The 3rd orientation ceremony for the newly enrolled members of AIUB Community of Engineering Students (ACES) was held on Saturday, 19th September 2015 at the Auditorium of American International University Bangladesh (AIUB). The event commenced at around 11 a.m. with inaugural speech from Mr. Manzur H. Khan (Director, OSA, AIUB). He welcomed all the new members and praised about the activities of ACES. Then he shed light on the importance of participating in extra-curricular activities.
A promo video showcasing all the activities and achievements of ACES captured the members’ attention. Advisor of ACES, Mr. Chowdhury Akram Hossain (Assistant Professor, Department of EEE & Special Assistant, OSA, AIUB) highlighted some critical aspects of ACES and appreciated the members for their tremendous response. Followed by, Mentor of ACES, Mr. Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan (Assistant Professor, Department of EEE & Special Assistant, OSA, AIUB), who elaborated the roles and impacts of ACES in order to shape the future of the newly recruited members. He gave a motivating speech and emphasized on the significance of being an ACES member. Then Mr. Sayed Muhammad Baker (Lecturer, Department of EEE, AIUB, & Motivator, ACES) mentioned about all the purposes that are fulfilled by ACES and how activities like tours, seminars, workshops, etc will benefit the members in the long run. After that Ms. Shahreen Hassan (Lecturer, Department of EEE, AIUB, & Motivator, ACES) shared how her journey with ACES started, she then went on to appreciate the current executive board of ACES for their unparallel devotion for the betterment of the club and she hoped that new faces from the members will work with same enthusiasm next year.
The event continued with an informative presentation by Chairperson of ACES, Mr. Suvro Russel Modhu where he stressed about ACES and its activities; missions and vision for the better understanding of the members. A very inspiring ending speech was given by Mr. Md. Rakin Imtiaz (Ex-chairperson, ACES), where he accentuated about the impacts of ACES on his life. There was a quiz session and the ones with the correct answer were presented with attractive prizes. Lastly, the names of the raffle draw winners were announced. The final segment of the event was the distribution of ACES t-shirt and food among the newly enrolled members. The event was also graced by the presence of Mr. Shahriar Hasan Shehab (Lecturer, Department of EEE, AIUB) and Mr. Kazi Ahmed Asif Fuad (Teaching Assistant, Department of EEE, AIUB).