PESS Student Volunteers – Honoured by UL President at 8th Annual PVA Ceremony

Congratulations to all PESS Students who were recognised for their voluntary work during the last academic year at the 8th annual University of Limerick President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony.  A total of 435 UL students, the highest number to date, were honoured for their volunteer work across a range of civic and charitable organisations at the ceremony yesterday (September 19).

PVA Group

PESS Students who received awards: Conor Cantwell pva

  • Padraic Rocliffe (Physical Education): Shine a Light and UL Swim Club (feature image)
  • Kylie Dugan (Sport and Exercise Sciences & Study Abroad): UL Environmental Society, UL International Student Ambassador Programme
  • Jordan Kramer (Year Sport and Exercise Sciences): Share a Dream, PVA Stewards, Gateway to Education
  • Emer Earley (Year Sport and Exercise Sciences): Inspire Foundation Malta (Agape Adventures)
  • Conor Cantwell (Sport and Exercise Sciences): UL GAA Club (pictured right)
  • Savannah Cressman (Sport and Exercise Sciences): Gateway to Education, homework club, UL Aquatic Club Disability Programme

Padraic Rocliffe featured on the PVA video at the start of the ceremony.  Padraic established the Shine A Light initiative last November with a view to helping the homeless.   Padraic’s involvement with the Shine A Light initiative attracted interest from all media outlets during AY17/18, print journalism, radio and television.

PESS would like to congratulate again all PESS students and UL students on their achievements.

Full news story of the PVA Ceremony:

Names listed above provided by UL PVA 


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