Initiatives

The Alumni Association is working on various initiatives catering to students, college and alumni as listed below

Official Alumni Portal Launch

Status: Completed

The alumni portal (www.rightlink.org/alumni/oucealumni) was launched in June 2015 and has over 2000 members. The portal is the common platform for all the alumni to stay connected with fellow alumni and students as well as get to know all the latest updates from the alumni association. The association requests one and all to register on the website and stay connected to the Alma Mater.

New Alumni Office

Status: In Progress

The brand new alumni office is being constructed in the college premises with state of art infrastructure to better serve the college and alumni across the globe. The new office will house a board room, work stations, office rooms, pantry etc, giving alumni a place of their own in college.

Official Email ID Rollout

Status: In Progress

The association is handling the end to end planning and implementation of official college email id (@uceou.edu) rollout to students, faculty, staff and alumni that will establish seamless communication and collaboration.

Strategic Planning (SWOT AND TNA)

Status: In Progress

The Alumni have undertaken the arduous task of chalking out the strategic plan for OUCE for the next five years. An intense study was conducted in the college taking the views of faculty, students, alumni and industry to identify the major areas of improvement to take the institution to the next level.The project is in Phase II stage (Training Need Analysis) after which the strategic plan would be drawn.

Student Scholarships and Research Funding

Status: In Progress

With the support of alumni, student scholarships are being instituted for meritorious students to recognize their efforts and for financially challenged students to support them with their educational expenses. Also, funding for research oriented projects to the students has been initiated with the Alumni Association facilitating the process. Some of the alumni have immensely contributed to student research and various projects.

Technology Business Incubator

Status: In Progress

The alumni association is helping college establish a technology business incubator that is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and commercializing student and alumni startups and innovations. This center will help nurture a lot of startups through mentorship, funding and access to network and resources to become successful with alumni support being the bedrock.

Career Guidance and Support

Status: In Progress

The Association has initiated dialogue with the college to set up a full-fledged Finishing School cum Skill Development Centre for Students. This center would hand hold the students right from First Year onwards so as to build all the necessary skills to face the world and help them achieve their dreams. This Centre can also double up as a Training Centre for working professionals from the Government and Industry.

Innovation & Patenting

Status: In Progress

The Innovation team commenced work in December 2015. The Alumni Association has already funded a project taken up by an alumnus and supported technically by the students of ECE department.

Industry Interaction

Status: In Progress

Alumni network is being leveraged to help college build the necessary industry network and create interaction platforms for research, consultancy, innovation and excellence.

Speaker Series and Workshops

Status: In Progress

The Association along with its chapters has already conducted some events till date and planning is on for a wide range of Guest lectures and workshops, both online and offline, benefitting the alumni and students.

Student Club Launch

Status: In Progress

The alumni association is helping revive, relaunch technical and non-technical clubs across the spectrum to boost student learning and collaboration. The association is planning to revive "Pot Pourri" the cultural meet of the college to create a platform for the students to harness their talents.

Launch of Chapters

Status: In Progress

City/Region wise chapters are being instituted to reunite the alumni in their respective locations and connect them back to college and students. The chapters are aimed at building close-knit communities that can benefit from the network and feel welcome in any part of the world. The First Chapter was launched at Bangalore and is currently very active and conducts regular meet-ups and events for Alumni in Bangalore. Other cities are being explored and interested alumni can launch city/regional chapters. We request our interested alumni to contact alumni association to take it forward.

Alumni Reunions and Social Events

Status: In Progress

The Alumni Association is planning and organizing alumni reunions at college for batches that are completing their milestone years such as 10 yrs, 25 yrs, 50 yrs etc. Social gatherings and networking events are also being planned on a recurring basis across all our chapter cities to build a sense of camaraderie among all our alumni.