The Department of English Studies of State University of Bangladesh (SUB) held English Department Day 2019 on December 11, Wednesday. The event was held amid immense joy and enthusiasm of the students and faculty members of the department, like the previous years. The first part of the much-awaited yearly extravaganza started at 11.00 am and ended at 1.00 pm. Vice Chancellor of SUB Prof. M. Shahjahan Mina was the chief guest and inaugurated the program. The Vice Chancellor in his speech emphasized the development of English language proficiency in the students for their better employment opportunities at home and abroad. The Head of English Department in his welcome speech focused on the significance of cultural events and said that classroom is never sufficient to turn a learner into a complete human being and the Department Day program was an effort by the Department to instil a sense of cultural knowledge inside the students. Among other distinguished guests were Prof. Dr. Anwarul Kabir, Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shamsul Wares, Dean, Faculty of Science & Technology, Prof. Anis Alam Siddiqui, Head, Department of Food Science and Technology & Mr. Abu Taher Khan, Director, Career Development Centre. The second half of the English Department Day started at 2.00 pm and ended at6.30 pm at SUB Bijoy Campus auditorium at Kalabagan. Throughout the programme a number of the students showcased their latent talents by taking part in different cultural items, like – song, drama, dance, and recitation etc. The program ended with a band music show.