The department of Business Administration in commemoration of its vicennial year celebration organized an international conference on 8th March 2017 in Auxilium College on the topic “Lifting up next generation women to meet cross cultural challenges.” Ms. Eleanor Duncan, Community Worker, United Kingdom gave the inaugural address. Ms. Carmelita Xavier, Corporate Trainer, Malaysia gave the presidential address. Mr. Hugh Skeil, Manager Development Office, Christian Medical College addressed the gathering. There were four technical sessions on Role of women in community building, A woman who changed the world – Dr. Ida Scudder, Women who challenged their disability and Cross Cultural Challenges for women. During the international conference the Bonfring International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management science, Special Issue on International Women’s Day Celebration 8th March 2017 Volume I and Volume II were released.
Dr.Sr.Ugini Fathima Mary, Principal Auxilim College released the journal and Sr.Amalorpavam, Secretary Auxilium College received the first copy. Post graduate students, M.Phil and Phd. Research Scholars from various institutions presented and participated in the events. Dr.Mohanalakshmika, Head Department of Business Administration, Muthrangam Arts and Science College, Vellore , Dr.Mythili.S. Head Department of Commerce, DKM College, Vellore, Ms.Beulah Emmanuel and Mr.MathanRaj, Academy of Prison Correctional Administration, Vellore, were the judges for the paper presentation event.
The International Women’s Day celebration started in the evening with Mr.Kulandhai Francis, Integrated Village Development Project, Krishnagiri as the chief guest for the evening. Veeridum Nisapdham, a short film by Ms.Mary Annie Sujitha, Research Scholar, VIT university was screened during the Celebration.
The department in event of applauding and recognizing the success and fortitude of successful women initiated to award women of Vellore titled “Fempowerment Award” starting this year. The Fempowerment Award was given to Dr.Sr.Ugini Fathima Mary, Principal Auxilium College.
A newsletter named “Memoirs of the Department of Business Administration ”was released highlighting the events of the department of twenty years journey.
A cultural fest was hosted by the students of BBA and MBA along with Self Help Group members of IVDP, Krishangiri. Dr.Renuga Devi proposed vote of thanks. And the grand event wound up with cake cutting for the twenty years completion of the Department.