Ten students of the Mass Communication and Journalism Department of Dhaka University (DU) received ‘Prof Sitara Parvin Award’ on Monday for their outstanding academic results in the BSS (Hons) examination.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique distributed scholarship among the recipients at a ceremony held at RC Majumder auditorium on the campus.
Speaking on the occasion, the DU VC said Sitara Parvin dedicated her entire life to promoting journalism education and research in Bangladesh.
Sitara Parvin, a professor of the department and daughter of former President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, died in a road accident in the US on June 23, 2005.
10 DU students receive Sitara Parvin Award