Inauguration of Literary Association – “The Renaissance”, an Orientation Programme and the Freshers’ Day Celebration

The Department of English of SACAS had the Inauguration of its Literary Association – “The Renaissance “, an Orientation Programme for the B.A. English students and the Freshers’ Day Celebration for the first year students on 20-07-2023 in the Preview Theatre between 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. Ms. K. Makeshwari, (Language Trainer), Assistant Professor in English, KCS Kasi Nadar College of Arts and Science, Chennai was the chief guest of the day.  The programmes were organised by Mr. M. Thanga Kumaran, Head of the English Department under the guidance and support of the Correspondent Thiru. P. Venkatesh Raja, the Director Dr. V. Sayi Satyavathi and the Principal Dr. Malathi Selvakkumar.

The programmes started with lighting of the lamp and invocation. Ms. S. Logapriya welcomed the gathering and Mr. M. Thanga Kumaran introduced and felicitated the guest. He also gave a key note address for the day. In the presence of the guest and the host, Ms. S. Vaishnavi, the President of the literary association – The Renaissance took charge and delivered her presidential address. She took the oath and laid a track for the department for the upcoming days. She announced the various clubs of the department and the faculty in charges of the clubs to ensure a smooth sail. The clubs and the faculty in charges are: Ms. S. Vaishnavi – President of the literary association “The Renaissance”, Ms. S. Logapriya – Coordinator of the readers’ club “The Bookmark”, Mr. S. Naresh – SPOC of the newsletter “The Spectrum”, Ms. S. P. Madhumathi – the Administer of the literary festival “The English Fair” and Ms. S. Clementcia the Manager of the theatre club – The Na Va Ra Saa.

Ms. K. Makeshwari graced the event by inaugurating the literary association and delivering the inaugural address. She served as a Resource Person of the Orientation Programme for the B.A. English students and delivered a talk on the topic “English – Lit Learn with Language.” She spoke on the importance of the English language and the myriad of opportunities available for the English graduates. It was an interactive and informative session and the resource person handled the students diligently by resolving their doubts. Mr. S. Deepan gave the closing remarks and Mr. S Naresh delivered the vote of thanks. Ms. S. Sri Vidhya hosted the programmes and Mr. D. Kevin and Mr. L. P. Vishal made the overall arrangements.

After the academic sessions the stage was filled with young and vibrant students representing the English department. The senior students welcomed the freshers and entertained them with games and cultural events. Tokens of love were given to the faculty members and the students. The young minds were inspired by the dignitaries, the faculty members and the students. They were ready to equip, emerge and delve themselves in the ocean of literature. The programmes ended with the national anthem.