Admissions office organized seminar at SOS Herman Gmeinar School & College, Bogra on ‘Social & Cultural Aspects of Addiction’
The Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid Office organized a seminar titled ‘Social & Cultural Aspects of Addiction’ at SOS Herman Gmeinar School & College, Bogra on 11th July 2019.The seminar focused on the perils of addiction, both substance and behavioral (eg. too much involvement on social media, gaming etc.). The Team comprising of Prof. J M A Hannan, Head of Pharmacy Department, Ms. Lima Choudhury, Deputy Director, Ms. Priyanka Dey, Assistant Director and Mr. Fuad Hosen, Outreach Officer of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid office. Around 130 students of class 10-12 attended this interactive session along with a good number of teachers. The Director Mr. Md. Atikur Rahman, the Principal Swapan Kumar Ghosh and the Vice-Principal Mr. Md. Aminul Islam was also present and appreciated this social endeavor of Independent University, Bangladesh. The key message was aware and educate the students, teachers and guardians about the social and emotional causes of addiction and its negative effects on behavioral, financial and health of a person. The seminar ended with taking an oath from the participants saying, ‘No to Addiction’.
The students were given gifts and certificates of participation and the school authority was presented with a crest from IUB.