CARBERY Group CEO Dan MacSweeney was among the outstanding achievers in the arts, business, medicine and volunteering who were honoured by UCC at the 2012 UCC Alumni Achievement Awards recently.
THE Adult Continuing Department in University College Cork and iPass have agreed to deliver three courses in West Cork this Autumn.
Bantry will play host to the Diploma in Disability Studies and Clonakilty will play host to The Criminal Mind: An Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology and to the Certified Payroll Technician Course.
Thanks to Una Murray
FOUR intrepid (and saddle sore) cyclists recently completed the gruelling 630km, three-day Mizen to Malin cycle in aid of UCC’s Surgeon Noonan charity.
THE 24-year-old student from Bandon who died in a tragic kayaking accident in Norway last week was buried in Bandon today (Monday).
Colm Johnson from Clancoolmore, Bandon was on holiday with friends in Norway when the accident occurred as he was kayaking on the Sjoa River last Monday afternoon.
A TWENTY-four-year old student from Bandon has died in a tragic kayaking accident in Norway.
Colm Johnson from Clancoolmore, Bandon was on holiday with friends in Norway when the accident occurred as he was kayaking on the Sjoa River on Monday afternoon.
UNION Hall’s Sam Fitzpatrick has been named as the UCC Graduate of the Year.
An outstanding student from Union Hall, County Cork, Sam graduated with a first-class honours degree in Computer Science (BSc) in 2011 and now works for top finance firm Credit Suisse in London.
THE NEES (natural Energy efficiency and Sustainability Programme began as an idea developed by the Cork Centre for Architectural Education. CCAE is a newly formed architectural school and research centre on building design set up jointly by University College Cork and the Cork Institute of Technology.
The aim of the Project is to investigate the potential and feasibility of popularising the application renewable and recycled natural materials for the production and installation of products to improve the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings. Also, to identify and promote local design and installation services available for the application of these products or based on sustainable natural processes. [Read more...]
MACROOM native and University Historian, Emeritus Professor John A Murphy helped initiate UCC’s its centenary celebrations of sporting heritage this week with the launch of his book Where Finbarr Played – A Concise Illustrated History of Sport in University College Cork, 1911-2011.
The book was commissioned by UCC to commemorate the acquisition of the Mardyke Athletic Grounds in December 1911.
Students from Colaiste na Toibhirte, Bandon were honoured at the Junior Certificate Business Studies Parchment Ceremony at Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn, UCC.
The ceremony was hosted by Professor Irene Lynch-Fannon, Head College of Business and Law.
The event honoured students who achieved an A Grade in their Junior Certificate Higher Business Studies examination this year.