JU Day Observed
Teachers, students uphold country’s dignity in int’l arena: VC Farzana
Published : Saturday, 13 January, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 574
Jahangirnagar University (JU) Day was observed on Friday through various programmes on the campus marking the 48th founding anniversary of the university.
The daylong programme included with hoisting of national and university flags, a colourful procession, discussion and cultural function.
JU Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Farzana Islam inaugurated the programmes on the premises of Business Studies Faculty through hoisting the national and the university flags.
She said, "Since 48 years of establishment of the university, teachers and students have been contributing to different sectors at national and international levels."
"The reputation and glory of the university has increased since the inception of the university," added Prof Farzana.
JU Pro VC (Administration) Prof Dr Amir Hussain, Pro VC (Academic) Prof Dr Abul Hossain, Registrar Abu Bakr Siddique, Treasurer Prof Sheikh Md Monzurul Huq, Former VC Shariff Enamul Kabir, and former student also the VC of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University were present at the opening ceremony among others.
A colourful procession by students, teachers, and officials paraded main road on the campus. JU Pro VC (Administration) Prof Dr Amir Hussain vowed on the occasion to go forward to establish the JU as a model university overcoming all hindrances.
Marking the day, Ekramul Haque Shuvo, a former student of History Department organised a photo exhibition titled 'Oitijjher 48 Bochor' at the central cafeteria premises where displayed various photographs in different times of the campus.
VC Prof Dr Farzana however visited the photo exhibition event among others.
Founded on August 20, 1970, Jahangirnagar University formally began its academic activities as a residential university on January 12, 1971 with four departments, 21 teachers, 150 students and three halls.
Now, the university has more than 14,500 students, 672 teachers, 35 departments under six faculties and four institutes for special research and training.