Presidents Awards for Engagement 2017
The 2017 President’s Awards for Engagement were presented on Thursday, April 13th at the Helix by DCU Deputy President Professor Daire Keogh to recipients from the worlds of engineering, physics, humanities, social sciences and community engagement.
The 2017 award winners were:
DCU Students’ Union Vice –President for Engagement and Development, Eimear Maguire, added that “Students engage with society in many different ways. During their time at the university they engage with a wide range of social, cultural, international and personal interest issues. They are a key driver of DCU’s engagement mission”.
Special invited guest speaker, Deirdre Mortell, CEO of Social Innovation Fund Ireland delivered an enlightening speech on civic engagement and social innovation. Speaking at the event she commented that “it is fantastic to see DCU lead the way in student and staff community engagement. The winning projects are impressive and inspiring and I wish them the very best of impact too.”
Head of Civic Engagement at DCU, Professor Ronnie Munck highlighted the increased level of entrants to the awards scheme and attendance at the events.
“DCU’s engagement activity is second to none and it contributes greatly to the civic health of the university. The sheer diversity and level of engagement shown by all entrants is truly inspiring.”
Nominations and Posters 2017
Photo Gallery 2017
Download the Presidents Awards for Engagement 2017 booklet: https://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/community/pdfs/presidents_awards_engagement_2017.pdf