Milestones

Inception of the College

1915

Formation of the Alumnae Association

1917

20th Anniversary, Founder Principal plants a Tabebuia tree

1935

Instituted St. Christopher’s Teacher Training College for women

1937

Silver Jubilee

1940

Independence Day Celebration
Installation of first Indian Principal

1947

Golden Jubilee

1965

Diamond Jubilee

1975

1000-seater Auditorium inaugurated

1978

Autonomous status conferred by UGC

1982

Platinum Jubilee

1990

First Vocational Training Course (VTC) by UGC

1994

Commencement of Self-Financed Programs

1997

Introduced Choice Based Credit System

2004

‘A Grade’ in Second Cycle of NAAC accreditation

2005

Commemorating 90 years
Launch of “Thy Daughters’ Voices” by the Alumnae Association

2006

Celebrating 25 years of Autonomy
International Conference on “Reinventing Paradigms in Liberal Arts Education”
Commissioning of the first batch of TN Girls Battalion Army Wing

2007

First international collaboration with Hanze University, Netherlands
Semester Abroad Program with Eastern University, USA

2008

“Green Grandeur of WCC”, documenting the tree diversity on campus

2010

American Transfer Program with Concordia College, New York, USA
Riverlands Hostel constructed with a 2 crore Grant from UGC

2011

‘Grade A’ in the Third Cycle of Accreditation by NAAC

2012

DBT, Government of India selects WCC for Star College Grant

2014

The 100th Anniversary
DST, Government of India sanctions FIST Grant for Science DepartmentsTurning the Sod for the Commemorative Centenary Block

2015

UGC recognizes WCC as a College with Potential for Excellence
Volume documenting “100 Fascinating Fauna of WCC”

2016