Dimapur: 28 November 2016
Bosco B.Ed College 2nd Semester students, 25 of them visited Salesian College of Higher Education Museum as part of their course on “Enhancing Professional Competency on 25th November. After their research work on the artifacts and cultural antiquities in the museum, they proceeded to visit two institutions and one historical place to fulfill the requirement of the Pre-Internship Course.
Dimapur: 28 November 2016
Youth Department of Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE) in collaboration with ANMA Integrated Development Association (AIDA) conducted ‘Tobacco cum Drug Addiction Camp’ for the students and street children at Institute of Development and Leadership (IDL) building, River Belt Colony on 27th November. District Nodal Officer National Tobacco Control Programme Dr. C. Tetseo was the resource person, he was assisted by his Mrs. Dr. Arenla.
In his multimedia presentation, Dr. Tetseo pointed out the addictive nature of tobacco and drug. He said that tobacco has many poisonous ingredients which cause various diseases: in the mouth, teeth, difficulty in opening the mouth, heart attack, lungs, damage of blood vessels, decay of fingers and toes. Besides it causes lips, wind pipe and throat cancer. Speaking about the second hand smoker, he remarked that it affects ear, causes pneumonia, asthma, TB in children and abnormality in babies when inhaled by pregnant women.
Don Bosco Hr. Sec. Vice-Principal Fr. Michael Hriiyio Phimu exhorted the participants to avoid all types of tobacco and drugs related products and stay healthy. He invited all to become the agents of change and make our society tobacco free.
Earlier, Youth Director of SCHE Fr. Christudoss Anthony welcomed the resource person, guests and all the participants. He mentioned that tobacco and drugs are ruining health, morality, future and lives of our people in general. He stressed that all right thinking people should cooperate with government’s effort to eradicate tobacco use and create a healthier society and brighter future for our younger generation
Dimapur: 14th November 2016:
To culminate the Jubilee year of Mercy, Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE) organized Youth Meet on the theme: “More Mercy Better Youth” for its youth centres in and around Dimapur City on 13th November. The President of All Nagaland Private Schools Association Shri. Bithungo Kikon was the chief guest and Shri. Sana was the guest of honour.
Speaking in the meet as chief guest, Bithungo said, “Know Jesus loves you, be merciful and discipline your mind, body and spirit. Youth have not only the potency to be better youth but to be the best, so as to creat a better world.” He remarked the relevance of the theme for youth of today faces more problems and he also said that the solution lies in the Beatitudes, for the Lord said: ‘Blessed are the merciful.’
The Provincial of Dimapur Province Fr. Nestor Guria in his inaugural talk exhorted all to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and pray for one’s enemy. He also encouraged all to emulate Christian spirit of forgiveness from people like Sr. Rani Maria’s family who forgave and received the enemy into their own family.
Earlier, The Rector of SCHE Fr. Tom Karthik, in his welcome speech called all to rejoice in God’s name. He emphasised the fact the all are children of God and therefore all are brothers and sisters. He said, “Love is the meaning of our gathering, we are not different but one and let this message spread far and wide. Thus we can make our families and society a happier place to live in.”
A whole day programme was divided into two parts: the morning hour saw the inaugural ceremony, praise and worship, and animation on the theme “More mercy better Youth.” In the noon, a skit was staged by SCHE students on the theme of the day, cultural items were performed by various youth groups, followed by the prize distribution for the winners of Bible skit 2016 and felicitation of Volunteers.
The Youth Director of SCHE Fr. Christudoss Anthony, in his vote of thanks, expressed gratitude to God and all the members in the gathering. He left with a message: “Be merciful and create this world a more understanding and forgiving world.”
There were about 400 youths and teachers incharge from forty-three youth centres who participated in the Youth extravaganza.
Dimapur: November 2016 :
A weeklong Scout Master`s Basic Course was held from 25-31 October, at SCHE Campus. The camp was attended by 82 SCHE students. The camp was headed by State Training Commissioner Ruokuongulie Albert Solo, assisted by Leader Trainer Father PX Francis, Pre Himalayan Wood Badge (HWB) Father Anto Tharankan, District Organising Comissioner of Dimapur D.M. Agay Joseph, former State Organizing Commissioner of Nagaland Vilasielie Michael Pienyu and three Advanced Scout Masters: Victor pameih, Jacob Pouramdeu and Limnoba Menti.
The camp commenced with a words of welcome by Dr. Father Policarp Xalxo, Principal of SCHE. He urged the trainees to be ready for any eventualities by stressing on the importance of a Scout motto, “Be Prepared.“
Mr. IIyas KPA, IPS, Dy. Commissioner of Police Dimapur Zone-II visited the Scout Master`s Training camp site at Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE). He congratulated the trainers and the campers and stressed on the importance of Scouting. He said that a good mentor can impact positively on the lives of the students. Therefore, Scout Masters can have huge influence and impart upright values to the students. He exhorted the trainees to acquire discipline in life and gain confidence by learning the basic necessities of life. He also encouraged the participants to give the best to the society for in this way one does best to oneself. He asserted, “You cannot teach what you are not.“ He wished all the Scouts to take the training to heart and become good Scouts.
Dimapur : November 2016:
Salesian Youth Ministry of South Asia was organised in Don Bosco Matunga – Mumbai from 1st – 3rd November 2016. The resource persons for the occasion were: Fr Fabio and Fr Patrick. There were around 38 participants. The presence of our Regional, Very. Rev. Fr. Maria Arockiam Kanaga sdb added boost and enthusiam to the salesians gathered for the occasion.
Dimapur: October 2016:
The Assam Chief Minister, Shri. Sarbananda Sonowal visited the Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Campus, Dibrugarh. It was a feliciation ceremony for the past pupil of Don Bosco who has climbed such an high position in Politics and State governance.
Shri. Sonowal who graduated from Don Bosco Hr. Sec. School in early 80’s was an ardent of lover of Don Bosco and his sons. He was happy to visit his alma mater and shared precious moments of his stay in Don Bosco. The other dignataries present on the occasion was Rt. Rev. Joseph Aind SDB DD, the Bishop of Dibrugarh, Very Rev. Fr. Nestor Guria sdb, the Provincial of salesian province of Dimapur, Fr. Kamil Horo sdb, the Rector, Fr. V. A. Thomas sdb, the Prinicipal, staff and students of DBHSS, Dibrugarh.
Dimapur: 23rd October 2016:
The Don Bosco University, Tapesia, Guwahati was dedicated to the Youth of the Northeast by the Ninth Successor of Don Bosco, Very Rev. Fr. Pascual Chavez Villenuova sdb. Present on the occasion were the 125 salesians from the six provinces of South Asia: SriLanka, Kolkata, Bangalore, Guwahati, Shillong and Dimapur. Besides, they were other dignitaries of the region together with: Fr. V.M. Thomas, the Vice-chancellor,Fr. Mavely, the Vice- Chancellor,Fr. Nellanard, the Pro-vice-Chancellor, the faculty of DBU and the students of DBI and DBU, Guwahati, Assam.
Dimapur: October 2016
Over 30 practical trainees came over to Don Bosco Provincial House for the tri-monthly recollection. It was a two-day long programme. The talk was given by Fr. Tom Karthik. The next day, they were animated by Fr. Jonas Kerketta sdb on Journalism.