A discussion on the Kerala Budget 2016-17 with Dr. M.P.Philip, Head of The Department of Economics, S.B.College, Changanacherry as Resource Person was conducted by the Department of Economics on 15/07/2016.
The Department of Economics in collaboration with the former students of St John’s Medical College, Banglore organized a Medical camp and an awareness class on Communicable diseases for the tribals of the Malavedan Colony, Eruthuvapuzha on 06/08/2016.
Inauguration of the Economics Association and PEC
The activities of the Economics Association and Population Education Club for the Academic Year 2016-17 was inaugurated by Dr. Gipson Varghese, Professor of Economics, University of Mondragon, Spain on 10/08/2016.
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St Dominic’s College celebrated the International Youth Day on 12 August 2012 by spreading a 216 Meters long single canvas of 70 Centimeters breadth in the corridors of the college and all the 1250 students and teachers joining their hands to fill it with pictures, poems, quotations, cartoons and slogans on the theme “My World, Our World” in one hour under the initiative of IQAC.
Inauguration of Lecture Series
Dr Claudia Lang from the University of Paris, an internationally reputed scholar in the study of mental health in Kerala, inaugurated the lecture series ‘KERALA@60’ organized by the Department of History in the college on 09 November 2016. She also delivered a lecture on “Mental Health in Kerala; Realities and Trends”. The Department is planning five more expert lectures in the series in the 61st year of Kerala’a existence.
Inter collegiate South Zone shuttle Badminton tournament (Men) 2016-17
M G University Inter collegiate South Zone shuttle Badminton tournament (Men) 2016-17 . The tournament was inaugurated by college Manager Very Rev Fr Varghese Parinthirickal, organized by Department of Physical Education on 19 & 20 September 2016. In the tournament, Marian College Kuttikanam won the first place,S B College Changanacherry and St Thomas College won the second and third place respectively.
Discussion Forum 4
The fourth session of Discussion Forum was held on 08/07/2016. Prof TA Jose presented an appreciation of 'The Chronicle of a Death Foretold', novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Ther students of III year BA History class got a first hand experience in archaeological excavation and Museology when they conducted 'Archaexplo 2016', visit to archaeological excavation sites and museums in and around Kodungallur and the Muziris Heritage Project on 20/08/2016.
The Bhoomithra Sena Club of the college organized 'Vanadarshan' - visit, cleaning, awareness class and sports - at Vattinja and OOttupaara in the Ponthanpuzha forest on 01/10/2016 with 60 student members
M G University Cycling Championship 2016-17
Department of Physical Education hosted the Mahatma Gandhi University inter collegiate Cycling championship (Men & Women) on 4 November 2016. 20 college teams participated in the one day championship .The championship was formally inaugurated by Shri Rajesh K, Member District Panchayathu. In women section St Theresas College Eranakulam was the winner, Aquinas College Edakochi finishes runners up and Assumption College Changanacherry in the third position. In men section Aquinas College were the champions, St Dominics College Kanjirapally and Maharajs College Eranaklulam were in the second and third position. The prizes were given away by Dr. K Alexander, Principal.
Prof Sony Chacko Memorial Lecture organized by the Department of Chemistry and the Staff Association was conducted on 16/01/2017 . Dr Scariah Zachariah delivered a lecture on 'Knowledge Society: Language and Culture'.
The IQAC conducted the College Level Open House on 12/01/2017
M G University Power Lifting Championship 2016-17
College hosted the Mahatma Gandhi University inter collegiate Power Lifting championship (Men & Women) on 7 November 2016. About 150 Men & Women participants from various colleges participated in the championship .The Inaugural function was presided by the college union chairman Shri Jom Kurian and the championship was inaugurated by Dr K Alexander, Principal St Dominic’s College & the Syndicate member of M G University by lifting the barbell. Arjuna awardee Mr P J Joseph felicitates the function. Pavantma college Murickasserry won the championship in women section, Alphonsa College Pala and Assumption College Changanacherry were in the second and third place respectively. In men section St Thomas College Pala were the winners, the host St Dominic’s College Kanjirapally in the second place and Newman College Thodupuzha in the third place. The M G University team for the All India Inter University championship was also selected from the championship.
Visit to KFRI Peechi
As a part of the Eco-Sensitization Initiative of the IQAC in association with the Bhoo Mithra Sena Club of the college, a team of 49 students and 10 teachers undertook a visit to KFRI Peechi on 5 August 2016, experienced an ecological awareness class by Dr K Mohandas, Extension Officer of KFRI, and visited the laboratories and the gardens of KFRI.
Three Day Nature Camp at Pamapadum Shola
As a part of the Eco-Sensitization Initiative of the IQAC in association with the Bhoo Mithra Sena Club of the college, a team of 21 teachers camped at Pampadum Shola National Wild Life Park from 29 to 31 August 2016 and underwent the nature awareness programme of the Forest Department, Government of Kerala.
Welcome to the Young Buds
On 27/07/2016, the new UG students were extended a warm welcome with the Auxiliary Bishop of Kanjirapally, H E Mar Jose Pulickal as the Chief Guest, the Manager Very Rev Fr Varghese Parinthirickal as President and all new students and their parents present. Verses from the Holy Scriptures were read and all students prayed with lit candles in their hands to mark a blessed beginning of their university education.
National Integration Rally
As a part of the Independence Day Celebration of 2016, the NSS and STOPP of the college together organized a National Integration Rally on 15/08/2016.
Cycling and Tailoring Classes
College manager Very Rev Fr Varghese Parinthirickal inaugurated the Tailoring and Cycling Classes - the former a PTA sponsored initiative of the Women Cell and the latter a combined initiative of the Department of Physical Education and Women's Cell - on 28/10/2016.
Discussion Forum 5
Professor Anoop Tom Thomas of the Department of Commerce made a presentation on GST in the fifth session of the Discussion Forum held on 19/08/2016.
The Department of History organized an exhibition titled 'Histivision 2016' in the college auditorium on 26/08/2016. The exhibits included the antique items collected by the students of the department, the World's Largest Collection of Telephone Cards and All Coins Issued by Independent India collected by Dr Sunil Joseph and the lergest collection of Malayalam Publications collected by Mr AS Muhammed, Koruthodu Village Officer. More than 3000 persons including the students of the college, students and teachers of other schools and colleges and the public of the vicinity visited the exhibition.
Discussion Forum 3
Prof Michael Thomas presented 'Global Warming, Concepts and Misconceptions' in the third session of the Discussion Forum on 01/07/2016
Dept of Mathematics conducted an inter-school mathematics quiz competition for higher secondary students on 30th November 2016. St. Thomas HSS, Erumely bagged the first prize and St.Berchman's HSS, Changanasserry won the second prize. The college Principal Dr.Alexander Kalapila inaugurated the event and Prof Joy Cyriac former head of the department gave away the prizes.
The Bhoomithrasena Club
The Bhoomithrasena Club of the college organized an inter departmental quiz on 'Forest and Wild Life' on 20/01/2017 and the winners were Departments of Botany, Chemistry and Economics respectively.
Bhoomithrasena Club organized a trekking to Urumbikkara and a cleanoing campaign at the eco tourism spot 'Uppukulam' on 21/01/2017
Department of History conducted a study tour for the second and fourth semester students to Uppukulam Old Reservoir site on 21/01/2017
The Department of Political Science conducted an invited lecture on 'Green Politics' with Dr P J Varkey as the expert on 11/01/2017
Entrepreneurship Development Club
Entrepreneurship Development Club in association with District Industries Center Kottayam and Taluk Industries office Kanjirapally, organized an inter - departmental awareness class for the students on the topic "Development of Student Entrepreneurship " on 06/02/2017. Classes were taken by Mr. Sahil Mohammed (Asst. District Industrial Officer) and Mr. Anish Manuel(Industries Extension Officer) .
Sixth session of Discussion Forum was on 10/02/2017 and Ms Amritha Thomas of the Department of Commerce introduced 'Man's Search for Meaning', book by Victor Franklin.