IT Carlow Student Awarded BAM Contractors / Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Award 2011


IT Carlow recently hosted a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Event on Biomass Heating.  Martin O’Neill, IT Carlow Lecturer at the Department of Built Environment was one of the main speakers at the event.  Following the event IT Carlow, BSc in Buildings & Services Management student, Darren Morris, was awarded “The 2011 BAM/CIOB Student of the Year Award.”  This award is sponsored by BAM Contractors in conjunction with The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
BAM Contractors is one of Europe's largest building and civil engineering contractors and ranks in the top 5 of major Irish construction companies. BAM Contractors have a long track record of success in the CIOB Construction Manager of the Year Competition and are now delighted to support the CIOB in sponsoring the Student of the Year in Institute of Technology, Carlow.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is a professional body which represents, on behalf of the public, a diverse range of professionals who work across the spectrum of clients, consultants and contractors within the construction industry as well as in education.  The CIOB has over 40,000 members in almost 100 countries worldwide.    The achievement of professionalism at all levels within the construction industry is at the core of CIOB work.

Speaking about Darren’s achievement, Martin O’Neill commented “All of the Department of Built Environment staff wish to congratulate Darren on the winning of this award which is a reflection of his dedication and hard work over the last year.   It is a great honour to have BAM and CIOB recognize the achievements of our students and equally it is wonderfully motivating for students to see recognition of their work by external experts such as BAM and CIOB."