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Dr. Sr. Arpana took over as the eighth serving Principal of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous on 1st February 2014. A member of CSST, she has been serving Mount Carmel College for over 2 decades. An alumnus of MCC, Sr. Arpana has rich teaching experience as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology. Her firm but friendly approach has won her many admirers among her students over the years. Her international exposure as a Counselor in a Higher Secondary School in Kenya was an enriching experience which contributed to her personal growth and honed her leadership ability.
An active researcher with several publications to her credit, Sr. Arpana did her M.Phil from Bangalore University in 1998 on “Aging in a Religious Order: A Study of Catholic Priests and Nuns”. In 2012, she was awarded PhD by Mysore University for her thesis“Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Shyness among Adolescents”.
Dr. Sr. Arpana is committed to charting a new chapter in the growth of the institution by evolving a forward-looking, inspirational road map for the college’s future transition into a University.
Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, envisions a life-oriented education that empowers the students through a humanizing and liberative process, to be agents of transformation and development at different levels of life. Enabled and empowered, they respond pro – actively to concerns and conflicts inherent in today’s reality, especially those of women and persons who are unable to exercise their freedom to be human and work for the integrity of creation. The thrust is in the light of a “Civilisation of love”, the Kingdom of God, as envisaged and promoted by the Foundress, Mother Teresa of St. Rose of Lima. Read More>>>