Regeneron advises students to focus on STEM subjects

first_imgTwitter Leaving Cert and Junior Cert orals and practical exams cancelled Previous articleTime for reparationNext articleScrap metal fire poses serious health risks Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Comment: NAPD on the cancellation of the Junior and Leaving Certificate Oral and Practical Exams Facebook STEPS Engineers Week kicking off in Limerick this weekend Regeneron’s Ed Keogh, Aidan Neville and Mike Lynch putting the finishing touches to the Learning Hub revamp.Students returning to school or starting their third level education should focus on technology and science subjects, a leading Limerick company has advised.Regeneron is highlighting the benefits of studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) through its sponsorship of a local initiative, the Learning Hub (formerly St. Martin’s Centre) in Thomondgate. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The company is Ireland’s largest scale bulk biologics production facility and is based in Raheen Business Park with more than 800 full time staff.Regeneron is actively committed to supporting STEM development in local education through various community initiatives. One of its key focuses has been its sponsorship of the Science Hub within the Learning Hub. This is the first initiative of its kind in Limerick and works with primary school children from fourth to sixth class, along with their teachers and parents, to deliver engaging and exciting experiences of STEM subjects.The Science Hub runs four main project strands which cover a range of age groups such as science magic shows, Science Hub school projects, Science Hub after-school and public engagement projects. This year’s Leaving Certificate results showed a five per cent increase in the numbers studying STEM subjects at higher level when compared to 2016, with more than one third of students sitting the higher-level Maths paper.Regeneron Vice President Fred Austin believes that STEM participation needs to increase even further to meet future demand nationally.“A proven way to encourage more participation is by ensuring students are exposed to STEM learning at a younger age. An increase in the number of students studying STEM subjects in school is of vital importance for Regeneron and companies within the STEM sector and also to ensure Ireland avoids a national skills shortage in these areas in the future”. “At Regeneron, we recognise the positive benefits of engaging with young people to encourage interest and a passion from an early age in the STEM sector. The Science hub allows primary school children to learn about science in a fun and engaging way that encourages imagination, intrigue and interest. Creating this curious mindset in young people is key to opening up a whole world of future opportunities.” As well as sponsoring the Science Hub, Regeneron’s Facilities team spent time over the summer giving the entire Learning Hub building and its grounds a complete revamp. Learning Hub chairperson Gillian Barry said, “Environment helps to shape behaviour, to uplift, motivate, engage and inspire. Thanks to Regeneron the Learning Hub is once again an inspiring yellow beacon of light right in the heart of the community”.Click here for more education news. Ahead of International Women in Engineering Day, Engineers Ireland calls for students to consider CAO options Limerick Post Show | Homemade tripods Advertisementcenter_img Email TAGSengineeringFred AustinGillian BarryLeaving CertificateMathsRaheen Business ParkRegeneronscienceScience HubSt Martin’s CentreSTEMTechnologythe Learning Hubthomondgate NewsEducationRegeneron advises students to focus on STEM subjectsBy Bernie English – August 29, 2018 7586 Linkedin WhatsApp Online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opens Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Brian Montgomery on the Future of FHA

first_img Share Save The Hon. Brian D. Montgomery, FHA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, headlined a powerful lineup of industry professionals who gathered Monday as part of the Legal League 100 Servicer Summit. A long-running industry tradition, this latest Summit unfolded as part of the annual Five Star Conference and Expo at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas.Montgomery spoke about his return to HUD during a Q&A with Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado. Having served as FHA Commissioner from 2005 to January 2009, Montgomery stepped back into the role in May 2018, following his nomination by President Donald J. Trump and confirmation by the Senate. Montgomery also previously served as Vice Chairman of The Collingwood Group and, before initially joining HUD, he worked in the Executive Offices of President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush.Montgomery’s Q&A came amidst a day filled with networking and education opportunities at the Summit, a biannual event that brings together the League’s lineup of financial services attorneys, servicing professionals, and government representatives.In addition to Montgomery’s Q&A, the day’s lineup included a morning keynote address by Marion McDougall, EVP & Chief Loan Administration Officer, Caliber Home Loans. The bulk of the event was divided between a half-dozen 45-minute sessions focused on a variety of topics and featuring the insights of subject-matter experts and industry professionals.First up was “Working Smarter: Developing Effective Loss Mitigation Procedure,” which explored recent regulatory and litigation developments, as well as what procedures financial services law firms should develop to ensure full compliance. The “Pulling in the Same Direction: Collaborating to Improve Title Processes” session ran concurrently, focused on how servicers and law firms can partner to reduce title errors that can mean the difference between the transfer of an unencumbered property and lengthy litigation.After the 10 a.m. Networking Break, the Summit picked back up with a pair of simultaneous roundtable sessions: “Keeping up With the Code: Adaptive Bankruptcy Practices” and “Litigation Developments: The Rulings That Make the Rules.” Before the lunch break at noon, attendees were able to take in both the “Creative Management: Maintaining Viability in a Low-Volume Environment” and “Inside the Lines: Navigating Emerging Regulatory Concerns” sessions.Montgomery’s Q&A followed the lunch break, then led into the Servicer Super Session, in which Legal League 100 Chair Roy Diaz discussed trends and collaboration with a panel that included Allen Myers, Assistant General Counsel, VP, Mortgage Banking, JPMorgan Chase; Stephen Staid, SVP, PHH Mortgage; Ruth Price, First VP, Compliance & Oversight, Bayview Loan Servicing; and Ramie Word, SVP, Performing Servicing, Mr. Cooper.This week’s Legal League 100 Summit was sponsored by a360, Auction.com, BDF Law Group, McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, McCarthy Holthus, ProVest, Robertson Anschutz & Schneid, and Stern & Eisenberg.To learn more about the Legal League 100, visit the official website. 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England name five new caps for Home Internationals

first_img6 Aug 2013 England name five new caps for Home Internationals Ryan Evans (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire), winner of two key titles this season, and Jimmy Mullen, Royal North Devon), who played all four rounds of the Open Championship, are among five new caps in the England team for the Home Internationals, supported by Fairstone Financial Management, at Ganton, north Yorkshire, on 14th – 16th August. The other newcomers are Paul Howard (Southport & Ainsdale, Lancashire), Nick Marsh (Huddersfield, Yorkshire) and Michael Saunders (Dartford, Kent). The rest of the squad is Harry Casey (Enfield, Middlesex), Craig Hinton (The Oxfordshire, BB&O), Jamie Rutherford (Knebworth, Hertfordshire), Callum Shinkwin (Moor Park, Hertfordshire), Ben Stow (Rushmore, Wiltshire) and Toby Tree (Worthing, Sussex). A number of England regulars such as Amateur champion Garrick Porteous, are unavailable as they are competing in the US Amateur Championship the same week. Evans, 26 (image copyright Leaderboard Photography), has won the Berkshire Trophy and the Biarritz Cup in France this year as well as collecting the Scrutton Jug for the best aggregate from the Berkshire and Brabazon Trophies, while Mullen, 19, lost a playoff for the Bernard Darwin Salver this year but finished equal third in the Brabazon Trophy after holing-in-one during the final round at Formby. Howard, 22, has been a regular in the Lancashire county team for some time and this year finished fifth in the Welsh Open Stroke Play and joint ninth in the St Andrews Links Trophy. Marsh, 18, was unbeaten in his six outings in last year’s Boys Home Internationals and also reached the quarter finals of the British Boys. He was also a quarter finalist in this year’s Amateur Championship and reached the last 16 of last week’s English Amateur, while Saunders, 22, a former winner of the Lagonda Trophy, finished fifth in this year’s event, was runner-up in the recent Chiberta Grand Prix in France and seventh in the Brabazon Trophy. Casey, 20, England boy champion in 2011 and a former boy cap, made his full England debut in this year’s international with Spain and won the Selborne Salver, while Hinton, 24, played in the 2011 Home Internationals, won the Welsh Open Stroke Play the following year and was a member of England’s Eisenhower Trophy team. Rutherford, 21, is a former winner of the County Champions tournament who made his international debut in last year’s Home Internationals. He also finished third in the Brabazon Trophy and fourth in the South of England Open Amateur and this year he has been a quarter finalist in the Spanish Amateur. Shinkwin, 20, is the new English champion following his victory at Frilford Heath last weekend having been a semi-finalist in 2011. He made his England debut against France last year, winning all four of his games, and was a member of England’s victorious team in this year’s European Men’s Team Championships. He is currently second on the Titleist/FootJoy England Golf Order of Merit. Stow, 21, has been an England regular since making his debut in the 2011 Home Internationals. Currently at college in America, he was a member of Wiltshire’s winning County Championship team that year and runner-up in the County Champions tournament, also in 2011. Last year, he won the individual competition at the European Men’s Challenge Trophy in Iceland. Tree, 19, a former under 16 and boy international, made his full England debut against France last year when he was a quarter finalist in the Amateur Championship. He has won the Gauteng North Open in South Africa over the past two winters and was a member of England’s winning Euro Nations Championship and European Team Championship squads this year. England will be looking to regain the Raymond Trophy after Scotland ended its run of three successive wins last year.last_img read more