Meet on Mathematical Sciences
Statistics are being applied by all other branches of science including social sciences thanks to the tremendous scope offered by the subject, Pranab K. Sen, faculty member of North Carolina University, U.S., has said.
Delivering the keynote address at a three – day conference on mathematical sciences organised by the Research and Postgraduate Department of Statistics at St. Thomas College, Pala, Prof. Sen said that the field of statistics has been able to fill the knowledge gaps in other branches of science.
He said that various governments make use of statistics for making budgets and census reports. Renowned experts like K. S. Madhava Rao and R. N. Rattihalli of Botswana University, and Serge B Provost of Canada will present papers during the event.
Old Students meet at St. Thomas College
St Thomas College, Pala, Kottayam will organise a mega get – together on 28th December, 2010 as part of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Department of English.
According to Tommy Cherian, Head of the Department, students belonging to all the BA and MA batches from 1960 and their family members will come together on the day at the College campus.
The alumni who arrive at the campus in the morning will be received by the present faculty and students. There will be entertainment programs, photo sessions, exhibition of photos from earlier years and a fashion pageant showcasing the changing campus fashions of the past 50 years.
The high point of the alumni meet will be ‘Pranamam’ a session extending felicitation to the teachers of earlier years and senior alumni who have excelled in their chosen fields.
Bishop Emeritus of pala Joseph Pallickaparambil will inaugurate the session which will be chaired by IAS officer K. J. Mathew.
The first teachers of the Department, A. C. Kuruvilla, N. S. Chandrasekharan Nair and Jose Chander will be honoured on the occasion with a ‘ponnada’.