Continuing in the tradition set in 2021, Providence College of Engineering celebrated the season by holding its annual Christmas RASAM by Providence at the Providence campus on 21st and 22nd December 2022.
The event included a cake baking competition as well as a competition for choirs in the region.
Visitors were also treated to a Christmas Village featuring live enactments of events from the period surrounding the birth of the Christ.
On 12th December 2022, Dr. Libin P Oommen, head of the department of mechanical engineering conducted a session on "Biomimetics for Research and Entrepreneurship" for the final year trainee engineers
The session explored the fascinating field of using nature-inspired designs and solutions to solve human problems including the definition of biomimetics, its applications, and the principles behind it, and the benefits of biomimetics and how it can contribute to solving real-world problems.
Providence College of Engineering conducted the PROTEK exhibition as part of an initiative to create awareness among school going students about engineering and technology.
Conducted on 2nd December 2022, the event was inaugurated by Mr. Mathew T Thomas (MLA) and attended by students from 20 schools in the region.
On 2nd December 2022, Providence College of Engineering hosted a placement drive for Jobin & Jismi Pvt Ltd.
The drive attracted students from more than 15 colleges.
The Providence College department of electrical & electronics engineering organized a two-day hands-on workshop on solar power systems for electrical engineering students, on 30th November and 1st December 2022.
The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Biju Jacob, Assistant Executive Engineer, KSEB followed by solar training headed by Mr. Bijoy Kesavan and his team from Bingas Electrical Electronics and Solar System.
The NSS unit 515 of Providence College of Engineering organized a blood donation drive at the Providence campus on 1st December 2022.
Providence College of Engineering's department of science and humanities organized and hosted a three-day national conference on nanomaterials - NANOPHILIA - from 25th August 2022.
The conference was inaugurated virtually by Prof. Sabu Thomas, Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University. During the inaugural session the conference proceedings was released by Providence chairperson Mrs. Mariamma George Mathew and handed over to Dr. Soney C George, Dean (Research) of Amal Jyothi College of Engineering. On the first day of the conference one keynote speech and three invited talks were delivered by experts in nanoscience. About 60 participants, comprising mostly of research scholars attended the conference on the first day. 23 % of the participants were from out of the state especially from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat and Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu. An emerging bioplastic industry Varsya Ecoproducts took the opportunity to exhibit their products at the conference.
The second day resumed with three invited talks followed by parallel oral and poster competitions. Fifty participants including post graduate students from various educational institutions attended the event on the same day. The visitors were treated to a one-hour cultural program by Providence's trainee engineers.
The third day of NANOPHILIA witnessed invited talks by three experts in the field, as well a continuation of oral presentations from the previous day.
The interactions of scientists and academics with the participants were highly effective throughout the event.
During the valedictory function, best oral and poster awards were given to the selected delegates. The valedictory function was presided over by chief guest Dr. Jacob Chandy, Principal, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, Kerala.
A post-conference boat ride was arranged for participants from outside Kerala who got a chance to experience the beauty of "God's own country".
Providence School of Business organized and conducted an awareness program on Sustainable Menstruation: Knowledge and Management on June 1st, 2022 in view of World Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrated on May 28, 2022.
Ms. Kavya, Sustainability and Sexual Rights Consultant, founder of Eco Feminist Research Foundation was the resource person for the program. She delivered a detailed presentation and demonstration on Sustainable menstruation, its importance, sustainable menstrual products, menstrual hygiene, and the flip side of the sanitary pad to the students, teaching and non-teaching staff of providence. The session provides more avenues to debunk the myths, taboos, and stereotypes about periods and particularly on the use of sustainable menstrual products.
Providence School of Business launched the "Coffee with a CEO" series on April 26th, 2022.
Mr. Venkitraman Anand, CEO and Whole-Time Director Harrisons Malyalam Ltd, was our guest. A seasoned leader and turnaround specialist, he spent two hours with us sharing his leadership journey.
Our management trainees learned about his career, the decisions he made that shaped his career, and the challenges he faced, in the span of four decades in the industry.
He spoke of must have mindsets and values that future generations of leaders should inculcate.
Providence School of Business organized a one-day business plan competition for under graduate college students under the theme "Ente Alappuzha", wherein proposals were invited to enchance and develop the Alappuzha district. The business plan competition had a prize pool of Rs 11,500 to be distributed amongst the winner and runners-up.
Alongside the main event, PSB also organized an inter-collegiate debate on the topic "Climate change is a catastrophe not a technical complexity", with a prize of Rs 2,500 for the best performing team.
The day was spiced up with an exciting treasure hunt on the Providence campus for teams of 4 people, with a prize of Rs 2,500 for the winning team.