XLRI TO HOST ‘ANNUAL ALUMNI HOMECOMING 2019’
6th December, 2019: XLRI- Xavier School of Management is all set to host ‘Annual Alumni Homecoming 2019’ on 14th and 15th December, 2019. Over 250 XL Alumni are expected to participate in this year’s Homecoming.
This year, the batches of 1979 and 1969 will join for their 40th and 50th Homecoming year celebrations respectively. Many alumni of Batch of 1971 will also be coming for Homecoming year celebrations this year.
Fr. P. Christie S.J., Director, XLRI - Xavier School of Management commented, “The Annual Homecoming is one of the most prestigious and important events for XLRI. Our alumni are the torch-bearers of the XL-Culture and have taken the vision and mission of XLRI to the world. They are the true role models for our present and future students and are the ones who truly inspire them to carry forward their legacy. It is a proud moment for us to welcome them back to the campus and felicitate them for their achievements.”
On the occasion, XLRI would hold the ‘Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony’. This year, 10 select distinguished alumni of the institution would be felicitated in 6 categories. The event is to be held on the evening of 14th December, 2019.
The Distinguished Alumnus Awards Categories are:
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Lifetime Achievement
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Practicing Manager
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Academician
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Young Achiever
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Entrepreneur
Ø Distinguished Alumnus Award – Allied Fields
Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Chairperson - Alumni, XLRI - Xavier School of Management said, “Homecoming is the annual XL family get-together that strengthens our XL bond and fosters camaraderie amongst us. It revives the family spirit. Our alumni meet their old acquaintances, classmates and teachers and reminisces memorable experiences they have had at XLRI.”
Mr. Rana Sinha, President- XLRI Alumni Association commented, “XLRI can claim to have the most active networking of Alumni amongst Indian Business Schools. Every year the alumni chapters have their get-togethers in cities across India and abroad. This year, we celebrated Alumni Summer Meets in different cities like Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and also in Dubai and Singapore. In earlier years, alumni meets were also held in various cities in USA, Dubai and Toronto. In 2008 we had created the XLRI Endowment Fund (XEF) and today XEF USA is a registered non-profit association”.
XLRI Alumni Association has Alumni Chapters both in India and abroad. In India, the XLRI Alumni Chapters are in Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune. XLRI also has Alumni Chapters in Singapore and Dubai. In U.S.A. it has chapters in San Jose (covering Bay Area), Dallas (covering the State of Texas), Washington DC, New Jersey, New York, Boston (covering New England), Chicago (covering mid-west region), as well as in Toronto (Canada).