Naga Students’ Forum Mangaluru, KLSU, UCTE welcome newcomers
Dimapur, Sep. 2 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Forum Mangaluru (NSFM) organised its 12th freshers’ meet at NITTE (deemed to be university) Deralakatte Mangaluru on September 1 with vice chancellor of NITTE Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary as the chief guest.
Sharing his road trip experiences and education system during his visit to Nagaland, Bhandary advised the students to be the ambassador of one’s own community and stressed on the need to translate the knowledge acquired during education into action by going back home and serve the people, informed a press release from Kaini Cecilia.
Dr. Azhoni Krechina, assistant professor of National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal shared on socio-cultural aspect of Nagas, while NSFM president Guangsinlung gave a bird’s-eye view of the forum and vice president Akumtoshi T Jamir delivered the welcome address.
Takoyangba Lemtur delivered a speech on behalf of the freshers while old timers Daikho and Kaini Cecilia also spoke. Ame Nangbo K and Imkumnaro Kichu were adjusted as Mr and Miss Fresher of NSFM 2019 respectively.
The programme was led by Thanpam, Temjenyapang Longchar and Imlisenla Imchen.
Kohima Lotha Student’s Union
The Kohima Lotha Student’s Union (KLSU) celebrated its 45th Freshers’ Day under the theme ‘Empowering New Generation’ on August 31 at Molu Ki, Paramedical Colony, Kohima.
Renphamo Kikon, Joint Director, department of Agriculture, was the special guest of the event and Lichon Patton, sub-divisional officer, Directorate of Public Health Engineering, was the guest of honour, informed an update from the media In-charge of the union.
Kikon told the students to make use of their talents, explore various avenues and opportunities that are available on various platforms. He urged the community to check social menace as well as maintain cordial relationship with other communities, thus create an atmosphere of peace and harmony.
He also gave a brief highlight on the importance of health, education and food during his speech.
Patton motivated the students by sharing his personal experience and encouraged them to accept challenges that can help unearth their potential to excel in their career. He said that setting high goals with high dreams will ultimately help in achieving one’s goal on time.
He told the gathering that individual effort, dedication and hard work are as important as having a “golden life.” He also urged the students to be sincere and committed towards their goals.
President Lotha Student’s Union Libemo Tsopoe and leaders of Kohima Lotha Hoho and Kohima Lotha Eloe Ekhung also spoke at the event.
Meribemo and Wonjano were declared KLSU Mr and Miss Fresher 2019 respectively.
Unity College of Teacher Education
Unity College of Teacher Education (UCTE), Dimapur conducted its 7th Freshers’ Meet under theme “Dream. Explore. Discover.” on August 31 at the college campus.
A press release from the institute informed that 100 new students (25 males and 75 females), who joined the college for the 2019-21 batch, were welcomed to the UCTE family during the event.
Speaking at the event, Keneivi, asst. prof. UCTE, told the aspiring students-teacher to dare and venture out to new experience and knowledge. She summed up her speech with Richard M DeVos’ words: “It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.”
The program concluded with the crowning of Hisenlo Kent and Moanaro Ao as the Mr and the Miss Fresher, UCTE 2019 respectively.