Holycross College Nagercoil
Student Induction Program (2019-2020)
Student Induction Program (2019-2020) June 12th, 17th- 19th Holy Cross College (Autonomous) Nagercoil,organised the Student Induction programme for the new learners to accommodate, feel conducive and to initiate the students into college education. Day 1 On 12th June, the secretary, the principal and Dr. Rajam (Rtd. HoD of Economics), addressed the students and their parents on the formation and the functioning of the college and the core institutional values. Department orientation was carried out by the Head of the Department and the classteacher of the respective department. Day 2 In the distinguished lecture series titled “Stages of Human Maturity” by Fr. Mathew explained the development of human personality along with human values. In the afternoon mentors met their mentees followed by the campus visit. Day 3 The day began with the distinguished lecture series, “Health and Hygiene” by Dr. Selvapriya Saravanan and “Awareness on Sexual Harrasment” by Dr. Krishna Surendran addressed various women-centred issues. Mentoring with universal values were carried out in groups. In the afternoon, students enjoyed playing traditional games. Day 4 The day started with thedistinguished lecture series “The importance of Yoga” by Yoga master Mr. K. Ananth Nagarajan. This was followed by practical session of yoga. Outcome of the Programme • The student were able to establish a good relationship with their peers, faculty and the institution. • The students were confident enough to face the transition from secondary level to higher education. • Mentoring help them to focus and explore their academic goals. • They were able to relate the importance of Universal Human Values with day to day activities.