A Two day National Seminar on Full Wellness (FW 2018) was organized by our prestigious institution, St.Ignatius College of Education (Autonomous), Palayamkottai on 20.08.2018 and 21.08.2018. The objective of the seminar is to form people with full wellness through transformation from the fragmented self to the integrated self, for the betterment of a humane society enriched with ethical values with self awareness, self esteem and positive attitude.
With the untiring efforts and the prayerful support of our Secretary Rev.Sr.Magdalene Therese and the able guidance of our Principal Rev.Dr.A.Nirmala Devi, Dr.Faritha Begam, Controller of Examination of our college and Associate Proferssor of Education and also the Organizing Secretary of the seminar worked with her team to bring out the seminar successfully. Dr. William Dharmaraja, Head of the department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli served as the Co-ordinator of the seminar.
Delegates from various institutions gave a positive response for our call participated and presented papers in the National Seminar. The first session “Self transformation: as a way to Emotional Wellness” was conducted by Dr.G. Ramanujam Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College, Tirunelveli. Session – II was noteworthy with the input of Mr.Janeline Lunghan a Sports Nutritionist from Manipur. Session III was conducted by Mrs. Kowsalya Kumar on ‘Yoga for Holistic Health’.
The pre lunch session of the second day on, ‘ Mental Wellness : Indian Scenario” was remarkable due to the young and energetic resource person Dr.F.Ferose Azeez Ibrahim from the Institute for Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences(IHBAS), New Delhi. The culminating session V, conducted by the most respected Rev.Dr. Pushparaj the Secretary of St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous), Palayamkottai was indeed a very useful one. His session on “Spiritual Wellness: Empty yourself to be full”, has truly transformed the participants.
A National Seminar on “Nano science Technology” was conducted on 14th October,2017 by the Bosonia club of physical science department. Dr. N. Theresita Shanthi, Assistant Professor of Physical science organized the seminar. 32 participants presented papers and the entire seminar proved to be a very successful one.
A seminar on “Health and Wellness” was organized by Dr. Faritha Begum, on 20.02.2018. Dr. Gigi Selvan, Director of Annai Velankanni Hospitals, Palayamkottai, was the resource person. She gave awareness about personal hygiene and women health.
Our Principal Rev. Dr. A. Nirmala Devi organized a seminar on, “Acupuncture- A boon for maladies” on 24.02.2018. The resource person of the seminar Dr.Anantha Krishnan, said that acupuncture improves the body's functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic sites--commonly referred to as acupoints.
Our Principal Rev.Dr.A.Nirmala Devi, and Dr. Faritha Begam, had organized a one day Seminar on “Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment” on 20.03.2018. Dr.B.Radha, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University was the Resource Person. She enlightened us through her rich experiential knowledge and beautifully enunciated about Gender, Legal Assistance, Types of Harassments, Impact of Sexual Harassment, Prevention and types of Child Abuse.
March 22nd proved itself to be a remarkable day in this academic year. An enhancement seminar was arranged by our principal Rev.Dr.A.Nirmala Devi, for our staff and M.Ed and M.Phil scholars. Professor Shahul Hameed, Head of the Department of Business Administration, Sadakkathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli was the resource person for the seminar. He gave an intense orientation for Research methodology and gave practical training in “Statistical Package for the social sciences”.