Update for week of 31 May 2016

IDA hosts DIT Graduate Reception in Chicago

Professor Brian Norton, and Dr. Noel O’Connor with Consul General of Ireland Orla Mc Breen and Patrick Gaule (DIT Post-Grad Dip Business to Business Marketing ’99), Vice-President at IDA Ireland Chicago who hosted the event. 

Last week 65 DIT alumni and guests were hosted by IDA Ireland in Chicago.  Consul General of Ireland, Ms Orla Mc Breen was guest speaker and DIT graduate Patrick Gaule, Vice-President IDA Ireland, welcomed guests to the iconic building at 77 West Wacker Drive on the Chicago River.  Organised by Aisling Carr, DIT Graduate Network, the event attracted alumni from all disciplines, and classes from 1973 to current students working in Chicago were represented. 

Professor Brian Norton, President DIT spoke about the new Grangegorman campus and our plans for the new Technological University for Dublin.  A DIT delegation, including colleagues from the College of Business and the College of Arts and Tourism who had been on a visit to Purdue University, also attended and met with graduates.