MA 2nd semester, department of history and archaeology presents special number during the parting social. (Morung Photo)
Kohima | May 23
The Nagaland University Students’ Union (NUSU) Kohima Campus, Meriema today conducted its 27th annual parting social at RCEMPA Hall, Jotsoma and honoured the outgoing students in a befitting manner.
‘Give back to your community’
Gracing the occasion as the guest of honour, Dr Rosemary Dzüvichü, Head of Department English, NU Kohima Campus Meriema said that the University bring the students together to think clearly, not to be agitated and also give the thinking power to analyse, criticize and also to see what are the challenges one can solve for the betterment of the society.
As you step into life, learn give back to your community, learn to give back to your village, to your youngsters, she urged the university students.
She also challenged the university students to give back to the society in term of their knowledge and service.
“You are the thinker of your tribe, your community and your village,” she said and urged the upon the university students to look beyond their traditional mindset and bring a positive chance in society.
“As intellectual, when you are about to step into the world, I hope you will look at issues Naga society is facing, issue of peace, violence, killings, discrimination,” she said.
To the educated women, she was optimistic that they will stand for their rights and voice out for the rights of other voiceless women, for village women, village girls and for women who do not know their rights.
Women will have a stable and bright future as long as they work in such kind of mindset and direction, she said.
‘Have critical thinking’
Dr. Zavise Rume, associate professor SCERT Nagaland thanked the Nagaland University for producing many good and capable students/intellectuals.
“All of us are born with talent and resources so each one of us should make use of it,” he said.
Rume also pondered on “Critical thinking” mentioning that everyone needs to have critical thinking as one cannot survive in this competitive would without it.
He called upon the university students to lay strong foundation and personality development.
Dr. Rume urged upon the students to change their attitude and always march in the right path.
He also advised the outgoing students to set a good example and be the advocate of change once they go for further endeavour as they will be looked upon as the face of the University.
He also motivated the students to read lots of book as education alone can change the world.
Further, he urged the students to have a clear vision for a bright future.
Earlier, NUSU KC president Rhilo Mero delivered presidential address.
NUSU KC former president Chongrokhum and Monikha also spoke on the occasion.
Kohima Ao Baptist Church pastor Temjen prayed for outgoing seniors while vote of thanks was proposed by Nungsangmongla.