** One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
The department of History forms an integral part of the social sciences stream of the College. The department of history bears oldest traditions of higher education in the state of Kerala. It was started in 1956 as a UG programme with an enrolment of 6 students under the guidance of Rev. Mother Fernanda, the first Principal and HOD of History. Now there are 210 students for the course. It has had on its faculty veteran professors, some of whom who had excelled as efficient principals.
Besides Rev. Mother Fernanda, other members of the faculty were Sr. Zinha, Prof. Eunice George, Prof. Rosamma Joseph and Prof. Juliet Stephen. Prof. Daisy Soman, Prof. Mariamma Francis and Dr. Sr. Annette joined the department during the 1960s. Mrs. Geetha, Mrs. Vimala Menon, Mrs. Padma Sankar, Mrs. Clara Simon, Mrs. Jolly Raju, Mrs. Agnes Christy and Mrs. Indu Rajasekhar joined the department later. T. Divya is the newly appointed faculty in the department.
The department encourages its students to actively participate in community activities and tries to utilize its student strength for developmental programs.
The Department Museum has a good collection of stamps, coins, paper-cuttings and models which constitute the source of information for the study.
Historia, the Association of the students of History, is vibrant acting as a catalytic agent in bringing out the latent talents of our students. It functions with the motto - 'Build the future with action and vision'.