Monday, October 8, 2012

Inauguration of Mentoring Cell

Inauguration of Mentoring Cell on 27-09-2012
Mentoring is concerned with the personal care of individual students. Today in the age of specialization, mentors have a vital role to play, with a greater quality of psychological assistance in the University Education. The formal inauguration of the 2012 – 13 Mentoring Cell in our college was organized on 27th September 2012. Manager Rev. Dr. Clement Valluvassery inaugurated. College Principal Prof. Harry Cleetus presided over the function. Eminent scholar and well known psychologist Dr. Jayachandran delivered the key nore address. Prof. Jose Prakash of Chemistry Department is acting as the Coordinator for the mentoring cell. 

Mentoring at St. Albert’s College is conducted in three stages  : 
Stage I – Basic Level:  Class Tutor himself acts as mentor. The Tutor takes an effort to understand each student in a deeper level. This is an occasion for him to review student’s studies, challenges the student faces and encourage in his accomplishments. 

Stage – II Supportive Level: Above the basic level, in each department one or two members of the staff pay more attention to students who are in need of their psychological issues. 
Stage – III Core level : For the entire college the mentoring and counseling process is guided by a mentoring cell – a core group consisting of a few members of the staff, who were trained in counseling programme. Mentoring is an inevitable part of University education today. Along with the intellectual growth, the student must acquire emotional maturity in his thoughts and deeds. Mentoring aims the total integration of the person. 

Prof. Harry Cleetus Principal delivering the presidential speech

Rev. Dr. Clement Valluvassery, College Manager
 inaugurates the Mentoring Cell 2012-13

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