Monday, 26 March, 2012

Valedictory service held in UTC

The Valedictory service and handing over of diplomas to the graduating students was held in UTC yesterday at 5:00 P.M. on the UTC college lawn. The valedictory address was delivered by Rev. Dr. Monica Melanchthon, professor and head of the department of Old Testament, Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, Chennai. The awarding of the college diplomas and certificates was done by the president of the UTC society, the Rt. Rev. Dr. P. Surya Prakash. The principal of the UTC, Rev. Dr. John Samuel Raj introduced the graduating students and the registrar Rev. C. Lalmuankima co-ordinated the handling of the certificates. The Doctoral Dean and dean of Diploma in Women's Studies Rev. Dr. Evangeline Anderson Rajkumar, the Masters Dean Rev. Dr. K. Jesu Rathnam, the Graduate Dean Dr. Joseph George, the YMCA director Mr. George Varghese, and the co-ordinator of the UTC Counselling and Training Centre, Dr. Nalini Arles were present for the presentation of certificates.

The graduation in the UTC is done in the form of a valedictory service and the guest speaker will deliver the valedictory address just before the students are introduced and granted their certificates. The students who have completed their college requirements are given the college certificates. This includes DTh, MTh, BD, YMCA, Diploma in Counselling and Diploma in Women's studies students.

The grand service starts with a procession with the president of the UTC council, the principal of the college, council members and faculty members leading the students to their seats. At the end of the service, the students proceed to form a circle in the lawn and are then greeted and congratulated by the faculty, guests and all those who have gathered. Guests of the college and family and friends of the students come to be part of the service. The gowns used for the service are indigenously modelled gowns which were first used in 2004.

The list of graduating students for the year 2011-2012 are
Doctoral certificate 
1. Atula Ao
2. Shiju Mathew
3. T.B. Premjith Kumar

Post- Graduate Certificate
1. K. Sagar Sundarraju
2. S. John
3. Toshilemba Imchen
4. Y. Khoben Tungoe
5. Mercy Bennett
6. Sam Lal
7. Sindhu Joseph
8. Suraj Singh
9. Sushana Pramanik
10. A. Pravin Kumar
11. Arpan Vinubhai Christian
12. K. Nifato Chishi
13. Malaviya Sanjay Vinodkumar
14. Zulunungsang
15. Andrews E. Moses
16. Imochujang
17. Michael Rualzakhuma
18. Moarenla
19. Livingstone Arputharaj
20. Paul Yesudasan
21. Rajendra M.
22. V.S. Rinshim
23. Holika Sumi
24. K.V. Lazarus Epaphras
25. Jacob Joseph
26. Lunkim Zangtinlen Khongsai
27. Rokhum Lalremruati Rk Lalhmuaka
28. Tinneichong Haokip

Diploma in Theology
1. Chukka Das
2. Madhu Geddam
3. Gift E.
4. Prabha Gracy
5. A. Hmingthanzuala
6. Sijo John
7. J. Iniyan Joshva
8. Joby Joy
9. S. Susheel Kumar
10. Lordwin Lowrence
11. R. Moses
12. Hminga Pachuau
13. Zohmangaihi Pachuau
14. Richardson R.L.
15. S. Ngatar Ruivanao
16. Prem Samuel
17. Prasanth Selvamony
18. Shibu P.L.
19. Rejeev Titus
20. Asish Idiculla Varghese
21. Prathap Vasamalla
22. Prakasa G.
23. RNG William Anal
24. T. Vanlaldinpuia

YMCA
1. Godwin Fernandes
2. Jose Stanly
3. Robert Ranje
4. Samson Mathew

Diploma for Profeciency in Counselling
1. Asha Manikkam
2. Bhagora Parulben Eliyahbhai
3. Joyita Choudhuri
4. Jessie V. Hebbal
5. Sudha Rani Gadi
6. Sony Oommen Thomas

Diploma in Women's Studies
1. Sheeja Rani P.S.
2. A. Praveena Kumari
3. Ruth Evangeline G.
4. Jensirani N.
5. S. Angela Veronica

2 comments:

Prem said...

ALL E VERY BEST FOR THE NEW GRADUATES.

jessie said...

I came to the valedictory service. Monica spoke very well. Dynamic speech. I wish all the very best to UTC Jessie Shiri