Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of City University holds Freshers’ Reception & Farewell, Fall 2023
On September 16, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of City University (CU) has hosted the Freshers' Reception of the 63rd and 42nd batches of the Department of English Language and Literature (DELL) and the Department of Law, respectively. On the same day, the farewell programs of the 52nd and 31st batches of the respective departments were also arranged.
Vice Chancellor Brig Gen Prof. Dr. Engr. Md. Lutfor Rahman (Retd.) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The Pro-VC of CU, Professor Kaji Shahadat Kabir, Ph.D., Treasurer Shaheduzzaman Choudhury, FCA, Controller Md. Nazrul Islam and Registrar Professor Mir Akhter Hossain were the special guests of the programs. The session chair for the occasion was Professor Abu Zayed Mohammad, Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at City University.
The day-long program was structured in three parts. The formal session started at 11:30 AM with recitations of the Holy Quran, Gita, Bible, and Tripitaka, and this program was hosted jointly by Dr. Rahman M. Mahbub, Head of the Department of English Language and Literature, and Mr. Zakaria, Head of the Department of Law at CU.
Associate Professor Dr. Rahman M Mahbub, Head of the Department of English, gave the welcome speech. He told that the motto of the English department is to "Learn , Lead and Serve " and for Learning, Leading and Serving the human beings they need to practice discipline, integrity, and compassion.
The chief guest, special guests, and session chair were invited to give their valuable speeches for the outgoing and incoming batches. Sadia Naznin Nisha and Keya from the Dept. of English and Law (respectively) on behalf of the 52nd batch and 42nd batch welcomed the freshers and Nishat Tasnim from the 63rd batch delivered a speech on behalf of the first-year students.
Vice Chancellor Brig Gen Professor Dr. Engr. Md.Lutfor Rahman (Retd.) emphasised the importance of the first day at the university. He also congratulated every graduate of the English and Law Departments and wished them all success in life.
After the speech in the second session, crests were given to the outgoing students of the 52nd batch of DELL by the chief guest, special guest, and other guests, along with the Head of DELL.
The program ended with a cultural program including a fashion show, dance, comedy show, song, and poem recitation.