Rev. Fr. Dr Pothireddy Anthony SJ is the Principal of Loyola Academy Degree & PG College
"Loyola should be the first name that comes to mind when people think of quality arts and science education in India. The only thing more important should be the values we impart."- Fr Dr Pothireddy Anthony SJ
Rev Fr Dr Pothireddy Anthony SJ is the Principal of Loyola Academy Degree & PG College. He has been with Andhra Loyola College since 1991 and served under various key positions.
Fr Dr Anthony received his M.Phil and Ph. D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur in Zoology. He specialization is in Fish Toxicology.
Fr Anthony is also the author of a few articles published in different magazines. He has served in various key positions in Andhra Loyola College as the Director, Asst. Director of Xavier Hostel, Gogineni Hostel and New Hostel, as the Superior of Sanjeevan Hostel, as the Rector of Andhra Loyola College, as the Provincial of Andhra Jesuit Province from 2008-2014.
Father Anthony’s vision for the college is that the Loyola Academy be rated among the top 10 arts and science colleges in India by 2020.
Fr Anthony is an earnest reader. He likes to keep himself updated about the latest developments across the globe.
Father Anthony attended a 10 day workshop to understand Chinese Culture in Beijing, China. Father Anthony visited the universities to understand its functioning of the universities : Fordum University, France Santa Clara University Masasuchets China, Beijing London – Oxford University Boston – Harvard University Holy Land, (Israel, Egypt, Jordan) Meet the Heads of the Institutions in European countries, America.
Here is a gist of his illustrious career: :
Completed M. Sc. (Zoology) from Loyola College, University of Madras, Chennai
Awarded his M.Phil Degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University in Zoology
Superior of Sanjeevan Hostel
Rector of Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
Provincial, Andhra Jesuit Province, Tarnaka, Secunderabad.
Awarded Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University in Zoology
Joined Loyola and currently Principal of Loyola Academy Degree & PG College, Secunderabad, Telangana.