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University of Galway cordially invites you to an Alumni Cocktail Reception and Networking Event with University President Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh. (Registration details below)

Please join us to meet and network with fellow New York-based University of Galway alumni and to learn about exciting new initiatives taking place at the University.

Wednesday, 3rd May, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Bank of Ireland NYC Hub
2 Grand Central Tower
140E 45th Street, New York, NY 10017

Prior to the reception, please join us for presentations on two signature University initiatives:

4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Future Trials: Building An Innovative Clinical Trials Institute

Dr Martin O’Donnell, Executive Dean, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Galway

Prof Peter Doran, Director of the Clinical Trials Institute, University of Galway

Dr Róisín O’Cearbhaill, Medical Oncologist, Research Director, Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Moderated by Dr Geraldine McGinty, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Professor for Clinical Radiology and Population Health Sciences, Weill-Cornell Medicine

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Next-Generation Creativity: How Galway is Leading Innovation in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Rebecca Braun, Executive Dean, College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, University of Galway

Patrick Lonergan, Vice-Dean for Engagement and Student Recruitment, University of Galway

Conn Holohan, Director for Centre for Creative Technologies, University of Galway

Cornelia Connolly, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Galway and Visiting Fellow, Yale University

RSVP below by 21st April, 2023. Please note that places are limited.

For more information regarding the event, please contact Karen Sorensen at +353 (0)86 0759158 or