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Global Business School & Research Centre

Alumni Meet - "Connect 2019"

Saturday, January 26, 2019 |GBSRC Campus, Tathawade, Pune |Cultural Activities

The firstAlumni Meet of Global Business School and Research Centre was organized on 26thJanuary 2019 (Saturday) at the institute premises.


TheAlumni started arriving in college by 5.30 p.m. and they were received with awarm welcome by the registration team. Post registration they were taken on acampus tour where they revisited the familiar classrooms, library, officeareas, and canteen and were shown the various developments that had taken placesince then. It was heartening to have alumni from the last decade (2006-08batch) to the recently passed out batch together on a common platform.


Theformal function started at 6.30 pm with the customary lightening of the lampand offering prayers to Goddess Saraswati. Dr. Anil Keskar, Advisor -  Management Studies DPU, in his welcome speechprofusely thanked the august alumni for taking time out of their busy scheduleand being part of the momentous occasion. A significant parameter of thesuccess tag of any institute is gauged with the position achieved by theiralumni. He narrated with pride the important positions the alumni of GBSRCholds today in the corporate and professional space.


Dr.Chetan Chaudhari, Deputy Director Global Business School and Research Centre inhis inaugural address formally welcomed the alumni and briefed about theinstitute progress, highlighting the institute activities; reach out programmesand facilities availing for various stakeholders in the campus.  He urged upon the alumni to forge a strongperennial bond with their alma mater and join hands to help the institute reachhigher pedestal of success. He then declared the Alumni meet open.


Amultimedia presentation, “Trip down memory lane” followed which chronicled thejourney of alumni of GBSRC from 2006 to 2018. Vintage photos submitted by thealumni and photographs retrieved from college archive was collaged to preparethe presentation. This was a nostalgic moment for the audience as theyrecollected the memories created during their student days.


A total45 alumni member attended the meet. In response, few of the alumni shared theirexperience as well as interesting moments of campus life to the audience.


TheAlumni were treated to an extravaganza of music and dance performance. Studentsof BBA and MBA sang a medley of songs which celebrated friendship. The foottapping numbers left all spell bound. As a part of entertainment program,interesting twisted games were organised for the audience and prizes weredistributed.


Theannual alumni meet witnessed the active involvement of the alumni, and a numberof commendable suggestions and proposals came up. It was decided to strengthenthe link between the alumni and current GBSRC students in the area of training,placement, career counseling and mentoring.


The meetcame to close with DJ on the floor and dinner enjoyed by all and sundry.