On the 27th of March 2024, SCMS Cochin School of Business illuminated with the warmth of nostalgia and the spirit of celebration as it hosted the annual farewell ceremony, “Director’s Fireside,” bidding adieu to the graduating students of PGDM Batch 31. Held at the Seminar Hall, the event marked a poignant moment as students prepared to embark on their professional journeys.

Commencing at six o’clock in the evening with an invocation seeking divine blessings, the event was gracefully orchestrated by Mr. Kashyap Ramakrishnan and Ms. Ciya George of PGDM Batch-32, who served as the Masters of Ceremony. Dr. Radha Thevannoor, Group Director, and Registrar, extended a warm welcome to the gathered audience, acknowledging the remarkable contributions and academic accomplishments of the outgoing students. Her words resonated with sincerity as she wished them continued success and a bright future ahead.

The atmosphere was filled with joy and nostalgia as a slideshow capturing memorable moments from Batch 31’s journey at SCMS played on the screen, evoking laughter, tears, and a sense of camaraderie among the attendees. The evening’s festivities were further enlivened by a series of engaging programs meticulously organized by the students of Batch 32. From lively games fostering friendly competition to entertaining performances, the event brimmed with excitement. Participants showcased their skills in games such as ping pong ball tossing and scene-enacting, adding a playful touch to the proceedings.

The highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of awards recognizing outstanding achievements, including accolades for the best dancer and various other categories, adding a touch of glamour and honor to the occasion. As the evening drew to a close, juniors presented heartfelt gestures of appreciation, including a sent-off hamper and a thank-you card, symbolizing the bonds of friendship and camaraderie shared among the students of SCMS.

With the conclusion of the formalities, the festivities continued over dinner at the college canteen, providing an opportunity for students to cherish their final moments together and create lasting memories.

The “Director’s Fireside” farewell ceremony at SCMS Cochin School of Business was not just an event; it was a celebration of achievements, a tribute to shared experiences, and a heartfelt farewell to Batch 31 as they embarked on their professional endeavors, carrying with them the knowledge and memories gained during their time at SCMS.