Doha: Mangalore city’s prestigious colleges St. Aloysius and St. Agnes Alumni get together was held on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at La Villa hotel, near Gold Sauk, Qatar.
Fr.Francis D’Almeida, Vice Principal of St. Aloysius College and Prof. Joselyn Lobo, an alumnus of St. Aloysius College flew in from Mangalore to grace the occasion. The program started with a prayer offered by Fr. Francis.
Alumni members introduced themselves and recollected their old and happy memories in front of the gathering. Fr. Francis then elaborated on the developments in the centurion old college, current departments, and UG-PG courses offered by college, the milestones reached and upcoming projects.
This was followed by Prof. Joselyn addressing the gathering on the occasion and reminiscing on his sweet memories with the alumni at Norway and Bangalore.
Alumnus of St Agnes College, Freeda Lobo compered the event.
The event saw the formation of an alumni committee and the election of representatives for the same. The following are the committee members:
Sunil Dsilva: 55101360, Freeda Lobo: 55878621, Riana Pinto: 55915002, Kiran: 77994599, Deepak Jesudas: 70590609.
About St.Aloysius College:
The St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, is managed by the Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society which is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, and admits students without discriminating against any religion, caste or creed. It seeks to establish a collegial environment in which those of diverse cultural backgrounds and religious beliefs can participate in the community in a spirit of co-operation and mutual respect.The student population is currently 14,000. Apart from academics the college is well known for National level fests such as Composite, ACME, Art Beat, Imprints, Media Manthan, etc.
About St. Agnes College:
St. Agnes PU College is a minority educational institution, founded primarily for the education of Catholic women. The original College was started by the Apostolic Carmel Sisters in the year 1920. It is the first Catholic women’s college in South India and the second in the country.
St. Agnes First Grade College was started by theApostolic CarmelSisters. The congregation of theApostolic Carmelwas founded byMother Veronica of the Passion(1823-1906) inBayonne,Francein 1858, and was established inMangalore in 1870.
In 2001, according to the orders of theGovernment of Karnataka, the then existing St. Agnes College was separated into St. Agnes Pre-University and Degree College.