Posted by: gillroe | February 1, 2010

Receptions marks the launch of the “Connecting Continents” campaign

From left: Assistant Secretary at the US Department of Education, Peter Cunningham; Professor John Hughes, President NUI Maynooth and Ireland's Ambassador to the USA, HE Michael Collins.

The “Irish University Showcase” events kicked off with a reception at the Irish Embassy Residence in Washington, DC. on Wednesday 21st January.  The reception was hosted by Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States (US), HE Michael Collins. This event, along with a second in New York on Thursday 22nd which was hosted by Consul General, HE Niall Burgess, mark the launch of the “The Irish Universities: Connecting Continents” campaign, an ambitious initiative to boost collaboration between Irish and US institutes of higher learning.  For complete information see, “The Irish Universities: Connecting Continents“.

The Reception in full Flow!

 

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