Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) conducted the 42nd Annual Convocation Ceremony on the 27th March 2021 at LIBA campus. The convocation ceremony was graced by the presence of Chief Guest Mr. K Moses, Managing Director, Allison Transmissions, Rev. Dr. Jebamalai lrudayaraj L. SJ Provincial Jesuit Chennai Province & Chairperson LIBA Governing Counciland Rev. Fr. Joe Arun, SJ, Director of LIBA. The convocation began with a ceremonial procession of the teaching faculty of LIBA along with the dignitaries.
A total of 135 students received their Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Rev. Fr. Joe Arun, SJ, Director – LIBA, declared the convocation open and welcomed the gathering. He congratulated the students 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’ in its students. He also presented the Annual Report for the academic year 2020-21, highlighting many important milestones achieved by LIBA during the period.
Rev. Fr. Provincial guided the day’s proceedings through the prayer. He also addressed the students where he insisted that students should develop competence, professionalism and the right attitude to excel in their lives.
Addressing the graduates, Rev. Fr. Joe Arun, SJ, Director – LIBA, said, “I wish all our graduates today all the very best for their future endeavors. 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.”
Mr. K Moses, Managing Director, Allison Transmissions delivered the Convocation address emphasizing that honesty and humility are extremely important in life .He also requested the graduating students not to be self centered. He stressed upon the students to be focused on goals that could lead to a win – win situation for all stake holders.
Mr. Moses then conferred the diplomas on 135 PGDM students and Ph.D degree to one Research Scholar .
LIBA’s Placement Brochure for the academic year 20-21, The Monograph from the Virtual International Conference on Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Business & Society, A Monograph consisting of Compilation of Abstracts from the Faculty Seminar Series & the latest issue of Management Matters – LIBA’s Journal of Management also were also released during the ceremony.