New Heads of Departments appointed to various departments today
February 21, 2020
18 Feb 2020 : New HODs were selected by the respective departments and were appointed by the Principal as the HODs for the coming two years.
While Ms. Mrigakhi Goswami of Political Science Department and Ms. Daisy Gogoi of Education Department were re-appointed for second term, Ms. Alankrita Borthakur of Sociology Department, Ms. Priyanka Baruah of English Department and Mr. Anjan Bharali of Commerce Department were appointed as HODs for the first term.
We wish them all the best.
Gender club plans celebration of International Women’s Day
February 18, 2020
15 Feb : The members of the Gender Club had a discussion on the celebration of International Women’s Day for the college. The students along with the teachers planned various programs and activities to be done on the day.
It was decided to call Ms. Rakhi Saikia, Woman entrepreneur from Golaghat, Assam known for making of yellow tea popular, would be the Chief Guest for the day.
Winners of Story Writing Competition awarded by Gender Club
February 12, 2020
11 Feb 2020 : The Gender club declared the names of the winnders of the Inter-Club On the Spot Story Writing Competition held on 8th February 2020. Out of 29 Participants, 3 were judged as the winners. Wanggo Lowang of Literry Club secured the first prize. Shamma Kausar of NCC F/74 and Rebecca Surin of Eco Club won the 2nd and 3rd prize respectively.
The competition was judged by Mukul Sarmah, Asst. Professor, Department of Economics. Fr. Mathew C Paul gave away the prizes to the winners during the Morning Assembly.
Fr. Bimal Lakra, the Vice Principal along with the teachers in charge of the Gender Club, Priyanka Baruah, Alankrita Borthakur and Bhairab Hazarika were present for the prize distribution ceremony and thanked everyone for their cooperation and active participation.
Gender Club organised On the spot writing Activity on the theme “Preventing Gender Discriminiation” today
February 8, 2020
8 Feb 2020: The members of Gender Club organised an inter-club on the spot writing activity on the theme “Preventing Gender Discrimination”. The competition was held in Hall No. 16 during the club activity hour. Twenty Nine participants from ten different clubs participated in the program.
The members of the gender club ensured that the activity was carried out smoothly by assisting the candidates., along with the teacher in-charges: Ms. Priyanka Baruah, Ms. Alankrita Borthakur and Mr. Bharab Hazarika.
Gender club outlines club activities for February – March 2020
February 6, 2020
4 Feb 2020: The members and teachers-in-charge of Gender Club, Don Bosco College Golaghat gathered on 4 February 2020 to discuss and plan the activities of the club for the session.
In the meeting the club members decided to organise the following events:
- Inter-club on the spot story writing competition – 8 February 2020
- Poster Making Competition – 18 April 2020
- Slogan Writing Competition – 21 March 2020
We encourage all to actively cooperate and make this initiative of Gender Club a success.
The staff and students participate in the two day National Seminar on “Migration and its impact on socio-economic development of North East India at HPB Girls’ College.
September 10, 2019
7 Sept 2019: Mrs. Priyanka Baruah and Mr. Bhaskar Gohain of English Department participated in the ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on Migration and its impact on socio-economic development of North East India along with two students from the department. HPB Girls’ college, Golaghat organised the National seminar and it was held on 6 & 7 Sept 2019.
The inaugural session on 6 September was chaired by Dr. M. K. Dutta, chairperson, seminar sub-committee. The keynote address was delivered by Professor Archana Barua, Department of Humanities and social sciences, IIT guwahati. Principals of various colleges of Golaghat were also present.
Assistant professors Priyanka Baruah and Bhaskar Gohain presented a paper entitled ‘Migration, an emerging area in literature’ in the first technical session chaired by professor Dr. Khagen Phukan, Retd. Professor with Professor Pranjal Sarmah from Deptt of Sociology, Dibrugarh University as the resource person.
Two students, ANJALI STEEPHAN and ANUPRIYA EKKA from 5th and 1st semester of Deptt of English, Don Bosco College also participated in the national seminar under the guidance of Assistant professors Priyanka Baruah and Bhaskar Gohain. The paper presenters and the student participants were awarded certificates.
Dr. A J Sebastian, Retd Professor and HOD, Dept of English, Nagaland University interact with the staff and students of English Department.
June 22, 2019
22 June 2019: The staff and students of Department of English attended an interactive session with resource persons Rev. Fr. Dr. A. J Sebastian, Retd. Professor and HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University and Fr. Dr. Peter Salew on 22 June 2019 at 1.15 pm.
The lecture delivered by Fr. Sebastian focused on many key areas of English literature, namely, literary theory and criticism, poetry and fiction.
The resource person encouraged the students to emphasize on the need of learning grammar to speak and write correct English. He also gave insights on the future prospects of English literature.
They attended to the queries of the students which focused on criticism and ways of writing answers in the examination.
Dr. Sebastian also guided the teachers and shared tips for teaching literature at under graduate level. He encouraged the faculties to do research oriented works.
Fr. Dr. Peter and Fr. Polycarp, Vice Principal (Administration) DBC Golaghat too shared their personal tips on how to learn English language
In his concluding remark, Dr. Sebastian encouraged the students to learn spoken English and creative writing to excel in the interviews and exams.
Appreciative words and the thunderous applause of the students brought the interactive session to a close at 2.00 pm.
Reported by: Ms. Priyanka Baruah, Asst. Professor, Dept of English
Members of Gender Club focus on Gender Equality during their club meet
June 16, 2019
15 June 2019: The members of the Gender club along with Ms. Priyanka Baruah, Asst. Professor, Department of English, and Mr. Bhairab Hazarika, Asst. Professor,Department of Sociology during the club activity hour.
Some of the club members, being NSS and NCC members, were absent as they were participating in the Yoga Training Program.
The club members through charts and posters made presentation on “Equal Education for all”.
Students of the English Department learn new skills of making paper jackets with help of videos
June 15, 2019
14 June 2019: As part of the departmental activity for the year to combat the use of plastics, the professors of the department provided youtube videos to help students to make new designs of paper jackets.
Once the students get skilled in making durable and reliable paper jackets, they will distribute them to the shops to discourage the use of plastic bags and carriers.
Students of English Department opt to make Paper bags and other useful materials out of news paper
June 8, 2019
7 June 19: During the Departmental activity the staff and students of the department of English opted for making paper bags and various other useful materials from old papers and news papers.
This activity was taken up with a view to reduce the use of plastic bags and to create awareness among people about the hazardous effects of Plastic bags.
The staff showed the students how to make useful items with news papers with the help of video clips.
The department intend to supply these in the shops and discourage parceling items in plastic bags.
reported by: Anjali Steephan