CACSSS Alumni News

  • UCC Arts graduate named as new President and CEO of the Ireland Funds America

    27 May 2019
    UCC Arts graduate named as new President and CEO of the Ireland Funds America

    Congratulations to UCC Arts graduate, David Cronin, who will take up the role of President and CEO of the Ireland Funds America in June 2019.

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  • Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin - Alumni Achievement Award Winner

    27 May 2019
    Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin - Alumni Achievement Award Winner

    2018 UCC Alumni Achievement Award winner, Professor Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is a poet and translator from Irish, Italian and Romanian.  Born 1942 in Cork, she is an Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, and currently Ireland Professor of Poetry (2016-2019).  She has published and edited academic articles and books on the literature of the English Renaissance, on translation, and on Irish writing in both Irish and English. She founded the Irish poetry journal Cyphers in 1975, along with three colleagues including her husband Macdara Woods, and still edits it.

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  • Samantha Barry - Alumni Achievement Award Winner

    27 May 2019
    Samantha Barry - Alumni Achievement Award Winner

    2018 UCC Alumni Achievements Award winner, Samantha Barry is the Editor-in-Chief of Condé Nast’s Glamour magazine. She oversees content development, production and consumer experiences for Glamour's digital, social, video and print platforms.

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  • Staf Gebruers Memorial Award

    27 May 2019
    Staf Gebruers Memorial Award

    Lorna O’Byrne, the 2018 awardee of the €2,000 prize, graduated this year with first class honours in the Bachelor of Arts Degree, in both music and Gaeilge (Joint Hons.).  Lorna is currently undertaking the Professional Masters of Education (Music) at the University of Limerick.

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  • Welcome from the Head of College, Professor Chris Williams

    27 May 2019
    Welcome from the Head of College, Professor Chris Williams

    I would like to welcome you to our inaugural newsletter for the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS). The college has undergone many exciting developments in recent years, growing in size and evolving in structure, and we are delighted to keep you updated on our progress by means of this newsletter. Currently we are thinking ambitiously about how the College might develop over the next five years in line with the University's Strategic Plan for UCC

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  • UCC music lecturer wins €2 million global hip hop study grant

    27 May 2019
    UCC music lecturer wins €2 million global hip hop study grant

    UCC lecturer in popular music studies, Dr J. Griffith Rollefson, has secured a €2 million research grant to undertake the world’s first global study of hip hop music and culture. The award from the European Research Council will fund a five-year project to study hip hop on six continents.

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