Convocation Held at Eastern University
The 6th Convocation of Eastern University (EU) has been held at the permanent campus situated at Ashulia on Saturday, 16th November, 2019 at 10.30. Mr. Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh presided over the ceremony and conferred degrees to the graduating students on behalf of the Honorable President, People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor of Eastern University.
Ms. JoAnne Wagner, Charge d’ Affaires, United States Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Convocation Speaker. After congratulating the graduate students, she urged them to give their maximum effort for the wellbeing of the world.
2972 students from different Faculties were conferred degrees in the ceremony. Among them, Two students – Nowshin Rahman & Sraboni Sarkar received Chancellor’s Gold Medal. They are from Faculty of Business Administration. Three students – Sadia Afrin from Atrs Faculty, Ananna Islam from Business Administration & Nushera Tazrin Darin from LL.M received Chairman’s Gold Medal. Four students- Debika Sinha Gargi from Arts Faculty, Md. Nazmul Islam Jihad from Business Administration, Md Tarek from Engineering & Technology & Masuma Dil Afroz from Law Department received Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal.
Mr. Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury advised the students to be a good citizen. He mentioned that all universities must maintain quality in imparting education. He urged the students to take leadership in different sectors of the nation to expedite the dream of the father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prof. Dr. Shahid Akhter Hossain, Vice Chancellor of Eastern University, congratulated the graduating students and their parents. He urged the students to be equipped with modern technological knowledge and become dynamic, successful and a good human being.
Prof. Dr Kazi Shahidullah, Chairman of the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh was the Special Guest in the program. He highlighted the importance of lifelong learning.
Prof. Dr. Shahid Akhter Hossain delivered the welcome speech. Mr. Liaquat Hossain Moghul, Chairman, Board of Trustees of Eastern University thanked all the guardians and parents for putting their trust in Eastern University.
The program ended with vote for thanks from Prof. Tahmina Ahmed, Dean of Arts Faculty of Eastern University. He thanked all the students, guardians, faculty members, officials, volunteers, and all others who were involved in making the program success. He also expressed deep gratitude to the Board of Trustees, the Syndicate, the Academic Council and all other committees related to the convocation for their gracious support.
The official program was followed by Convocation Lunch and a Cultural Program by the current students. After their performance, Joyful atmospheres created at the ceremony while the legendary Bangladeshi Band ‘Souls’ came to the stage. Students and guests were highly enjoyed their performance.
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