GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2017 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

 Nov. 20

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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David Packard

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S., graduating in 1930...Played basketball, football (tackle) and track for the Bulldogs... During his senior year, David was the state champion in the high jump (5'6"), discus throw (126 feet) and runner-up in the high 120 high hurdles...Packard helped Pueblo Centennial to the South Central League basketball title averaging 15.2 points in 12 games and scored 51 points more than the runner-up in the league scoring title chase.

College: Went to Stanford University, in Palo Alto, CA, and earned a B.A., in 1934...Played basketball and football for the Cardinals and Packard was a starter on the football team's appearance in the 1933 Rose Bowl.

Advanced Education: Packard continued his post-graduated studies at Stanford University, graduating in 1939 with a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Achievements: In 1939, he and William Hewlett established their firm in Packard's garage with an initial capital investment of $558...The company, where Packard proved to be an expert administrator and Hewlett provided many technical innovations, grew into the world's largest producer of electronic testing and measurement devices...It also became a major producer of calculators, computers, and laser and ink jet printers...In 1964, David and Lucile Packard founded the "David and Lucile Packard Foundation."...David was appointed by President Richard Nixon Deputy Secretary of Defense in 1969 and served until 1971...In 1978, Dave and Lucile Packard created the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Foundation...They donated $55 million to build the new aquarium which opened in 1984...In 1986 they donated $40 million towards building the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University...The new Hospital open in 1991...In 1987, Packard gave $13 million to create the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and the Packard Foundation has since provided about 90% of the institute’s operating budget...Upon his death on March 26, 1983 at age 83, his will gave approximately $4 billion to the Packard Foundation, including large amounts of valuable real property in Los Altos Hills...All three of Packard daughters sit on the foundation’s board of trustees.        

Occupation:  Entrepreneur - Electronics - Hewlett/Packard Corporation

 

 

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