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Supporting DCU Access Students – Irish American Partnership

The Irish American Partnership has continued to support the DCU Access Programme since 1998. In a recent interview with Therese Murphy from the Irish American Partnership, she explains what motivates them to support DCU’s Access Programme. DCU has approximately 1,300 Access students studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level across the University. 1. What inspired the...
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Ger McDonnell Access Scholarship Programme – A legacy of supporting DCU students

DCU boasts many notable graduates- media personalities, academics, sports stars adorn the long list of alumni who have used DCU as a springboard for their careers. Among them sits Ger McDonnell. Ger graduated in the Class of 1993 with a degree in Electronic Engineering. He moved to Alaska to combine his professional life as an...
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Robert Mulhall accepts DCU Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of AIB

AIB – Supporting Ireland’s future economic development through DCU

Robert Mulhall is a DCU graduate and currently Managing Director – Consumer Banking Ireland with AIB. In this article, he explains what has inspired AIB to support DCU’s Centre for Family Business and Ireland’s first Chair in Data Analytics at DCU. AIB has been a longstanding supporter of DCU. What is it that inspires AIB’s...
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Ciaran Clancy - Neogen

Neogen – Supporting DCU Access Students

Creative, print and signage company Neogen was established by DCU graduate Ciaran Clancy and his business partner Julian McDermott in 2004. In this interview, Ciaran describes how the company came to support DCU’s Access Scholarship Programme and what continues to impress him about DCU students today. What inspired Neogen to support DCU’s Access Programme? We...
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Irish American Partnership Feature

Supporting STEM Education in Ireland – Irish American Partnership

The Irish American Partnership has supported initiatives to improve the teaching and learning of primary science in rural schools since 2003 in collaboration with St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and now DCU Institute of Education. In this interview, Therese Murphy, Communications Director with the Irish American Partnership, explains what motivates them to support STEM education in...
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Fiona Kelly – Access Donor

Fiona Kelly is a DCU graduate and donor to the DCU Access Programme. In this video, she explains how she was inspired to support the programme after speaking with a student caller during a recent Access Telethon.
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Bank of Ireland – Supporting Sport at DCU

Bank of Ireland representatives Gary Holligan, Manager, Dublin North and DCU Branch Manager, Dave Kelly speak about the bank’s support for the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy. Driven by a highly skilled team, the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy promotes, supports and coaches students participating in Gaelic games and athletics, and provides targeted...
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Gay White – DCU Individual Leadership Award 2017

Gay White is a member of the DCU Educational Trust Council of Trustees and a member of DCU’s Alumni Council since 2010, chairing it from 2012 to 2016. Her longstanding support for the DCU Access Scholarship Programme was recognised at our most recent Leadership Circle Dinner when she received the Individual Leadership Award for 2017....
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