Founder’s day celebration at Great Lakes
Founder’s day, which also marked Great Lakes founder & Dean Dr. Bala V Balachandran’s birthday, was celebrated on July 28, 2016 in Great Lakes Campus, Chennai. The celebration included students, faculty and staff of Great Lakes joining and wishing Dr. Bala on his 79th birthday.Being an inspiration for the young and the older generations alike, Dr.Balaemphasized on the importance of spending time with one’s family and maintaining work life balance.
Apart from the ceremonious cake cutting, there were some scintillating cultural performances which elevatedthe mood to a festive mode than an event. The day was celebrated with grandeur and fanfare appreciating 79 years of Dr.Bala and his contributions to the field of education through Great Lakes and other endeavors.
A new award called “Employee of the year” was introduced on the day and the first award was given to Mr. Subaash K, Assistant Director, Admin for his contribution to Great Lakes over the years. The founder’s day also saw the inauguration of a new hostel block named “Thiruvalluvar”.