Our Bridges to the Future Campaign was formally launched on Dec 6, 2011 and is in full swing. The BITSConnect 2.0 team is particularly thrilled at the response we’ve received so far. Well, it is fitting because the project is THE biggest Unified Telepresence and Communications Solution that any Indian University has adopted. Alumni are excited that BITS will be adding a whole new dimension to its teaching capabilities and students and faculty are excited for the new opportunities.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras, 1942
The profound quote aptly describes Weekend Witchcrafts.
A few months ago, the BITSConnect 2.0 team threw their way a task – create a promotional video as a teaser for the project. What we wanted was very clear – we needed to move BITSians in nostalgia, make them reconnect to their BITSian roots (if ever they had lost touch), and get them excited about BITSConnect 2.0. What we gave them to work with was much fuzzier. BITSConnect 2.0, at conception, was still largely the dry subjects of networks and unified communications. Continue reading
You would have to make an effort to miss the increasingly popular BITSian Carnatic rock band Agam. If you are one of those that needs an introdution to the Music Clubbers who, years after graduating, became a successful act based in Bangalore, here’s a run up to how they became what they are.
BITS Kolaveri – The song that premiered at BITSAA East Coast Gala. Written by Venu Palaparthi (’87). Sung by Tirthankar Das (86), Sandeep Nalgundwar (87), Simu Thomas (87) and a whole bunch of others.
I am singing song
Haloo song, flop song
Why in BITS courses, all I ever got is a D!
Graphics, mod-phy, CDCs (music).. a D
- Thanks to the 150+ runners who ran on Nov 6th – the event happened because of your energy and passion for BITS , Laccha & Fitness (in that order!) Continue reading