The Women's Centre - doing it by degrees

Staff members Eleanor Dalton, Breda Murphy and Kate Crotty
Management members, Maeve O'Grady, Ann Fitzgerald, Miriam Holt and Helen Rafferty
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Graduates from Waterford Women's Centre and members of the conferring party

Congratulations to 11 women from the Centre who graduated in Waterford Institute of Technology on Monday 7th January 2013 with Degrees in Community Education and Development delivered by the Women's Centre.  This programme was funded under the Equality for Women Measure and was completed over an 18 month period.  The Women's Centre is committed to delivering community development education for women community activists in the area.   The delivery methods reflect the ethos of the Centre and equality and collective learning is core to the process.  Along with this group four staff and volunteers also received  Masters and a Doctorate this year.  

The degree graduates are: Breda Bell,  Johanna Corcoran, Fiona Crotty, Ann Fitzgerald, Esther Foley Caroline Hennessy, Miriam Holt, Dee Jacques, Alison Langford, Helen Long,  and Kay Wall. The Masters graduates are: Kate Crotty and Eleanor Dalton, MA in Teaching and Learning; Breda Murphy, MA in Community Education and Activism, NUI Maynooth. The doctoral graduate is Maeve O'Grady, who gained an Ed.D.  from the University of Sheffield.