Cloud Computing Graduate Picks Up Overall Student Award as CIT Honours Its Best
Published on: Monday, 10 March 2014
|Arantxa Duque Barrachina, a graduate of CIT’s innovative Masters of Science in Cloud Computing Programme has been named as Best Overall Student at CIT’s Annual Prizegiving Ceremony this evening, Monday, 10th March 2014. CIT President, Dr Brendan Murphy, presented Arantxa with prizes at a ceremony in the Council Room on CIT’s Bishopstown Campus. Arantxa, who is originally from Spain and who is currently working at VMware, was also awarded the prize for Best Taught Masters Degree Student in the Department of Computing.|
|CIT President, Dr Brendan Murphy said: “Awardees, we take pride in your achievements here in CIT and we wish you well in your careers indeed we look forward to celebrating your further achievements wherever your career takes you. Tonight, we are recognising and honouring our very elite graduates who have achieved the highest level of academic excellence across the Institute over the last year. In short the best of the best.
You have achieved your elite status based on your innate talent, hard work and application and the support of your families, friends, and the staff of the Institute, and these virtues of discipline, hard work and application will stand you well in your future life.”
In the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Peter Berry was named Best Bachelor Degree Student. Best Honours Degree student was Izabela Zawadska.
Best Bachelor Degree Student in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering went to James Boyle, while Best Honours Degree Student went to Casper Dudarec. Donal Keane was named the National Maritime College of Ireland Best Honours Degree Student.
The Department of Computing the Best Bachelor Degree Student prize went to Donal O’Callaghan, and the Best Honours Degree Student was Simon Irwin.
The Department of Marketing & International Business prize for Best Taught Masters Degree student was jointly awarded to two students who received identical marks – Amy McCollum and Vivienne O’Mahony.
CIT Cork School of Music student Tom Doyle was named Best Honours Degree Student with Alex Petcu-Colan picking up the Best Taught Masters Degree Student.
In CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Denis Fitzgerald was named Best Bachelor Degree Student while Gary Murphy picked up the Best Honours Degree Student Award. Maria Murray received the Marshall Hutson Award for Best Art Education Student at CIT CCAD while Claire Flahavan was Awarded Best Taught Masters Degree Student.