Engineers Week February 2015

Below you'll find Engineers Week news, including updates on volunteer opportunities, event submission forms, and volunteer workshops.

Open for applications: CKI Civic Engagement Module, 2015

The CKI at NUI Galway is delighted to be able to offer places on the Civic Engagement module as part of the PG Diploma in Academic Practice, commencing on Thursday 22thJanuary 2015 (12pm to 3pm) in the Arts Millennium Building at NUI Galway. As part of our ongoing commitment to civic engagement within higher education nationally and the HEA supported Campus Engage Participate Programme, this module is offered for free to academic staff within the higher education sector.

Unique community health programme receives Pride of Place Award

Community Wellness, Empowerment, Leadership and Life Skills (CWell) Diploma, Limerick City group members with George Jones,Chairman IPB, Dr Christopher Moran,Chairman Co-Operation Ireland and Tom Dowling, Chairman Pride of Place at the 12th Annual IPB Pride of Place Awards.

Institute of Technology Tralee President’s Civic Spirit Award 2014

The  ITT Presidents Civic Spirit Gold Award 2014 was awarded to Ms. Debra Donovan by Dr. Oliver Murphy at the Graduation Ceremony in October. Debra is a most worthy winner of this award, her volunteering throughout the year included working with: Kerry Adult Literacy and Basic Education Service, Tralee Coder Dojo, Shannow Family Resource Centre and the ITT Enterprise Society. A graduate of Digital Media Studies, Debra added..

Closed: Campus Engage Volunteering Inititatives Seed Funding Opportunity

Campus Engage is a national network set up to promote civic engagement as a core function of Higher Education on the island or Ireland, by better enabling Higher Education Institutions, their staff and students across all disciplines, to engage with the needs of the communities they serve.

The Volunteering and Student-Led Engagement Working Group has been set up to specifically focus on promoting higher education student volunteering and leadership activities.


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