12 DU journalism graduates get Prof Sitara Parvin Award
Twelve students of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) of Dhaka University yesterday received the Professor Sitara Parvin Award for their outstanding results in BSS (honours) examinations in 2014.
The awardees are Jenina Islam Abir, Md Rumman Shikder, Najma Akhther, Nishat Parvez, Chuton Debnath, Moushumi Khatun, Sahibur Rahman, Toufiq Aziz, Farzana Sultana, Farhana Ziasmin, Mushfika Islam, and Sharifa Umme Shirina.
Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique distributed the prize money among the awardees in RC Majumdar Arts Auditorium of DU.
Professor Sitara Parvin Trust Fund gave the award.
Cultural activist Aly Zaker presented a keynote paper titled "Bohe Nirontor Nattadhra" in memory of Sitara Parvin while Chairperson of the department Prof Mofizur Rhaman was in the chair.
Sitara Parvin, a professor of the department and daughter of former President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, died in a road accident in the United States on June 23, 2005.
Sitara Parvin's husband and also professor of the same department, Dr Ahaduzzaman Muhammad Ali, thanked the guests.