Mangalore, December 21: The National level Aloysian Fest- 2014-15 concluded after 3 days of festivities. The valedictory program was presided over by the campus minister, Rev Fr. Francis D’Almeida, in the presence of the Principal Rev Fr. SwebertD’Silva. The chief guest of the function wasDr.MeeraArahna(General Manager, Karnataka Bank).
Speaking on the occasion, Dr.Meeracongratulated the management and entire teaminvolved in organizing the fest “Power of thinking can most certainly help you to achieve anything in life.”
She also added “Power of thinking is power of thought.”
Addressing the young people in the audience during the presidential address, Rev Fr Francis D’Almeida, the campus minister of the college, said he just had one message “Come what may, stand straight and face the challenge till the very end.” Stressing on the importance of how students should achieve their goals, he gave examples of many famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King and John F Kennedy.
The vice principals of all the streams, the staff and student coordinators of the individual fests, Aloysian fest Convener Prof John Sherraand student council director Mr.John Edward D’silva, the president of the Student council Lizane Tanya D’souza, the secretary Deepak Balliga, SpeakerNakul Raj, were present on the dais.
The Aloysian Fest – 2014-15 encompasses fests of diverse streams such as:
ARTBEAT:The Arts fest had the theme ‘Ithihotsav, Reliving the Golden Age’. The venue of the fest was decorated to give us a view of the nostalgic beauty of Indian history. The backdrop, the exhibition, the photo booth, were among the main attractions. To add to the theme of the fest, the students also dressed up royally.A total of 12 colleges participated in the fest to make it a grand success.
IMPRINTS:The Science fest which has the theme‘Rejuvenating the Indian Scientific Mind’ had an emphasis on innovation. All the events were conducted by the bio science,and physical science streams.A science exhibition ‘Shoonya Shakti’ displaying products and innovations of different agencies and the innovative working models by the students was held as part of the fest.14 colleges participated in the fest.
SPIN-OUT:The Management fest ‘The Excerptor’ has various events like Content Marketing, Best Manager, Human Resources, Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Relation Expertise to identify the attributes of young budding managers of tomorrow. A total of 17 colleges took part in the fest.
ACME:The commerce fest had the theme ‘Immortality 2K14’. They had events like Quiz, Mock Stock, Best Manager and so on. A total of 11 colleges participated in the fest.
ASTITVA: The Cultural Fest common to all streamswas held on December 19 and December 20 2014. It had events such as Variety Entertainment, JAM, Painting, Mad Ads and cultural events such as, Classical Dance (Solo and Group) which brought all the streams together to witness a distinct cultural extravaganza.
BATTLE OF BANDS: An inter-collegiate battle of musical bands was organized by the college for the first time on December 20 in the college grounds.6 Bands from all over Karnataka battled it out to win Rs. 10,000
ALOYSIAD: A sports fest at the inter-collegiate level for men and women had events such as throw ball, basketball, softball, volleyball and football tournaments was held from December 18 to December 20 , 2014 at the college grounds. A total of 40 colleges participated in this fest.
ARTBEAT: Overall Championship: MGM College, Udupi
Runners up: SDM College, Ujire
IMPRINTS: Overall champions: CANARA COLLEGE, Mangalore
Runners up: ALVAS COLLEGE, Moodabidri
ACME: Overall Championships:CHRIST UNIVERSITY, Mangalore.
Runners up: JAIN UNIVERSITY, Bangalore
SPIN OUT: Overall Championships: CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE
Runners up:CANARA COLLEGE, Mangalore
ASTITVA: Overall Championships: SDM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, Mangalore
Runners up:SDM COLLEGE, Ujire
ALOYSIAD: BASKET BALL MEN’S – 1ST PLACE: ST.JOSEPH’S, Bangalore
2NDPLACE: ST.ALOYSIUS, Mangalore
BASKET BALL WOMEN’S – 1stPLACE: CHRIST UNIVERSITY, Bangalore
2ndPLACE:N.S.A.M.F.G.C NITTE COLLEGE
SOFT BALL – 1ST PLACE: ‘MANGALORE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS’
2ND PLACE: ST.ALOYSIUS, Mangalore
VOLLEY BALL – GIRLS – 1ST PLACE: BESANT WOMEN’S COLLEGE, Mangalore
2ND PLACE: CHRIST UNIVERSITY, Bangalore
VOLLEY BALL – BOYS – 1ST PLACE: SHARADA COLLEGE, Mangalore
2ND PLACE: CARMEL COLLEGE, Modankaup
THROW BALL – GIRLS – 1ST PLACE: CHRIST UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, Bangalore
2ND PLACE: ST.JOSEPH’S COLLEGE, Bangalore
BATTLE OF BANDS
2ndPLACE: AVALANCHE BREAKDOWN