On the 6th of May 2016, The Carmel College organized its first Course Completion Ceremony for the Post Graduate students of M.A and M.Com in the Carmel College Hall at 4pm. The theme for this auspicious day was – “Get ahead with the wind beneath your wings.” The occasion was graced by Prof. Dr. Marian Pinheiro and his wife Mrs. Joyce Pereira.
The students marched in gracefully bearing proudly the black gowns with the blue Carmel sashes. The march followed by the lighting of the lamp symbolizing the beginning of the new step in the student’s life. After a short prayer service conducted by the students themselves, the Principal Dr. Sr. Aradhana addressed the crowd and welcomed the Chief guests, parents and the students. The faculty, Mrs. Nirmala Rebello and Ms. Rakhi Raj, presented a report of all the activities and achievements of their M.A and M.Com departments respectively. One student from each department was given the privilege to share their experience of their two years in the college. Mr. Melito D Costa and Ms. RuchaTalaulikar spoke on behalf of the M.A and M.Com class respectively. The Chief Guest, Prof. Dr. Marian Pinheiro later shared some thought provoking words of wisdom with the students, motivating them to strive to make the best of the knowledge gained. The students were then presented the certificates at the hands of the Principal. The vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Priyanka Kamble. The ceremony was planned and executed by Ms. Kimberly Fernandes and Ms. Desiree Almeida. Mr. Melvin Fernandes kept the audience enthralled with his witty compering. The ceremony concluded with the College Anthem.