Teacher Students Centre (TSC)
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
The Teacher-Student center (TSC) of the Bangladesh Agricultural University came into being in 1967. It is certainly historically important, known to provide services to the students, teachers and officers as well as to other communities of the society with its facilities.
Teacher-Student Centre (TSC), the only one of its kind in Bangladesh, is an all-campus activity centre designed for relaxation and guidance. It has its value as community centre unifying the life of the university and serves as a sponsor of self-directed activity in which students learn that they are responsible for the welfare of their university and their country. The Centre seeks to foster a type of campus community life which supplements the formal academic programme of the University. The TSC brings together under one roof Canteen and meeting rooms, and reading rooms, art and music rooms, conference hall, indoor games rooms, etc. This form the social and cultural heart of the campus. Students and faculty members mingle in the cafeteria and sports recreational areas. Recognized campus organizations hold their necessary meetings and functions, lectures, and arts exhibitions here. Discussion sessions are frequently scheduled, journals and bulletins published, and competitions held, giving the university a varied and interesting programme of cultural and social events. TSC created a working field by the formation of the Bangladesh Agricultural University Cultural Team with a new approach which has reflected a great impact amongst the student community.
T.S.C. is resounded by the teachers, officers and students of different halls, activists of socio-cultural organizations with various programmes of educational, co-curricular and entertainments; national and international seminars, symposia, freshers and fare-well receptions and orientation programmes of different faculties.
TSC also houses the office of the Bangladesh Agricultural University BACSU (Bangladesh Agricultural University Students Union) Music Society, Recreational Society, Drama Society, Science Society, Debating Society, Bangladesh Agricultural University Journalist Association, Bangladesh Agricultural University Rover Scout Group, Bangladesh National Cadet Core (BNCC), BAU Rotaract Club, different Socio-Cultural Groups of the students, Utility shop, Food Corner, and also the facilities of a voluntary blood donation organization, called Badhan, organized by the students of the University.
Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) was placed in the university to establish amicable relationship between University Teacher-Student and ex-students under the management of Student Affairs Division. This centre is used to enhance and augment the sense of leading responsibility regarding social and cultural education among the students during their student life period. For the incitement of cultural creativity of University students, there are six (6) authority approved Society/Sangha under the management of Teacher-Student Centre (TSC). These are; a) Music Society b) Literature Society c) Entertainment Society d) Drama Society e) Science Society and f) Debating Society
All these Society/Sangha are guided according to the constitution approved by Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) Council. Administrative head the honorable Vice-Chancellor is the President of the Council; which Students Affair`s Adviser acts as the Sectional Head. Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) council elects President and Vice-president from University Teachers and Officers for each Society/Sangha and the Student Welfare Officer stays in charge as treasurer by ex-officio. Executive council is formulated in accordance with the constitution formed by the combination of students selected by the provosts of student halls. In this connection, it is to mention that, in selecting the students, priority is always given based on their competency and interest.
The rules of procedure maintained by this six Society/Sangha are briefly stated as follows.
Music Society (Sangeet Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. Md. Rafiqul Alam
Department of Surgery & Obstetrics
Vice-President: Dr. Dr. Sonali Bhakta
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy & Histology
Literature Society (Sahitya Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. Fatema Hoque Shikha
Department of Fisheries Technology
Vice-President: Mr. Fazle Elahi
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Statistics
Recreation Society (Binodan Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. M. Asaduzzaman Sarker
Department of Agricultural Extension Education
Vice-President: Mr. Md. Ashik Mia
Department of Crop Botany
Drama Society (Natya Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. Md. Golam Farouque
Department of Agricultural Extension Education
Vice-President: Mr. Shubroto Kumar Sarkar
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy
Science Society (Bighan Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. Mohammad Mahfujul Haque
Department of Anatomy Aquaculture
Vice-President: Dr. Md. Golzar Hossain
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Hygiene
Debating Society (Debating Sangha)
President: Professor Dr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman
Department of Animal Science
Vice-President: Dr. Nahid Sattar
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics