Dy-patil-6The students graduating out of various courses from the Dr. D Y Patil University at Nerul had a memorable convocation ceremony. Reason being that three eminent luminaries graced the occasion. NMTV Managing Editor Zeba Warsia reports. Dr. D Y Patil University’s 2nd convocation ceremony was a memorable occasion that graduating students will cherish forever – reason being that inspiring luminaries from different walks of life graced the dais on the occasion. Dr. P. C. Alexander – Rajya Sabha MP and Former Governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu was the Chief Guest for the ceremony. World renowned cardiologist Dr. Spencer King III, NASA Astronaut Dr. Charles Moss Duke Jr who also happens to be the youngest astronaut to land on the moon and Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil joined P C Alexander on the dais. Students graduating from various courses of the deemed university received their degrees during the convocation ceremony. The dignitaries gave inspiring speeches to the audience of young graduates and parents. The university conferred Doctor of Science on Dr. Spencer King III. SHOW WITH MUSIC Dr. Spencer King III – a world renowned cardiologist remarked that many of his colleagues in United States are of the Indian descent and are making dramatic scientific discoveries every day. On the other hand, Dr. Charles Moss Duke Jr. – Brigadier General of United States Air Force and the youngest astronaut to land on the moon was honored with the university’s Life Time Achievement Award. Speaking to NMTV News on receiving the award, Dr. Charles Moss Duke had this to say. Ajeenkya Patil and Vijay Patil – Members of Board of Management of the University were also present on the occasion. With cameraperson Abhay Prasad, Zeba Warsia for NMTV News.


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