December 29


first_imgThe President of the Letterkenny Institute of Technology has said the college must adapt if it is to offer the courses which will provide students with employment in the years ahead.Mr Hannigan was speaking as the LYIT offered its biggest ever choice in the areas of science, technology and software development.He said the outlook is very positive. “The market is changing and we’re conscious that our courses must meet the needs of industry. That’s why we’re listening to the needs of the market and striving to deliver programmes which equip our students with the knowledge and skills to help them succeed.”Students are now being asked to visit prior to the CAO deadline of 1 February 2012 for course options or call Noeleen on 074 9186108.In 2011, Letterkenny IT was named runner up in the Sunday Times survey and celebrates 40 years in delivering education.The college now offers over 70 courses across its 4 schools of Science, Business, Engineering and Tourism, many up to Masters level. It has seen a steady increase in student numbers which now exceed 3,000, a 30% increase since 2008, and is located on two modern campuses at Letterkenny and Killybegs. LYIT campuses have excellent facilities including state of the art science labs, new cookery demonstration kitchen, gym and floodlit playing fields. A friendly supportive atmosphere is backed by great relationships with staff and students, a point that’s often referred to by graduates.LYIT has always been a strong advocate of encouraging mature students participation within the regular curriculum.Since early 2009 the college has been successful in a number of proposals for the delivery of courses which are aimed at helping those who are unemployed and who wish to retrain or gain a new qualification.It has successfully introduced programmes in Wind Energy, Financial Services Technologies, Pharmacy Technician and Accounting. In January 2012, LYIT will be making an application to deliver a further new set of Labour Market Activation Programmes.LYIT provides an exciting environment which encourages strong academic learning and great practical experience in areas which are growing and employers are looking for. To find out more about studying at LYIT visit or call 074 9186108. LETTERKENNY IT PREPARES NEW COURSES FOR JOBS OF THE FUTURE was last modified: January 18th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Letterkenny Institute of TechnologyPRESIDENT PAUL HANNIGANlast_img read more

December 21

Humboldt State football knows what’s at stake as it faces winless Simon Fraser

first_imgArcata >> What’s at stake over the next three weeks couldn’t be more clear to the Humboldt State football team.None bigger is the chance to play for a Great Northwest Athletic Conference title in two weeks when Central Washington comes to the Redwood Bowl for what could be a regular-season finale with massive implications attached to it.But before that, there’s still unfinished business to take care of.Over the next two weeks, No. 18 HSU (6-1 overall, 5-1 GNAC) will be playing a pair of …last_img read more

December 20

A’s four-run lead goes poof as Red Sox take opener at Fenway

first_imgBOSTON – An early four-run lead was not nearly enough for the A’s on Monday night at Fenway Park as they dropped the opener of their three-game series versus the defending World Series champion Red Sox, 9-4.After a scoreless first, the visitors came out swinging in the top of the second inning, plating all four of their runs in the frame to gain the early advantage.Jurickson Profar sparked the rally with a pulled single into the left-field corner which one-hopped the Green Monster, scoring …last_img read more

November 29

NCAA volleyball: EAC surpasses last season’s output with Lyceum win

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It was a good game. We made an improvement and that’s really what I wanted to see and I hope we can bring this next year,” said EAC coach Rod Palmero in Filipino.The victory was only their second in eight outings with a game left in their season and though it may not be a usual cause for celebration, it’s already an accomplishment for the Lady Generals, who won just one game last season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutEAC appeared well on its way to winning in straight sets after taking a 7-1 lead in the third set, but Lyceum fought back behind team captain Elaine Juanillo and Christine Miralles.“It’s a lesson for us. But my players are new and still adapting to my system and the pressure is still getting the best of them so they tend to lose their game.” 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting LATEST STORIES For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes PLAY LIST 01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes00:50Trending Articles02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Aira Binondo also had 13 points while Crislie Pablo and Yvette Tongco chipped in 10 apiece for the Lady Generals, who will wrap up their season against powerhouse San Beda on Friday.Juanillo fired a game-high 20 points while Miralles tallied 18 for the Lady Pirates (1-6). EAC Lady Generals. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netEmilio Aguinaldo College dodged what would’ve been a disastrous outcome and escaped Lyceum, 25-14, 25-21, 23-25, 17-25, 15-11, in the NCAA Season 93 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Five Lady Generals scored in double-figures led by Ladeisheen Magbanua’s 16 points. Jaylene Lumbo added 13 points, including a perfectly-placed hit that sealed the game.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH MOST READ Kevin Love suffers broken hand, could be out 6-8 weeks John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding View commentslast_img read more