VIDEO: World-class speakers will tell Irish female 2nd-level students about benefits of STEM career paths

VIDEO: World-class speakers will tell Irish female 2nd-level students about benefits of STEM career paths

26 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Upcoming STEM Event for Girls Attracts International Audience Including a Home School in Nairobi Over 10,000 young female second-level students from across Ireland and from as far afield as Nairobi and the US have registered for I Wish, a free virtual event with world-class speakers to promote and […]

University College Cork appoints its first female Head of the College of Science, Engineering, and Food Science #STEM #WomenInSTEM

University College Cork appoints its first female Head of the College of Science, Engineering, and Food Science #STEM #WomenInSTEM

22 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Sarah Culloty as Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, following a competitive search process. Prof. Culloty has had a distinguished career to date which has seen her head up UCC’s School of Biological, […]

#WestSchool unveils €10.5 million state-of-the-art extension

#WestSchool unveils €10.5 million state-of-the-art extension

19 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie This is the first school in Ireland to unveil spaces which were designed using the Department of Education and Skills ‘Schools of the Future’ room layouts The students of Clonakilty Community College in West Cork are in for a big surprise when they return to school after months of lockdown. Governed by […]

BUSINESS: An #MBA from @UCC just become more valuable thanks to accredition by the Association of MBA @ArdmoreShipping

BUSINESS: An #MBA from @UCC just become more valuable thanks to accredition by the Association of MBA @ArdmoreShipping

17 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie University College Cork’s Executive MBA programme has become one of only 277 MBA programmes to be accredited by the Association of MBA.  One of Ireland’s largest business schools has received a prestigious accreditation from a world-leading authority, and praise for its ambitious plans for its multimillion-euro development in […]

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

AIB Bank funds Ireland’s first Chair of Sustainable Business in @UCC #Cork @AIBIreland

9 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie AIB pledges €1.25m to fund First Chair of Sustainable Business in Ireland at University College Cork Increased employer demand expected for graduates with knowledge of sustainable business practices Funding will also support a number of PhD scholarships over five years AIB’s sustainable green lending book has proved its […]

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

@UCC Film Studies graduate could win an Oscar

3 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Award puts Shaun O’Connor’s film on the Oscars longlist. A short film by a Kerry writer, director, and University College Cork graduate is in contention for an Oscar nomination, after securing a place on the Academy Awards’ 2021 longlist. Shaun O’Connor’s ‘A White Horse’ tells the story of […]

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

BUSINESS: @NetworkCork webinar on growth includes @westcorkeggs as guest speaker

31 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A webinar aimed at helping Irish businesses grow in 2021 is the focus of the Network Ireland Cork event on Wednesday, 3 February. Future Proof Your Career & Business will feature guest speakers Allana Brown of Allana Brown Consultancy and Caroline Murphy of West Cork Eggs, who will […]

Former US Ambassador to the UN spoke to over 150 @UCC students last night

Former US Ambassador to the UN spoke to over 150 @UCC students last night

29 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Ambassador Power’s mother is a UCC alumna, with UCC conferring an honorary doctorate on Ambassador Power in 2008. The Government and Politics Society of UCC organised an interview for UCC staff and students last night with former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, who is nominated […]

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

BUSINESS NEWS: Free training course for women only reports 85% increase in demand

26 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Partnership urges applicants to apply early for next round of online courses A course by Cork City Partnership, aimed at women working in the home in Cork City & environs, has proved to be a real success during lockdown. Applications for “Growing Your Potential”, which moved […]

CORK’s New UNIVERSITY: hosting 25 workshops for Start-Ups #Business #GownMeetsTown

CORK’s New UNIVERSITY: hosting 25 workshops for Start-Ups #Business #GownMeetsTown

24 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Business News: Beyond IoT at Munster Technological University Beyond IoT, the digital revolution virtual conference, will take place on Monday next, January 25th hosted by Munster Technological University’s Nimbus Centre. Now in its fourth year, Beyond IoT has always been about providing a platform for organisations to upskill, […]

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