Thursday, 12 January 2017

Thousands of LPU Distance Education Students conferred with Degrees during 7th Annual Convocation of LPU

Her Excellency Dr (Mrs) Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, chaired two-phased 7th Convocation of Lovely Professional University (LPU) on 21st November 2016. She conferred degrees on PhD students from regular mode, felicitated toppers of various LPU Distance Education programs and delivered Convocation Address.During this ceremony, 15000+ distance education students, who passed their June 2016 examinations, received post-graduate, graduate degrees and diplomas.

LPU Convocation also turned out to be momentous for Mauritius and India when the Chief Guest, President of the Republic of Mauritius, Her Excellency Dr (Mrs) Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was conferred upon honorary Doctor of Letters  (Honoris Causa) degree of the University.  Dr (Mrs) Ameenah was conferred honorary doctorate for her ardent working towards advancement of science, technology and in recognition of her services for the society. On this occasion, Lovely Group Chairman Mr Ramesh Mittal, Vice Chairman Mr Naresh Mittal, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal, Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ramesh Kanwar and Director General Er H R Singla shared the main dais.

Before making Convocation address, HE Mauritian President Dr (Mrs) Ameenah admitting to be an ardent fan of energy providing Punjabi culture, HE Dr (Mrs) Ameenah began convocation address with “Sat Sri Akal” and “Mainu Punjab ‘ch aa ke bahut khushi mehsoos ho rahi hai.” She said: “Punjab is the melting pot of incredible India and is undoubtedly a land of lions, where bravery and courage rule the hearts of men and women alike. Moreover, the economic opportunities in Punjab are endless.” Advising students, she said: “Bring difference in the world through education received at LPU. As a scientist, I am enthused by LPU’s emphasis on invention, creativity and development. LPU is a citadel of learning and has all ingredients of an excellent university. Carry on this legacy of excellence which has been provided to you here. Knowledge can only be effective if it is applied and leads to innovation and development. Go on to deliver excellence in every field of your life. Make your parents, Punjab and Motherland proud of you.”

Monday, 9 January 2017

LPU DE Students from Talwandi Bhai visited University Campus

LPU DE Students from Talwandi Bhai (Punjab) visited university campus on 10th December 2016 and interacted with university officials to get oriented about various endeavours of the university in the field of higher and distance education. 

Students also shared their academic experiences and expressed their desire to make use of the extensive opportunities being extended to them at par with regular students. 

Students were also taken for the guided trip of the campus and were shown various student-centric initiatives and vast infrastructure of the university.

Illustrative, LPU gives opportunities to DE students to interact directly with university officials. During these interactions, DE students can clear their doubts regarding their issues related to academics, study material, evaluation, certification, university events etc.