Annual Day and Lamp Lighting 2022

Annual Day and Lamp Lighting of Manipal School of Nursing (MSON, MCON), Manipal Academy of Higher Education were held on Friday, 4th March 2022.

Dr Flavia Castelino, Professor & Principal, Sri Adarsha College of Nursing, Udupi, the chief guest for the day’s programme congratulated the students who lit the lamp. She addressed the importance of lighting the lamp and said “Care is the core of profession and empathy is your personality”. She highlighted that education is not just the acquisition of knowledge but it builds character. Be sincere to your profession, practice the values and have growth in your profession to reach your goal.

Dr Judith A. Noronha, Dean, Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE, Manipal in her presidential address advised the students that the Nurse is the only one who can give care to an Individual next to the mother. She also emphasized the significance of lighting the lamp by giving the example of Florence Nightingale who took the lamp to care for the wounded soldiers of the Crimean war in the dark.

Meritorious students of various batches were awarded. Ms Gonsalves Reshma Daisy Victor was awarded Topper in DNM 2017 – 2020 and Ms Deekshitha was awarded the best outgoing student.

Mrs Bharathi R Nayak, Assistant Professor welcomed the gathering and introduced the Chief Guest. Dr Leena Sequira Principal, MSON, presented the Annual report of the school. Mr Manoj proposed a vote of thanks.

The formal function was followed by an entertainment program by the students and faculty of the school. The programme ended with the national anthem.