SJEC successfully organized Teacher’s Day Celebration for SJEC staff on campus – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

SJEC successfully organized Teacher’s Day Celebration for SJEC staff on campus

September 6, 2023

Mangaluru: St. Joseph Engineering College, an autonomous Institution, Vamanjoor, Mangalore, organized “Teacher’s Day Celebration” on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 4:00 pm in the Kalam Auditorium for all the faculty members and staff of SJEC. Professor Lionel Aranha, Adjunct Professor, IIM Kozhikode, was the chief guest on the special occasion. Rev.Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director, SJEC, presided over the programme, Rev.Fr Kenneth Rayner Crasta, Assistant Director, SJEC and Dr Rio D’Souza, Principal, SJEC, were the guests of honor at the event. Dr. Purushothama Chippar, Vice Principal, Mr Rakesh Lobo, HR Manager, various Deans and HODs were present on the occasion.

The program was organized by the Cultural Club of SJEC under the Cultural and Community Group. Ms. Sarvika S., the MC for the event, started the celebration by inviting the college choir team to invoke all with the blessings of the almighty through a prayer song. Dr. Rio Dsouza welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest on this special occasion. Teacher’s Day commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, our country’s esteemed former president and revered philosopher, and as a mark of our tribute, the dignitaries on the dais offered flowers to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s photo, followed by an address on importance of Teacher’s Day by Mr Akarsh, 2nd year, EEE, SJEC.

Prof. Lionel Aranha, in his address, shared his rich experience of 30+ years of service in teaching and spoke about the importance of role of teachers in shaping the career of any student in terms of value addition to their academics and their lives. A plant sapling was given as a token of gratitude to the chief guest by Rev.Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza. Ms. Sarvika S. offered the vote of thanks. The formal function was followed by a cultural program and games for the faculty.