Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies welcomed its novices splendidly in a colourful event titled Inizio 2018 held on 07/07/2018 at Central Square in Christ Hill block, Yuvakshetra campus. A meditation session led by Rev. Fr. Jayson Kollannur, HOD, Department of Psychology marked the commencement of the programme at 9.30 am. The event was formally inaugurated by Msgr. Peter Kochupurackal, Vicar General, Diocese of Palakkad. In his inaugural address, Msgr.Peter Kochupurackal guided the students to make use of the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and enjoy the campus life by creating and maintaining true friendships. Rev. Fr. Dr. Mathew George Vazhayil, Director, YIMSpresided over the meeting. All the newcomers took the oath with lighted traditional lamps as it signified the beginning of a new journey from the darkness of ignorance to the light of knowledge and the oath taking event was headed by Dr. Tomy Antony, the Principal, YIMS. Rev. Fr. Jaison Chothirakkottu, Assistant Director, YIMS felicitated the function. Rev. Fr. Dr. Lalu Olikkal welcomed the gathering and Ms. Ashima Bharathan, Asst. Professor, Dept. of English proposed the vote of thanks. In the function, the university rank holders (Sr.Poulinal Mary R., 4th Rank in B.Com Finance & Divya P.M., 4th Rank in B.Sc. Geography) and the top scorers among the passed out students were rewarded. The cultural programmes performed by the interzone arts fest winners and the students’ representatives made the occasion more exciting.
The newcomers joined the campus on 05/07/2018 when they were accorded motivational classes by experts in the field. The motivational classes for Commerce students, HM students and BA and B.Sc. students were led by Dr. Thomas, the Director and Principal of Lead College, Dhoni, Mr. Ajith and Rev. Fr. Anson Mecheri respectively at different venues.
On 06/07/2018, the students were rendered inspirational talks delivered by Rev. Fr. Mathew George Vazhayil, the Director, Dr. Tomy Antony, the Principal, Rev. Fr. Dr. LaluOlikkal, the Vice Principal and Rev. Fr. Jaison Kollannur, HOD, Dept. of Psychology at different venues. Inizio 2018- the official welcome ceremony of the fresh Yuvakshetrians was, indeed, a grand success, thanks to the active involvement and participation of the students, parents and the teaching and non-teaching staff of the college.