Mangaluru: Psychology students association of St Agnes College organizes ‘ANKURAM’ Fest – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

Mangaluru: Psychology students association of St Agnes College organizes ‘ANKURAM’ Fest

February 22, 2020

Mangaluru, Feb 22: The psychology students association of the PG Centre Certus Nova, hosted a fest for the students of St Agnes College, ‘ANKURAM’, which was open to all the students from the college and outside.

The welcome address for the fest was given by Balakrishna, the president of the students association.

A welcome dance was also showcased by the students of the department depicting the importance of nature, and how the tree helps the sapling to grow under difficult circumstances. This is a metaphor for how psychologists have been helping people who need help.

The presidential address was given by the principal of the college, Sr Dr Jeswina AC who gave a complimentary speech noting the works of the Psychology department on the said event and the events they had put up earlier. She delivered a motivating speech by specifying that success and failure are part of life and that participating is what is important.

The chief guest, Akshara Damle, a renowned personality in the field of Psychology and a TEDx speaker, spoke about the importance of mental health and its taboos. He also talked about the trending uses of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in the field of counselling and emphasized on problems that could happen as a result of AI counselling.

The MC for the fest was Ann Tharakan. The vote of thanks was given by Raajath Naik, event manager of Certus Nova, giving thanks to the dignitaries and participants for participating and making the event successful.