11th Convocation

    Date : January 30, 2011, Sunday
    Venue : Bangabandhu International Convention Center
    Speaker : Mr. ASM Shahjahan, Advisor, Former Caretaker Government of Bangladesh, Ministry of Education
    Chief Guest : His Excellency Honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh & the Chancellor of AIUB Md. Zillur Rahman.
    Special Guest : Nurul Islam Nahid, M.P, Minister, Ministry of Education
    Number of Graduates
    Total Number Graduates : 1537
    Undergraduate Program : 1083
    Graduate Program : 454
    Chancellor Award : 03
    Vice Chancellor Award : 11
    Chairman’s Award : 08
    Academic Award
    Summa Cum Laude : 52
    Magna Cum Laude : 56
    Cum Laude : 30

    The 11th Convocation of the American International University – Bangladesh (AIUB) was held on 30th of January, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center.  The Honorable President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and the Chancellor of AIUB Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman graced the occasion and presided over the Ceremony. The Convocation was also attended by the Former Advisor of the Caretaker Government, Ministry of Education, Science and ICT, Mr. ASM Shahjahan as the Convocation Speaker.

    The Chairman of AIUB Trustee Board Dr. Anwarul Abedin and the Vice Chancellor of AIUB Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna also spoke on the occasion. On this occasion a total number of 1537 graduates were conferred with their degrees for successfully completing all the academic requirements in various disciplines of the Bachelor and Masters Degree Programs of the University.

    While cordially congratulating all the graduating students the Honorable Chancellor told in his speech (Please find enclosed herewith a Copy of the Speech of the Honorable President)

    The Convocation speaker Mr. ASM Shahjahan congratulated the new graduates for their remarkable achievement and to AIUB for reaching the milestone of the 11th Convocation. He hoped that the fresh graduates would continue to contribute towards society and nation building empowered by the education imparted by AIUB.

    The Vice Chancellor of AIUB urged the students to follow their dreams whether; “good or bad – and turn every dream into solutions, cures and new knowledge”. She concluded her speech with a message for the AIUB graduates to have the values of “Creativity, Critical thinking” and “Civic engagement”.

    The Chairman of AIUB Dr. Anwarul Abdein in his speech congratulated the graduates for their remarkable achievement. As the Founding chairman he hoped that the fresh graduates have been endowed with sufficient knowledge and skill to venture out into the world and confidently face any challenge that our society and the world face today.

    The Founder & Vice Presidents of AIUB Mr. Hasanul A. Hasan (Treasurer), Mr. Ishtiaque Abedin, Ms. Nadia Anwar along with the Vice President (Academics) Prof. Tafazzal Hossain, Pro-vice Chancellor, Registrar, Vice Chancellors of other Universities, AIUB Faculty members, Academic Council members, Syndicate members, Deans and officers graced the Ceremony. Along with the graduating students and their families a large number of local and foreign dignitaries and members of the print and electronic media also attended the 11th Convocation Ceremony of AIUB.