Delivered by Maithri Panagoda AM, LL.B, LL.M
The Olcott Oration 2019 was be delivered by the distinguished old Anandian, Maithri Panagoda. He is a Senior Partner of Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, a firm that has a long tradition of fighting for justice for ordinary Australians and those marginalised in society. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame in Australia. In addition to numerous accolades he has received during his career, he was made a member of the “Order of Australia” (AM) in 2016 for significant services to the law and community. Mr Panagoda obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ceylon, and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. He is renowned for his pioneering work representing members of the “Stolen Generations” in Australia.
Here is the link to the Olcott Oration 2019 text: Olcott Oration 2019 – Achieving Social Justice
Construction work of the Sathmahala Building is progressing well. This hallmark building of Ananda College will be occupied the students, sooner.
On 18th May 2018, eminent Old Anandian Mr. Ranjith Padithage was felicitated by the OBA & Present Students of Ananda College for the prestigious Cross of the Order of Merit award he received from the Federal Republic of Germany, in honour of his long standing contribution to German-Sri Lankan relations, as well as his outstanding dedication to introduce and promote the German vocational education and dual training system in Sri Lanka.
In honour of the yeomen services extended by distinguished alumnus of Ananda College Dr. H. S. Perera to build the Swimming Pool of Ananda College of Colombo, the Ananda College OBA organized an exceptional ceremony on 08th August 2018, to name the Ananda College Swimming Pool complex as the “Dr. H.S.Perera Swimming Pool Complex”. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Dr. H. S. Perera, himself.
Most happening tent to be at the 87th Battle of the Maroons will be the Ananda Maroons Tent especially for the energetic young crowd who loves the party atmosphere pumped up with great entertainment.
Value-added ticket price Rs 2,000/=
Limited edition Ananda Maroons t-shirt priced at Rs 1,500/=
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