Archive for WIT

South East University on the way?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 March 2011 by Steve

“A senior government minister-in-waiting and two of his Fine Gael colleagues this week welcomed a ‘breakthrough for Third Level education in the South East’ following the inclusion in the Coalition’s Programme for Government of a commitment to ‘explore the establishment of a multi-campus University in the South East’ …” (more)

[John O’ Connor, Munster Express, 11 March]

Phelan welcomes probe into establishment of university

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 11 March 2011 by Steve

“The new Government has already confirmed that it is committed to exploring the establishment of a multi-campus University in the South East, Fine Gael TD, John Paul Phelan, has confirmed …” (more)

[Kilkenny Advertiser, 11 March]

Probably

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“Neither @9th_level_irl or #rte highlight technical university for south east item in #pfg11 education roundup. Am I missing subtext again?” (tweet)

[Norman Wyse, Twitter, 7 March]

Consultant radiologist appointed WIT chairman

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 3 March 2011 by Steve

“Former Fianna Fail TD and radiologist-in-charge at Waterford Regional Hospital, Dr Donie Ormonde, has been appointed chairman of Waterford Institute of Technology …” (more)

[Marion O’Mara, Waterford News and Star, 3 March]

UL overcome local rivals to win Fitzgibbon Cup

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

UL 1-17 Limerick IT 2-11 Thomas O’Brien’s 61st-minute goal saw the University of Limerick gain their first Ulster Bank Fitzgibbon Cup title since 2002, after a battling display at Waterford IT this afternoon …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 26 February]

Merger with Cork poses concerns for WIT’s future

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Concerns for a potential merger between Waterford Institute of Technology and Cork Institute of Technology were aired at a political debate held in WIT last Tuesday night …” (more)

[Mary Ellen Breen, Waterford News and Star, 17 February]

Waterford IT the big losers as UCD advance despite defeat

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

LIMERICK IT 1-15 UCD 0-15 FITZGIBBON CUP (sh) Limerick IT deservingly won the battle in an entertaining clash at Belfield yesterday, but by limiting their defeat to a three-point margin, UCD stayed in the war, squeezing through to the quarter-finals at the expense of Waterford IT …” (more)

[Independent, 9 February]