23 rd March, 2022, Chennai: Alpha Arts and Science College, Porur, run by the Alpha Educational
Society, celebrated their 25 th anniversary Silver Jubilee Celebration along with 22 nd Graduation Day
celebration on 23 rd March 2022 at The Music Academy.
The evening was made extra special with the presence of Thiru. Vikram Kapur, IAS, Additional Chief
Secretary, Planning and Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu who delivered the keynote
and gave away the citations to the young graduates. During the ceremony 718 students of the 22 nd
batch of students were graduated, and prizes were distributed to the Winners of the prestigious
Awards for Best Outgoing students.
The graduation day ceremony was also attended by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Ismail, Member, State
Planning Commission, Tamil Nadu, Dr. K. Saleem Ali, IPS (Rtd.) Former Member of National Disaster
Management Authority, DGP of Tripura & Special Director of CBI, Dr. (Mrs.) Grace George,
Chairperson, Alpha Group of Institutions and Mrs. Suja George, Vice Chairperson, Alpha Group of
While addressing the students, Thiru. Vikram Kapur, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Planning &
Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, said, “Life is full of uncertainty, and we have to live
with it. We need to realise that we cannot change events but can change the way we face them.
Everything is evolving and changing rapidly, and we need to adapt to the changes to survive. For that
we have to be aware of the things happening around us and have to learn continuously. So, the most
important lesson for you all is to never be content with your achievements. At the same time never
compete with others. Strive to become a better version of you. Whatever you do in life, take pride in
it. Gradually strive to achieve excellence. Today happens to be the martyrdom day of Shaheed
Bhagat Singh, who is the finest youth that India has ever produced. Take inspiration from all our
freedom fighters, who inspired the nation to nurture the people around them.”
Award Title Category Name of the Student Department
The Kannama Jeya Memorial Award Best Outgoing Ms. Sinduja G Electronics and
N. George Memorial Award Alpha Boy Mr. Hariharan R Biotechnology
Annamma Mullakkal Memorial Award Alpha Girl Ms. Alice Catherina B.C Computer Applications
The Kannama Jeya Memorial Award Best Outgoing Mr. Ramesh R Computer Applications
N. George Memorial Award Alpha Boy Mr. Nishok R Commerce [General]
Annamma Mullakkal Memorial Award Alpha Girl Ms. Krishnaveni M Business Administration
It was a momentous day, marking a major milestone in the lives of aspiring students.
Dr. (Mrs.) Grace George, Chairperson, Alpha Group of Institutions, said “The underlying philosophy
at Alpha is to create new benchmarks by incorporating new initiatives in the field of education
through modern and innovative teaching and learning methodologies. Alpha knows no bounds in
knowledge and realises the margin fades forever and ever as it moves. But within its boundaries, the
disseminated knowledge embodies the spirit of inquiry, research and quality. Our search is
incessant, our service is ceaseless and our perseverance untiring. Imparting right knowledge,
enhancing wisdom and creating distinct individuals is our pursuit. Alpha prides itself in not only
being an institution imparting life’s latest know-how but also instilling human core values.”
Mrs. Suja George, Vice Chairperson, Alpha Group of Institutions, said, ”The 22nd Graduation day of
Alpha Arts and Science College is a significant milestone as the College is celebrating the Silver
Jubilee this year marking two decades of yeomen service. The College aims at providing holistic
value-based education with a focus to equip students with knowledge and skills for gainful
employment. To achieve this, the institution provides enriched curriculum and value-added
programmes to bridge industry academia gaps. Alpha has entered into strategic industry
partnerships for industry relevant training to enhance employability skills and achieve high quality
placements with top notch companies.
“When educating the mind of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts” – The Dalai
We, at Alpha, aspire to make every student in our care, blossom into responsible and intellectual
adults who would be life-long learners and agents of transformation, who would contribute to
national and global development as worthy citizens. In keeping with its motto Seek, Share and Serve,
Alpha continues to contribute to the society with empathy and benevolence.”
Dr. A. Sivasankar, Principal, Alpha Group of Institutions said, “An ambience that fosters learning
and ensures overall development of the budding citizens of the country is of paramount importance.
We at Alpha strive to extend that ambience to ensure knowledge, skills, values and emotional
development. We provide acquisition rich learning environment that accommodates styles, models
and diversity. Our priority is to make any learner to think and evolve an appetite for curricular rigour.
The co-curricular immersion, honing of employable skills and placement drive would be the
testimony to the statement made by Mahatma Gandhi – Education must result in employment.”
On the occasion, Dr. Benita Merlin, delivered the vote of thanks and urged the graduates to make a
difference in the society with their hard work and determination for the welfare on the county and
the community that they serve.
The students were celebrated for emerging as winners after the pandemic, unravelling the true
meaning of Alpha.