Gurugram, May 11, 2019: The Alumni Relations Center (ARC) of the University organised its 2nd Alumni Meet recently. The objective of the event was to engage with the alumni, network and reconnect them with their friends, seniors, juniors, mentors and faculty members.
The nostalgic event made all the students and faculty members walk down the memory lane and relived those golden university days. The welcome address was given by Prof. (Dr.) Suku Bhaskaran, President and Prof (Dr.) S. ShanthaKumar, Pro Vice Chancellor, GD Goenka University.
Prof. Bhaskaran in his address applauded the achievements of the alumni in different spheres of life. He also shared that it was matter of great pride for GDGU that its alumni had turned up on campus in great numbers to be with their Alma Mater. Prof. Shanthakumar in his address emphasized on the need for further strengthening the linkage between the alumni, University and the current batch of students.
The Inaugural session was followed by experience sharing by the alumni, praising the faculty and the University for providing them a platform to imbibe best of the education. This was followed by the launch of a special university portal for its Alumni by President, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Student Welfare & International Relations, Prof. (Dr.) Tanuja Kaushik. The detailed functioning of this portal was shared with them and they were apprised as to how this portal would provide them a vibrant environment for interaction amongst themselves.
The evening was full of fun and entertainment with power packed performances by famous RJ Rahul Makin, singer Shubham Bharti and stand-up comedian Garv Malik who enthralled the audience with their poetry, songs, experiences, anecdotes and jokes.
Deans of all the Schools, Heads of various departments, faculty and staff members attended the meet. The occasion was graced by large number of Alumni ranging across various batches from various parts of the country. There was great bonhomie everywhere among old students reliving their memories with their batch mates, seniors and juniors. In all, the ambience was electricied with people seen interacting and clicking pictures with each other. The meet ended with a promise to meet again and everyone bid an emotional farewell to each other.