Centre for Social Action (CSA), organized online graduation for the beneficiaries of English Access Microscholarship program on 06th November 2020. Twenty-five students of Bharath Matha PU college, Koppa became graduates of English Access Microscholarship Program and were provided with their graduation certificates. Delegates from the US Embassy, officials of Access program and representatives from the implementing agency were present for the program along with the Access students and teachers. Dr. Fr. Jose CC, the Pro Vice Chancellor of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) addressed the gathering and delivered the presidential address. Mr. Moulik Berkana, Cultural Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General in Chennai addressed the students and delivered the key note address. He congratulated and motivated the students of Access program and thanked the entire team for the efficient implementation. Ms. Ruth Goode, Regional English Language Officer for India, Bhutan and Afghanistan also addressed the gathering through a video message. Access representatives from RELO and Chennai, Ms. Rachna Sharma, English Access Program Specialist – India at RELO New Delhi and Ms. Brindha Balachandran, Education and English Language Coordinator, U.S. Consulate General, Chennai were present for the event. Dr. Victor Paul, Director of CSA, Mr. Jino Joy, Access Program Manager, Fr. Jose PJ, Principal, Bharath Matha PU College Koppa, Fr. Sebastian P J, Principal, Christ School Thandavapura, the Access instructors Mr. Susheel Tom Jose and Ms. Ranjith Shenoy were present for the event.
The whole event was managed by the Access students as they delivered the welcome address, vote of thanks and organized cultural programs. Moreover, Students and teachers shared their experiences and presented videos on their Access journey. All the participants appreciated the good conduct of the event.