Be an asset to the people, Prof Lanunungsang tells students
DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 12
Alder College, Kohima observed its 23rd annual day at Dr. Setu Memorial Hall with Prof. A. Lanunungsang Ao, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Nagaland University (NU) as the chief guest on October 11.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Lanunungsang encouraged the students to learn with dedication and sincerity and urged them to be an asset to the people who will be in need of their service.
Reminding the gathering on the college motto “Learn to Serve”, he advised them to remember the motto and strive with the same spirit. The Pro-Vice Chancellor also lauded the college principal and staff for their tireless effort in making the college to stand where it is today. “Alder College is one of the most important colleges among the affiliated colleges under NU,” he added.
Highlighting on some opportunities, Prof. Lanunungsang insisted the college management to introduce vocational courses for the students. He further suggested the management to start Post Graduate Department (PGD) in the college, citing reasons that PGD under Nagaland University is presently not in a position to accommodate all the applicants.
Delivering the welcome address, the college principal Vekhozo Khamo urged the students to know the purpose of their coming to the college.
“We are living in a competitive world, and likewise higher education is getting tougher. There is no place for complacency and mediocrity,” he said.
Ealier, Kevigwelie Vüprü pronounced the invocation, while Lürachü spoke on behalf of the freshers. The annual report of the college was presented by Tingyie Beham, general secretary, Alder College Students Union (ACSU) and the vote of thanks was tendered by Basha Buchem, social & cultural secretary ACSU.