Bidding adieu to somebody whose dearest and most cherished is the hardest part of life and one such occasion that the college witnessed was the retirement function of Dr. S.R. Xavier Rajarathinam, Head, Department of Chemistry, Vice – Principal, Shift – I, and Dr. S. Pon Selvakumar, Head, Department of Tamil.
The Retirement Function began at 11.15 a.m. in the Kamarajar Arangam on 25th, February, 2023. The Secretary Rev. Dr. John Alexander, the Principal, Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, the Vice- Principal, the Deans, the Heads of the Departments, teaching and non-teaching staff, students, relatives and friends of the retirees took part in retirement ceremony. The function began with a prayer song.
Rev. Dr. John Alexander, the Rector felicitated the retirees to commemorate the wonderful service rendered by both the retirees. Dr. K. Parthibaraja, Department of Tamil, extolled the efforts and service of the retirees on behalf of the teaching, non-teaching staff and the students. The retirees were honoured with mementos by the Rector, staff, students and the alumni. Dr. S.R. Xavier Rajarathinam and Dr. S. Pon Selvakumar, the retirees reflected on their journey that moulded them and fetched them accolades of appreciation. They were nostalgic and quoted reminiscences from their academic life.
The girl students from the Department of Chemistry, as a sign of their gratitude, performed a dance. The college choir entertained the audience with a scintillating medley performance. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Dr. Kalaiarasi, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics. She thanked the retirees for their service and those who had helped in arranging the thanks giving retirement ceremony. The entire event was coordinated by Rev. Dr. G. Theophil Anand, Vice – Principal, (Admin. Shift – I)