Citizens Information Board congratulates the first cohort of students who graduated with a Higher Certificate in Arts in Information Provision and Advocacy Practice

The South Leinster group who graduated: Pictured L. to R. at the 2018 ITB Awards Ceremony are Josephine Glennon (CIB), Joanie Cousins (ITB Course Coordinator), Claire Kennedy (Offaly), Mary Sinnott (Carlow), Ray Greene (Laois), Brendan Lynch (Laois), Breda Stanley Pickford (Wicklow) Terri Boyle (Laois), Angela Black, (CIB Chief Executive Officer) and Dr. Lavinia McLean (ITB Head of Department of Humanities).

Pat O’Connor, Head of the School of Humanities welcomed the first cohort of students from the CIB-ITB facilitated 2-year Information Provision and Advocacy Practice (IPAP) Programme to the IT Blanchardstown School of Humanities Awards Ceremony which was held on Friday, 9th November 2018 at the Croi Centre.

Dr. Diarmuid O’Callaghan, President of IT Blanchardstown (ITB) conferred 24 students who were in attendance with the Higher Certificate in Arts in Information Provision and Advocacy Practice whilst another 16 students will receive their certificates in the post.

Dr. Lavinia McLean, Head of the Department of Humanities and the IPAP course tutors from ITB including Joanie Cousins, the Course Coordinator, were involved in the formal ceremony whilst Claire MacNamee, Manager of the Learning and Innovation Centre (LINC) welcomed the new graduates and their guests to the centre where she hosted a reception in their honour.

Speaking at the reception Dr. Pat O’Connor, Head of the School of Humanities and Angela Black, CIB Chief Executive Officer, complimented the students on their award and the high standard achieved and wished them well in their work.

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