Slice of life: Winners of Samanvaya business fest.
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Vice-Chancellor Ramananda Shetty has stressed that discipline is the most important quality that a nursing student should possess.
Participating in the Graduation Day of St. John's College of Nursing in Bangalore recently, he said that nursing is the noblest of all noble professions. “Florence Nightingale and Mother Teresa should be a role model to each of the graduates.” He said that St. John's College is a creator of human resources and quality professionals and asked students to work with sincerity, honesty, commitment and sacrifice.
The Director of St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Rev. Dr. Lawrence D'Souza, also addressed the students. Madonna Britto, Principal, St. John's College of Nursing, presented a brief report with advanced technical support regarding the activities and achievements over the past academic year.
Anila Rebecca, Vice-President of the Student Nurses' Association, presented the student report for the year. A total of 97 students were awarded degrees on the occasion.
Unisys's Cloud 20/20 contest
Unisys India has announced the results of Cloud 20/20 Version 2.0, one of India's largest technical paper contests. The contest was designed to encourage innovative ideas and recognise emerging technical talent from amongst the country's leading engineering colleges.
Graduation day ceremony at St. John's College of Nursing.
Building on its successful launch in 2010, this year Unisys Cloud 20/20 Version 2.0 witnessed participation by more than 2,300 students from over 1,000 national educational institutions, said a press release.
After several rigorous rounds of evaluation, the judges selected Jai Bhatt from Nirma University, Gandhinagar, as the winner for his entry on ‘SentiCloud', which analyses the degree of negativity or positivity contained in an article or write-up.
Saloni Maru from PESIT, Bangalore, was the first runner-up for her entry on ‘Railway Break Journey Tracker', which facilitates the search for alternative railway routes from a source to a destination. The second runner-up, Ravjot Singh from Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology, had presented a paper on ‘Bringing Current Programming Languages to Cloud', which helps compile and execute programmes remotely using the cloud.
In addition to electronic gadgets presented as prizes to winners, Unisys India will offer the three winners internship opportunities.
For further information on Unisys Cloud 20/20, log on to www.campus-connect.com/
T. John College celebrated its 17th annual day event, which also marked the end of the intercollegiate fest “Blaze 2011” held over the last weekend.
Participating in the event, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj said that it is the right time for the students to prepare for their future and plan accordingly. He also presented academic and endowment awards to all the top scorers who received extraordinary results in their academics.
Chairman of T. John College, Thomas P. John, said, “We want to take our annual fest “Blaze” to a level where it would be a brand among all colleges of Bangalore and one of the premier college fests in the country.”
Remya Menon, Prerana Gupta, Jaya Pandey, Kranti Krishna, Gautham, Ankita Paul and Prabhakaran secured the top ranks in MBA, Computer Science, B. Pharma, Electronic and Communication, B.Sc. Nursing, BCA and BBM respectively and they were honoured with awards.
The cultural bonanza showcased by the students of T. John College was followed by an electrifying rock band performance. The cultural extravaganza included eastern and western dance performances and a fashion show.
Samanvaya, a business fest organised by Jain University-School of Graduate Studies, attracted seven colleges from different parts of the State in both commerce and management streams.
St. Joseph's College of Commerce won the overall championship by securing the top position in the competitions held in different categories including human resources, marketing, public relations, finance, best manager, and business quiz.
MoU for employability
Fun moments at T. John College's Blaze-2011
The Karnataka Employment Centre (KEC) and TeamLease Services, a staffing company, have joined hands with Hasanath Group of College, Bangalore, to impart employability to girl students.
Razack Adam Sait, President, Hasanath Group, signed an agreement with TeamLease to empower women from backward communities for their rightful economic and social uplift.
As a part of the MoU, TeamLease and Karnataka Vocational Training and Skills Development Corporation (KVTSDC) will provide training to the students at subsidised fee along with campus placements after the successful completion of the training programme.
On this occasion, over 200 students were advised on how this would enhance their skills to be successfully employed after completing their education, said a press release.
Symbiosis Business Bazaar
SIBM Bangalore marked the beginning of Colossus 2011 with the launch of its flagship event ‘Symbiosis Business Bazaar.'
It is an innovative management competition wherein each team is given a seed capital of Rs. 5,000 at the curtain-raiser ceremony. The teams are required to invest the money in a well-thought-out business for four days.
The teams will have to return the seed capital of Rs. 5,000 (irrespective of the profit or loss made) along with 15 per cent of the profit made in the business to SIBM Bangalore. No team could invest more than Rs. 5,000 as seed capital or indulge in stock trading, gambling or any unlawful activity.
An agent was appointed for each team to keep track of the movements of the team members so that they do not indulge in any unethical business practices.
The leader of each team must regularly apprise the agent with plans and the results of the team.
At the end of the four days of doing business, the teams will have to prepare a presentation on their business. The team will also have to submit P&L account and balance sheet.
A round-table discussion will take place during the grand finale where every team will put forward its argument on why it should be declared the winner.
CADD Centre has announced its annual merit scholarship exam CADD Quest 2011 which will be conducted in all CADD centres located across Karnataka on March 5, 6, 12 and 13.
CADD Centre will offer up to 50 per cent scholarship on various courses costing from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 75,000.
The aptitude test will cover English, Mathematics & General Knowledge and candidates will be selected on merit basis.
On the above dates, exams will be held in two sessions – forenoon and afternoon sessions. Interested candidates have to register themselves and get the Admit Card for the desired session.
On payment of Rs. 100, the Admit Card can be collected till the exam date. This is the 14th year CADD Centre is conducting this scholarship test which is open to all graduates, engineers, diploma students and professionals in these fields. For more details on the exam, walk into the nearest CADD Centre or call 080-26570370/
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