The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA), AIUB, organized an interactive session entitled “Meet and Greet, the FBA Family" for the BBA Freshman Students of the Summer 2021-2022 Semester on Thursday, May 26, 2022, held at the AIUB Multi-purpose Hall, Annex 7. The program was attended by the BBA Freshman students, the faculty members, the Department Heads and representatives, the Directors, and the Dean-in charge of the FBA Program.
The session commenced with the welcome speech by Prof. Dr. Tazul Islam, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Dean-in charge, Faculty of Business Administration, followed by a welcome address by Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed, Director, Graduate Program, FBA, and special remarks by Dr. Farheen Hassan, Director, Undergraduate Program (BBA), FBA.
The session was further carried out by Mr. Stanley Rodrick, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of Marketing, who gave a brief about FBA Program and oriented the freshman students about the BBA Course Offerings – Core and Major Courses, Academic Loads, Graduation Requirements, Academic Awards, FBA Web, and Facebook page, etc. After the introductory discussion, Dr. Mohammad Faridul Alam, Head, Dept. of Accounting, addressed the various Academic policies such as the Grading system, Probation formalities, Course Retaking policies, Scholarship and Grants, Registration formalities, Examination guidelines, and other relevant issues which are essential for the freshman students to understand and follow. The session continued with a discussion of the different student-based activities by Dr. Khondaker Sazzadul Karim, Head, Dept. of Marketing and THM. He had explained the FBA Dean's List Award criteria, the student organizations and club activities at AIUB, and the student-based programs and competitions organized by the different Departments of the Faculty of Business Administration.
The session then ended with the lively song performances by the AIUB Performing Arts Club (APAC) members, in which the students actively participated and enjoyed the overall arrangements.
The program was coordinated and facilitated by the ‘Freshman Orientation and Graduate Farewell Committee’ members; Mr. Stanley Rodrick, Mr. Md. Joynal Abedin, Dr. Mohammad Ali, Mr. Niaz Mohammad, and Mr. Hamidul Islam, and hosted by Ms. Shahnaz Zarin Haque, the faculty members from the FBA Program. The session was supported by Mr. Zahidul Karim Adib, Officer of the FBA's Dean Office, and Mr. Md Mehedi Hasan Emon, TA from the FBA, under the direct guidance and supervision of Dr. Farheen Hassan, Director, Undergraduate Program (BBA), FBA.
The FBA, AIUB is especially thankful to the AIUB Management, Administration, and Office of Student Affairs (OSA), AIUB, for their support in arranging the session successfully.