Induction and Orientation 2015
Induction & Orientation 2015
Induction often forms the students’ first experience of an institution. It plays a critical role in shaping student perceptions of what an institute has to offer. It also helps to settle down students.
St. John Technical Campus organized “Induction & Orientation” programme on 3rd August 2015 to welcome all newly admitted First Year students of the Academic Year 2015-16.
The function was presided by Most Rev. Bishop Henry D’Souza – Bishop of Bellary. The Chief Guest of the program was Mr. P. Jayarama Bhat – MD & CEO of Karnataka Bank Ltd. The Induction Officer was Mr. Jeevan D’Cunha – Director – People, Learning and Capability Development, Global Education Solutions.
Mr. Albert W. D’Souza- Chairman of Aldel Education Trust, Mrs. Elvina D’Souza-Secretary of Aldel Education Trust, Mrs. Elaine Buthello-D’Souza – Treasurer, Mr. Reuben Buthello- Member of Aldel Education Trust, Dr. S. Krishnamoorthy- Advisor, Rev. Fr. John Rumao- Campus Minister, Mr. Thomas Lobo – Campus Director & Dean-SJIMR, Dr. Satish Takalikar- Principal of SJCET, Dr. Savita Tauro- Principal of SJIPR & Dr. Anilkumar Chaudhary – Principal of SJCHS were also present on the occasion. Around 850 new students & new joined faculty attended the function along with many other dignitaries from Christian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The session started with the St. Francis prayer, after which the lamp was lit and Saraswati Vandana was recited by all. Rev. Fr. John Rumao said a special prayer and blessed the gathering. There was a short video presentation featuring the highlights of the multidisciplinary institutes, their activities and achievements right since the inception of the Campus in 2008. A student of Pharmacy, Ms. Zeba Dhada paid homage to our Ex- President, Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam whose sad demise on 27th July 2015 was a setback for all especially the teaching fraternity & the students.
The Chairman, Secretary & Campus Director welcomed the dignitaries with bouquets & mementoes. After the talk by Chairman, Advisor & Campus Director, the dignitaries were introduced by the Principal of SJCET & SJIPR respectively.
The students were then addressed by the dignitaries on the various aspects of their professional education which they are now beginning at St. John Technical Campus. Mr. P. Jayarama Bhat addressed the gathering with his motivational talk on hard work, discipline & success. Most Rev. Bishop Henry D’Souza inspired the crowd with his thoughts on education, harmony & importance of service to others.
A Second Year Engineering student, Ms. Salone Nunes welcomed the freshers and shared her experience in the campus. The First Year faculty members were introduced to the students and felicitated with rosebuds. The new students were also presented a gift as a sign of welcome to the St. John family.
The Induction Program for students was conducted by Mr. Jeevan D’Cunha. The interactive induction session focused on motivation and helped students imbibe the ethics and values of holistic education at St. John in keeping with our vision “Excellence in Serving to Educate and Educating to Serve”. It was an enjoyable time for the students across the campus as they got acquainted with their fellow batch-mates and faculty members.
Blessing & Inauguration of SJCHS New Building –
On the same day, St. John College of Humanities and Sciences had arranged the Blessing ceremony & Inauguration of their New College Building. The students of SJCHS welcomed the dignitaries. The event started with the Hymns followed by prayer by Most Rev. Bishop Henry D’Souza. The SJCHS students then read the Prayers of the Faithful. The new building was blessed by the Bishop. The dignitaries presented bouquets to the people associated with construction of the new building & sweets were distributed. It was an exciting moment for all members of SJCHS as they will be now shifting to this new building. Besides, the proposed new courses – B.Com, BAF, BMS & BA.Economics will be started in the coming academic year in this new building.