St.Xavier College of Education
National Seminars :
The First National Seminar on 2nd & 3rd February 2008 of St. Xavier College of Education was inaugurated with pomp on Saturday (02.02.2008). The Registrar, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Dr. V. Radhakrishnan, was the Chief Guest. The Founder Rev. Fr. Dr. A. Savarimuthu conveyed his best wishes and prayers. Shri. I. Maria Selvam, the Correspondent in his felicitation said that “Challenges in Contemporary Teacher Education” is to be faced by the teacher educators. So the education industry needs to be reorganized or reoriented. The Vice Chancellor released the Abstracts on “Challenges in Contemporary Teacher Education” and the Principal Dr. M. Antony Pitchai received the first copy.
Prof. Dr.K. Krishnan, Prof, & Head, Dept of Edn, Delivered the Key note address Chair Person, School of Education, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. Dr. (Mrs.) Jeya Jessie, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. Prof. Dr. D. Kumaran, HOD, Dept, of education Madras University, Chennai, Prof.Dr. (Mrs.)Lalithamma, Dept. of PG Studies in Education, Mysore University, Mysore, Dr. J. Uma Chitra, Headmistress, Tmt. Manjammal, Govt. Girls Hr. Sec. School, Tenkasi, Dr. K. Anandhan, Reader & Head, Dept. of Education, DDE, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli, Dr. S. Indirani, Reader, Lakshmi College of Edn, Gandhigramam, Dindugal (D.T) and Dr. N. Ramakrishnan, Sr. Lecturer, Thiagarajar College of Preceptors, Madurai gave Special addresses. Dr. R. Karpagakumaravel, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Prof.& Head, Dept. of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli gave the Valedictory address and distributed the certificates.
The Second National Seminar on 6th & 7th March, 2010 of St. Xavier College of Education was inaugurated with glow on Saturday (06.03.10). The Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Prof. Dr. T. Padmanaban, was the Chief Guest. The Founder Rev. Fr. Dr. A. Savarimuthu conveyed his best wishes and prayers. Shri. I. Maria Selvam, the Correspondent in his felicitation said that Skilful human resources are the need of the day. So the education industry needs to be reorganized or reoriented in tune with the changing scenario. The Vice Chancellor released the Abstracts on “Tone Up Teacher Education in Tune with ICT” and the Principal Dr. M. Antony Pitchai received the first copy.
Dr. R. Krishna Kumar, Professor, Department of Education, Annamalai University, Delivered the Key note address. He said education happened during Vedic period by “Sharavana and Manana” i.e., what ever was said by the gurus, that was byhearted. Dr. (Mrs.). Umme Kulsum, Associate Professor, Department of Education Bangalore University, Er. W. Arun Joseph Selvakumar, Asst. Professor, Dept. of I.T., Joe Suresh College of Engineering, Dr. S. Santhana Krishnan, Principal, Sri Angalamman College of Education, Dr.(Mrs.) S. Umarani, Associate Professor, Govt. College of Education, Dr. (Mrs.) Geetha Janet Vitus, Lecturer, (Senior Scale), Department of Education, University of Kerala gave Special addresses. Dr. K. Anandan, Professor & Head, Dept. of Education, Bharathidhasan University, Tiruchirappaplli gave the Valedictory address and distributed the certificates.
Citizen Consumer Council :
Citizen Consumer Council was started on 24.02.2009 Tuesday. The Principal of our college Dr. M. Antony Pitchai presided. In the presence of our correspondent Shri. I. Maria Selvam, Shri. S. pasupathy, Taluk Supply officer, Kumbakonam Taluk inaugurated the Council. The Co-ordinator of Thanjavur Citizen Consumer Council Shri. Sundaravimalanathan, explained the councils and objectivities and activities. Dr.M. Suresh Kumar was appointed as the Professor in charge of the council.
Youth Red Cross Society :
Youth Red Cross Society of our college functions from 2007 on wards. The Society conducts the programmes on First Aid Training, Fire Service, Eye Camp, Medical Camp, Herbal Exhibition, Blood Donation and Aids Awareness Camp Mr. R. Premnath is our Programme Officer.