Prof. K.M Varghese
An eminent educationalist, prof. Varghese, the founder Principal of St. Mary’s College, Manarcad, Kottayam, holds many important positions even after his retirement from active service as Principal. A Post Graduate in chemistry, he started his career as a junior Lecturer at Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam, and moved to the CMS College, Kottayam in 1969. When the St. Mary’s College Manarcad was started, he was given the charge to shape the destiny of the newly started College. Throughout his nineteen years’ service as Principal, he elevated the institution to a first-grade college offering Postgraduate courses. Prof. Varghese served as the General Secretary of the principals of the private colleges in Kerala for 4 years and as the President for the council of Principals of in Kerala for 2 years.
He served the M.G University as a senate member and as an academic council member. As a member of the advisory board of Navodaya School, Sports council, Kottayam, Christian Higher Education Forum, Christian Medical College Vellore, his service is noteworthy Prof. Varghese was also the central council member of the Bible Society of India, the Chief Editor of the Kottayam journal (a Diocesan Publication) and the joint Secretary of Private College Management Association.
Rt. Rev.Dr. Samuel T. Varghese
Rt. Rev.Dr. Samuel T. Varghese, was a distinguished Secretary-General of the Bible Society of India, Kerala Auxilary, from 2000 to 2007. In that capacity, he served the organization meritoriously. The printing and distribution of Scripture, especially in the Malayalam language rose to new heights during his tenure. Rt. Rev Samuel is a good educationalist Counselor, especially in the Personality Development area. He gives special lectures on personality development and organizes public lectures at HCCMAT periodically. He interacts with the teaching staff and the students. His involvement in this capacity is accepted by all. Rt. Rev.Dr. Samuel is a good preacher and spiritual Counselor.
He served as Presbyter of several Mar Thoma parishes in different places. Presently he serves as the South Asia Regional Director of Evangelism Explosion, a global organization engaged in the spread of Gospel Dr. Samuel took his doctorate from the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul, South Korea, and had his basic Theological education from the Union Biblical Seminary, Pune. In 1995 he established the prayer Mountain at Thiruvananthapuram. He is the visionary behind starting day-care centers for the aged. Several organizations in Kerala are following the concept, he developed. For several years he was the chairman of the Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Nemili, Sriperumbudur, Chennai. Rt. Rev.Dr. Samuel T Varghese becomes the Bishop of the United Church of India (UCI)in May 2014. Bishop Samuel has based his headquarters in Chittazha, Thiruvananthapuram.