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MAR GREGORIOS COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH- SHIFT I SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON “CALLIGRAPHY, THEATRE SKILL, EDITING SKILL”

2023-24

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Department of English, in association with IQAC, arranged a three-day workshop on Calligraphy, Theatre Skill and Editing Skills. The program was organized by Prof. E. Felicit Beneta, Dept of English. It was a three day workshop held between 25th and 27th of September 2023. First-day session was held on 25-09-2023, which was handled by a Calligraphy trainer, Mr. Emanuel Irudaya Doss. The students took important terms about all the tools, posture, and techniques to write with dip in a calligraphy style. The second day session was delivered by Drama director and artist Mr. Bagathsingh Kannan, who explained on different elements of working as a theatre director, including their responsibilities, essential skills and typical work environment. Third session was handled by Mr. D. Balasubramaniyam, Senior Journalist Indian express, The Hindu & BBC who explained the methods of editing and proof reading. Mrs. Indumathy, Head Dept of English inaugurated the workshop. Students from I, II, and III year English & Tamil Literature, learnt the basic skills and techniques on Calligraphy, Theatre Skills and Editing Skills.

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MGC-DEPT OF ENGLISH ORGANIZED WEBINAR….

2023-24

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The Department of English, organised a collaborative  Webinar as per the requirements of the Xavier Board, MOU along  with Little Flower Degree & PG College,Hyderabad on 4th Oct 2023 in our Language Lab. The resource person

Mr. B. Narasimha Rao, Soft Skill Trainer discussed on the topic: Managing Emotions: Emotional intelligence and Productivity.

The students learnt how to overcome their emotions in positive way. Let us congratulate Prof. K.Y. Indhumathy,  Head Department of English, convenor Prof. V. Subha for organizing the program successfully.

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MGC-DEPT OF TAMIL & ENGLISH ORGANIZED SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

2023-24

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Department of Tamil and English organized three days skill development program from 25/9/23-27/9/23

Day 1:

Topic -Calligraphy

Day 2:

Topic -Theatre Skill

Day 3:

Editing Skill

The students were highly benefited by the sessions.Let us congratulate the heads Dr.Prema and Ms.Indhumathy and convenors Dr.Mahendiran and Ms.Felicit Beneta for organizing the program successfully.

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Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade

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MGC-Dept.of TAMIL & ENGLISH Shift-I ORGANIZES SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON “CALLIGRAPHY, THEATRE SKILL, EDITING SKILL”….

2023-24

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The Dept. of Tamil & English Shift-I  in Association with IQAC of MGC Organizes Skill Development Programme on “Calligraphy, Theatre Skill, Editing Skill” from 25th to 27th Sep, 2023 in between 12:00Noon to 01:00PM. The Resource Persons are 1. Mr.A.EMMANUEL IRUDHAYA DOSS, Calligraphy Trainer, 2. Mr.Bagathsingh Kannan, Drama Director & Artist, & 3.Mr.A.D.Balasubramanian, Senior Journalist, Indian Express, The Hindu, BBC. Venue at Language Library, MGC.

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Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade

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MGC-DEPT. OF ENGLISH SHIFT-I ORGANIZES 3-DAYS NATIONAL WORKSHOP….

2023-24

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MGC-Dept. Of ENGLISH Shift-I in Association with IQAC of MGC Organizes 3-Days National Workshop on Approaches in Learning Language and Literature which will be conducted from 31ST-JUL-2023 to 2ND-AUG-2023 at 11:30AM to 01:00PM. The Resource persons are: For Day 1 is Mr.BHARATH, Assistant Professor,Christ University, in the topic of “Strategic Communication”; For Day 2 is Dr.PREETHI, Assistant Professor, Ethiraj College for Women, in the topic of “Approaches in learning Literature”; For Day 3 is Mr.PAUL GANESAN, Assistant Professor, Vivekanandha College, in the topic of “Learning Poetry” Venue at Rev.K.C.George Memorial Hall…

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25 Years of Excellence of MGC.

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MGC-DEPT. OF ENGLISH SHIFT-I ORGANIZES SEMINAR ON “GREEN STUDIES” ….

2022-23

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The Dept. of English of MGC in Association with IQAC of MGC organizes Seminar In “Green Studies   on 28TH MARCH, 2023 from 12:00 NOON to 01:00PM. Venue at KCGSJ Memorial Hall. The Resource Person is Dr.S.Priya Dharshini, Asst.Professor, K.C.S KASI NADAR COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE, Chennai-21.

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MGC-Dept.of OSL, TAMIL, ENGLISH Shift-I CELEBRATING “WORLD POETRY DAY” ….

2022-23

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The Dept.of OSL, Tamil & English  Shift-I in Association with IQAC of MGC and Bank of Baroda Celebrating World Poetry Day by organizing Poetry Writing Contest on 21st March, 2023 at 09:00AM Venue at Room No:T-17. The Chief Guest is Ms. Reetha Govindhan, Senior Manager(Rajbhasha), BOB.

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Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade

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MGC-Dept.of ENGLISH Shift-I ORGANIZES WORKSHOP ON “VOCABULARY BUILDING THROUGH THE SCRABBLE BOARD” ….

2022-23

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The Dept.of English Shift-I in Association with IQAC of MGC Organizes Workshop  On “Vocabulary Building Through The Scrabble Board   on 2nd Feb, 2023 from 11:00AM to 01:00PM Venue at K.C.S.J HALL. The Resource Person is Mr.RANGANATHAN, Trainer, Madras Scrabble Foundation, Chennai.

 

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MGC-Dept.of Visual Communication & English Shift-I ORGANIZING a Skill Development….

2022-23

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The Dept. of Visual Communication & English  Shift-I ORGANIZING a Skill Development from 09th to 13th Jan, 2023 from 12:00NOON to 01:00PM. Venue at KCGSJ Memorial Hall. The Resource Persons are Ms.AMBUJAVALLI, Trainer-Story Telling,Ms. KAVITHA ARUMUGAM, Voice Trainer, Mr.Gokul, Professional Photographer.

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MGC-Dept.of English Shift-I & II ORGANIZING Guest Lecture Programme in Communication Skills….

2022-23

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The Dept. of English Shift-I & II and ELAN Club in Association with IQAC of MGC Organizing Guest Lecture Programme  in Communication Skills on 19th Dec, 2022 from 02:30 PM in Online mode. The Chief Guest is Prof.S.THANGAM, M.A., M.Phil., SLET, TEFL(UK), Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Chellammal Women’s College, Chennai.

 

MGC 25 Years of Excellence in Teaching.

Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade

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ENGLISH ASSOCIATION SHIFT-I OF MGC ORGANIZED TWO-DAY MOCK-INTERVIEW SESSIONS

2021-22

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Lets congratulate English Association, Shift I of MGC,  for conducting a two-day mock-interview session in association with the Career Desire, a company dealing all about resume building and career shaping, for the benefit of students to improve their interpersonal skills and communication skills. Mr. G. M. Albin, Managing director of Career Desire and Ms. Derin Margret. P, soft skill trainer and ATS resume expert at Career Desire led the session. Nearly 26 students attended the session.

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English Association Shift-I of MGC organizes Two-Day MOCK-INTERVIEW SESSIONs

2021-22

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As a part of Silver Jubilee Celebration, English Association Shift-I  of MGC organizes Two-Day MOCK-INTERVIEW SESSIONs on 18th  & 19th May, 2022. The Resource Persons are 1. Mr.Chethan, M.B.A., General HR at Career Desire, 2. Mr.Rizwan Aman, M.S.W, Specialization in Human Resources, 3. Mrs.Archana Sanjeevi, Certified NLP Practitioner. Time:9:00AM to 01:00PM.

Screening the movie "The White Tiger"

2021-22

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The Departments of English, Shift I and II, and Library & Information Science for screening the movie "The White Tiger", a prescribed novel (which was made as a movie) for 2nd year students.

Screening the movie "The White Tiger"

2021-22

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The Departments of English, Shift I and II, and Library & Information Science for screening the movie "The White Tiger", a prescribed novel (which was made as a movie) for 2nd year students.

2021-22

The Department of English of Shift I & II in association with IQAC conducted a National Level FDP, on ‘Language through Literature' for the Professional development of Professors during the Silver Jubilee Year 2021-2022. This Five day Faculty Development Programme was organized by Prof. Indhumathy ,Head of the Department of English, Shift I and Prof Subhashini Vice Principal & Head of the Department of English, Shift II, from 4TH October to 8TH  October 2021. Prof. G.Pradha of Shift I and Prof.P.Femina of Shift II were the Convenor and Co-Convenors of the Programme. Prof.Alamelu Janaki and Prof.Janani hosted the Programme. The Vice Principal of Shift I Dr. G. Gayathri felicitated the event.

Around 72 Faculty members of various Colleges registered the Programme. The Induction started with 52 Participants from all over the Nation. Prof. Alamelu hosted the event. The Event started with a Prayer by Prof Femina. Prof. Indhumathy delivered the Welcome address. Prof.Pradha, Prof.Janani Prof.Prabhu, Dr.Britto introduced the Resource persons for the five Days. The Resource person Dr. Ravibalan, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of SIVET inaugurated the event with his laudable lecture on the Topic “Capacity building in Higher Education” on 4th October2021. The Second day of the FDP was initiated by Mrs. S.Supriya, Assistant Professor of English, SIVET College. She reinstated the need on the “Relevance of studying Language and Literature as a subject in the present Scenario”. The Session enriched with 44 Participants. The Third day and the Fifth day were Lectures on “Communication Skills for Professional Development & Decision making for Life Skills Development” delivered by Mrs.S.Lalitha, Assistant Professor of English of Govt.Polytechnic College in Daman. The Fourth day lecture on “Fundamentals of Research in Literature” was delivered by Mrs. R.Nandhini, Assistant Professor of English, SIVET College. The Programme successfully ended with Vote of Thanks proposed by Dr.Britto Jenobia. The programme received positive Feedback from the Participants and E certificates were provided.

2020-21

To enhance the learning process in the Twenty fifth Academic Year 2021-2022  , the Department of English organised an Internal Workshop on Employability skills  from 14th to 16th September 2021. Mr.Prasanna Venkateshwaran, the founder of ELTAC Services presented audio visuals on the fundamental skills essential for Employability, Resume writing, negotiation skills and Presentation skill. Only 60 participated in th event.

2019-20

Gloria 2019 was conducted on 19th December and for the third time our Department students won the FIRST Prize in Christmas Carol Singing Competition.

2019-20

The department of English - ELITE LORE English Association had conducted a One Day Workshop on 26thAugust at Fr. K.C. George S J Memorial Hall. The topic was “The Art of Storytelling Training”. Mrs. H.Banumathy, a professional Storyteller and Trainer, Fables N Tales was the Guest of Honour. She shared her expertise on the importance of Storytelling, various types and structure of stories which has been a great inspiration for the students.She trained the students by conducting activities on Voice modulation, Gestures, Body language of the characters for storytelling. She also emphasized the Visualization techniques used to describe stories. Students of the English Department were so inquisitive and actively  participated  in the Storytelling Workshop  by presenting their  interesting stories. It gives opportunity to students to be creative in thinking. It helps with learning because stories are easy to remember.It enhances intercultural understanding and Communication.

2018-19

The department conducted a one-day workshop: 'Theatre Limelite' on 9th August 2018. The resource person was Prof. Dr. David Wesley. He trained the students on theatre techniques especially on the use of space, body-movements, gestures and voice. Students were involved in various activities during the workshop.

Activites of Our Department

Workshop 

‘The Art of Storytelling’: The Department’s ELITE LORE, the English Association had conducted a One Day Workshop on 26th August 2019. Mrs. H.Banumathy, a professional Storyteller and Trainer,Fables N Tales was the Guest of Honour.

Theatre Club

English Association has launched The Theatre Club - 'The Playhouse' on 1st October 2019. Dr. Annie Kuriachan, Associate Professor, Women's Christian College was the Guest of honor. A rich cultural heritage play NAGAMANDALA a play with a Cobra by GirishKarnad was enacted by the students of the department of English.

Workshop 

The department conducted a one-day workshop: 'Theatre Limelite' on 9th August 2018. The resource person was Prof. Dr. David Wesley. He trained the students on theatre techniques especially on the use of space, body-movements, gestures and voice. Students were involved in various activities during the workshop.

The Inter-collegiate Literary Elite Lore 2K18 was organized on 20th September 2018. Prof. I. A. Jayadoss from Loyola College presided over the function. 11 colleges participated from neighboring colleges. Events like Mono Act, Dumb charades, Poetry Writing and Essay Writing were conducted and the overall championship was bagged by D. G. Vaishnav College.

Seminar on 'The Importance of Communication Skills was conducted on 27th September 2018. The resource person, Ms. Savur, CEO of Parisar Asha Centre for Educational Research and Training, had an interactive session with the students and stressed on the importance on the four modes of Communication.