MMC and St. Thomas University of Minnesota, USA – MOU
As part of the ongoing efforts for consolidating academic excellence for the rural masses, Mary Matha College of Arts and Science (MMC), Periyakulam East, Theni District, has achieved distinction by entering in to an MOU with the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA on February 24, 2020.
As specified in the memorandum both the institutions will have the following as the main thrust areas:
This MOU is the result of meaningful interaction between the two institutions over a period of ten years.
The Mary Matha College side has been represented by Fr. Issac P J CMI and Fr. Joby Alex CMI whereas the American side is represented by Dr.Edward Ulrich, Dr..Kimberley Urundy, Chair of Theology, Dr.Yoru Williams, Dean of the College of Arts & Science, Dr.Timothy Lewill, Senior International Officer, all of them from the University of St.Thomas, Minnesota, USA.
Mary Matha College of Arts and Science, under the stewardship of CMI Congregation, has come a long way in catering to needs of rural based students. The College provides job-oriented courses in hotel Management, Forensic Science, Business Administration, Aviation along with regular science courses in Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Computer Science, Electronics and Biotechnology. There are courses in Commerce and English at Undergraduate, Post graduate and Research level.
The College has been appreciated for consistently producing University Rank holders over a period of ten years in various disciplines.
The College is also known for the ambience with its location near the foothills of Wester ghats and the imposing multistoried buildings with the state of the art technology provided in various departments.
This MOU has proved beyond doubt that Mary Matha College has found a permanent place in the Map of Higher learning in India.
The Journey fron Nallakaruppanpatty, where Mary Matha College is situated, to St.Paul where St.Thomas University is functioning, is a dream come true situation. The students and staff register then appreciation for the American counterpart and celebrate this new identity along with the Principal Fr.Issac P J CMI and Fr.Joby Alex CMI, the prime movers behind this MOU. More is expected from Mary Matha College for upgrading the rural students with academic excellence.
Our College received the Vishwaseva – Lions Award 2012 as the Best College from Dr. Justice A.R. Lakshmanan in Chennai organized by Vishwaseva Telemedia & Lions Club on 3rd February 2013.
Blessed Kuriakose Elias memorial State level Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament for men was organized by our College on 13th to 15th February 2013.
Kodai FM conducted the “Kalluri Kalata” Live Telecast in our College campus on 28.01.2013 .
Jaya Plus TV Telecasted about our College in the “Kalvi Parvai” Program on 17.02.2013.
Department of Hotel Management of Our College is honored to the award of the Best Hotel Management College which celebrated Internations Chefs Day by Indian Federation of Culinary Association.
Award to The Principal
Global School Award 2020 was received by for Mary Matha College.
Mary Matha College of Arts & Science, Periyakulam East, Theni District, has achieved distinction by entering in to an MOU with the University of St.Thomas, Minnesota, USA on February 24, 2020. This MOU was made for two institutions for Faculty and Students Exchange Programme by our college Representatives Fr.Issac P J CMI and Fr.Joby Alex CMI and St.Thomas University Representatives Dr.Edward Ulrich, Dr. Kimberley Urundy, Chair of Theology, Dr.Yoru Williams, Dean of the College of Arts and Science, Dr.Timothy Lewill, Senior International Officer.
The Department of BBA Aviation Management organized Intramural Competitions on 13th March 2020, Quiz Program, Debate, Best Manager and Treasure hunt were the events. Students actively participated. The Winners were given shield and Certificates