Friday, December 5, 2008

A tribute to the innocent victims of 26/11 Mumbai Terror strikes and to the Brave Hearts who stood against the terrorists

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Diwali 2008

Come Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us.....

Drishti Proudly presents

Diwali 2008

October 31, 2008
Student Union Ballroom
The University of Akron
6:30 pm-11:30 pm

Have a blast on the dance floor with DJ Kris Koch

Performances by Dr. Shiva Shastri, Arun Ramu
and many more.....

and followed by mouth watering Indian cuisine

Tickets: $10/- (Students only)
and $12/- for Non Members

Appetizers - Mini Samosas
Main Course - Naan, Saffron Rice
Indian Curry - Chicken curry, Dal Palak, Channa Masala
Dessert - Gulab Jamun
Drinks - Lemonade

For Tickets and more details contact:
Ashish Jagtiani,

Friday, September 12, 2008

Meet the candidates

The elections , as most of you would know, are scheduled at 5 PM on Saturday the 13th of September. The positions of General Secretary, Sports Secretary and Public Relations Officer have been decided by unanimity as these were the nominations received and seconded by 9 PM yesterday(Thursday the 11th). We have two nominations for Treasurer. All nominations have been listed below:-

1. General Secretary - Arun Ramu (Mechanical Engg. )
2. Sports Secretary - Dileep Reddy Desai (Electrical Engineering)
3. Public Relations Officer - Pradeep Namburu (Electrical Engineering)

For the position of Treasurer we have two nominations:-

a. Samiksha Gupta (Statistics)
b. Bharath kumar reddy Mandadi (Electrical Engineering)

The General Secretary Arun Ramu also gave us a brief synopsis of his executive/team experience and plans for the ISA. We are very happy to include it below and invite discussion:-


Experience: Sports Secretary- 2007-2008 (ISA)
Other Executive and team experience: Director, Actor - IMAGE (Bangalore based theatre group)
Member Team'Arma Aurora'- M.S.Ramaiah Institute Of Technology.
Business Consultant (VAULT)- Spearheaded Nation wide recruitment drives and Outdoor team building camps for ORACLE.
Business Development (Kalmar India): Business Expansion-Southern India.

Plans for ISA: Support the team to cater to the diversity existing in the community.
Create a strong alumini and a stage for networking.
Encourage active participation among all members of the community in the social events organised.
Encourage Blogging.

We would decide on the positions of President, Vice President, and Treasurer on Saturday.

Thanks for your support over the past academic year. See you all on Saturday:)

Friday, July 11, 2008

Bowling Night and trip to Cedar Point

The Indian Students Association invites you to Bowling Night tomorrow ,Saturday the 12th of July, from 6pm-10pm in the game room for free bowling and pool.
We are also having a trip to Cedar Point on Sunday, July the 20th.

Please come and register yourself for the trip on Bowling Night tomorrow and bring cash(preferably)/cheques for $35/-(includes discounted tickets and transportation).
We would all leave Sunday morning for Cedar Point from a common convenient place to be decided soon.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Euro 2008 Finals and Barbeque

The Indian Students Association(ISA) invites you to watch the Euro 2008 finals(2:30pm-5pm) on 29th of June, this Sunday, and a barbeque the same evening(5-8 pm). We gather at 422 Kling Street(at the intersection of kling and wheeler opposite the soft ball field) for the game and then go to 278 Wheeler, which is on the other side of the street from 422 kling, for the barbeque after the game.

Come with friends, bring along some beer/drinks/dishes for the game/barbeque. We would have Vegetarian burgers and Potato patties as well as Chicken burgers so that all tastes are catered to in addition to chips and snacks and what everyone brings along. So the more the merrier!

We would appreciate an RSVP ( so that we know the amount of food to get for the barbeque.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Indian Cultural Night(Spring Party) Schedule and Performances

Indian Students Association welcomes the University of Akron community to an evening of culture, music, and fun.

Saturday, April 12th 7.30 pm-11.30 pm. Student Union Ballroom

Tickets $4 at the gate

7.15 pm - The doors will be opened for the event
7.45 pm - Indian Snacks and Beverages will be served
8.00 pm - Dance Performance byRajinikanth
8.05 pm - Song by Nupur Khandelwal
8.15 pm - Dance by Leena and Ray
8.25 pm - Performance from the Akron U Twisters
Sheetal Wadikar
Pallavi Royal
Nupur Khandelwal
Swetha Gopinath
8.30 pm - Winners for the Raffle Ticket draw will be announced (2 iPod shuffles to be given out)
8.45 pm - DJ Music will be played by " Kris Koch " President of Num Num World Music
11.00 pm - The dance floor closes...

Please bring identification to avail of the cash bar at the event.
Raffle tickets to be sold for $2.