Bengaluru, 16th February 2023: Manipal College of Dental Sciences (MCODS), Mangalore, a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), inaugurated the Media Club which was unveiled by Dr. Dilip Naik, MAHE, MLR Campus, and Mr. S.P. Kar, the Director of the Directorate of PR, Media & social media MAHE, on 13th February 2023. The Media Club aims to provide a platform for deliberation and knowledge-sharing among students and to provide exposure to the media, encouraging and motivating them to be involved in media activities.
The event was presided by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Manipal College of Dental Sciences (MCODS), Mangalore Dean Dr Ashita Uppoor, Dr Junaid Amhed, Associate Dean MCODS, Dr. Premalatha Shetty, Associate Dean MCODS. Dr Arati, Dr. Nandita, and Mr. Saghir Siddiqui, regional chief operating officer of KMC Hospitals Mangalore were present at the event and Student teams also facilitated Spot Photography; different student teams received awards from the dignitaries.
Dr. Dilip Naik, MAHE, MLR Campus said “such events serve as an impetus to promoting knowledge among the students. He also added that the influence of social media in society is growing and that students can become an ambassador of the institute by promoting various activities on the media platforms.”
Chief Guest Mr. S.P. Kar said “Media plays a crucial role in modern society; it will enable students to express their ideas and talents. He shared insights on global media trends and how technology plays a vital role in society. He also said this is one of the opportunities to showcase the skills and knowledge acquired by our students.
He further concluded that “The achievements of our students and our consistent effort in developing the budding professionals has resulted in MAHE as an international educational brand”.