28 Mar 2021 20:30 IST

LIBA celebrates 42nd annual convocation

135 full-time PGDM students received their certificate and a PhD degree was awarded to a research scholar

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) conducted its 42ndAnnual Convocation Ceremony. 135 graduands attended the occasion to receive their certificates. Rev Fr Joe Arun, SJ, Director, LIBA, declared the convocation open and welcomed the gathering. He congratulated the graduands and reminded the attendees of the constant growth and transformation that LIBA is undergoing to provide the best education while instilling its motto, ‘Excellence with Ethics.’

The ceremony was attended by Chief Guest K Moses, Managing Director, Allison Transmissions; Rev Dr Jebamalai lrudayaraj L, SJ, Provincial Jesuit, Chennai Province & Chairperson LIBA Governing Council and Rev Fr Joe Arun, SJ, Director, LBA. The convocation began with a ceremonial procession of the professors of LIBA gracefully walking into the hall followed by the dignitaries. 

Addressing the graduands, Rev Fr Joe Arun, SJ, Director, LIBA, said, “I wish all the graduates all the very best for their future endeavours. Follow your passion with compassion, but always remember your roots. The journey of knowledge is never-ending. Keep imbibing knowledge without ego and always exhibit gratitude to the institute which shaped your future.”

K Moses, Managing Director, Allison Transmissions, delivered the convocation address emphasising that honesty and humility are extremely important in life. He also requested the graduating students not to be self-centred. Moses then conferred the diplomas on 135 full-time PGDM graduands, and PhD degree to one research scholar.

LIBA’s placement brochure, monograph from the virtual international conference on impact of artificial intelligence on business and society, a monograph consisting of compilation of abstracts from the faculty seminar series and management matters, LIBA’s Journal of Management, were released during the ceremony.