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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Irish Studies Program St Xavier
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 19:07:42 -0500
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Hi Beth,

Sounds to me like they need to develop a better marketing program.
I think there is definite interest in this type of program.

Nan

Are you feeling better? Will you be going to Celtic fest this weekend.

On Sep 12, 2007, at 6:36 PM, Beth Walsh wrote:

> Unfortunately, most if not all of this was cancelled as they did
> not receive enough applicants for the course. Hopefully, they will
> offer it again in the future. 2 of the teachers that were going to
> teach segments of the course work with me and we were just talking
> about this just before I left work this evening.
> Beth
>
> Nan Brennan <> wrote:
> St. Xavier School for Continuing and Professional Studies: Irish
> Studies Program
>
> http://www.sxu.edu/cps/irish_studies.asp
>
>
>
> Saint Xavier, which traces its roots to the Sisters of Mercy in
> Dublin, Ireland, offers a non-credit Irish Studies Certificate
> Program through the School for Continuing and Professional Studies.
> The program provides students the opportunity to explore the rich
> history and traditions of Ireland... its language and literature,
> music and dance -and more. Courses, held at the University’s Orland
> Park campus, have included Gaelic Language I and II, Irish Literature
> into Film, Art and Genealogy, and Researching Your Irish Roots.
>
> Kathy Murphy, Saint Xavier’s director of Marketing, has been looking
> to expand the University’s presence through television. “WYCC offers
> the right audience, quality programming and highly affordable
> underwriting packages that include free and professional production,”
> said Ms. Murphy. “We hope our Irish Studies promotion will be the
> foundation for a continuing relationship with WYCC-TV20.” For their
> Irish Studies Program, the school has opted to focus its sponsorship
> schedule on Out of Ireland, a news, culture and entertainment program
> produced in Ireland, with additional spots airing in conjunction with
> BBC World News, Balykissangel and during prime time.
>
> For more information on Saint Xavier’s Irish Studies Program, call
> (708) 802-6200 or visit www.sxu.edu/irish.
>
> Learn more about WYCC sponsorship opportunities.
>
>
>
> http://www.wycc.org/viewarticle.aspx?article=62
>
>
>
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