting for energy and communications companies, as well as public and private organizations worldwide.

“Receiving the GITA Lifetime Achievement Award is a real highlight of my business career,” Ferguson said. “I am proud to accept it.”

In his volunteer position at Schreiner, Ferguson focuses on economic development, career counseling, the international business program and serves on the business advisory council. He also served on the Schreiner University Board of Trustees from 1996 until 2004. His wife, Judy Ferguson, also volunteers at Schreiner as Director of Church Vocations, and she teaches several courses. They reside in Kerrville.

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