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2019 bade a grand farewell Ciao Bello 2019 to the batch of 2016-19 on 30th April. The program kicked off with well-wishing notes to the outgoing batch from the management lecturers and Student Council Vice President, followed by a beautiful welcome dance by Grishmi & team. The occasion was graced by Sr. Velangini, Principal St. Pious X College, Sr. Lourdmary, Procreator Cathechist Sister of St. Ann’s and Dr. Annie Sunil, Campus Co-ordinator.
The significance of farewell is to give a grand exit to the parting students of our institution with great hopes and lots of luck. With the blessings of lord we lit the lamp of success and passed the candles among all final year students for a prayer and oath ceremony.
The Principal, praised and appreciated the outgoing batch for their contribution and participation throughout their term in college. She stated that Pious has always been a cradle of culture and aspirations to the young minds and its wings will always be safeguarding the dignities conferred the students all throughout their life. Once a Piousian will always be a Piousian.
The party was rocking with vibrant activities and contests like Ramp Walks for Miss Pious, Icebreakers sessions and dance performances. Miss Pious was crowned to , the first runner up….. , second runner up…. , and other title holders Miss Princess, Miss Gorgeous Attire, Miss Confident, Miss Charming Smile were Adelina, Tina Fernandez , Lyah Simran….,and … respectively. The Pious ground was energized once again with rainbow of mixed emotions and ever youthful smiles. The reflections of the past were shared by the students of various departments and lecturers. The program ended with a profound vote of thanks and departed with showers of blessings.
February 23, 2019 was a memorable day in the annals of St Pious X Degree and PG College of Women. The day marked the completion of 25 successful years of the college’s pursuit in serving the society.
Established in the year 1993 by the congregation of Catechist Sisters of St Ann’s with the vision of empowering women through value-based education.
Guard of Honor
The students of NCC wing presented a guard of honor to the eminent guests of the event on their arrival. They belong to the ranks of Senior under officer, Junior under officer, Sergeant and Cadets.
Guests of the event were
A jubilee is the celebration of the anniversary of a special event, Silver jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 25th anniversary. It has a special significance in the life of any institution as it signifies a coming of age and maturity. The glorious 25 years of St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women! As a part of the celebration PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 intra-collegiate and inter-collegiate competitions were organized at St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women from 31st January, 1st February, 7th February and 8th February 2019.
I, Mrs Pritha Ghosh, Co-ordinator, Cultural Committee am here to deliver the report of the PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 Intercollegiate Competitions. Ms. Pritha Ghosh and Ms. Rajeetha Mondal from Department of Microbiology hosted the inaugural session. Secretary and Correspondent Rev. Sr. Japamala Showrillu, Principal Sr. B. Velangini, St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women and Prof. Kalidas, MBA Principal, St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women and Annie Sunil, Campus Coordinator graced the occasion...
The day started with a short Prayer invoking God’s blessings for the successful conduct of the event. The College choir rendered prayer song for the occasion followed by the lighting of the lamp. Principal Sr. B. Velangini, while addressing the gathering shared valuable quotes with her words of encouragement. She asked the participants to take part in various events and exhibit their talents to the fullest. Rev. Sr. Japamala Showrillu, Secretary and Correspondent St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women officially announced PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 open by ribbon cutting.
The PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 was organized under two broad categories
The PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 Intra-collegiate Competitions saw the participation of students competing in various events under different categories, which took place on 31st January, 1st February, 7th February and 8th February 2019.
Under the Intracollegiate, all together 15 competitions were held i.e Rangoli , Pencil Sketch, Face Painting, Nail Art, Cookery, T Shirt Hacks, Soap Carving, Mehendi, jewellery making Hair Styling, Selfie Queen Ethnic Show off, Act to Impact, Music Ensemble & Natya Tarang with maximum entries in Rangoli with 91 groups. Total of 630 students show casted their talents. In the morning session, 13 competitions like Periodismo, Academic tambola, Declamation, Chikathon, Quareka, Entrain, Justamente, Hodge Podge, Math Bingo, Stat Rhyme, prasnika, lib lot were organized under Intellectual Ripple Event. Total of 365 students show casted their talents, with maximum entries in Lib lot with 44 teams. All together students from 12 different colleges i.e LFDC, Aurora Degree College, St. Ann’s Degree College Mallapur, Kasturba Gandhi Degree & PG College for Women, Omega Degree College, VNR Degree College , Sreyas Institute of Technology & Engineering, Bhavans Vivekananda, Badruka College of Arts & Commerce, Rishi Degree College Aneesh College of Commerce, CVSR College of Engineering participated in various competitions.
In the noon the most awaited and the highlight of the day, The Cultural Euphoria began with students participating in competitions & came up with some energetic performances. 4 competitions being Ethnic Show off, Act to Impact, Music Ensemble & Natya Tarang were organized. Total of 201 students show casted their talents, with maximum entries in Group Dance with 86 participants. The valedictory session was hosted by Mrs Nazia Begum. Mrs Pritha Ghosh, Co-ordinator, Cultural Committee delivering the report of PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 Intercollegiate Competitions followed by announcement of the winners for competitions by Secretary and Correspondent Rev. Sr. Japamala Showrillu, Principal Sr. B. Velangini, St. Pious X Degree & PG College for Women and and Annie Sunil, Campus Coordinator. 1200 students participated in various competitions held from 31st January, 1st February, 7th February and 8th February 2019. PIOUS ESCADA, RESONANCE 2019 Intercollegiate Competitions came to an end with vote of thanks by Cultural Secretary Aishwarya sebastein and showers of blessings.
Department of Computer Science has organized National Girl Child Day celebrations on 24th Jan, 2019. As part of it the department had conducted 3 competitions named
It is a selfie competition with students involving in a hand out to any underprivileged girl she helped with.
It is a video and poster advertisement competition and ‘Painting Competition’ on the theme "No Girl No Life".
The Department has also conducted self defence training programme named
by Master Ajay Kumar who is from Yodha Combat Martial Arts.
I,II and III prizes were given to students for the competitions.
The Departments of Life Sciences - Genetics, Zoology and Botany and Biotechnology organized the Christmas Celebrations on 22nd December 2018. The entire College Community on this festive event gathered together to celebrate the Joyous occasion of the birth of Jesus Christ.
The faculty participated in Welcome dance, followed by carol singing stream wise B.A, B.COM , B.SC and MBA, Non-teaching Faculty and Sisters . Faculty presented the Christmas play “Christ Born Today” with much excitement and fervor. The Correspondent Rev. Sr. Japamala and the Principal Rev. Sr. Velangini shared their greetings.
The Principal emphasized the significance of Christmas, the reason for the season is Christ who took the form of a Human-being, left His heavenly abode & came down to give us Eternal life. It was a day of festive atmosphere, the Management presented beautiful gifts to the teaching, Non-teaching and administrative staff. For the very first time faculty too exchanged gifts it was a moment of excitement. Christmas gifts, which is symbolic of the presentation of the gifts by the wise Men, Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to the Baby Jesus.
The Management and the Faculty cut the Christmas Cake, the highlight that brought the Family of St.Pious together for a time of Celebration, Festive spirit and warm Greetings. The principal and the correspondent appreciated the organizers and the entire teaching fraternity for their efforts in making the celebrations grand success without the students as they were busy with their Semester Examinations.
On 28th July 2018 Fresher party and Investiture ceremony was celebrated in the college campus. Department of Physics was given the incharge of organizing the programme. The Correspondent Rev Sr.Japmala and Principal Rev Sr.Velangini attended this event. Addressing the students Sister Japmala, the College Correspondent encouraged the students with her inspiring speech saying ‘Past is experience, present is experiment and future is your expectation, may the Lord bring upon the divine spark to all of us for a successful life’.
Department of English conducted the investiture ceremony.The elected Council members were sworn in during the investiture ceremony.Fresher’s party was organized by the Second and Third years to give a warm welcome to the newcomers.
It was accompanied with many vibrant events and programs like ramp walk, traditional, fusion, and western dances, and dazzling decoration. ‘Miss fresher’ competition was held and three winners were selected from a total 150 participants.The show was stolen by, Anne Keziah (MPML, 1st year) was named Miss. Freshers, with second and third runner up Manisha Sharon and Sowmya Sharma of 1st Year, MPML, respectively.
Fresher’s Day prepared the foundation for the junior to interact with seniors on a single platform and it also helped to allay fears among the fresher’s and develop a friendly environment in and around the campus.
Celebrating the feast of our Patron St. Pious X, commemorating his life , on the special occasion of institution day , brought immense blessing to all the members of the college and added color to the joy of celebration.
The Program was hosted by the Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Languages which began with a welcome address inviting the distinguished guests Rev. Sr. Dr. U. Nirmala, Provincial Superior of Catechist Sisters of St. Ann, Hyderabad Province, Rev. Sr. Velangini, Principal of the college, Rev. Sr. Japamala, Correspondent of the college, Mr. Kalidas, Principal of the MBA college on to the dais. They were welcomed with floral greetings by student council members. Mrs. K. Sandhya Sree, Head Dept. of Comp. Sci presented the significance of the day. This continued with a prayer session and welcome dance. This included a prayer song ” My Jesus My Saviour”, readings from the holy scriptures "The Holy Bible", "The Holy Bhagavad Geetha" and "The Holy Quran", followed by a prayer dance by college choir team.
The Patron St. Pius X was honored with a garland by Chief Guest Rev. Sr. Dr. U. Nirmala , Principal Rev.Sr.Velangini and the Correspondent Rev. Sr. Japamala. To grace the occasion "Lighting of the Lamp" is conducted by the family of St. Pious X including the Chief Guest Rev. Sr. Dr. U. Nirmala , Principal Rev.Sr.Velangini and the Correspondent Rev. Sr. Japamala, MBA Principal Mr. Kalidas, all the heads of the department, class representatives of final years. Later the students of St. Pious performed a skit depicting the Virtues of St. Pius X which ended with the college anthem "St.Pious we love to sing of you" by the college choir.
The Department of Business Management has organized several competitions on 13th August -2018 on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day on the theme Patriotism to instill the sense of freedom in right sense.
Various competitions like Elocution on theme- Freedom in true sense, Essay writing on the topic – “Is Independent India Dependent”, Group dance, and Group singing on the theme patriotism were conducted
The day of Independence -15th August-2018 has started with March past by the students of NCC followed by hoisting and saluting the National Flag. The chief guest for the day was Prof.K.Kalidas, Principal, St. Pious MBA College. Sir, spoke about the significance of freedom in line with patriotism and sense of responsibility and accountability to become able citizens and help in building the nation.
The dignitaries on the dais awarded the prize winners of the various competitions held on 13th August-2018. The celebrations further followed by cultural events li Group dance and group singing which were performed by the winners of the competitions held on 13th August.The celebrations concluded by vote of thanks by Mrs.C.Latha , Head department of MBA.
The Staff and Students of St. Pious celebrated Bathukamma (State Festival of Telangana) on 21st Sept, 2017 to promote unity, love and sisterhood. On this occasion the students actively participated in Rangoli competitions held in Campus.
The students were dressed in different traditions and involved in floral decoration gathering and arranging brightly colored flowers into beautiful color stack. The faculty and students joined hands in celebrations, playing and dancing around the Bathukamma and singing songs of Bathukamma showcasing our Culture and Tradition in Campus.
Farewell party was organised on 17th February 2018 by the Department Of Microbiology hosted by Mrs Nazia Begum in the college campus where the students of degree first and second years bid farewell to the outgoing students with great enthusiasm and nostalgia. The function started with the God's blessing. Floral greetings were given to Sr B Velangini, the Principal and Sr. Japamala Showrillu, the Secretary and Correspondent. Lamp lighting ceremony was done by the dignitaries on the dias, Student council president Ms. Catherine Chelsei and student council General Secretary Ms. Bhavya and the passing of light was done to the students by their respective Department Heads. The oath was taken by all the final year students headed by the student council president. Principal gave a brief speech to give her best wishes for batch graduating from the college and also inspired the students for the future challenges.
The program started with the welcome dance followed by the proficiency awards and prize distribution to the prize winners, for the competitions held during Resonance. Proficiency awards were given to the meritorious students of all the semesters who excelled in academic career ,the awards consisted of a memento and certificate of excellence.
Best outgoing student of the year was given to Miss Catherine Chelsie III B.A MPML for the year 2017-2018.
The cultural event was hosted by second year students. The First and second year students entertained the outgoing students with Dances The Miss pious competition saw the graduating students exhibiting their flair in three rounds consisting of ramp walk , introduction round ,question round . Miss Cindrella Massey III B.Com (Reg) was crowned as Miss Pious , Miss Catherine Chelsie III B.A MPML as first runner up and Miss Srujana Deepika III B.Sc MBC as Second Runner Up.
The staff representative Mrs Annie Sunil addressed the students and wished them for their future endeavours. Final year students also shared their experience and memories during their stay at the college and expressed their mixed emotions.
The program was concluded with the showers of blessings
The International women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8th March to honor women who achieved greater horizons of success through their will power and determination in all the fields chosen, accelerating the gender parity. The International Women’s Day was celebrated at St Pious X Degree and PG college for women with the Theme “LA BELLE FETE-In Celebration of Womanhood” on March 8th,, 2018 .The Guest of Honour was Dr. Kalpagam Polasa , Former Director NIN. The program began at 1:00 PM in the auditorium. Miss V.Rani Padmini Faculty gave a welcome note, followed by prayer session by Mrs. Afreen. Ms C.Vanisree HOD, Department of Biochemistry gave the Significance of the Day and urged that this women’s day should be a reminder of the discrimination and inequality against women and how one should fulfill their responsibilities in safeguarding the integrity, sanctity and glory of the womanhood
Mrs Sandhya Maithreyi , Faculty Department of Biochemistry Introduced the Guest of Honour Dr. Kalpagam Polasa to the gathering. Dr Kalpagama mam gave her valuable message on women Empowerment and the Goals of the present day woman, her health and socio economic requirements.
Sr Japamala secretary and correspondent, extended her warm wishes and addressed the gathering about the Gender equality and how at St.Pious college the value based education caters to the holistic development of women.She also motivated students about the significance of the education in creating an identity for a woman. The prizes were awarded to the winners of the Painting Competition that was held on 3rd March on the theme “Be Bold For Change” and the Caption contest held on 5th and 6th March on the Theme “ I am Proud to be a Woman…….”.
The formal session thus came to an end and the Cultural programmes begun.
The cultural session was hosted by Ms.Kathyayani and Ms. Niharika of II M.SC Biochemistry.The events of Clutural Session included Dance by M.Sic I & II year Chemistry and I year Biochemistry and Physics students. Skit by I M.Sc Biocheimistry Students on the theme “I Can and I Will”, A Short film titled “MOM” was by II.MSc Biochemistry Students depicting the role of a mother as the multi tasker and with the message on never underestimate a mother Swarna of I M.Sc Microbiology and Sneha ravali of I M.Sc Biochemistry praised women through songs. A special AV was played as a tribute to the most dedicated and loving staff of St.Pious X Degree and PG College. The Program ended with vote of thanks by Ms.D.Akhila of II M.Sc Biochemistry followed by showers of Blessing by Dr. Grace mam HOD ,PET AND Dr. Annie Sunil HOD , English.
St.Pious X Degree and PG College for Women celebrated National Science Day on 28th February 2018. About 25 schools were invited.
All the Science departments of the College displayed working models on theme Science and technology for sustainable future.Departments also demonstrated simple science experiments to inculcate scientific temper among high school students, who are the future generation of the country.