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.


Thursday, 15 December 2016

Personal Contact Programme for Distance Education Students organized by LPU at its Campus from 6th to 10th December 2016


A week long Personal Contact Programme (PCP) for Distance Education students was recently concluded at Lovely Professional University campus. Hundreds of students from various parts of Punjab attended the PCP and interacted with expert university faculty for face to face academic counseling.


Based on the online registration of the students, university planned and conducted PCP classes in the disciplines of Management, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Commerce, Library & Information Sciences, Economics, Education, Mathematics, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Political Science, History and Sociology. Around 130 faculty members were engaged to conduct classes pertaining to 260+ courses. Students from places like Phagwara, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Barnala, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Malerkotla, Amritsar, Muktsar, Ropar, Mohali, Patiala, Tanda, Nabha, Nawanshahr, Malout, Abohar, Bathinda, Jagraon, Fazilka, Rajpura, Kapurthala, Banga, Budhlada, Moga, Nakodar, Ajnala, Mansa, Sunam, Rayya, Chamkaur Sahib, Pathankot etc.



While sharing their experiences, one of the students told, "I am very happy and excited to be a part of LPU. This is the only university which gives opportunity to DE students to come to the campus, attend classes and take part in university events like regular students. Faculty is also very cooperative and their way of teaching is very interesting and informative."
 

Representing the country Burundi, LPU DE secured 2nd runners up position in One World 2016



LPU DE students from Ludhiana, Nawanshahr, Amritsar and Jalandhar participated in LPU’s mega event “One World” held on 22nd & 23rd November 2016 at University Campus and represented the Country Burundi. The spirited performance of DE students, who collaborated with LPU regular students from Burundi, got them second runners up position along with the cash award of Rs. 10,000.



His Excellency Mr. Alem Tsehaye Worldemariam (Ambassador of Eritrea to India), H.E. Mr. Illiassou Ali (Ambassador of Niger to India), a+nd H.E. Mr. Samake Niankoro Yeah (Ambassador of Mali to India) inaugurated the event.


The theme of this year’s One World was “World Peace. DE students not only got the opportunity to learn and imbibe the cultural values of Burundi but also got International exposure to know about the diverse cultural heritage of various Countries by interacting with regular students belonging to different countries. “One World” strengthened international spirit, understanding and bonds of oneness at LPU Campus. Colourful procession, expo stalls, International music and dance shows made DE students imbibe.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

LPU DE Students from Raikot, Barnala, Bhadaur and Dhuri visited university campus

                                                                                
More than 250 students from Raikot, Barnala, Bhadaur and Dhuri belonging to LPU DE programmes of different streams visited university campus on 22nd October 2016 and got oriented about various endeavors of the university in the field of higher and distance education.



Students interacted with officials of Lovely Faculty of Distance Education and got motivated to put their best and honest efforts in their career pursuits. They also shared their feedback on various student oriented features adopted by the university to facilitate self learning of students.



Many of the visiting students displayed their creative abilities when they presented their self composed musical and literary compositions. Students were taken around on the guided trip of the campus which made them note and appreciate many engineering and architectural marvels of LPU.




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.


Wednesday, 16 November 2016

LPU DE students proved their mettle in Spectra & YouthVibe 2016


In recently held mega events Spectra and YouthVibe 2016, LPU Distance Education students participated in various cultural events and won various laurels.

In Inter-School Cultural Competition
Spectra 2016, LPU DE Students from Urapar, Ludhiana, Samrala, Rayya, Dasuya, Chabbal, Sahnewal, Kapurthala, and Tarn Taran participated in events like Rangoli, Card Making, Poster Making, Collage Making, Light Vocal Indian Music, Rapstar: Indian Solo, Instrumental, Dancing Soul-Folk, The Dancing Massenger: Theme Choreography and Virasat: Folk Group Dance. Ms. Komal Kochher & Group won 2nd Position in the event Virasat: Folk Group Dance while Ms. Loveneet Bedi won 3rd position in Rangoli event.


In Global Youth Fest - YouthVibe 2016, LPU Distance Education students locked their horns with participated from various institutes across globe to win whooping cash prizes. LPU DE students performed exceptionally well and proved their mettle in the events like Heena Making, Greeting card making, Modelling, Kolam, Rainbow, Theater, Light Vocal etc. In Heena: Mehndi Designing  competition Ms. Bheena Jaswal & Ms. Renuka Jaswal won 1st prize leaving all competitors behind by using exceptional technique and design,  Mr. Rohit & Ms. Loveneet Bedi jointly won 1st position in Poly-Papero: Dress Designing Competition and gave shape to their thinking and creativity, A team of Mr. Rohit, Ms. Renuka Jaswal & Ms. Bheena Jaswal won 1st position in Karigiri: Soap Carving, Photo-framing & Paper Flower Bouquet,  Mr. Rohit expressed the theme well in making greeting card and won 1st prize in Expression: Greeting Card making Competition, Again making their mark in Kolam: 3D Rangoli, Doodling & Re-use based competition, team of Ms. Rohit, Ms. Bheena Jaswal & Ms. Renuka Jaswal bagged 1st position. LPU DE students showed their mastery over fine arts category winning 5 first positions back to back. Students from various locations like Urapar, Bhatinda, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Dasuya etc. participated in Youthvibe 2016. In all, LPU DE students won cash prizes worth Rs. 37,000.

Monday, 24 October 2016

Personal Contact Programme for Distance Education students held at LPU Campus from 29th September to 5th October 2016


A week long Personal Contact Programme (PCP) for Distance Education students recently concluded at Lovely Professional University campus. Hundreds of students from various locations of Punjab attended the PCP classes and interacted with expert university faculty for face to face academic counselling.
Based on the online registration of the students, university planned and conducted PCP classes in the disciplines of Management, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Commerce, Library & Information Sciences, Economics, Education, Mathematics, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Political Science, History and Sociology. Around 130 faculty members were engaged to conduct classes pertaining to 260+ courses. Students from places like Phagwara, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Barnala, Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur, Malerkotla, Amritsar, Muktsar, Ropar, Mohali, Patiala, Tanda, Nabha, Nawanshahr, Malout, Abohar, Bathinda, Jagraon, Rajpura,  Kapurthala, Banga, Budhlada, Moga, Nakodar, Jalalabad, Ajnala, Mansa, Mahilpur, Sunam, Rayya, Chamkaur Sahib, Pathankot etc. attended the PCP classes. Out-stationed students resided in the university hostel during the PCP.
 
While sharing their experiences, one of the students quoted "It is a great opportunity for working professionals like us to get conceptual understanding of our courses from the expert faculty of the University and to get such wonderful exposure. Qualification upgradation would enhance our promotional avenues and would equip us with better skills to discharge our job related duties efficiently."