“You are the architect of your life”, Prof. Venkataramaiah “You are the architecture of your life”, says Professor Venkataramaiah, the Former Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University, during “SAMAVARTHANA 2019”, the propitious passing out ceremony of the first and opening batch of 2016-2019, Christ college, Mysuru. The programmme was inaugurated by the lightning of lamp by the Chief Guest Prof. Venkataramaiah, Former Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University, Fr. Joseph N Philip, Secretary, CMI Mysuru provine, Rev.Fr. Biju P D, Principal Christ College, Rev.Fr. Shoji Jacob, Administrator Christ college, two Parent representatives, faculty co-ordinators and student representatives followed by the anticesory prayers. The gathering witness the proud moment as it instills a lot of stirring emotions for all. Professor Venkataramaiah, a man with academic excellence and various other accolades enlightened the students by saying “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”. He further signified the difference between “PARA” education for living and “APARA” education for making a living. “students need to seek communication skills, digital knowledge and empathy towards the society to succeed in life apart from their regular syllabus” is what he added. Fr Joseph N Philip, secretary, St Thomas education society, facilitated the outgoing students by reminding them about the most important part and parcel of life, i.e., Failures and Imagination. Failures will help to discover strongest will. To dedicate without apology, come into journey not to destination, he added. Fr Biju P D, Presided the occasion and by his valuable words filled in the confidence and encouraged the fellow students. He wished them the best wishes and merriment of joy for their upcoming future to be the worthiest. “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”, he quoted. The graduates were awarded the facilitation cap by the chief guest, Professor Venkataramaiah, followed by the distribution of certificates by Fr. Joseph N Philip and a token of gratitude by Fr Biju P D. Later, Principal pledged the oath and the students replicated it. Fr Shoji, Administrator, Christ College announced Sr Simi Jose of B.Com and Nibin Antony of BA as the best outgoing students. Proficiency awards were distributed during the programme. College newsletter KRISTOS was released by the renowned dignitaries. Mr Johnson W S, faculty co-ordinator read out the Annual Report of the college for the academic year 2018-19 The graduation ceremony was supervened by the cultural events hosted by the students. John Sajan and Kruthi mastered the ceremony. Princy Rajan rendered the whole hearted welcome to all to the momentous occasion. Dr. Shreelakshmi course coordinator of BA proposed the vote of thanks.