IUB Gave Warm Reception to Award Winning Students
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) gave a warm reception and awarded six students who won the Student Film Competition initiated by JICA and USAID. The Department of Media and Communication organized the ‘Student Achievements Appreciation Program’ on March 09, 2017 at its own campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka. The program started with screening the videos that received awards.
After watching the award winning videos, Prof. M. Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, IUB expressed his delights and congratulated the youngsters for their creativity as they had given big message in small package. The Pro-Vice Chancellor of IUB, Prof. Milan Pagon emphasized on celebrating every small achievement earned by the students so that others get inspired and come forward. The Dean of SLASS Dr. Mahbub Alam and the Head of the Department of Media and Communication G. M. Shahidul Alam also spoke on the occasion.
Six students of the IUB were awarded in two different Student Film Competitions. In the Short Film Festival on Earthquake 2014 initiated by JICA, the short film titled ‘Emergency Exit’ by Md. Deloar Hossain Lavlu and Fakhrul Aman Foysal was recognized as the best film while the film ‘Know Where to Go’ by Tahsin Rafi Ratul and Redwan Ul Ahsan received third best film award. In another competition of USAID’s Documentary for Agricultural Value Chain Project 2016, Abdullah al Rhidoy secured the best film award and Alvi Raihan Simanto got the award for third best film in the category.