Aristotle said, “Excellence is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.” The Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore, held an inaugural ceremony on 21 June 2017 at the SKE Auditorium at 9:15 am. The ceremony was to inaugurate and welcome the final year students of departments M.Com, MCJ, MA , MSc, MCA, MSW for the academic year 2017 -18 .
The event began with the invocation followed by the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries- Rev. Fr. Josekutty PD, Principal, Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal, Rev. Fr. Immanuel PJ, Faculty, Department of Psychology and Director of college hostels, Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean of Commerce and Management, Dr. Calistus Jude, Dean of Sciences and Dr. Gopakumar AV, Dean of Humanities. Nothing can be earned or solved without God playing the role in our lives. Giving the Almighty His recognition and our gratitude, there were prayer scriptures read out from the Quran, the Rigveda, the Bible and also a few intercessory prayers.
Principal, Rev. Fr. Josekutty enlightened the students to nurture themselves in a way that makes them resourceful, responsible and earn and pay respect in their careers. The motto of the college ‘Light and Prosperity’ carries an equal importance as they gain light (knowledge) and be prosperous in contributing to the society. He also stressed that students should not excel only in academics, but other activities too by honing and developing their skills to be better citizens of tomorrow. The students should be able to boost the economy with the quality and productivity they receive when being enriched by the holistic growth, while in the college.
Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal, addressed the students on shouldering responsibilities with care and discipline as they are the senior most in the college. The students were asked to be role models to others in the campus, by taking good initiatives like that of cleanliness, academics, and other activities through discipline. The event culminated with the Jayantian anthem.