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Tributes paid to Steve Jobs

    A.D.Rangarajan
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Upbeat: Students of Nalanda College performing at Spandana-2011, a cultural events competitions organised by Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada. - Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar
Upbeat: Students of Nalanda College performing at Spandana-2011, a cultural events competitions organised by Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada. - Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar

Sri Kalahastiswara Institute of Information and Management Sciences (SKIIMS) paid rich tributes to Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Inc., who passed away last week.

Jobs' brainchild iPod metamorphosed into iPhone, and recently, to iPad, taking the way the world communicates to new heights, said the principal K.Sudhakar Reddy at the condolence meet organised last Monday by the Department of MCA.

‘Steve brought down the information technology to the level of the common man with his innovative contributions', Dr.Reddy noted, adding that the technocrat also proved to be an amazing entrepreneur and a practical management guru.

Correspondent Middela Hari urged the students to take Jobs as a role model and rise to levels that poverty could not touch. Heads K.M.Dhanalakshmi (MCA) and B.Nagarjuna (MBA) took part, while students Yamini and Pujisha gave PowerPoint presentation on the illustrious life of Steve Jobs.

Campus interview

Asian Info Systems, Hyderabad conducted campus interviews on the campus of Yogananda Institute of Technology and Science (YITS) here last week. Fifteen students got selected in the interviews and jumped with joy on receiving offer letters.

YITS Chairman D.Mohan Reddy expressed delight at students getting placements even while pursuing education.

“It shows their dedication and hardwork.” Principal K.Subbaramaiah explained the steps taken to place the maximum number of students during such headhunt programmes.

Vice-Principal M.Janardhan, Placement officer K.Tulasikrishna and Asian Info Systems' Manager (HR) K.Ramesh took part in the drive.

A.D.Rangarajan,

in Tirupati

Awareness meet

The Dhanekula Institute of Engineering and Technology at Ganguru organised an awareness meeting on “dental hygiene” for the students and the staff. The National Service Scheme and the Youth Red Cross organisations organised the event in association with the college management. Dr. S. Sumanth Krishna of Ramineni Dental Care Hospital and Dr. Sanjay addressed the students.

They made a power point presentation on the tips to be followed to prevent any damage to the teeth because of latest food habits and cleanliness. The doctors cautioned the youngsters against getting addicted to tobacco products for chewing as they are certain to damage their teeth and the overall oral hygiene.

Workshop

In the process of updating their technical knowledge, the computer science and engineering students of Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology organised a one day workshop on “JASPER – a data ware house tool”. The resource person for the workshop was renowned technocrat Y. Bhanu Prasad, who is senior consultant, Cap Gemini, Bengaluru. ALIET director J. Thainese inaugurated the workshop when asked the students to look for every avenue to enhance their knowledge. The resource person spoke on the essentiality of data warehousing concepts in organizing the prevailing databases. Tools like JASPER, effectively maintain the vast data, mine it and organize it in such a way that the reliability of data is high. The importance of data accuracy, online performance and recording was made known to the students. The maintenance of vast databases such as Google, Yahoo and Facebook servers were made familiar. The session was organised under the supervision of Mr.M.Tanooj kumar, Head of the Department, Computer Science and Engineering.

Doctorate

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, has conferred the doctorate degree on G.V. Ramana Reddy, who is assistant professor in mathematics department at the Usha Rama College of Engineering and Technology, Telaprolu. He was declared qualified for the award for his research work on “Mass transfer effects on magnetohydrodynamic flow past a vertical plate or stretching surface. He submitted his thesis under the guidance of Prof. N. Bhaskar Reddy.

G. Ravikiran,

in Vijayawada


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