NSBM Green University Town organized its second consecutive English Language Day under the theme ‘Towards Digitalization’ today, 8th March 2019. The certificate awarding ceremony of this event was held at the NSBM Auditorium in the evening.
Hon. Karunarathne Paranawithana, Deputy Minister to the Ministry of Skills Development & Vocational Training participated as the Chief guest for the event while Prof. Maithree Wickramasinghe from Department of English- Kelaniya University delivered the inspiring keynote speech of the day.
Many students received prizes and certificates for winning competitions from the Deputy Minister Hon. Karunarathne Paranavithana who was accompanied by the Vice Chancellor Dr E A Weerasinghe under the categories of Essay, Oratory, Tiny Tale blog contest drama, and the Lit-Lang challenge. The competitions was held with the participation of 50 schools all island. This is a clear manifestation of the recognition of the institute have earned over the years with the emphasis and insistence on higher education that keeps abreast of global trends and demands.
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Mr. Chaminda Rathnayake, Deans of School of Business, Computing, and Engineering, Head of three faculties, other academics, administrative staff, Principals, Teachers and Students representing compete schools and undergraduates of NSBM, also participated to the certificate awarding ceremony.
As the nation’s premier degree school NSBM aimed at promoting the learning of English across the country.