THEOSA- The Alumni Association
Mar Theophilus Training College Alumni Association- THEOSA was initiated in the year 1992 as an informal organization even with officers, a set of objectives, a newsletter and a constitution. Most of the members are supporting our regular wing voluntarily. The association functions locally, nationally as well as internationally. Alumni members act as a catalyst in all activities of the college especially in radiating the virtue of the college as its Brand Ambassador. Theosa acts as a linkage between generations, society and an opportunity for
present students. Theosa coordinates Competitions, Annual Get-Together, Annual Tour, other Events, Services and Newsletter for current students, including various fields and provide them endowments for accomplishments.
Each member of THEOSA and friends of the THEOSA decided to contribute in the Extension Activities of the College. As the association decided to be an informal organization even with officers, a set of objectives, a newsletter, and a constitution, there is no registration of the Association so far. Most of the members are supporting our regular wing voluntarily. In UAE-Gulf Region , THEOSA was started in 2015 as a seperate chapter, the leaders usually gather socially from time to time. Still, it is in the process of growing and the able leaders of abroad unit is trying to take the organisation to the next level of growth.
The President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Executive Committee were designated as the key point of contact, and a few people willing to help the association are identified. The parent chapter of THEOSA in our college is shouldering new chapters like USA- Canada and Australia are under organization for circulating the details of events and other significant news to the THEOSA Chapters around the world.
Alumni members act as a catalyst in all the activities of the college especially in radiating the virtue of the college as its Brand Ambassador.
THEOSA establish a link between the Alumni, Staff and Students of the college.
To support our Alumni members to participate in activities that would contribute to the general development of the college and the society.
Try to find employment opportunities for students and fellow alumni members in need.
Annual Get together, THEOSA Tour, Diamond Jubilee Memorial Desikothama Award for Best
Teacher are the mentionable inputs of our Alumini.
To introduce prizes and scholarships, and render financial aid to needy and deserving students of the college.
To coordinate Competitions, Events, and Services for current students including various fields.
To contribute towards the welfare of the Old Students of our college.
To promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation among the students.
All pass out students are enrolled in the Alumni Association. Later, they will be naturally enrolled as per
the rules described.
1. Motivating the freshly enrolled students
2. Involvement in the in-house curriculum development
3. Organization of various activities other than class room activities
4. Support to curriculum delivery using Extension wings
5. Student mentoring in new areas of Exploration
6. Financial contribution for Scholarships and Endowments.
7. Placement advice and support through Placement Cell
The policy of THEOSA in financial matters are membership fee from new members,by contributions received by Alumini for a specific Association program and Theosa-Sponsored Scholarships for bright students in each academic year.
Annual Get Together on Second Saturday, January Every Year.
The Annual Gathering of Theosa is on the Second Saturday of January every year- The gathering is welcomed by the Principal. The president of Theosa delivers the Presidential address. At the formal meeting, scholarships will be given. The great teachers in our Alumni group will be saluted. The Alumni usually share their Nostalgic Experience ,Cultural Fest, Kids Fest and closes with Sports Events.
Theosa Voice regularly releases on the Theosa Day.
Desikothama Award for A Best Teacher Among the Alumni Members-The award is constituted in 2018 as part of Diamond Jubilee celebrations by THEOSA for the best teacher in Alumni based on their contributions in the field of Education and services to society.
Executive Committee Meetings
Outings (Theosa Tour)
Blood Donation Camp
Health Awareness Programmes
Special Occasions (Home coming, Founders Day, Etc.)
Batch wise meet
Honouring elder members
Recognising of Achievements in National/ State competitive examinations
Voluntary donation like wheelchair to sick, etc
DOZEN COMMENDABLE ACHIEVERS FROM ALUMNI OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS
1.Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thomas,The Eparchial Bishop of the Eparchy of Bathery.
2.Dr.Theresa Susan. A, Former Dean, Department of Education, University of Kerala.
3.Dr. Geetha M.S., Former Dean, Department of Education, University of Kerala.
4.Dr. K .Manikyaraj, Member, Syndicate, University of Kerala
5.Dr. Varghese K. Cheriyan, Syndicate member, M.G. University, Kottayam.
6.Dr. Sajna Jaleel, AssociateProfessor, School of Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University
7.Mr. K. Rajashekharan Nair, Tahasildar,(L&RR) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
8.Smt. N. R. Sreelekha, Additional Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Dept., Govt. of
9.Sri. Anish Kumar B, Deputy Director, Dept. of Economics and Statistics, Govt. of Kerala
10.Smt. K. S. Susymole, Assistant Registrar, University of Kerala
11.Dr. K. Y. Benedict., Principal, MTTC, Secretary, All KErala Training College Principals
Association, Regional Head, KFUNAI, Thiruvananthapuram.
12.Dr. Giby Geevarghese, Former Chairperson, Board of Studies in Education -U G , University of