Former LYIT head to lead out on Technological University drive

first_img Google+ Former LYIT head to lead out on Technological University drive Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNewscenter_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty By News Highland – June 3, 2020 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous article9.4 billion available to prevent spread of virus-driven pandemicsNext articleWork to begin on troublesome Lifford water supply shortly News Highland Twitter Pinterest Facebook The former Head of Letterkenny IT’s Tourism School is to spearhead the drive to establish a Technological University for the West and North West.Dr Seán Duffy has been appointed Executive Project Lead of the Connacht Ulster Alliance, which brings together three of the regions third level colleges.The Connaught Ulster Alliance brings brings together Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Sligo, and Galway Mayo Institute of technology, with a view towards pooling their resources and becoming a Technological University.In 2007, Dr Sean Duffy, originally from Sligo, was instrumental in the amalgamation process, which saw the successful integration of the Tourism College Killybegs with Letterkenny IT.He subsequently served as Head of the School of Tourism at Letterkenny Institute of Technology for eleven years, and Head of Department for seven years.In 2018, Dr Duffy was appointed Letterkenny IT’s CUA Project Manager, leading the €2.85m iNOTE Project, a collaborative initiative to develop innovative digital opportunities which will transform higher education in the West and North-West.Dr Duffy says the new Technological University for the West and North-West will be a gamechanger in terms of higher education in the region,last_img

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