The students association of Information Science & Engineering department is named as INTAGLIO, the word which stands for “The art or process of carving a design in an incised manner”. The mission of INTAGLIO is to carve the future of students by engraving technical skills, self confidence and positive attitude in them. The association mainly aims at making the students interact with industries and institutions as well as training them to meet their standards through seminars, workshops, and guest lecturers from eminent personalities. Our venture is to have unique and innovative programs which will highlight the talent in the Information Science department.
The Association of the Department of Information Science & Engineering commenced its activities for the academic year 2014-15 with an inaugural ceremony on 21 August 2014, at 3:00pm, with a formal program in the Mechanical Seminar Hall, Academic Block II.
Mr Rajesh Kotian, Project Manager, Prasanna Technologies, Mangalore, was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Rev. Fr. Rohith D'Costa, Assistant Director, presided over the function. Also present as Guests of Honor were Rev. Fr Ajith Menezes, Director In-charge and Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal. The other dignitaries were Dr Rio D’Souza, HOD, ISE; Ms. Aparna K, Staff Coordinator, INTAGLIO.
The program began on an auspicious note with the prayer. Association Secretary, Ms Melissa Saldanha, presented the welcome address which was followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. Association President, Ms Ruth Rodrigues, then presented the Annual Report on the various activities conducted during the previous academic session and the objectives for the coming year.
Mr Rajesh Kotian offered guidelines for students regarding future endeavors - whether to go for higher studies or work in the industry a few years before it. Dr Joseph Gonsalvis encouraged the students to keep INTAGLIO vibrant by organizing different activities and strive for success with hard work. Dr Rio D'Souza emphasized the need for students to participate in more activities through the Association and also, the effect of technology in today's world. In his presidential speech, Fr Rohith D’Costa said that students should learn to take risks in life and never give up. They should keep on trying.
The achievements of outstanding students of the previous academic year, 2013-2014, were recognized and honored with the distribution of prizes by Fr. Ajith Menezes. Fr Rohith D’Costa also honored the Chief Guest with a memento.