Friday, July 1, 2022

Livingstone Foundation International (LFI) college conducts various programmes

DIMAPUR: Livingstone Foundation International (LFI) College organised an interaction programme with founder, principal of C-Edge college, Dr. Chubatola Aier in the college premises on Monday.
In a press release, the college informed that during the programme, Dr. Chubatola shared her experiences and struggles they went through as a new college.
She said that although she was in the government sector as assistant professor & principal at Government College Zunheboto, she decided to venture out in the private sector of higher education. Speaking on her experience with a college, she encouraged the team by stating that LFIC was not a new college in the true sense as it had a strong foundation and a successful history with management possessing clear vision on imparting quality education.
Dr. Chubatola therefore said that there was a huge scope for the college to grow, even to the status of a university one day.
Further, she encouraged the first batch of students, faculty, staff and principal to identify roles they need to play with resources available at their disposal.
The interaction was chaired by IQAC coordinator L Achilo Kikon Panmei welcome address by principal Dr. R K Behera and vote of thanks by assistant professor, Dr. Tainla Mar.
Meanwhilem on April 2, LFI college, department of education, organised a special talk on the theme, “Etiquette and Social Graces”, with assistant professor, department of English, Dimapur Government College, Dr. Maongkala Longchar as resource person. During the programme, resource person said etiquette was familiar yet taken casually by many.
She however said it played an important role in making one’s life richer and successful. According to her, social grace was an important skill for dealing with people and society which helped people navigated politely in social circles.
She said that ideally, a child learned at home emulating good graces of their parents/guardians and if such behaviours were not modelled at home, the child may pick up common courtesy in educational institutions or through mingling with right crowds. The resource person highlighted etiquette which was crucial for students in formal educational institution, behaviours in classrooms, using time judiciously, showing respect to teachers and friends, etc. She also spoke on showing respect to elders in all social circles, the need to dress appropriately and basic table manners.
Importance of key etiquettes for teachers were also discussed. She concluded with the quote by Clarence Thomas, “Good manners will open doors which the best education cannot”. The programme was chaired by S. Asolunbah of II semester (Education Honours), welcome address by principal, Dr. RK Behera, and vote of thanks by Lambemo Ngulllie of II semester (Education Honours).

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