Students are given counseling on HIV / AIDS. Regular awareness programme and personal counseling is offered. Mr. D. Manivanna Pandian heads the cell activities
THE VOORHEES COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
The Alumni Association was first formed in April 1915. In the year 2003 the Association was revived and new office bearers of the Association were elected at the general body meeting of the Association . The office bearers are:
The main aim of the Alumni Association is to help the students to maintain link with their Alma Mater. Therefore when a student leaves the College, he/she is invited to become an active life member of the Association.
ANTI – HARASSMENT COMMITTEE
The Anti- Harassment Committee is constituted to prevent and to enquire in to the issues and complaints of harassment of women students and women staff members.
Awareness on consumerism and consumer redressal are provided through this Club. Dr. P. Anbalagan heads the club activities.
ENVIRO / CAMPUS MAINTENANCE CLUB
The Enviro club was established in the year 2014 in order to maintain the college campus and hostel premises clean and tidy. The Enviro club imparts knowledge, participation and training to the students with regard to cleanliness, environmental protection and conservation. Dr. D. Anusuya is the convener of the club.
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
NATIONAL CADET CORPS (NCC)
The NCC which has lofty aims and ideals provides training in drill, weapon training, map reading etc. The Voorhees college unit has four platoons of the infantry division. The officer of the NCC is Capt. Dr. D. ManivannaPandian, associate professor of Tamil.
FINE ARTS CLUB
The fine arts club was started in the year 2013 to identify and develop the talent and skill in the students and are encouraged to participate in the college programmes and inter collegiate competitions. Dr. S.F. Lesley Soundarraj is the convener of the club.
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)
There are three units in the college. Nearly 300 volunteers are enrolled in a year. Each unit is divided into various groups. The Programme officers assisted by a group of leaders, conduct NSS programmes at Voorhees College effectively. The programme officers of NSS units are Dr. Balwin Nambikkairaj (Dept. of Zoology) and Dr. A. Nelson Vimalanathan (Dept. of Commerce).
PARENT – TEACHERS ASSOCIATION / STAFF COUNSELING
Parent – Teachers Association & Staff Counseling Cell are new Associations added in the Academic Year 2011-2012. Parent Teachers Association is established to bring Parents and Teachers of College together to understand and solve the problems faced by them in the realm of Education and Development of Personality of the Students. The Staff Counseling Cell is established to solve staff problems and to foster Staff Welfare. Dr. I. Stanely Johnes Karunakaran is the Convenor of these Associations.
RED RIBBON CLUB
In order to provide awareness on HIV/AIDS the Red Ribbon club project is organized. Capt. Dr. D. Manivanna Pandian is the programme officer of the club.
STUDENT CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT (SCM)
The Membership of this organization is open to all Christian students of the College. Its purpose is to facilitate the spiritual, intellectual and physical development of the students. Organizing prayer, conducting Special meetings like White Christmas, Candle Lighting Ceremony, Students’s retreat are the main activities of the organization.
These programmes add great value to the students and it is hoped that their influence will be felt in all phases of college life. The Staff in-charge are Ms. J. Christina Yakkal Sarojini, Dr. A. Nelson Vimalanathan (D) and Mr. A. Russell Premraj Benjamin (E).
STUDENT’S COUNSELING UNIT
Students Counseling Unit is formed as per the norms of the Government of Tamilnadu. This Unit helps the student community to tide over Educational and Psychological problems. The convener of this counseling unit and the co-ordinators of this unit are Dr. I. Stanley Jones Karunakaran, Mr. T. Thomas Sekar and Ms. E. Roseline Gladis Siromani.
VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE CENTRE
Vocational Guidance is formed as per the norms of the government. Periodical Lectures are given to students with the aid of experts. Dr. P. Navin Philip Devakumar is the Placement Officer.
This cell has started functioning in Voorhees College since 2000. Women students are members of the cell. The cell has been organizing seminars, meetings on women empowerment, self-employment, counseling, women’s rights etc. Ms. Roseline Gladis Siromani(Dept. of Maths) is the co-coordinator of the cell.
YOUTH RED CROSS
The Youth Red Cross (YRC) is formed to create an awareness of ones duty and to inculcate the spirit of service in the minds of youth, YRC has been functioning since 2011. The programme officers are Mr. Y. David Naresh Benjamin (D) and Mr. A. Russell Premraj Benjamin (E).