UCC students receive NUI awards

1 Dec 2009
UCC students receive NUI awards


At a ceremony held at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, in November 2009, three UCC Italian students and graduates received awards from the National University of Ireland.

, who graduated from the BA (Language & Cultural Studies) Italian in 2007, was one of three UCC graduates to receive the prestigious NUI Travelling Studentship for doctoral studies. Patrick is currently studying for a PhD in Italian cultural history at University College London.

Roslyn Steer and Aoife O'Mullane, both students of the BA Arts-Music, were awarded respectively the Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Literary Scholarship and the Second Prize in the Scholarship competition. UCC students of Italian have won the Scholarship on seven out of eleven occasions since the award was made on the basis of performance in the examinations (language and culture) of the constituent universities at which Italian is taught (UCC, UCD, NUIG).

UCC Recipients of the Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Literary Scholarship in Italian, and related prizes

1999 Scholarship – Angela O’Flaherty

2000 Scholarship – Sally Ann Treharne; Third Prize – Amy Morel-Berthier

2001 3rd Prize – Patrick O’Leary

2002 2nd Prize – Anna Louise Hurley

2003 2nd Prize – Gisella Schmidt-Martin; 3rd Prize – Marcella O’Sullivan

2004 Scholarship – Patrick McGauley; Third Prize – Fabrice Fortune; Commendation – Trevor Walsh

2005 Scholarship – Brenda Donohue

2006 Scholarship – Conor Ó Ceallacháin

2007 2nd Prize – Vito Panico

2008 Scholarship – William Byrne

2009 Scholarship – Roslyn Steer ; Second Prize – Aoife O’Mullane

Department of Italian


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