By Fr. Richard DSouza
Dec 3 : Mullerpulse 2018, an annual magazine of Father Muller Medical College was released on 30 November 2018 at Decennial Memorial Hall.
Ms Vidya Shenoy, President of Toastmasters Club, Mangalore was the chief guest on the occasion. Rev.Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director – FMCI presided over the function.
The programme commenced with a prayer song from the MBBS students of the college. Dr Sudarshan Pai U, Staff Co-ordinator for Literary Committee (2017-18) and Muller pulse 2018 gave the welcome address and introduced the chief guest & the dignitaries on the dais. This was followed by lamp lighting by the esteemed dignitaries.
Launching the new magazine ‘Mullerpulse 2018 Dream’, Vidya Shenoy said, “A magazine embodies the literary soul of an institution. In modern times, when the world communicates using social media, it gives me immense pleasure to learn that a Medical College has come up with Muller Pulse-‘Dream’. Doctors are uniquely positioned to write well. They have the benefit of a good education and enriching life experiences. Magazines like Muller Pulse will pave the way for budding writers from Mullers to pen enriching writing that will certainly make a difference. As medical students, it is cumbersome and challenging to release a magazine but the efforts here are praiseworthy”, she stated.
Rev.Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho in his presidential address congratulated the editorial team on their job and said,” Creativity makes an individual productive, which in turn helps one to contribute to the society and its development. With the ideals of creativity, dream and imagination, Muller Pulse has been released and this is one of the greatest achievements of Mullerian students.”
“The magazine has a lot of innovative content. This magazine has provided an opportunity for the students to showcase their talents and explore their creative potential. The leadership quality and character building acquired during the production phase of the magazine will certainly go a long way”, he added.
Ms Savitri Kini, editor of Muller Pulse 2018 shared her experiences and expressed her gratitude towards all those who have contributed in bringing out the magazine.
Rev. Fr Ajith B. Menezes – Administrator FMMC, Rev. Fr Rudolph Ravi D` Sa- Administrator FMMCH, Rev.Fr Nelson Dheeraj Pais – Assistant Administrator FMMCH, Dr Jayaprakash Alva- Dean, FMMC, Dr Padmaja Udaykumar – Vice-Dean, Dr UdayKumar, Medical Superintendent , Dr Sanjeev B. Rai- Chief of Medical Services, Members of board of governors and advisory council, organizing committee members, Head of departments, teaching, non teaching staff and students were present.
Sanjana and Irene compered the programme.