In Pursuit of Excellence

Reaccredited by NAAC at B Grade

FOOD FOR HUNGRY AND HOME FOR A HOMELESS

Objectives

To equalize the gap between the needy and the wealthy.

To enhance the social responsibility, commitment and joy of sharing among students

To become a model in social commitment among the fellow institutions.

The context of introducing this practice is the realization of vision and mission of our founder Patron Late. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kureethara who believed in the upliftment of the marginalized society through education.

1.Each and every member of the Aquinian family participate in this cordial gesture. The members bring food and collect at a common point regularly every week (Tuesday). The food packets are distributed to the needy people living in the nearby community in a systematic manner without fail.

2.The funds for the project, Home for a Homeless, are generated through the contributions of Aquinian family of students, staff, PTA, Alumni, Well wishers, etc. A committee is constituted to recognise a well deserved student and the project is materialized.

Food packets contributed by the students and staff of the college are supplied to the needy through the well known social worker Mr. Judeson M.X. The financial aid for the house construction project is contributed by the students, staff, PTA, Alumni, Well wishers, etc.

SUMMER IN AQUINAS

Objectives

To make the summer time of young students more fruitful

To develop the English communication skills of students and housewives

To equip the local housewives with computer skills

To give professional coaching to the students of the nearby schools in Sports

With the view of uplifting the society , in tune with the vision and mission of the college, the institution aims to make its resources and facilities available for the benefit of the local community. To productively utilize the non-academic days of the college as well as that of the school students of the local community, various programs like Basic Course in English, Computer Classes and Training in Sports are organized under the head “Summer in Aquinas”.

The Summer in Aquinas program is scheduled in April every year which lasts for a month. Department of English organises the Basic English Course which is carried out by Student-Teachers who prepare an assigned syllabus and teach it to the young learners under the supervision of a teacher in charge from the Department. Computer Classes organized by the Department of Mathematics offers a basic course in Computer Fundamentals, Office Automation and Internet to the women of the locality. The classes are taken by the Assistant Professor in Computer Science of Aquinas College.

The Physical Education Department provides professional training and coaching to the young aspiring sportsmen from the nearby schools in Cycling, Handball, Foot-ball and Hockey.

The increasing number of registrations year by year and the impressive feedback reflects the success of the programme. The resources and facilities of the college like computer lab, sports infrastructure/equipment and classrooms are utilized for the purpose. Apart from this the teaching staff, students and alumni contribute sincerely for this venture.

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