SXCCAA celebrates the spirit of giving with philanthropy day
The SXC Alumni Association celebrated Fr. Felix Raj's Birthday as Philanthropy Day on August 27th. The Little Sisters of the Poor were gifted with an Ultra Sound Machine, a Refrigerator and a Set of Sound System for the Home for the Aged by the SXCCAA . Father's Sister and her family were present. Thanks to all who attended the ceremony.
On Monday, September 5, the first Feast Day of Saint Teresa of Kolkata cum Teachers' Day, Father Felix Raj, our Principal was honoured with the prestigious SIKHA RATNA Award by the State Government of West Bengal at a State-level function organised at Nazrul Manch.
His Holiness Pope Francis will declare Mother Teresa of Kolkata a saint on September 4, 2016 at St. Peter's Square, Vatican City, in Rome. He will declare her a saint of the universal Church, on the day he has set aside for the for the celebration of the Jubilee for volunteers and workers...
The President of India visited Kolkata today. He met Rev. Fr. Dominic Savio - Rector and Rev. Fr. Felix Raj - Principal of St. Xavier's College at Raj Bhawan on August 23, 2016. Among other discussions, he also enquired about the preperations for the canonisation of Mother Teresa.
In the name of Mother
The Contribution of Mother Teresa to Humanity, a symposium on Mother Teresa, was held at the Fr. Depelchin Auditorium of St. Xavier's College on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The evening began with prayer songs like Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace by Voicestra, led by Nikhil D'Souza and the launch of Aamar Gaaner Majhe, a CD of Christian hymns sung by Father Shyamal Makhal and published by The Goethals Indian Library And Research Society.
The momentum of College to village and village to College is still going strong at Xavier's. The 12th Prayas Camp (Village to College) was held from 23rd to 26th June 2016 in the College campus. The theme of the camp was: "Andhokarer Utsho Hote Utsharito Aalo". The camp was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Felix Raj, SJ, Principal...
The NSS group successfully completed the 220 meters long and 6 feet wide road at the Raghabpur campus
The NSS group successfully completed the 220 meters long and 6 feet wide road at the Raghabpur campus which was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Felix Raj, SJ, Principal along with Fr. Johnson Padiyara, SJ, Academic Coordinator of Raghabpur campus and the Panchayat Pradhan on 30th October 2015.
Principals of Jesuits Colleges and Conveners of Jesuit Province Higher Education Commissions in South Asiamet at Xavier University Bhubaneswar, October 22-25 for their annual meeting. There were 72 delegates. Fr. Principal, Fr. Dominic Savio and Prof. Swati Sarkar attended the conference from St. Xavier's College.
Prayas continues... St. Xavier's enters Hugalkuria
One more village, Hugalkuria situated in South 24 Parghanas, has become the 10th Village to join the list of villages adopted under Prayas. On 11th October about 35 students from St. Lawrence campus had an orientation visit to Hugalkuria which was organized by the Department of Social Work and NSS.
A new Smart Class Room was blessed by Fr. Arulappan and inaugurated by Fr. Principal on September 24th, Thursday morning.
The room is in the fourth floor above the main Chapel.
St. Xavier's Kolkata "Reaches the Unreached" in Asansol, West Bengal.
Keeping to its motto "Nihil Ultra, nothing beyond", St. Xavier's college, kolkata took off with a new shoot at Asansole in West Bengal, with the motto "reach the Unreached". This new chapter in the history of higher education in West Bengal took place on the 25th July 2015, in the august presence of the honourable education minister of West Bengal, Mr. Partha Chjatterjee and Minister of labour, Mr. Moloy Ghatak.
St. Xavier's College congratulates Prarthana Sarkar (in White uniform), a first year student of Political Science (H) who has won the All India Best Cadet (Navy) Trophy of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) during the Republic Day Camp (RDC)) in New Delhi.
We also congratulate the other SXC Cadets who participated in the Republic Day Camp and the NCC Officer of the College, Prof. A. P. Mondal. Well Done.
Singer Asha Bhosle mesmerised the lively audience at St. Xavier's on the Republic Day evening
The Legendary playback Singer Asha Bhosle mesmerised the audience at Xavier's on Republic Day evening. Fr. Felix Raj, Principal blessed her while felicitating her with a College Uteria. The BB show was grand and overwhelmingly successful.
A Solar Power Plant with 46 KW installed capacity was inaugurated at St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street), Kolkata on 23 December 2015, Wednesday at 11.30 am at the Rooftop of the New B. Ed and Library (old Hostel) Building.
Shri Manish Gupta, Hon’ble Power Minister of West Bengal inaugurated the new Plant.
The book: Indian Economy – A Visionary Perspective by Fr. Felix Raj, Prof Samrat Roy and Prof. Koushik Hati contains 20 essays on Development and International Trade and Finance in honour of sesquicentenary of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
Copies are available from Regal Publications, F-159, Rajouri Gardens, New Delhi 110027(Email:firstname.lastname@example.org) or The Goethals Library and Research Society, St. Xavier’s College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata – 700 016 (with 25% reduction). Tel: 033 22801919.
The inauguration of St. Xavier's College Asansol was held at St. Joseph's High School grounds on July 25th morning. Dr. Partha Chatterjee, Minister for Higher Education unveiled the plaque while Bishop Cyprian Monis, Fr. Felix Raj, Minister Molly Ghattak and Fr. K.K. Devasi were looking on.
St. Xavier's College has inducted LN Mittal, the steel magnate and the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaking company into its Governing Body (Board of Governors) with effect from July 2015. Mittal has gladly accepted his alma mater's offer.
"We are indeed happy and privileged to have Mr. Mittal as a member of our Board. We selected him as a Xaverian and an industrialist. I am confident that his close association with Xavier's and his global experience will enrich our institution," Fr. Felix Raj, the Principal said. The College Alumni Association conferred on Mittal the "Global Xaverian" award in 2013 in London. Mittal then expressed his plan to assist the college in its SXC Vision 2020.
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Institution, we are open to assessments carried out by "University Grants Commission" (UGC), "National Assessment And Accreditation Council" (NAAC) and/or any such organization set up by the Government. Further, we do not approve of any ranking and/or evaluation process by any private/commercial agency.
St Xavier's Calcutta, one of ten "colleges of excellence" in India on Friday opened a new campus to cater to increasing demands for admissions.
Archbishop Thomas D'Souza of Calcutta blessed the campus at St Lawrence School in Kolkata, in the presence of Jesuit provincial Fr. Jeyaraj Veluswami, Rector Fr. Dominic Savio and Principal Fr. Felix Raj.
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