from Dr Gerald Pinto
Kallianpur, Feb 5: The valedictory of the silver jubilee of the science section of Milagres College was held on February 4.
Bishop Aloysius Paul D Souza of Mangalore, who is also president of the Catholic Board of Education, Mangalore Diocese, presided. Joint director of collegiate education Mangalore region and Mangalore University's College Development Council director Linda Christy and MAHE assistant professor and college alumna Prof Revati Bhat were guests of honour.
College correspondent Fr Marcel Saldanha and PU principal S Alse were present.
Principal Fr Fred Mascaranhas introduced the guests and welcomed the gathering. Founder staff member Dr Gerald Pinto presented a report of the 25 years of the science section. Science section convener Archana Dabade gave the report of silver jubilee year.
Former principals Dr Peter T D Souza and Fr Valerian Mendonca and present principal Fr Fred were felicitated on this occasion by the Bishop.
Prof Revati Bhat recalled the happy days in MIlagres and explained how the staff members of this college had shaped her life. Dr Linda Christy appreciated the activities of the college and requested the students to take up science education and become good scientist.
Bishop in his presidential remark said that Science could be a boon or a bane to the society and it was up to the society to use it for its benefit.
Prof. Joseph Peter Fernandes proposed the vote of thanks. Manjunath Somayaji compered the programme. It was followed by cultural events.