TIARA 2017: Inauguration

Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 23, 2017

The much awaited annual National Level Technical Fest TIARA-2017 at St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC) – Vamanjoor, Mangaluru was inaugurated at Kalam Auditorium in Academic Block-II on Wednesday, February 22nd at 9.30 am. TIARA-2017 is a two-day Technical Fest offering a platform for participants to showcase, discuss, and enhance their technical skills. 

Rev Fr. Denzil Lobo S J, Director – AIMIT, Mangaluru was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Dr Joseph Gonsalvis welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest, who inaugurated TIARA 2017 by lighting the lamp through an innovative initiative developed by the second year Electrical and Electronics Engineering students.

Speaking on the occasion, Fr Denzil Lobo expressed his eagerness to spend his time with young people. He inspired the audience with his references to the lives of great personalities like Satya Nadella, Gerard Tellis, Bill Gates, Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Da Vinci and many others. He pointed out that the commonality between the lives of all these great people was that each of them had worked extremely hard to shape themselves from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Ten thousand hours of personal hard work is the secret that any one of us could employ to achieve greatness. He encouraged productive and evolutionary thinking and informed that knowledge is the keystone of the success of any organization.

The President of the function Rev Fr. Joseph Lobo Director - SJEC thanked the Chief Guest for his valuable words of wisdom and informed the audience that it was God’s providence that is with us on this wonderful occasion. The Director pointed out that Fr Denzil is extremely passionate in transforming the lives of our Country’s youth and shares special affection for the poor. The Director inspired the audience by stating that the power to shape our lives is within us. 

Mr Orville Sutari - Faculty Convener of TIARA 2017 proposed the vote of thanks and Ms Chrysel compered the inaugural function.

Rev. Fr Rohith D’Costa Assistant Director, SJEC, Dr Rio Dsouza, Vice Principal, SJEC, and Ms Evita Coelho, Faculty Convener - TIARA 2017 were present on the dais. The staff and students of SJEC as well as participants from other institutions were present at the ceremony.
The inaugural programme was followed by a grand opening of TIARA 2017 at the Basketball ground - SJEC. 

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