Prize Giving Ceremony at English Department
Prize giving ceremony of the extracurricular activities of UAP English department was held in the department premises on June 25, 2015. UAP Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. M. R. Kabir addressed the programme as the Chief Guest and distributed the prizes while Head of the Department of English Professor Dr. Shawkat Hussain presided over the programme. Prizes were distributed among the top performing students in Essay Writing Competition, Reading Competition, Spelling Competition, Film Appreciation Competition, English Debate Competition and Bangla Debate Competition.
Addressing the programme, UAP Pro Vice Chancellor appreciated this initiative organized by the Department. He noted that involvement in extracurricular activities is not just a fun and a great way to socialize with peers, this can enhance students' time management and stress management skills and improve overall productivity. Head of the Department Professor Dr. Shawkat Hussain said that it has been observed that students performing well in extracurricular activities have higher academic scores which proves that these activities positively impact studens' success.
It is to be mentioned that, UAP English department has been continuing diversified extracurricular activities and formed a number of clubs and forums in this regard. The clubs include Theater and Film Club, Debating and Conversation Club, Communicating Literature Club, Sports Club, Cultural Club, each club headed by a faculty member of the department.