On Monday Apuroopa Reddy, an alumna of Architecture Dept of AU, explaining about her exhibition titled ‘The Rivers Project’ to the visitors, in Visakhapatnam. The reunion called ‘WAVES-2018’ marks the birth anniversary of founder Vice-Chancellor C.R. Reddy.
Alumni from the across the country and also abroad visited the university and collected the memories of their college days. Many departments decked up to celebrate the reunion. meet were put up and people were seen recounting their student life.
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An art installation and photography exhibition was hosted by two old students of the department. Department of Architecture was all about lights and installations, as string lights flowing through bottles and paper cups were arranged on both sides of the road that led to the department.
The exhibition was aimed at bringing to raise public awareness among the masses about the dying state of rivers in the country. The project was a result of the realisation that despite considering the rivers holy, we have been mercilessly polluting them,” Mr. Reddy expressed. Apuroopaa Reddy and Percy Tabitha exhibited more than 21 photos and an art installation under the label ‘The Rivers Project.
Roundtable conference was held in the Department of Social Sciences where alumni got together to recollect their days at the university. Some of the former students expressed about their experience in the college and their life journey. They were seen exchanging views and taking selfies with the present batch.
Dr. Srinubabu, CEO of Pulsus and an alumnus of AU, said that because of strong alumni support of Stanford University, the Silicon Valley was established in California Bay area and a similar type of development should happen at Andhra University. Earlier, garlanding the bust of Prof. CR Reddy, Vice-Chancellor G. Nageswara Rao said AU has a very strong alumni community across the globe the list has a number of eminent personalities.