|AWANTIPORA – To continue with its ongoing 360-degree outreach activities, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) organized its 1st Alumni Meet through virtual mode which was attended by scores of alumni from within and outside the country. Vice Chancellor IUST, Prof. Shakil Ahmad Romshoo, who is also the President of IUST Alumni Association, presided over the meet.
During the meeting, Prof. Romshoo shared his comprehensive insight on emotional bonding of the IUST with its alumni and reiterated the significance of their association with the University along with their roles and responsibilities. In his presidential address, Prof. Romshoo, stressed upon the importance of alumni meet to motivate the present students to achieve greater heights in their life. “IUST is continuing and carrying forward the mission of imparting true education and serving the society in true sense and producing skillful and responsible citizens”, he added. While highlighting the milestones achieved by the university in a short span of time, Prof. Romshoo laid emphasis on the quality teaching-learning process which will benefit the current students through the expertise of its Alumni. “It was heartening to see the love and respect that our alumni harbor in their hearts for their Alma Mater.They have made IUST proud by their exemplary achievements and by being associated with major institutions across the world”, he remarked. Also present during the meeting were Dean Academic Affairs IUST Prof. Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Registrar IUST Prof. Naseer Iqbal, Dean Research IUST Prof. A H Moon, Dean of Students IUST Dr. Anisa Jan, Finance Officer Sameer Wazir, I/C Director IT Dr. Kaiser Giri, HoDs of various departments and other officers of the University.
While lauding the growth of the University, Scores of alumni shared their experience and interesting moments of campus life with the participants and expressed hope that the University shall continue to grow in future as well. During the interactive session, they gave their valuable feedback and suggestions, which were properly recorded by the stakeholders, and it was assured by the University administration that their suggestions would be accommodated in order to further enrich the activities of the university. The Alumni Meet was coordinated by I/C Alumni Affairs, Dr. S Iqbal Quraishi through Career Counselling and Placement Cell of the University.