The first-year Post Graduate students of the department organized an awareness program called “BODSQUAD” on 30th March 2023 in the common class at Nazareth block at 9.30 am. The program was specifically conducted for the first-year undergraduate students of the college who were identified as underweight during health assessment. The awareness session covered topics such as assessing health status, identifying causes of underweight condition, understanding risk factors, and promoting a healthy diet. The class was led by Ms. Asna Asharaf and Ms. Nesnamol Marackar. Leaflets were distributed, and students had the opportunity to clarify their doubts. A total of 35 students participated in the program.
The students of II B.Sc FCS visited a pakalveedu called ‘Snehakoodu’ in Angamaly on 24th March 2023 at 11 am as part of their curriculum. They interacted with the inmates, gathered information, and conducted entertainment programs. The students also distributed food items to the inmates. Ms. Sherin Abraham, Assistant Professor in Home Science, provided assistance to the students during the visit.
Merit Day 2023
The college organized a Merit Day function on 14th March 2023 at 1.30 pm in the college auditorium to reward the pass-out students who secured top positions in University Examinations at UG and PG levels. The chief guest for the event was Sri. P.A. Mohammed Arif, Police Superintendent and Assistant Director, Kerala Police Academy, Thrissur. The function also recognized the proficiency prizes for students in each class and awarded prizes to students who excelled in sports and arts competitions.
Salt and Pepper
The final year B.Sc. students of the department conducted a food fest cum sale, ‘Salt & Pepper’ as part of the event management programme in their curriculum on 14th March 2023 in the Nazareth block. The College Principal, Rev. Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V. inaugurated the food fest. The students have gone through all the managerial steps like planning, organizing, implementing, controlling and evaluating the event. The students prepared ood items such as kappa biriyani, juices and snacks in the nutrition lab. The food sale was a grand success because of the active participation of the staff and students of the college
Study Tour 2023
The PG and Research Department of Home Science organized a study tour to Goa from 14th to 18th February 2023. A group of 20 final-year UG students, along with faculty members Dr. Sr. Shemi George, Ms. Rajani Devi T. R, and Ms. Sherin Abraham, participated in the tour. The students visited various places of historical significance such as Aguada Fort, Chapora Fort, Old Goa Church, as well as popular beaches like Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, and Tito’s street.
Love and Lolitta
The second-year Post Graduate students of the department organized a food sale named ‘Love & Lolitta’ as part of their syllabus. The sale took place in a cafeteria set up in the classroom on 14th and 15th February 2023. The College Principal, Rev. Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V., inaugurated the sale, which featured beautifully decorated tables, flower arrangements, and curtain styles. There were a total of 13 food items available for sale, including Snow dumplings, banana Jumanji, unnimadhuram, bread toast, onion fritters, sizzling pasta, double-decker, classie mojito, and booster chai. The students prepared the items in the nutrition lab, and the food sale was a great success thanks to the participation of the staff and students of the college.
he PG and Research Department of Home Science spearheaded the installation of a Solar dryer, generously funded by the college’s management. The solar dryer was inaugurated on 9th December 2022 by Fr. George Pittappillil, Director of Mithradham Renewable Energy Centre, Aluva. He enlightened the students about the functions and benefits of the solar dryer. The Principal, Dr. Sr. Rosily A. V, and the Head of the Department, Dr. Lizmitha Godwin, extended their appreciation during the event. This initiative aims to inspire students and staff to embrace sun drying and naturally preserve locally available seasonal fruits and vegetables.
The PG and Research Department of Home Science provided a certificate course on ‘Nari Shakthi’ to the second-year undergraduate students of the college. The course focused on ‘Resource Management,’ covering essential topics such as time management, energy management, and money management. The course included both theoretical and practical sessions, with Dr. Lizmitha Godwin, Head of the Department, serving as the resource person.
The department celebrated Children’s Day 2022 at Morning Star Play School in Angamaly on November 14th, 2022. The first-year postgraduate students conducted a talk about “Chacha Nehru” for the pre-school children. Dr. Sr. Rosily A. V., our college Principal, distributed sweets and wished the children a “Happy Children’s Day.” The event also included a coloring competition and various entertainment programs.
School for Blind
The first-year postgraduate students of the department visited The Kerala Blind School Society, a school for the blind in Aluva, on October 27th, 2022. The purpose of the visit was to provide students with practical knowledge about teaching methods, aids, curriculum, and special care and provisions for blind students.
Visit to KRIPA
As part of their curriculum, first-year postgraduate students from the department visited KRIPA, a special school for differently-abled children, on October 27th, 2022. The school is located in Keezhmadu, Aluva. During the visit, the students had the opportunity to interact with the school staff and gain firsthand information about the special care and educational provisions offered to children with physical and mental disabilities.
Visit to a Special School
As part of the curriculum, first-year postgraduate students from the Department of Home Science visited St. Clare Oral HSS in Manikamangalam, Kalady on October 18th, 2022. The purpose of the visit was to provide students with firsthand experience of the educational care provided for hearing-impaired and speech-impaired individuals, as well as to understand how to integrate them into mainstream society. During the visit, the students had the opportunity to interact with the special school staff and students, gathering valuable information in the process.
As part of the curriculum, first-year and second-year BSc Family and Community Science students visited the microbiology lab at the School of Biosciences, MG University in Kottayam on October 18th, 2022. Accompanied by two staff members, Dr. Megha Thampy and Ms. Sherin Abraham, a group of 35 students arrived at the lab at 10:30 am. Dr. Jisha, the Director of Biosciences, provided an introduction, and the students were divided into three groups. They had the opportunity to explore various techniques involved in the lab, including instrumentation, staining techniques, identification and isolation methods.
The half-yearly progress report presentation of the PhD scholars in the department for the period January to June 2022 was conducted online on 9th August 2022 at 10.30 am. Dr. Anu Joseph, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam was the subject expert. She evaluated the work done by the research scholars and gave valuable suggestions for their improvement.
The PG and Research Department of Home Science organized the “Eternal Gaze” fashion show on October 21st, 2022. The event showcased costumes designed by M.Sc. Family and Community Science students. A total of 23 designers and 46 models participated in the fashion show, presenting dresses based on various themes such as Ocean Breeze, Morning Dew, Dreamy Night, Color Valley, and more. The fashion show comprised three rounds, allowing the audience to witness creativity in each round. The models and designers displayed grace and confidence while walking the ramp. The program was uploaded on YouTube, and the link is https://youtu.be/V_C5UUAdVWY.
Fresher’s Day 2022
The department welcomed first-year graduate and postgraduate students on October 17th, 2022, at the I B.Sc. FCS class. Dr. Lizmitha Godwin, HOD of the PG and Research Department of Home Science, presided over the function. The first-year students introduced themselves, and entertainment programs were presented by second and third-year undergraduate students, as well as second-year postgraduate students of the department. Competitions and games were organized for the first-year students.
The PG and Research Department of Home Science organized a Community Lab Program at Thaluk Hospital, Angamaly, in observance of the International Day of Older Persons on October 14th, 2022. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Reji Mathew, the Municipal Chairman of Angamaly Municipality. Several esteemed guests, including Ms. Reeta Paul (Vice Chairperson, Angamaly Municipality), Mr. Bastiu D Parackal (Development Standing Committee Chairman), Mr. Sabu (Health Supervisor), Mr. Shanavas (Health Inspector), and Ms. Sherin Abraham (Assistant Professor, PG and Research Department of Home Science), addressed the attendees.
During the program, second-year M.Sc. students delivered nutritional awareness classes to the elderly, focusing on topics such as “Nutrition and Healthy Nutritional Food Recipes for the Elderly.” They also conducted demonstrations on healthy recipes and yoga exercises. Medical check-ups were provided to the elderly participants, and various entertainment programs were presented by the students. A total of 29 elderly individuals benefited from this program.
Alumni Meet 2022
The college’s Alumni meet took place on October 8th, 2022, with alumnae gathering in the Mother Teresitta Hall at Nazareth Block at 10 am. The Principal, Rev. Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V, inaugurated the event. Representatives from each department shared their college life experiences, and executive members were elected. Games were organized for the alumnae, and prizes were awarded to the winners. Following the general meeting, the alumnae of the Home Science Department convened in the common hall. Dr. Lizmitha Godwin, HOD, and department faculty members engaged in interactive discussions with the alumnae. A total of 45 alumnae from the department attended the meeting.
Heart Day 2022
The PG and Research Department of Home Science celebrated World Heart Day 2022 by organizing dietary counseling for college students and staff. On September 29th, 2022, the department conducted BMI assessments for participants, followed by dietary counseling by final-year PG students. The focus was on maintaining a healthy physique and promoting a healthy heart. Additionally, the department raised public awareness by presenting slides on the topic ‘Healthy Foods for Healthy Heart’ throughout the day on the LED monitor in the college’s main block.
The staff and students participated actively in the Onam Celebrations 2022.
Study Tour 2022
PG and Research Department of Home Science organized a study tour to Ooty and Wayanad from 25th to 28th March 2022. 25 final year UG students of the department participated in the study tour. Dr. Sr. Shemi George and Ms.Sherin Abraham were the faculty who accompanied the students. The places visited include Botanical garden, Pine valley, Boat house, Horticulture garden and Tea plantation in Ooty and Mayiladumpara, Banasura dam and Meenmutti waterfalls in Wayanad.
A farewell party was organized for the final year M.Sc. and B.Sc. students of Home Science department in the Ist FCS class on 6th March 2020. Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, HOD felicitated the function. The students shared their experience and memories. Several entertainment programs and games were conducted for the students. After the function a lunch was arranged for the students and teachers of the department.
The final year PG and UG students of PG & Research Department of Home Science conducted an expo cum food sale on 23rd March 2022 at Nazareth block. The function was inaugurated by the college Principal, Rev. Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V. ‘CASA’, the exhibition on different areas of Home Science subject was organized by the final year UG students. The purpose of the expo was to communicate with people about the significance of Home Science. Each areas of Home Science was displayed in different rooms on different heads such as Interior flare, Fashion and fusion, Human tales, Time for nature and Victuals. A grand food sale ‘Foodiepedia’, was conducted by the final year PG students. Variety of snack items, fruit salads, chocolates, fruit juices, Kizhi biriyani etc were prepared by the students for sale. They also created a restaurant set up and food stalls for the food sale.
Kidney Day 2022
As part of the observation of World Kidney Day, 2022, the first year PG students of the department under the guidance of faculty members organized an awareness programme ‘Kidney Health’, for students on 15th March 2022. The resource persons were Amrutha Prakashan and Amrutha Unnikrishnan. The topics covered were Causes, symptoms and prevention of Kidney diseases and good habits for healthy kidney. Beneficiaries were first year UG students of Home Science and Commerce Departments.
An online demonstration class on ‘Effective Teaching Methods in Nursery School’ was conducted for first year PG students of the department on 9th March 2022. The resource person was Mrs. Jency M J, Anganwadi Worker and an in-service trainer for ICDS supervisors in Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. The class was very interesting and informative. She explained and demonstrated different teaching methods suitable in preschool education with the help of teaching aids.
A series of awareness class were conducted on online platform by the first year post graduate students of PG and Research Department of Home Science on various topics related to Early Childhood Care and Education from 7th to 10th February 2022. The beneficiaries were parents of preschool children. The topics covered were Common childhood diseases, Importance of play and play materials, Behaviour problems, Stress management, Malnutrition in children, Food groups and balanced diet, Ill effects of fast food and Healthy snacks for pre-school children etc
The Research center inspection was held on 13th January 2022. Dr. Biju Pushpan was designated by MG University to conduct the inspection of the center.
As a part of the curriculum, the final-year students of M.Sc. Home Science – Family and Community Science have done Dietetics internships in various institutions. Ten students did an internship in ‘Baking and fine dining etiquettes’ at Cheffield Hotel Management and Aviation, Angamaly from 15th December 2021 to 6th January 2022. Three students had done an internship in Indo American hospital, Vaikam from 27th December 2021 to 10th January 2022 and one student at Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva from 20th December 2021 to 5th January 2022.
A hands-on training programme was conducted for the students of ‘Craft Baker’, the certificate course in Home Science on 27th November 2021. The programme aimed at enhancing the skills of students in preparing bakery food items. Mr. Antony Kolbey, Chef, was the resource person for the training programme. He demonstrated the preparation of pizza, cake and some desserts and also trained the students in preparing the food items.
Morning Star Community Lab is a humble women empowerment initiative of the College. ‘Empowering Women for a Better Tomorrow’ is the watchword of the programme. The Community Lab envisages a better living status for the womenfolk in and around the college through education, raising awareness, literacy and training. Each department conducts at least one programme in a year related to the curriculum
This year the PG and Research Department of Home Science conducted a baking class at Pakalveedu in Angamaly on 26th November 2021. Dr. Megha Thampy and Dr. Shemi George, Assistant Professors of the department were the resource persons. Ms.Nimitha and Ms.Anisha K J, I year PG students also assisted the teachers. The resource persons demonstrated bakery items such as cake and donuts for the inmates in the Pakalveedu. The programme aimed at providing training on baking for the participants. There were 20 participants in the programme.
Talents Day 2021
Talents day for the first year degree students was conducted on 18th November 2021 in the College Auditorium. First year degree students of Home Science Department participated in the competition and presented various items like song, dance and skit.
As part of the observation of Children’s Day 2021, the PG and Research Department of Home Science conducted Kids Contests on 14th November 2021. Online fancy dress competition was conducted for 2 to 4 year old children and the theme was ‘Indian traditional wears’. Online speech competition was conducted for 4 to 6 year old kids and the theme was ‘Chacha Nehru’. There were 10 entries for fancy dress competition and 7 entries for speech competition. The winners and participants were awarded e-certificates.
The winners of fancy dress competition:
I Prize: Thanvi K Sreenath
II Prize: Aira Elsa
III Prize: Ayon Joseph Arun
The winners of speech competition:
I Prize: Rithika R
II Prize: Akshay Kiran
III Prize: Chris M. Clement
students introduced themselves. Entertainment programmes were conducted by the II M.Sc. students. Competitions and games were conducted for the first year students.
As part of the observation of World Osteoporosis Day, Osteoporosis-A brief overview’ on 20th October 2021 at 3pm through Google meet. Dr. Priya Arunmon, Therapy Coordinator and Administrator, EHM Senior Solutions, The Redies Outpatient Centre, Michigan was the resource person. The webinar aimed at creating awareness on the causes, symptoms and prevention of Osteoporosis. Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, HOD, PG and Research Department of Home Science delivered welcome speech. Ms.Sherin Abraham, Assistant Professor, delivered vote of thanks. The beneficiaries were students, teachers and public. 64 participants attended the webinar.
Fresher’s Day 2021
First year degree students of were given welcome on 25th October 2021. The venue was I B.Sc. FCS class. Dr. Lizmitha Godwin, HOD addressed the gathering and welcomed the students. The first year students introduced themselves. Entertainment programmes were conducted by the III B.Sc. students. Competitions and games were conducted for the first year students.
‘Sustenance’ is the various competitions organized by the PG and Research Department of Home Science in connection with World Food Day on 16th October 2021. The programme aimed at creating awareness on the theme for World Food Day 2021, “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”. A Photography contest and a Recipe contest were conducted for students. The theme for the Photography contest was ‘Click from your kitchen’ and the theme for the Recipe contest was ‘A healthy sustainable diet- Indian travel food’. There were 10 entries for photography contest and 8 entries for recipe contest.
The winners of Photography contest:
I Prize: Nazni Nazar, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly
II Prize: Aksa Mariya Viju, Christ College, Iinjalakuda
III Prize: Fathima C R, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly
Anagha Mohanan, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam
The winners of Recipe contest:
I Prize: Aiswarya Ramachandan, Vimala College, Thrissur
II Prize: Aiswarya P, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly
III Prize: Vandhana, Stella Maris College, Chennai
As part of the observation of Khadi Day, the PG and Research Department of Home Science organized a webinar on the topic ‘Khadi-Fabric of Freedom’ on 4th October 2021 through Google meet. The resource person was Mr. K G Baburaj, Secretary, International Center for Gandhian Thought, Keala Sarvodaya Sangh, Thiruvananthapuram. The programme aimed at creating awareness on the quality and comfort of khadi products and promoting khadi products among youth. The beneficiaries were I B.Sc., III B.Sc. and II M.Sc. Home Science students. 67 participants attended the webinar.
In connection with the National Nutrition Month celebration – 2021, the PG and Research Department of Home Science in association with ICDS, Angamaly organized the flag off of Poshan Express on 28th September 2021 in the college campus. Dr.Sr.Rosily. A. V., Principal, Morning Star Home Science College presided over the function. Mrs. Sayahna K J, ICDS Project Officer, ICDS, Angamaly, welcomed the gathering. Honorable MLA, Mr. Roji M John delivered the inaugural address and flagged off the Poshan Express. A flash mob was presented by the Home Science students. An exhibition on ‘Nutritious foods’ was presented by the Anganwadi wokers of Anganwadi Muncipality in the campus. Mr. Sharan, Sankar, NNM Block Co-ordinator, offered felicitation. The aim of the programme was to create public awareness regarding importance of nutritional foods in preventing under nutrition.
A Faculty Exchange Programme was conducted by PG and Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly in collaboration with Naipunnya Institute of Management and Information Technology (NIMIT), Koratty on 27th and 29th of September 2021. Dr. Megha Thampy and Dr. Sr. Shemi George, Assistant Professors of PG and Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly took classes for students of II year B.Sc. Hotel Management in NIMIT. Mrs. Sonia Thomas and Mr. Richi Thomas, Assistant Professors of Department of Hotel Management, NIMIT, Koratty took classes for students of III year B.Sc. Family and Community Science in Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly. The classes were conducted online.
Alum Waves 4
The Alumnae Association and the PG and Research Department of Home Science of Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly organized a webinar series, ‘Alum Waves-4’ on the topic ‘HEALTH AND HYGIENE’ for the students in the department on 4th September 2021 at 3 pm. The aim of the programme was to create awareness regarding healthy lifestyle practices and methods to prevent infectious as well as chronic diseases. The resource person for the first session of the series was Ms. Reshmi Priya Das, an alumna of the department. She is currently working as Dietician in General Hospital, Ernakulam. She delivered a talk on the topic ‘Health’. The second session of the series was handled by Ms.Anju Krishna, an alumna of the department and currently working as ICDS Supervisor in ICDS Project Office, Edappally, Department of Women and Child Development. She delivered a talk on the topic ‘Hygiene’. The beneficiaries were students and teachers and there were 63 participants in the programme.
A Healthy Diet
As part of National Nutrition Month – 2021 celebrations, PG and Research Department of Home Science organized a diet awareness programme ‘A Healthy Diet’. The aim of the programme was to create awareness among students and public about the importance of nutrition and therapeutic diet on different disease conditions. The awareness classes were conducted by the students of second year M.Sc. Family and Community Science from 1st to 9th September 2021. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic situation the classes were conducted as online through Google meet under the guidance of the teachers.
A departmental alumnae meet ‘Ormacheppu’ was conducted on 8th August 2021 at 4.30 PM through Google Meet. Ms.Rose Mary Jose, an alumna of the department delivered the welcome speech. The college principal, Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V addressed the meeting. Ms.Anju Krishna, an alumna of the department and currently working as ICDS Supervisor in ICDS Project Office, Edappally, Department of Women and Child Development shared her memories in the college. Teachers and the alumni interacted well. Discussions regarding conducting webinars for students by prominent alumni, workshops by entrepreneurs, donation of books to department and other activities were made and noted. 30 members participated in the meeting. Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, Head of the Department delivered vote of thanks.
Online PTA 2021
An online PTA meeting for the academic year 2021-22 was conducted for second year and final year degree classes through google meet on 4th July at 4 pm. Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, Head of the Department, delivered the welcome speech. The college principal, Dr.Sr.Rosily A.V addressed the meeting. Parents interacted with the teachers and discussed about the advantages of online classes, the difficulties faced by their wards during online classes, their progress in studies and the areas that need to be improved.
The PG & Research Department of Home Science conducted an online Certificate course in Soft Skill Development for UG students from 17th to 31st May 2021. The course was conducted through online platforms such as Google meet and Google classroom. 30 students attended the course and got certificates by the completion of the course.
A food fest ‘Svijet Harane’ which means Food world, was conducted by the second year post graduate students of PG and Research Department of Home Science on 15th February 2021. This was conducted to teach the students how to plan, purchase and serve food in the college cafeteria. The food items such as marshmallow, jelly sweet, samosa, jilebi, unniappam, ariyunda, kannurappam, kadumaga pickle, uppu manga, injipuly, aloofinger etc. were prepared by the students and exhibited in the classroom. The food fest was conducted by following the covid protocol. The food items were sold to students and teachers in a reasonable price. All students and staff members were very cooperative and made the event a successful one.
PG and Research Department of Home Science organized an online Skill Development Programme ‘Computing Skills for Project Report Writing’ for final year UG students of the department on 23rd January 2021. Ms. Rajani Devi T. R, Assistant Professor was the resource person.
PG and Research Department of Home Science in association with FOSTAC-Insight, Kochi organized a training programme, ‘FOSTAC- COVID 19 Preventive Guidelines Training’ for student entrepreneurs through Zoom meeting on 17th January 2021. Ms. Girija A.M was the resource person and 20 student entrepreneurs were benefited out of this training. The training programme aimed at providing guidance to student entrepreneurs in food sector to prevent the spread of Covid 19 at each stage of food processing. All participants were provided certificates.
A webinar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights – Concepts and Implications’ was jointly organized by the Research Cell of PG and Research Department of Home Science, Library, IIC & IEDC of Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly on 18th November 2020.
As part of World Food Day, PG and Research Department of Home Science in collaboration with Kerala Agriculture University ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kottayam organized a three days webinar series was on “Organic Farming- A Sustainable Path for Worthy Health and Wealth” from 15th to 17th October 2020. The webinar was inaugurated by Mr. Pradeep P.S, CEO, Farmers Fresh Zone on 15th October 2020 at 10.30 AM. It was followed by a talk on ‘Nutrigardens for Household Security’ by Dr.Jisha A.Prabha, Assistant Professor in Home Science, KVK, Kottayam. A talk on ‘Cultivation Aspects of Nutrition Gardens’ by Dr.Sangeetha K.S, Assistant Professor in Horticulture, KVK, Kottayam was there on the second day. On the third day, Ms.Anu Anie Mathew, Assistant Professor in Plant Pathology, KVK, Kottayam delivered a talk on ‘Pest and Disease management’. Parents, Teachers, students and research scholars were the beneficiaries.
Ms.Shyma S. Mohan of M.Sc. Community and Family Science secured a consolation prize for an online Project presentation competition MSPGRePA 2020, conducted on 26th September 2020, by Morning Star Research cell in association with IQAC, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly for postgraduate students. Ms.Agna Francis (M.Sc. Chemistry) bagged Ist Prize, IInd place by Ms.Gopika (M.Sc. Physics) and IIIrd position by Ms.Nihal M Subair (M.Sc. Zoology). Dr.Jissy Mathew, Associate Professor in Chemistry of Assumption College, Changanaserry was the chief judge for the competition.
A Faculty Exchange Programme was conducted by PG and Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly in collaboration with Department of Hotel Management, Naipunnya Institute of Management and Information Technology (NIMIT), Koratty on 19th and 20th of November 2020. Dr. Megha Thampy, and Dr. Sr. Shemi George, Assistant Professors of PG and Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly took classes for students of II year B.Sc. Hotel Management in NIMIT. Mrs. Rosemary V.P, Assistant Professor, Department of Hotel Management, NIMIT, Koratty took classes for students of III year B.Sc. Family and Community Science in Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly. The classes were conducted online.
Webinar Series 2020
As part of World Food Day, PG and Research Department of Home Science in collaboration with Kerala Agriculture University ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kottayam organized a three days webinar series on “Organic Farming- A Sustainable Path for Worthy Health and Wealth” from 15th to 17th October 2020. The webinar was inaugurated by Mr. Pradeep P.S, CEO, Farmers Fresh Zone on 15th October 2020 at 10.30 AM. It was followed by a talk on ‘Nutrigardens for Household Security’ by Dr.Jisha A.Prabha, Assistant Professor in Home Science, KVK, Kottayam. A talk on ‘Cultivation Aspects of Nutrition Gardens’ by Dr.Sangeetha K.S, Assistant Professor in Horticulture, KVK, Kottayam was there on the second day. On the third day, Ms.Anu Anie Mathew, Assistant Professor in Plant Pathology, KVK, Kottayam delivered a talk on ‘Pest and Disease management’. Parents, Teachers, students and research scholars were the beneficiaries.
Magic in minutes!
Nestle India in association with PG and Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly, conducted a live demonstration of recipes based on Nestle products through online meeting for the students of Morning Star Home Science College on 12th September 2020 at 10 AM. 140 students participated in the programme.
As part of National Nutrition Month – 2020 celebrations, PG and Research Department of Home Science organized various programmes to create awareness about nutritious foods among students and public.
In the first week of September (1st – 7th September 2020), various competitions were conducted.
PG students also created a video on Healthy Onam Sadhya to create public awareness about how to make healthy and nutritious Onam Sadhya using locally available vegetables and fruits.
Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, HoD, PG & Research Department of Home Science provided online training on 12 Fancy napkin folding techniques for the PG and final year UG students in the department through Google Classroom. The students prepared a variety of napkin folding and uploaded the photos in their class WhatsApp group. Dr.Lizmitha Godwin, HoD, PG & Research Department of Home Science provided online training on flower arrangement for B.Sc. students in the department through Google Classroom. A skill development programme on healthy recipes was conducted by Dr.Megha Thampy, Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of Home Science for the staff and students of the department. The aim of the programme was to practice healthy dietary habits during the lockdown period. A demonstration video on the preparation of ‘Pot Chicken Stew’ was developed and uploaded on YouTube on 15th May 2020. Link: https://www.youtuve.com/watch?v=0UdxOZm8vik&frature=youtu.be A skill development programme in Basic Hand Embroidery was conducted by Ms.Rajani Devi T.R., Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of Home Science through moodle (gnomio) LMS from 10th May to 15th May 2020. 50 students registered and 30 of them were certified. Certification was done based on 4 assignments and a final online assessment through Moodle. Link: https://rajanimshs.gnomio.com/ from 10 May to 15 May 2020. To develop the skill of ‘Basket Decoration’ among students, Ms.Sherin Abraham, Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of Home Science developed a demonstration video and uploaded on the YouTube on 16th May 2020.
The PG & Research Department of Home Science, Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly organized a National Webinar on ‘Nutrients to boost Immune function- Fight Covid 19’ on 20th May 2020 at 3 pm through Google Meet. Dr.D.Shanthi, Head & Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore was the resource person.
A fashion show ‘ESTILOS’ was organized by the postgraduate students in the college auditorium on 5 March 2020 from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm. The students of II M.Sc Community and Family Science presented their creativity in the fashion show. 43 costumes were presented by the models in the ramp and designers also accompanied them in the show.
Head of the Department