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Department of Sociology

Achievements

The Department was awarded with Fr. Puthenkalam Award for the Best Association during the year 2016-17.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Our former student Savannah Xavier (2013-15 batch) published an article ‘Effects of Electronic Gadgets on the Children: Mothers’ Perspective’ in peer-reviewed journal Kerala Sociologist (Issue: December 2015 43 (2) pages: 68-75) based on project work done as part of her MA Sociology Course at St. Teresa’s College under the guidance of Dr. Sajitha J. Kurup.

Present and former students cleared NET and SET in 2015-16.

Our students and research scholars presented six papers at national and state-level conferences in 2015-16.

Faculty members presented three papers at national-level conferences in 2015-16.

Besides this our faculty and students have attended international, national and state-level conferences, seminars and workshops during the year. Faculty members have been resource persons at various regional-level talks.

Faculty member Ms. Linda Luiz received the Dr. Jose Murickan SJ Memorial Young Sociologist Award for 2015 awarded to a sociologist below 35 years for best research paper published in the past 3 years. 

 

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Our student Architha Anish (I MA) is the recipient of the Naatya Bramari Puraskar for contributions in the field of Kuchipudi. 

Aisha Zamiya and Minnu Celin (III BA) went to Palakkad to teach the making of different varieties of cloth bags to the members of Kudumbasree units and other women SHG units so as to reduce the use of plastic carry-bags as part of Bhoomitra Sena activities. The students also gave an orientation about the dangerous effects of plastics.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS IN M.G. UNIVERSITY YOUTH FESTIVAL Saparya
held at Thodupuzha, 10-14 March 2016

  • Architha Anishkumar(I MA) crowned the KALATHILAKAM of M.G. University
  • Megha Shine (II BA)won First prize in Thiruvathira competition 
  • Priya Davis (II BA)won First prize in Group Song competition 
  • Sriya Surendran (II BA)won First prize in Group Dance competition
  • Chimmu Jayakumar(III BA) won Second prize in Oppana competition

 

PERFORMANCE IN SPORTS

International Level

  • Chelsia Johnson (II DC) represented INDIA in the International baseball Championship held at Korea on 20-25 August 2015

National Level

  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A. and Remyamol P.R (II DC) were in the team that won thefirst position in the Senior National Pessa pello Championship held at Kochi on 13-14 February 2016.
  • Cicily Ancy C. A. (II DC) represented Kerala State and securedsecond position in the Federation Softball Championship held at Punjab from 13 to 15 June 2015.
  • Chelsia Johnson (II DC) represented Kerala State in the Senior National Throw Ball Championship held at Kota, Rajasthan from 28-31 December 2015.
  • Mary Akshaya A. J. (III DC), Chelsia Johnson and Cicily Ancy C.A. (II DC) represented Kerala state in the Senior National Baseball Championship held at Karnataka from 20-26 January 2016.

 All India Inter-University

  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A. and Remyamol P.R (II DC) were selected to represent M.G University in the All India Inter-university Baseball Championship for the year 2015-16.
  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson and Remyamol P.R (II DC) were selected to represent M.G University in the All India Inter-university Softball Championship for the year 2015-16.

State Level

  • Cicily Ancy C.A., Chelsia Johnson & Remyamol (II DC) and Mary Akshaya (III DC) won thesecond position in the Kerala State Senior Softball Championship held at Thrissur from 19-22 September 2015.
  • Dhanya N (I DC) represented Ernakulam District in the Junior State Volleyball Championship held at Thrissur.
  • Jincy P. (III DC) represented Ernakulam District in the Senior State Volleyball Championship held at Kuttiyadi from 11-18 December 2015.

 M.G. University Level

  • Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A., Remyamol P.R (II DC) were part of the College Kabaddi Team that won thesecond position in the M.G University Intercollegiate Kabaddi Championship held at BCM College, Kottayam on 13-14 October 2015.
  • Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A., Remyamol P.R of II Sociology were in the College Handball Team that won thesecond Position in the M.G University Intercollegiate Handball  Championship held at Marthoma College, Thiruvalla 31 October 2015.
  • Jincy P., Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A., Remyamol P.R (II DC) were in the College Baseball team thatwon the M.G University Intercollegiate Baseball Championship held at Kottayam on 19 January 2016.
  • Jincy P (III DC) and Dhanya N (I DC) were part of the College Volleyball team that won the4th Position in the M.G University Intercollegiate Volleyball Championship held at St. Thomas College, Kozhanchery on 21-22 January 2016.
  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson,Cicily Ancy C.A,Remyamol P.R (II DC) and Dhanya N (I DC) were in the College Softball team won the Second position in the M.G University Intercollegiate Softball championship held at M.G University Kottayam on 3-5 March 2016.

 District Level

  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A., Remyamol P.R (II DC) were part of the College Softball team thatwon the District Senior Softball championship held at Fort Kochi on 7 September 2015.
  • Jincy P (III DC) and Dhanya N (I DC) were part of the College Volleyball team that participated in the Ernakulam Youth District Volleyball Championship at Koonammavu on 1 November 2015.
  • Bila Bose of I MA Sociology won thesecond prize at the District Yogasana Championship 2015 held at the Renewal Centre on 21 November 2015.
  • Jincy P (III DC) and Dhanya N (I DC) were part of the College Volleyball team thatwon the Ernakulam Senior District Volleyball Championship held at Kothamangalam on 22 November 2015.
  • Mary Akshaya (III DC), Chelsia Johnson, Cicily Ancy C.A. and Remyamol P.R (II DC) were in the College Baseball team which won the District Senior Baseball championship held at Parade Ground on 6 January 2016.

 Open Tournaments

  • Jincy P. (III DC) and Dhanya N (I DC) were part of the team thatwon the K.P Sadanandan Memorial All Kerala Volleyball Championship held at Palluruthi on 13 and 14 February 2016