Over 250 alumni from Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College, Ujire came together at their alma mater for the Annual Alumni Meet on 1 May. With a motive of bringing student and alumni together, the event was scheduled which also gave an opportunity to alumni to interact with their old buddies and teachers and share their memorable experiences with all. Chief Guest of the function Prof. S. Prabhakar, Vice-President of SDME Trust and founder principal of the college, appreciated the organizers of the meet. He also said that the “Alumni Association should involve in more constructive activities and contribute to the growth of the institution. SDM College is giving value blended education to the students and experimented new courses and has become successful. Because of this, the institution is recognized as unique”. Speaking on the occasion, the president of the function Dr. K.S. Mohannarayan, Principal said, “These annual meets provide an opportunity for the alumni to interact about their academic and professional experiences with the institution, friends and present students. Such interactions give inspiration to the present students and help in their growth”. He also shared his happiness about the institution securing 71st place at the National Level (out of around 45000 colleges and No 3rd at the State Level (out of 1700 colleges) by NIRF, MHRD, Government of India.Sri.Gurunath Prabhu, Vice president of Alumni Association, Ujire Chapter welcomed the gathering. The programme was followed by Cultural Extravaganza by Alumni.
A short movie ‘Niraadhara’ directed by Mr. Manjunath Das of II MCJ was released on 25 April at SDM PG Centre. Upon releasing the film Dr B. Yashovarma, Secretary, SDME Society expressed that “Many experiments are being done in Kannada film industry. Even the concepts of Malayalam films are model for all the Indian film industries. These developments should be noted by the students to construct some unique productions,” Confidence plays a major role to cope up with the problems and to deal with it. The world accepts those who ‘can’ perform well, but not those who say ‘cannot’, he added. Director of the movie Mr. Manjunath Das explained various stages of the movie. Dr K S Mohannarayan, Principal, Dr M Y Manjula, SDM PG Studies, Mr. Bhaskar Hegde, Head , Department of MCJ were present on the occasion.
On 21April, the PG Department of Statistics organized a Guest Lecture on “Cantelli-Glivenko-Weierstrass-Bernstein-Borel- A connection” by Dr. S. Ravi, Professor, Department of Studies in Statistics, University of Mysore. He spoke about WLLNs, Cantelli's SLLNs, Glivenko-Cantelli theorem, Bernstein's proof of Weierstrass' theorem, Bernstein polynomials and Borel's normal number theorem using SLLNs. Statistics students of I and II M.Sc were benefitted the talk.
On 25 April the students of I and II MSc Statistics interacted with Mr. Khanij Kumar, Software Engineer, Cisco, Bengaluru. Mr. Khanij an aspirant of IAS, spoke on “IAS Examination Pattern and Importance of Statistics in various Competitive Exams”. He also gave information regarding the syllabus of statistics paper for the IAS exam and gave information regarding how to prepare for the IAS exam.