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Friday 8 December 2023

News from NSAMEMHS | Kudos to Rakshath !

Rakshath of Class 8 of Dr. Nitte Shankara Adyanthaya Memorial English Medium High School, Nitte bagged the Gold medal in the District Level 400 and 600 mtrs Running Race competition.

The event was held at Shri Siddhivinayak Residential School, Hattiangadi on 5th December 2023.

We congratulate the budding athlete for his commendable performance.

Thursday 7 December 2023

News from NUCSER | NUCSER celebrates Men’s Day 2023

The Women's Cell of NUCSER celebrated International Men’s Day on 24th November 2023 at the University Auditorium, Paneer campus. The ‘Zero Male Suicide’ served as the theme for International Men’s Day 2023. The program was attended by the students and faculty of NUCSER.

Dr. Juliet Mohan Raj welcomed the gathering and highlighted the accomplishments and contributions of men to the family, community and society. There were several games organised for the men of NUCSER and they had a good time.

News from NUCSER | MILAN 2023

Adhyetha, the Alumni Association of NUCSER, organized an Alumni Meet (Milan 2023) on 3rd November 2023 at Hotel Deepa Comforts. About 47 alumni attended the gathering and reconnected with their fellow batchmates.

Mr. Prasanna Kailaje, Director (Student Welfare & Alumni Relations), Nitte DU graced the occasion as the Chief guest. His insightful address resonated with the alumni present. Prof Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Director, NUCSER delivered a heartfelt address, emphasizing the institution’s growth. Ms. Sujitha Felicitus, Secretary, Alumni Committee hosted the program by skilfully guiding the proceedings of the event. Dr. Mamatha BS, Coordinator, Alumni Committee welcomed the gathering, setting the tone for an evening of reflection and joy. Ms. Varsha Shetty President, Alumni Committee expressed gratitude to all the attendees, speakers, sponsors and organizers for making the event a great success. Ms. Pooja Rao, MC for the informal program, added a dynamic touch by conducting various games & activities, fostering interaction and laughter among the audience.

On this occasion, a token of appreciation was handed over as a memento to the alumni. The event’s musical ambience was enhanced by the DJ (sponsored by PhD scholars of NUCSER), creating a vibrant and enjoyable atmosphere. Ms. Sarika, alumna sponsored the decorations which transformed the venue into a captivating space. A merge of collection of old photos from the alumni was displayed on a projector for everyone to reminisce and enjoy. The alumni who could not attend the program in person, contributed by sending a gesture of appreciation through a note that was displayed on the screen. The union concluded with a dinner and a baila.

Milan 2023 was a grand success, bringing together alumni from different walks of life to celebrate their shared history & accomplishments. The combination of insightful speeches, engaging activities and lively atmosphere created an unforgettable experience. The event not only strengthened the bond between the institution and its graduates but also paved way for future alumni engagements. As everyone departed with smiles and fond memories, it was evident that the evening had successfully rekindled the spirit of unity and pride among the alumni community.

News from NUCSER | NSS special camp for school children

The NSS unit of NUCSER conducted a special camp at Ajjinadka DK Zilla Parishad School at Kotekar Panchayat, Deralakatte, Mangalore from 15th to 18th November 2023. The program was inaugurated by Mr Vikram, Health Inspector, Kotekar Panchayat and Mr Anand from Kotekar Pattana Panchayat. Prof Dr Anirban Chakraborty, Director NUCSER presided over the function.

Dr. Chakraborty spoke on the importance of clean drinking water in the area and the learning opportunities for the children. He appreciated the dental screening camp, organised at the school by the Dept. of Paediatric Dentistry, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences where over 100 children were screened for dental cavities and follow-up treatment was offered at the dental college.

Dr Rama Adiga, NSS Coordinator briefed the gathering on various activities conducted in the camp. Elocution competition on `Water Conservation & Importance of water in everyday life’, drawing & quiz competitions were conducted for the students.

Mr Shashi Kumar Shetty, NSS Coordinator, Nitte DU highlighted the role of water in the Sustainable Development Goals to be adopted by all members of the United Nations. A RO water filter was donated by the NSS unit of Nitte University to the school.

Mr Preetham & Ms Thoisanna, NSS Student Coordinators of NUCSER coordinated the events. 80 volunteers from NUCSER participated in the special camp.

News from NUCSER | Pitch Innovation 2023

The Student Innovation Club of NUCSER, in collaboration with the Institutions` Innovation Council, Nitte DU conducted the 'Pitch Innovation 2023' competition on 17th November 2023, at the NUCSER Webinar Hall. The event was aimed to stimulate creative thinking among students, and encourage them to generate innovative ideas and products.

Prof. Dr. Anu Appaiah, Rtd. Principal Scientist at CFTRI, Mysore, Dr. Anil Kumar H S, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Biotechnology, NMAMIT and Prof. Dr. G. Srinikethan, President of IIC NitteDU graced the occasion as judges. The competition featured eight innovative presentations evaluated by the judges. Ms. Sai Samanvitha was the master of ceremony and Dr. Akshath U S & Dr. Sudarshan Kini introduced the guests.

Two innovations by II BSc Biomedical Science students - 'Piscelex' (Ms. Shivangi Rai, Ms. Atyty Tep, Ms. Aiswarya Dilip Kumar and Mr. Chubamaong Lemtor) and 'Alnus Chrome Tech' (Ms. Tanya Sridhar, Ms. Priya K and Mr. Amey S Bellare) secured the 1st and 2nd prizes respectively.

Team Piscelex provided a solution to issues concerning dentin hypersensitivity using fish remnant based formulations while Team Alnus Chrome Tech pitched the preparation of Bio-ink from Microbes for printing newspapers.

Prof. Anu Appaiah shared valuable feedback and insights, emphasizing the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Monday 4 December 2023

Breaking Barriers and Fostering Excellence: Nitte University Empowers Educational Leaders

Celebrating four decades of commitment to education, Nitte Education Trust, through Nitte University, continues to champion knowledge dissemination and community upliftment. As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, Nitte University has been organising a biennial one-day workshop for the Principals of Pre-University Colleges in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts since 2011.

This year marked a milestone as Nitte University hosted the one-day Workshop for PU Principals from Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu Districts on the 27th, 28th and 29th of November, 2023. The theme, "Breaking the Barriers of Present-Day Challenges Faced by Institutions," resonated with the pressing issues in contemporary education.

Diving deep into pertinent topics, the workshop addressed "Challenges faced by the Educational leaders with stakeholders (Management, faculty, non-teaching staff, parent, student and general public)" and "Building a healthy relationship between teachers and students". These crucial aspects were explored to equip educational leaders with the tools necessary to navigate the complexities of their roles.

The event boasted an impressive line-up of resource persons, including Dr. M R Seetharam, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from Vivekananda Memorial Hospital, Mysore; Dr. Shailaja Shastri, Director of Research & School Mental Health at YourDOST, Bangalore; Prof. Shalini K Sharma, a practising Mental Health Professional & Trainer from Manipal; and CA M N Pai, Director of Finance at GlowTouch Technology Pvt Ltd, Mangalore.

Nitte University's commitment to empowering educational leaders reflects its dedication to fostering excellence in education. Through such initiatives, Nitte continues to be a beacon of positive change, ensuring that the leaders of tomorrow are well-equipped to overcome the challenges of today.

Sunday 3 December 2023

Results of Nitte Pixel 2023

1st Prize
Mr. Hrudayesh B Y, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore

2nd Prize
Mr. Ijaz Ahamed, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore

3rd Prize
Mr. T M Shreenidhi Bhat,  Nitte Institute of Architecture, Mangalore

Consolation Prize winning photography 

Mr. Arpith Indravadan
       Nitte Institute of Communication, Mangalore 

               Mr. Mayur M Shet 
                NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte

           Mr. Ashray K
            KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore 

      Mr. Ramanish M Poojary
Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte

Mr. Prakash K
Nitte Institute of Communication, Mangalore

Mr. Anush A Acharya
ABSM Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

Mr. Athul N Rao
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte

Mr. Rithesh
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte

Ms. Prajna
  Dr. NSAM PU College, Nitte

Mr. Pratham P
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte 

Mr. Anirudha Kamath
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte 

Mr. Harikrishnan Deepa Nair J
ABSM Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

Mr. Ashwath
NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mangalore

Mr. Athmik M M
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte

Mr. Shrimukha B N
 Nitte School of Fashion Technology & Interior Design, Bangalore

Friday 1 December 2023

News from NGSMIPS | Celebration of National Constitution Day

The NSS unit of NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences celebrated National Constitution Day on 28th November 2023. Smt. Sharanya Rai D, Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science, Government PU College, Mudipu, Mangalore was the chief guest. Prof. (Dr.) R Narayana Charyulu, Vice-Principal, NGSMIPS introduced the guest to the gathering.

Smt. Sharanya Rai explained in detail the aspects that went into the meticulous planning, drafting and implementation of every policy of the Indian Constitution by the constituent assembly keeping in mind every community of our nation. Each article mentioned in the constitution was drafted in consideration with the evolution of society, she said. Ms. Eldreena D’souza & Ms. Priyanka students, II Pharm D compered the program. Ms. Lizie Pinto, II Pharm.D proposed the vote of thanks.

Dr. Santanu Saha, Program officer, NSS volunteers, staff members and students were present.

News from NUINS | National level Workshop on “Curriculum Development & Evaluation”

The Nursing Education Unit (NEU), Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences, organized a National level Workshop on “Curriculum Development & Evaluation” from 22nd to 24th November 2023 at the NUINS Learning Centre, Paneer Campus, Mangalore.

Prof Dr. Harsha Halahalli, Registrar, Nitte DU was the Chief Guest. Inaugurating the workshop, he expressed his appreciation on the choice of the theme for the workshop and also for inviting a very eminent pool of resource persons. Prof. Dr Fatima Dsilva, Principal NUINS presided over the function. Prof. Dr Jacintha Veigas, Organizing Secretary & NEU Coordinator welcomed the gathering.

The event began with a pre-test. 39 PG students and faculty members of Nursing, Homeopathy and Commerce discipline from Bangalore, Hassan and Mangalore attended the workshop. The key areas such as the framework, types & determinants of curriculum, outcome-based education, assessment of educational objectives, small and large group methods of teaching, workplace assessment, reflective practice, curriculum revision, equivalency of courses and transcripts were discussed with hands-on training. Mrs.Arathi Noronha, an Innovation Champion from Coombe Hospital, Dublin, Ireland provided insight into the Reflective Practice - Clinical perspective through online Zoom meet.

Prof. (Dr) Larissa Martha Sams, Chief Guest of the Valedictory function appreciated the efforts of the Organizing Committee. Prof Dr Agnes E J, Observer from Karnataka State Nursing Council provided valuable feedback and recommended 24 credit points. Mrs Cleeta Pinto, Organizing Committee member compered the program and Prof. Dr. Jacintha delivered the vote of thanks.

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