Puttur: St Philomena College Puttur organized 58th College Day celebrations on April 13, 2016 in college quadrangle.
Prof. Sripathi Kalluraya P, Professor, Department of Economics, Mangalore University was the chief guest. He said, ‘Education makes human beings more productive. Earlier, acquiring knowledge and attaining social status was the main objective of education. Today, knowledge has taken economic framework. Education which is suitable to get employment opportunity is given preference.
Prof. Leo Noronha, Principal presented the annual report of the college. Rev. Fr Vijay Lobo, Principal, St Philomena P U College participated as the guest of honour. Very Rev. Fr Alfred J pinto, Correspondent presided over the celebrations.
The Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro, President of PTA Mr. Ganesh Rao and the President of Old Students Association Mr. Jayakumar Rai graced the occasion.
On this special occasion, faculty members who have obtained PhD, students who have secured ranks at the University level and the outstanding sports persons were felicitated.
The students of PG studies presented the prayer song. The Vice Principal Prof. Vishnu Bhat welcomed the gathering. Prof. Malini K, Associate Professor in Chemistry proposed the vote of thanks. Prof. Melita Anusha Monteiro, Assistant Professor in Commerce compered the programme.