Kalothsava’- a Certificate Awarding Ceremony at St Aloysius
Mangaluru: The Student Activity Committee of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) organized ‘Kalothsava’ Certificate Awarding Ceremony 2019 on 14 March, 2019 at Fr L.F. Rasquinha Hall, LCRI. Dr T. Jayaprakash Rao, Professor and Director, AJ Institute of Management, Mangaluru was the Chief Guest. Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal of the College presided over the programme.
Chief Guest Dr T. Jayaprakash Rao, in his address, congratulated the students for achieving great accolades. He also said that there are quite a number of students in St Aloysius College having multifaceted talents. He said that several changes has been taking place in higher education and education does not only restrict to classrooms, but goes beyond the campus. Students’ success is measured on the basis of their extra-curricular achievements. An employer can see one’s skills beyond academics. He quoted two things about success i.e., imagination and interest. He also advised the students to perform the work well and with sincerity.
Principal, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis in his presidential remarks congratulated the student achievers and said that these students have made us proud. He wished the students all the very best in their future endeavours. Student Activities Co-ordinator, Dr Ishwar Bhat welcomed the gathering and elaborated on the idea of Kalotsava 2019.
Around 430 students were awarded Certificates for their achievements in extracurricular activities. 3 students shared their experiences. Dr. A.M. Naharahi, the Registrar of the College and Ms Sangeetha, Asst. Co-ordinator were present on the dais. Ms Teena Bangera compered the programme. Ms Sangeetha proposed the vote of thanks.