IUB holds Online Orientation Program for Summer 2020 Semester
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) implemented its first ever online Orientation Program for Summer 2020 Semester on July 4, 2020, Saturday during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Mr. A Matin Chowdhury, Chairman, Board of Trustees, IUB was the Chief Guest of the program. Mr. Chowdhury, in his speech, emphasized on the fact that IUB has prepared & planned to make every single step to deliver world-class online education to its students. He urged upon the students to adapt this new normal situation and move forward with the world by overcoming all obstacles. Mr. Chowdhury also illustrated the industry scenario that has many positive aspects & opportunities to succeed even during this ongoing pandemic. For this, creative thinking would be utterly crucial, he added.
Prof. Milan Pagon, Vice Chancellor (Acting), IUB, heartily thanked the parents & students for choosing IUB towards crafting their lives by coping with new opportunities. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, causing classrooms to stay closed, so therefore online education has become imperative, and that is why IUB has taken all necessary action to implement entire online academic activities in true sense, Prof. Pagon underscored. He also highlighted various features that IUB has crafted to face this pandemic and making the University a better & safer place to deliver quality higher education.
Prof. Sarwar Uddin Ahmed, Acting Dean, School of Business and Entrepreneurship; Dr. Mahady Hasan, Head, CSE, School of Engineering, Technology & Science; Prof. Imtiaz A. Hussain, Acting Dean, School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences; Prof. Shah M. Farque, Dean, School of Environment & Life Sciences and; Prof. JMA Hannan, Dean, School of Pharmacy & Public Health also talked during this inaugural ceremony and explained all activities & programs that their respective Schools have been offering.
Mr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Registrar, IUB presented the overview of Summer 2020 Semester and during the second phase of the program, he also delivered the essential rules and regulations of IUB before the newly enrolled students and their parents & guardians. Mr. Mahfuz Ahmed, Deputy Director & Head, CITS conducted an online training session on the basics of Google Classroom.
The entire event was moderated by Mr. Kh. Aminul Haque, Director, Media and Public Relations, IUB. This first ever online Orientation Program was jointly organized by the Department of Media and Public Relations and Central Information Technology Services of IUB.
Newly enrolled students, parents, guardians, members of the faculty and management of IUB and a huge number of audience joined & enjoyed this online event through various digital media platforms. The program was broadcasted LIVE on DBC News Television, Prothomalo.com and Dhakatribune.com including IUB Facebook page & YouTube channel.