JAAI West Events

News from JAAI West Zone posted by members themselves

Loyola Public School, Guntur celebrates Golden Jubilee

Loyola Public School, Guntur crossed a great milestone by celebrating the Golden Jubilee on February 8th, 2014. The theme of the Jubilee was “Honouring the Past and Creating the Future”. The humble beginning made in 1964 with 13 students turned into 3300 a great reality in the form of this colosseum of human resource today. The concerted effort of the Jesuit Fathers, The Principal Rev. Fr. Uvari Antony, the teaching and non-teaching staff, and especially the key role played by the ALPS in organising the proceedings showcased the organisational abilities that LPS inculcates. The participation of the parents and the students gave a festive look and signified how interwoven they are in this great institution. The presence of all the guests invited showed the respect everyone has for this institution of excellence. More than 12, 000 Students, Parents, Alumni and officials witnessed the cultural gala staged by the students of LPS.

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) Mumbai awarded the College of Excellence (CE) by the University Grants Commission

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) Mumbai has been awarded the College of Excellence (CE) by the University Grants Commission for the period April 2014 to March 2019.

Excellence of an academic institution involves reaching outstanding levels of performance in teaching, research and related academic pursuits and attaining peerless position in the areas offered for study and research. Excellence was achieved in stages through a process of continuous improvement in content and quality of the pursuits. A dedicated academic community and adequate infras tructural facilities are essential ingredients of excellence. The College of Excellence status was awarded based on a score of more than 3.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) awarded by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

Jesuits of Bombay Province

On the occasion of the visit of the Jesuit Superior General Fr Artuo Sosa to the Jesuit Bombay Province a Magis Conclave followed by dinner was held on 3rd March 2019 at St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra in Mumbai India.

Several Schools and Colleges in the Bombay Jesuit Province are run by the Fathers and Brothers of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a religious congregation internationally known for their educational work.

Pune Jesuit Province Education eNewsletter

The JEA Secretary Fr. Norbert Menezes has requested each of us PCE’s (Province Coordinators of Education) to initiate a new E Educational news
letter. This will enable all Jesuits and our lay collaborators engaged in the school apostolate, who are associated with it to read, update and pray
our apostolate. Before establishing networking nationally and internationally it was also strongly recommended during the last PCE’s meet in Patna that the sharing and the initiatives must begin from our own schools and institutions within the provinces. Charity begins at home!

JAAG (Jesuit Alumni Associations of Gujarat) AGM and Elections

The JAAG (Jesuit Alumni Associations of Gujarat ) AGM was held at the St.Xavier's High School Loyola Hall in Ahmedabad. Over 40 members representing various Jesuit Alumni associations across Gujarat were present for this meeting. Also present were the new Province Coordinator for Gujarat Province Fr. Charles Aruldass SJ and outgoing
Province Coordinator Fr.Durai SJ and Fr. Robert Arockidass SJ.

The business end of the meeting was carried out and the new committee headed by Mr. Sanat Relia ( TEXAS, Surat ) took over for the new tenure. Sanat Relia is a most efficient alumnus ( St.Xavier's School, Surat ) and as leader we all are sure he will lead JAAG to greater heights, the outgoing committee also put in a commendable effort and were well appreciated, instrumental in giving shape to JAAG and setting the road map, pace and agenda.