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Tough situations build strong people

Kimberly Dias Hello Kimberly, There is a girl in my school whom I have a crush on. We are more of acquaintances and we occasionally make a little conversation. She isn’t the prettiest or the most popular girl at school but there is something about her that makes my heart beat very fast. I am confused about my feelings – …

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Teaching children life lessons

Maria Fernandes Every parent wants to see their child succeed in life. However, in today’s time, this is not always easy as there are many challenges and hurdles. Parents hence have to prepare their children to effectively deal with the struggles, failures and conflicts that life may throw at them. They can use their own experience and knowledge to impart …

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PCCE students visit Bengaluru

Final year electronics and telecommunication engineering students along with faculty coordinators, Niyan Marchon and Santhusthi Betagiri visited the Philips Innovation Campus and Citrix Software in Bengaluru. Leader of clinical innovation management and clinical affairs addressed students and introduced the brand Philips. He explained the company’s functioning and his role in the company. At the Citrix centre, former PCCE students, namely, …

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Flying drones at GMFC

SSPES’s Goa Multi-Faculty College conducted a two-day State level workshop on arduino-based quadcopters (drones). The workshop was organised in association with Robonics LLP’s EduTronics in Gujarat. Resource person was chief technical officer, EduTronics, Gaurav Yadav. Chief guest for the inaugural function was fromer MLA, Ganesh Gaonkar who spoke about the need to bridge the gap between academics and industry requirements. …

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Workshop on data analytics at SSPES’s Goa Multi-Faculty College

The Bachelors of Commercial Applications (BCA) department of SSPES’s Goa Multi-Faculty College, Dharbandora, organised a workshop on ‘Data Analytics: A Roadmap for Future in IT’. The resource person for this workshop was senior manager, eClerx Services, Hemant Palivela. His area of expertise includes campaign analytics, speech processing, natural language generation and recommendation systems. Palivela was accompanied by his assistants: senior …

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MES Colleges holds faculty development programme

A one-day faculty development programme on ‘Holistic Process in Teaching Learning Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming’ was organised by the Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Government of Goa in association with the State Project Directorate of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA) and MES College of Arts and Commerce, Zuarinagar. A total of 45 teachers participated in the programme. The resource person for …

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DMC wins Colossus 8

Department of computer applications, Don Bosco Panaji organised the inter-collegiate event Colossus 8. Chief guest at the event was Amit Tamba. Also present were manager, Fr Joaquim Lobo; principal, Cedric Silveira and event coordinator Akshada Hegde. In his address Fr Joaquim said new innovations should be made to help society at large. Tamba spoke about young people and start-ups, and the …

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St Xavier’s College holds workshop on astro data analysis

Department of physics, St Xavier’s College, organised a two-day workshop on astronomical data analysis. Resource person for the workshop was astronomer, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Vithal Tilvi. The workshop began with the brief introductory session on astronomy by Raut Dessai. This was followed by the first presentation on the universe by Tilvi, which consisted of …

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Don Bosco HSS welcomes freshers

Students of class 11 were welcomed into the portals of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Panaji with an inaugural mass and cultural programme. The Holy Eucharist was celebrated by principal, Fr Savio Gomes. The cultural programme began with a solemn prayer service, following which there was a live performance by the school band. Student representatives of each stream from class …

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St Xavier’s College visits Nestle

Department of chemistry, St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised an educational excursion to Nestle India Limited, Bicholim. The visit was coordinated by Sheryl D’Cruz, Shivta Mayenkar, Flavia Travasso and Vinod Mandrekar. Corporate affairs manager of Nestle India, Mario Fernandes welcomed students and accompanying teachers. He briefed the gathering on the history of Nestle, adding that the headquarters are situated at Gurgaon. …

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