Guest Lecture on Print Advertisement Campaign - June 24, 2019
Guest Lecture on Project Planning - June 25, 2019
Workshop on Documentary Film Production - July 10 to 12, 2019
Workshop on Radio Production - August 30, 2019
A Guest Lecture on Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Leadership Skills - July 25, 2019
Workshop on Television anchoring - September 3, 2019
Photography Exhibition of Cinematographer Palani Kumar - December 9, 2019
Industrial Visit to The New Indian Express and Dinamani - December 12, 2019
A special Guest Lecture by Mr. R. Chidambaranathan (Assistant Director, All India Radio, Puducherry) - December 17, 2019
Ceramic Workshop at Dakshinachitra - January 10, 2020
Launch of Weekly ZINE - February 10, 2020
2D Digital Animation Workshop - February 25 & 26, 2020
Workshop on Ceramic Glazing - March 2, 2020
Documentary Film Screening on Caste - March 6, 2020
Webinar on Covid Communication & Relationships - June 23, 2020
Webinar on Possibilities of the Mind - June 25, 2020
Webinar on Basics of IPR, Media and Entertainment Laws - June 29, 2020
Lecture on ICT and Development - June 29, 2018
Documentary Film Screening: Voices from the Ruins - Kandhamal in Search of Justice - July 2, 2018
Workshop on Gaming - July 16, 2018
Workshop on Set modelling - July 18, 2018
Workshop on Minature Setmodelling - July 23 & 24, 2018
Workshop on Creating Animated Videos - August 23, 2018
Workshop on Feature Writing - September 5 & 6, 2018
Industrial Visit to Bengaluru and Mysore - September 17 to 22, 2018
Industrial Visit to Karnataka - September 17 to 22, 2018
Industrial Visit of Animation Students - September 17 to 22, 2018
Workshop on TV Production - September 18 & 19, 2018
Industrial Visit to Tamil Hindu - September 27, 2018
Guest Lecture on 2D Animation and Rigging - September 29, 2018
Guest Lecture by Mancy Mathew - September 29, 2018
Book Release function - October 4, 2018
Workshop on Game Design & Development - December 5 &6, 2018
Workshop on Citizen Journalism - December 11, 2018
Guest Lecture on Creative Writing - January 11, 2019
Documentary Film Screening - January 18, 2019
Workshop on Key Aspects of Animation - February 12 to 14, 2019
Workshop on Basics of Photography & Videography - February 13, 2019
Workshop on Storytelling - February 15, 2019
Workshop on Claymodelling - 22nd and 23rd February 2019
Department Election (2017-2018) - 10th July 2017
Technical Trip - International Conference on Future of Television and Radio Broadcasting - 13th and 14th July 2017
Fresher's Day on 19th July 2017
UGC Expert Committee Visit - 20th and 21st July 2017
Parent - Teacher Meeting - 22nd July 2017
Guest Lecture on Creative Process and Visualization - 21st August 2017
Workshop on Mobile Journalism - December 13, 2017
Faculty Development Programme - December 20, 2017
Workshop on Weaponisation and Victimisation of Mass Media - February 16, 2018
Puppetry Workshop - February 20 & 21, 2018
- Educational field visit to Govt. Fine Arts College, Chennai - 23rd August 2016
- Guest lecture on ‘All about ALL India Radio (AIR)' - 26th August 2016
- Two - day Workshop on 'Filmmaking & Audio for Broadcast' - 29th and 30th August 2016
- Guest lecture on ‘Radio and Digital Journalism' - 1st September 2016
- Guest Lecture on ‘Role of a Digital Journalist' - 10th September 2016
- Guest lecture on ‘News writing in the Digital Era' - 12th September 2016
- Guest Lecture on “Development Communication” - 11th, 30th & 31st January 2017
- Guest Lecture on Drawing Skills for Animation - January 23, 2016
Ms M Malini
Director, Loyola Kaushal Kendra,
3rd Floor, School of Commerce &
Loyola College (Autonomous),
Chennai - 600 034.
Tel: +91 44 28178200 (Ext.495)
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Over the last nine decades, the contributions of Loyola College to higher education has been highly influential and remarkable as a pioneer in the field of education that has created an avalanche of innovative and best practices for other educational institutions to inspire and emulate.
1. Educational Policies and Autonomy
In 1978, Loyola was one of the first eight colleges to receive autonomous status which helped the college to uphold its educational policies concerning admissions that aim at providing University Education in a Christian atmosphere for deserving students, especially for Catholics, Dalits and the underserved sections of the society.
2. Pioneering Programs
Loyola has been known for its path-breaking ventures like bringing forth some innovative programs and courses that have inspired many institutions to adopt them into their teaching and learning environment.
2.1. Visual Communication Program
One of the flagship programmes of the college and the only one of its kind that emerged as a precursor in the 1970s was the two-year Diploma in Visual Communication offered by Loyola Institute of Visual Communication (LIVCOM) as an evening program. Owing to the remarkable recognition from the media industry, the college started a full-fledged Degree in Visual Communication in 1989.
2.2. Foundation Course
Emphasizing the Ignatian pedagogy and spirituality, the Foundation Course was designed to inculcate values in the future leaders of our nation. The program is run by an exclusive academic unit, the School of Human Excellence (SHE), committed to guiding students in their values-centred pursuit of becoming men and women for and with others in society.
3. Research and Innovation
Loyola has a strong research culture. It is the only Arts and Science College which figured in Current Science magazine for research contributions to national development. Loyola is the only Arts and Science College in India to be recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India.
4. Student Support Services
A very significant contribution that Loyola College makes to higher education and society is the avalanche of Good Samaritan services it renders to the student community.
4.1. Resource Centre for Differently-Abled (RCDA)
Loyola College has set a trend nationally in stepping first to help the differently-abled students. There is an exclusive facility, Resource Centre for the Differently Abled (RCDA), established with the fund received from UGC-HEPSN and the National Institute of Visually Handicapped (NIVH), Ministry of Social Justice and empowerment, Government of India. RCDA was chosen to serve as the Model Resource Centre of Disability Services (MRCDS), the first of its kind in the nation to fulfil the needs of the Differently-Abled students with specialized digital devices and resources.
4.2. Loyola Students Support Services (LSSS)
An exclusive service unit, LSSS, was established to offer academic, financial and personal support services, such as Scholarships, Management Concession, Free Noon Meal, Special English Program, Supplementary Education, Special Coaching, Remedial Programmes, Personality Development through Life Skills, Art and Literature and a Special Assistance to Foreign Students. One of its chief focus is empowering students from marginalized section of the society especially, the Dalits, to face the challenges in life with dignity.
Loyola pays a great deal of attention towards personal and mental wellbeing of the students through counselling which is predominantly carried out by AURA, the Centre for Counselling at the college. Loyola is proud to be a pioneer among educational institutes that have professional counsellors serving fulltime to attend to the needs and problems of the students at their intrapersonal, interpersonal and social levels.
Loyola has a staunch commitment to moulding the students through academic mentoring. The Academic Staff are trained exclusively to handhold the young aspirants as their mentors to guide, support and sort out the academic and personal issues and help them complete their studies successfully.
4.5. Financial Supports
Loyola offers a tremendous financial support to economically disadvantaged students. Every semester, the college management provides fee concession through Jesuit Educational Support (JES) to students from poor families. In 2018-19, the college has issued around 1.60 crore rupees as a management fee concession to 2600 students.
5. Reaching out to the Neighbourhood
One of the best practices for which Loyola has been well-known in the national higher educational arena is the effort constantly made to reach out to the local community in total humanitarian service.
5.1. Loyola FM 107.4
The college had ventured into an exceptional service by establishing Loyola FM 107.4, a community radio frequency over a radius of 15 km. Through Loyola Community Radio, the college addresses various issues related to the neighbourhood airing a variety of special programs for Transgender, gipsies, widows, visually challenged, street vendors, slum dwellers, auto drivers, etc.
5.2. Loyola Rain Relief Service (LRRS)
Another very unique service that has set trend among educational institutes across the country is establishing LRRS during the November 2015 rain, which initiated to provide the rain-affected people living in the slum areas of the city of Chennai with food materials and clothes. Loyola Rain Relief Services had 30 staff, and 250 energetic student volunteers, and a medical team consisting of 8 doctors offering medical treatment to nearly 1750 flood victims housed in Loyola premises. Through LRRS, a rain relief camp was initiated for Post Graduate students to offer their service to rain-affected areas especially the Gaja cyclone-hit areas in November 2018.
Another exceptional venture of the college is pioneering in community service through the Outreach Program that functions under the School of Service Learning. The college had taken up around 50 slums (urban villages or sub-standard settlements) around the college campus falling under the zones 5, 7 and 8 of the Chennai Corporation. The UG students are required to complete 120 hours of community service and PG students visit villages and experience life at the grassroots level to prepare themselves to serve these underserved people in their future.
Since 1925, Loyola College has been making impactful contributions to the economic growth of the country, formation of the brilliant minds, and shaping the young leaders of tomorrow in alignment with the motto of the college forming men and women in service of others.
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