Mangaluru, Aug 27, 2019: Indeed it’s a rare coincidence, Ms Tressie Irene Menezes, Librarian at the historic St Agnes PU College in Mangaluru, and her elder sister Ms Anna Benedict Gracy Monteiro, Library Assistant at well known historic St. Aloysius College in Mangaluru, have been awarded Ph.D by C.M.J. University in Meghalaya, on the same calendar date - August 21, 2019.
Anna Benedict Gracy Monteiro and Tressie Irene Menezes
While Ms Tressie pursued her Ph.D on the topic "Awareness, attitude and information use behaviour of teachers in CBSE schools in Dakshina Kannada," Ms Gracy pursued her thesis titled - "The use of ICT by the faculty in the libraries of post graduate colleges in Mangalore city."
Both were guided by Dr S Chandrappa, former Librarian, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bengaluru.
Dr Gracy has put in 32 years of service in St Aloysius College library and Dr Tressie has been serving St Agnes PU Library for the last 19 years. Both were honoured for their achievement during the recent Librarians’ Day celebrations organised by Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu Library Association at Sri Ramakrishna PU College in Mangaluru.