The Department of English, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) organized its first online reception program titled “Freshers’ Fiesta” for the newcomers of the Spring-2020 semester. The program was held on the video platform of Zoom on August 14, 2020 (Friday). The one and half hour event started at 7.15 p.m.; the honorable faculty members and the students from the English Department joined the program. Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Treasurer and Director, DSW, UAP graced the event with his virtual presence.
The reception started with the inaugural address by Ms. Arjumand Ara, Head of the English Department, UAP. She appreciated the initiative wholeheartedly. The honorable Treasurer and Director of DSW, UAP, Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury also thanked the event organizers and the performers for such a wonderful stratagem to stay connected during the pandemic. The program was addressed by Iffat Jahan Suchona, Lecturer and Convener of the “Fresher’s Fiesta” and also three student representatives from different batches of the English Department. A variety of recorded performances were presented for the freshers. These were enjoyed and appreciated by both the faculty members and the audience. The session was wrapped up with a vote of thanks from the Head of the Department.