Alumni Meet 2018
To take a walk down the corridors of nostalgia, the PCE Alumni Meet, Tech Reunion 2018, was inaugurated by Dr. Sandeep Joshi, Principal of Pillai College of Engineering on 13th May, 2018. The meet started traditionally with the lighting of lamp by the Principal and other Alumni. Though over 350 alumni have registered for the meet, more than 200 Alumni ranging across various batches have actually attended the meet. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal underlined and praised the achievements of Alumni of PCE in all walks / spheres of life. He felt that it was matter of great pride for PCE, New Panvel that its Alumni are holding positions of responsibility in various Government organizations, Private sector, Academic Institutions. Many of them are successful entrepreneurs providing jobs to others as well. He praised their contribution towards the growth of their Alma Mater and emphasized the need for further strengthening the linkage between the Alumni and PCE’s current students. The Alumni meet was also attended by Registrar, HODs, and faculty and staff members of PCE.
The year 2018 has been the most eventful year for Alumni of Pillai College of Engineering, New Panvel. PCE formerly known as PIIT was born in the year 2000 and had only one batch of Electronics, Computers and Information Technology branch. Total strength then was only 180 students and now it has increased to more than 600. The first product of this alma mater emerged in the year 2004.
The event was followed by presentation given by Dr. Arun Pillai. Dr. Arun Pillai brought into notice about the Alumni Association formation and its importance. Further, it was debated as how to contribute through Alumni Forum.
Following objectives were defined:
- Enhance the Effectiveness of Alumni Association.
- Increase the alumni connectivity/ affinity and sense of pride.
- Creation of Career Mentor Program to help in placement of PCE products to enhance the brand image of college.
- To create a dynamic link between the Institute and Alumni at a given city / region.
- To forge a bond among the Alumni at a given city / region.
- To help the Institute in building PCE brand.
- Support from Alumni in providing better wholesome education to students.
- To enrich PCE with their experience in Professional career with regard to development of curriculum etc.
Formation of Alumni Association:
Following office bearers volunteered from amongst those present :
After the presentation of Dr. Arun Pillai, the alumni were given a chance to walk down the memory lane by sharing their experiences of their college years. The alumni of the first batch (2004 pass out) shared their memories with everyone it was indeed a nostalgic moment for them. The function concluded with the cake cutting by the Alumni Association members and other faculty members along with the Principal.
Venue: 7th Floor, Auditorium, Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, Pillai College of Engineering, New Panvel.
Alumni Meet 2015 and 2012
An annual get-together of passed out students is conducted every year with full zest and pomp.