Sacred Heart College celebrated its 44th Graduation Day on Saturday, the 15th of February, 2020 at 10.30 a.m. in the Kamarajar Arangam. The celebrations commenced with the academic procession of the dignitaries, the Chief Guest, Dr. L. Karunamoorthy, Registrar, Anna University, Chennai, the Secretary of the college, Rev. Dr.C. Antonyraj, the Principal of the College, Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, the Controller of Examinations, Rev. Dr. Praveen Peter, the Additional Principal, Rev. Dr. K.A. Maria Arokiaraj and the Heads of various departments. The dignitaries adorned the dais and after the Thamizh Thai Vazhthu, the Principal welcomed all the dignitaries, invitees, parents, faculty and the graduates. The achievements of the college were showcased through multimedia presentation. In this ceremony, 1144 students from various departments were conferred degrees.
The chief guest in his address extolled the graduates on their successful completion of their courses. He recalled several happy instances of the college and was nostalgic about the virtues imparted to him as a student in the Department of Chemistry. He reiterated three factors that determine the growth of an individual. He opined that one of the changers of life is having an optimistic attitude to fetch good results. The second is positive thinking and the third is Success. Graduates should learn that, humans are different from machines because of the humanness. Therefore he urged the graduates to inculcate this virtue. He quoted the words of Abdul Kalam to conclude his convocation address as “Learning gives Creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides Knowledge, Knowledge makes you Great.”
The Principal dissolved the proceedings of the 44th Graduation Day. The function ended with the National Anthem.