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‘Develop skills in chosen domains’ Campus Connect

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Explaining the ingredients: Participants at a cookery competition organised by Cenneys Institute of Hotel Management in Salem. —

The Chennai-based Care Voyant Technologies conducted a campus recruitment drive in Paavai Engineering College, Namakkal.

About 500 students from various engineering colleges in Salem and Namakkal districts attended. Product Development Director of the company Senthil Kumar, in his keynote address, urged the students to develop their expertise in their chosen domains. H uman Resource Manager Balasubramaniam made a video presentation about the company. The selection process consisted of general aptitude test, group discussion and a technical interview. Successful candidates were given offer letters. College Chairman N.V. Natarajan and Principal K.K. Ramasamy spoke.

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The Cenneys Institute of Hotel Management, Salem, organised a cookery competition recently.

The participants were given a list of 30 ingredients to prepare dishes. A few participants came up with mouth-watering dishes. Hotel Cenneys Gateway Executive Chef Gunanthan and Food and Beverage Manager Shanmuhanandan were the judges. The institute would conduct the competition on every Saturday. Principal K. Kathiravan was present.

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A three day national seminar on Natural Products and their antioxidant role in chronic disorders was held recently at Nandha College of Pharmacy, sponsored by the AICTE. The Chairman of the Sri Nandha Educational Trust V. Shanmugan inaugurated. K. Chinnasamy, Professor, Emeritus was the chief guest. He outlined the phenomenal growth of the Pharmacy Education in the country, especially in Tamil Nadu. The former Registrar, Bharathiar University, S.P. Viswanathan, Secretary o f Nandha College of Pharmacy S. Nandha Kumar and Secretary Nandha Engineering College S. Thirumoorthi, Principal T. Sivakumar and others spoke. The seminar was attended by more than 350 delegates comprising academicians, professionals from reputed pharma industries and research scholars from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra. Later in the seminar several subjects related to pharmacy and job opportunities were discussed.

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The Department of Organic Chemistry, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, conducted a seminar on Technology innovations in green chemistry.

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, JSS College of Pharmacy, Udhagamandalam, S. Badami was the resource person.

He spoke on air and water pollution and measures needed to protect the environment.

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The Department of English of Nandha Arts and Science College, Erode, inaugurated LITERARIA 07 recently. The Principal, ICFAI National College, Erode, P. Sankar Swaminathan inaugurated the same.

Intensive training in the areas of body language, personality development programme, interview strategies, general awareness on personality development, mock interviews, resume writing, non-verbal communication and business games were conducted by the faculty members of the ICFAI. Former Registrar of Bharathiar University S.P. Viswanathan delivered the valedictory address.

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The P.K.R. Arts College, Gobichettipalayam, conducted a Faculty Development Programme, recently on the college premises on “The Role of teachers in the Context of Globalisation". “The destiny of a Nation is being shaped in a classroom”, quoted the resource person R. Saravana Selvan, Director incharge, UGC Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He enumerated the profession of teaching and inculcated the practice of various skills. He in sisted the need of competitive and upgrading spirit. scenario. Jagatha Lakshmanan, Principal of the college, Ms S. Uma Maheswari, Lecturer, English Department and others spoke.

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The Department of English of Vellalar College for women (Self-Finance), Thindal, Erode, conducted recently a three-day Learner Centered Bridge Course for all the first year undergraduate students. The students were given intense training in Grammar, General English and Communication competences. Teacher conferencing was given to motivate students to write something on their own.

Contributed by

S. RAMESH IN SALEM AND R. SUNDARAM IN ERODE

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