Dharmaadhikari of Dharmasthala, Social Reformer, Educationist, Philosopher and Philanthropist, Dr. D Veerendra Heggade is a multidimensional personality. In recognition of his services to the nation, he has been awarded the second highest civilian award of the country, Padma Vibhushana by the President of India. He is also the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from 2022.
SDM College, Ujire is an autonomous college under Mangalore University. Founded in 1966, the college offers Bachelors and Masters Programmes in a serene campus at the foothills of the Western Ghats in Karnataka (India). The college is accredited by NAAC with A++ Grade on a Seven Point Scale in the Fourth Cycle. The college is a recognized centre for research programmes of Mangalore University, Tumkur University and Kannada University Hampi. Managed by SDM Educational Society, it is headed by the visionary, Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala.
The institution is known for its unique initiatives that range from cultural to sports. SDM constantly adopts novelty and reinvents itself to incorporate the best educational standards, including early implementation of NEP and introduction of professional courses.
We believe information is the strongest armour a student can wear to succeed in the world of digital and mainstream media.
E-Chiguru is a student bulletin produced by the students of the department of Journalism. This venture provides training journalists a real-time exposure to the dynamics of news processing, page designing, creative writing and publication. They include news from the college and around, as well as articles of interest in E-Chiguru.
'Arivu' is a wall magazine published fortnightly by the students of Kannada Department of SDMC Ujire.
SDM College flaunts a proud list of alumni who have raised the standards of accomplishments in life – not only in material terms, but on life skills levels as well. Not only do we have an alumni list that adds feathers to our cap on every possible sphere of life – ranging from technology to arts; we also have them backing the institution as firmly as any college would expect. The alumni association of SDM is a plethora of success stories that we cannot stop beaming about!