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ITS: SCMC’s annual sports fest, opens on Jan 28
In True Spirit (ITS), SCMC’s sports fest, is making its annual appearance this year in a bigger, better avatar. Students from three batches will compete in more than 10 categories over three days from 28th to 30th January 2019.
Batch 2020, the defending overall champions, will be pitted against newcomers of Batch 2021 and the outgoing students of Batch 2019 who are expected to go all-in in what will be their last competitive sporting event at SCMC.
The competitions this year are in the following categories: Tennis, Futsal, Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Badminton, Throwball, Box Cricket, Athletics, Table Tennis and more. On the entertainment front, the highlight this year is the faculty-student face-off in cricket and faculty-faculty games scheduled on the last day.
Registrations Open for TESS 2019 film festival
We invite aspiring filmmakers from around India to register for The East Side Story (TESS) 2019, our two-day festival that celebrates the joy of cinema and film-making. We have designed TESS as a platform that brings together talented young people to collaborate and create the best of student cinema.
We have a host of competitions across several categories — 24 Hour Film Making, Short Films, Documentaries, Ad Films, Dialogue Writing, Script Writing and Photography — that will put your skills to test.
The festival will also screen quality films, and host workshops by experts and lots of other fun events.
For details about the programmes and registration, download our festival catalogue here.
SCMC’s Saloni Mimani wins SIU Chancellor’s Gold Medal
Saloni Mimani, a graduate of the BA Mass Communication programme at SCMC, has received the SIU Chancellor’s Gold Medal for the best outgoing student for the academic year 2018. An outstanding student who shined in academics as well as extra-curricular activities, Saloni has been an excellent ambassador for both SCMC and SIU. She specialized in Advertising and is currently working with a Mumbai-based ad agency.
One of the most prestigious honours at Symbiosis International University, the Chancellor’s Gold Medal is awarded annually to a student who has displayed all-round excellence. The selection is made from graduating students across all SIU institutes. To put Saloni’s achievement in perspective, this year nearly 6,000 students graduated from SIU undergraduate and post-graduate programmes!
She received the award from Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind at SIU’s 15th Convocation ceremony.
New Journalism and Digital Marketing Labs at SCMC
Students at SCMC will now be able to work on their journalism, PR and Marketing projects in a dedicated facility equipped with industry-related software and other digital resources. News production will shift from the computer labs to this new space allowing journalism students to expand their learning and the scope of their projects. At the newsroom, they will be producing a campus newsletter which will also have hyperlocal news, besides television news bulletins and news features and documentaries. They will also work on a daily digital news bulletin using wire service feeds.
The Digital Marketing Lab is intended for students specializing in Advertising and Public Relations to hone their skills in broader areas such as content creation, blogging, designing, media monitoring, and branding strategies. They will also have the chance to familiarize themselves with industry software using in marketing and advertising.
SCMC students score wins at Mood Indigo 2018
A year of off-campus successes had a fitting finale as SCMC students notched up a series of victories at Mood Indigo, Asia’s largest annual college cultural festival, organised by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.
Michelle Patrick, a final year student specializing in public relations, won ‘Speak Up’, a debating event where participants were pitted against themselves as they had to present arguments for, as well as against the same topic. Ishaan Bhattacharya, a second year student, completed a double for SCMC in the category with the runners-up prize.
Nayanika Mukherjee, a third year student of Journalism and Jaskirat Dhillon, a first year student, struck gold at Spell Bound- a Mood Indigo spelling competition, inching past their competition in a nail-biting finale.
Adding some Bollywood masala to their experience were first year students, Filza Iqbal and Shashwat Chaturvedi, who emerged victorious at Bollyvaganza, a Quiz competition which tested their knowledge of one of the biggest film industries in the world.
SCMC was represented at Mood Indigo, which took place from 27th-30th December, 2018, by a contingent of 38 students from the three batches. They participated in theatre, music and literary events at the fest, after showcasing their talents in highly competitive qualifying rounds.
The wins at Mood Indigo follow successes at Malhar 2018 in August when SCMC students won the Best Outstation College trophy.