November 8, 2019, Georgetown, Guyana
For students of Lincoln American University, who are studying in the freshman year, we organized an interactive session with Vice Chancellor Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd), Former Director-General of Medical Services (IAF).
Along with students and Vice-Chancellor, the event was graced by University Registrar Mr. G V Ranganath and Faculty of Anatomy Dr. Abdullah Yusuf.
LAU Vice Chancellor Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd), Former Director-General of Medical Services (IAF), Registrar Mr. G V Ranganath, and Faculty of Anatomy and Physiology Dr. Abdullah Yusuf, and LAU students during the Interactive Session. [Georgetown, Guyana, November 8, 2019]
The session was focused on making the students familiar with the University policies and student code of conduct. It also provided new students an opportunity to interact with the Vice-Chancellor and other University members on in open forum.
While addressing the participants during the session, Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor apprised the students of the medical programs and facilities that are available to students. Students were also briefed about their responsibilities as students and how they can get the best out of their medical education in Guyana at the Lincoln American University.
LAU Vice Chancellor Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd), Former Director-General of Medical Services (IAF), talking to students during the Interactive Session. [Georgetown, Guyana, November 8, 2019]
The Vice-Chancellor also briefed the students about upcoming elections for the new team of Student Governing Council (SGC). Discussing the procedures of elections and disciplinary requirements to keep the elections fair and open, Vice-Chancellor told the students how they can contribute to SGC elections and what they can expect of SGC. An Elections Coordinating Committee was formed to coordinate the SGC elections.
The session was interactive, and students were encouraged to ask all their questions about the University, medical programs, student services, and raise their concerns. Students took full benefit from the opportunity and shared their ideas and suggestions for better functioning. All the queries of the students were promptly resolved by the Vice-Chancellor, making the session a fulfilling and successful event.
LAU students during the Interactive Session. [Georgetown, Guyana, November 8, 2019]
Before concluding the session, Vice-Chancellor shared with the students his vision for the University and the success of its students. Vice-Chancellor updated the students on the development of University infrastructure that is in place, including the new University Campus and skills laboratory. He also stressed the need for the students to participate in research events, community programs, and extra-curricular activities organized at the university so that they can develop into competent, caring and compassionate healthcare professionals by the time they complete their MD Program in Guyana.
Vice-Chancellor assured all the students that every member of the LAU Team is committed to endeavor for the success of the students as well as the progress of the University. Vice-Chancellor asked all the students to commit to their education and responsibilities and cooperate with the University. Motivating the students, he emphasized that working together, we can achieve new heights.
The session was concluded with a new zeal and enthusiasm tangible in the eyes of the students. The new perspective will inspire them to put their best efforts in education and personal development and grow beyond boundaries.
We, at Lincoln American University, foster a culture of transparency and inclusion where all are treated equal, and concerns of all are not only heard but resolved. This session reaffirmed our commitment to the best success of our students and re-assured them that their voice matters and all their student issues are taken care of.
We believe that working with our students, members, and all other stakeholders, we will keep moving forward in our mission to make medical education in Caribbean affordable for aspiring doctors worldwide, helping them become world-class healthcare professionals.