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About Us

Bernie Quillinan
Tel: 00 353 61 213523

The Civic Engagement Champion provides national representation and leadership for ULEngage, leading inter-institutional collaboration, engagement, UL interaction between communities, staff and students, community teaching and learning and collaborative University community partnerships. Qualified in general and mental health nursing and health education, Bernie is currently a member of the Campus Engage Steering Committee. She is a board member of the Healthy Ireland Council and Course Director of the Diploma in Community Wellness, Empowerment, Leadership and Life skills (CWELL).

Dr. Maura Adshead
Tel: 00 353 61 213429

The Engaged Scholarship Advocate leads the development of academic programmes relating to engagement including the UL Practicum, drawing together research synergies for engaged scholarship, identifying opportunities to integrate engaged research, community teaching and learning and collaborative University community partnerships. Maura carries out research and teaches in the areas of Irish politics and public policy, Europeanisation impacts in Ireland and emancipatory research. She is currently Chairing the Campus Engage inter-institutional engaged research initiative.

Tracey Gleeson
Tel: 00 353 61 202096

The Senior Administrator manages, administers and co-ordinates the operations of ULEngage. Tracey is the key liaison person for all internal and external ULEngage activities. With a background in both community and university administration, Tracey plays a lead co-ordinating role in ULEngage.