“Education is not preparation of life, education is life itself.” - John Dewey We affirm that education begins at birth and continues through life. We work with the core belief that wisdom can be cultivated gradually amongst all individuals. Rev. Dr. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, is one such individual who acclaims to such ideals and currently serves as the Principal of Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Tirupattur. He is a veteran with over 34 years of service as a dedicated Salesian and 19 years of experience as an eminent educator in the field of Higher Education and Research. He is a governing member of the Syndicate, the highest decision making body of Thiruvalluvar University.

    Recently, Rev. Dr. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, has added yet another milestone to profile, by becoming the only individual from Tamil Nadu to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. The Fulbright Scholarship is one the most esteemed scholar programs in the world. Administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), it promotes mutual understanding and supports friendly and peaceful relations between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. He will visit US from 5th October to 19 th October 2019.

    Rev. Dr. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, had achieved this remarkable feat by competing with eminent vice-chancellors, directors, research academicians and professors across the country. It is noteworthy to state that he is one amoung the 14 to be selected to be the recipient of this marvelous award across India. In his tenure to the United States of America, Rev. Dr. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, has planned to visit more than 15 top notch universities, to learn the ideals of effective administration and in doing so, seek to implement the same in his parent instructions ‘Sacred Heart College’ whereby empowering, enlightening and making it an enterprising institution.

    Tirupattur – Sacred Heart College

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