*Chancellor Mr Mittal wished the students to do the best in their professional commencement of life
*Students and Teachers had great informal & interactive meetings to rejuvenate memories for future
*Outgoing students walked in style on the ramp, enjoyed fun games & Rhythmic performances
Jalandhar: Commencement Ceremony is well observed in the top Universities of the United States to guide the graduating students for the best future ahead. Adopting this very student channelizing culture, Lovely Professional University, too, organised Commencement Ceremony, today, for 5700 passing out students, in this year-2012. The "Ceremony" was to bid blissful Farewell and accord best wishes for a successful career; to let the students share fruitful outcomes of the sessions lived at LPU and to see these sweet memories persist forever. During the four-hour ceremony, the outgoing students pulsed well that their alma mater will always be with them in their future planning as well. On this passionate scene, Students and Teachers had great informal & interactive meetings to rejuvenate memories for future. Outgoing students also walked in style on the ramp, enjoyed fun games & Rhythmic performances specially arranged for them. Prominently present on the occasion were the Chancellor of LPU, Mr Ashok Mittal, Pro-Chancellor Ms Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr Ramesh Kanwar, Director General Er HR Singla, Deans and Heads of the departments.
During the inaugural address, Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal motivated the outgoing students to prove their worth to make LPU feel ever proud of them: "We are taking you from now onwards as our esteemed alumni and the best brand ambassadors to lead the next generation of Great Scientists, Explorers, Innovators, Business Moguls, Great Industrialists and Entrepreneurs world over." Adding, he said: " On our part, we promise to keep on adding new resources every year to your University to make it grow tremendously with new projects and dimensions for next batches of students. Vis-à-vis, we too expect brilliance and success ahead from you all to ever keep on bringing great name and fame, not only to yourself but to your parents and, above all, to your alma-mater, by facing challenges in life robustly."
In fact, the ceremony remained consisted of three main activities: Photographic Session of passing out students with Dignitaries and Faculty members to cherish memories for generations; Get-together & Interaction Sessions at each Discipline Level for thanks giving & best wishes; and, High tea, Music, Fashion Parade and Fun for recreation amid anteed promises. The Junior-students had also contributed a lot to memorable send-off through their rocking band performances, singing and dances, at the Sunken Stage of the Campus. The stylish walks by the professional students on the ramp for fashion parade, arranged by the Department of Fashion Technology of the University, were worth seeing & applaud.
The souvenir stalls were also seen around the celebration spot, where canvass arrangements were for inkling- down of 'impressions' by the outgoing students. The outgoing students were seen having greater emotional exchanges of reverence, reminisces, and best wishes between their teachers and themselves, during Musical celebrations and High tea. They kept swinging, singing and dancing to the rhythmic outcomes through the performances. As the ceremony was drawing to a close, the student and teachers were seen sharing passionately more and more of memorable experiences, under waving, folding and shaking of hands in all goodness.
On contacting some of the outgoing students, Amit Dobriyal, B Tech MBA held: “The presence of students of different nationalities and far reached states of India has indeed widened our network of alumni-friends, which is surely going to help us a lot in our future efforts." Ramandeep Kaur of M.Sc. Clinical Micro-Biology said: "Our alma-mater has always committed itself to excellence in every field. We were regularly kept focussed on engaging and retaining in our education programmes, in order to prepare us Industry ready and competitive workforce." Richa Sipra, M.Tech CSE is of the view: "We have really learnt a lot with hands-on experience which will ever keep us strengthened enough to hold aloft the banner of our University." Similarly, Shwetima, B.Tech CSE exclaimed: "In addition to my professional Programme, I have learnt a lot about different customs, creeds and cultures, being associated with Department of Cultural Affairs. I will ever cherish memories of these great learning at LPU."