Inauguration of Academic Year 2019 - 2020
Sacred Heart College reopened for the academic year 2019-2020 on 17/6/2019 with the inaugural holy Eucharist Mass to invite the blessings of God. The prayer service was followed by the stage function.
The theme for the inauguration of the academic year 2019-20 is "STOP LISTEN PROCEED: towards Holiness."
The inauguration commenced with an animated prayer service led by Rev. Fr. Mani Lazar. SDB, Campus Minister. Rev. Dr.C. Antony Raj, the Rector and Secretary welcomed the students, faculty and staff. He also introduced the Salesians. Father narrated the culture and custom of this college.
Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, the Principal, welcomed the students. He insisted on working together and carrying forward the mission of the college. Father cited anecdotes from the scripture to believe and trust in the holy prophets. He wanted the youngsters to be like the coconut trees that are focused in its purpose and useful in many ways. Father introduced the office bearers for the new academic year.
Dr. M. Jose, the Dean of Research, released the college journal, followed by book publications received by Rev. Fr. K. M. Jose, Rev. Dr. C. Antony Raj, Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antonyraj, and Rev. Dr. K.A. Maria Arockiaraj. Dr. Sasikumar, HoD, MBA released a book titled; International journal of Scientific Research and Review. The Department of Tamil published the following books; Dr. Pon Selvakumar, Head of the Department, released a book titled Collection of Research Articles. Dr. Prabhu released a book called Archaeological Sites in Vellore District – Tirupattur Region. Dr. Parthibaraja, released two books titled, Aringar Anna and Cultural space in Marriage.
The new academic year message was delivered by Rev. Fr. K. M. Jose, SDB, Provincial, Chennai Province. Father inspired the students to grow day by day, be motivated and dedicate themselves to learning. They should enjoy their learning and consistently practice. Students should involve in collaborative learning. He wished the students to be focused and contribute to the new academic year.
Dr. A. Albert Irudayaraj, Dean of Students Welfare, read the rules and regulations of the college. The inauguration concluded with the Vote of Thanks proposed by Dr. M. Antony Arockiasamy. He thanked Rev. Fr. K. M. Jose, Rev. Dr. Antony Raj, Rev. Dr. Maria Antonyraj, Rev. Dr. Maria Arockiaraj, the Additional Principal, Rev.Dr. Praveen Peter, Vice Prinipal, (Administration), Shift I, Rev. DR. Theophil Anand, Vice Principal, Shift II, Dr. Xavier Rajarathinam, Vice Principal, (academic) Shift I, The Dean of Research, The Heads of the Departments,, The teaching faculty, the staff, and the students for making the inauguration a success.