FCC150 FAA Annual Reunion
Mar04

FCC150 FAA Annual Reunion

The Formanite Alumni Association of the Forman Christian College (FCC), held its Annual Reunion on campus on Saturday 1 March 2014. This was the 11th reunion since denationalisation, and was dedicated to FCC’s 150th anniversary celebrations. The Honorable Chief Justice Pakistan Tassadduq Hussain Jillani, who is a Formanite himself, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He did his Bachelors and Masters in Political Science from FCC....

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FCC 150th Anniversary Supplement in Dawn
Mar03

FCC 150th Anniversary Supplement in Dawn

On 3 March 2014, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) recognized Founder’s Day in its sesquicentennial year by bringing out a 4-page 150th Anniversary nationwide supplement. It contains messages from the Rector Dr James Tebbe, FCC Patron and Governor Punjab Mr Mohammad Sarwar. former Rector Dr Peter Armacost, President Formanites Alumni Association Chaudhry Ahmad Saeed and distinguished Formanites Mr Yusuf Shirazi...

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Remembering the 100th Anniversary
Feb27

Remembering the 100th Anniversary

 by Manzur Sangam Gill In 1964 I was an MSc student of Physics of FCC, lived in Ewing Hall, but with classes in the old campus of Punjab University, near Anarkali. Living in Ewing Hall was wonderful: the classes were within ten minutes walking distance; in the evening, watching the pretty girls dressed in beautiful evening clothes in Anarkali Bazar was only three minutes walking distance. The President of Pakistan, Field Marshal...

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A Good Samaritan, Hatim Tai, and Formanite
Feb20

A Good Samaritan, Hatim Tai, and Formanite

By Manzur Sangam Gill One day in 1958, a young mother wanted to wear her favourite jora [set of clothes]. She searched for it everywhere in the house, but could not find it. When her young son returned from college she asked him about this favourite jora. He sheepishly told his mother that he had given it to the college mali [gardener]. The mali had pleaded for good clothes for his daughter’s wedding. The mother’s anger turned into...

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27 Years at FCC
Feb14

27 Years at FCC

by Aroon Datta Our family moved to Forman Christian College campus when I was five and I left when I was 32 years old. In 1953, my father, T S Datta, joined the faculty as a professor of English. It seemed like we had moved into a beautiful state park or, better still, a beautiful, extremely well-kept garden. The meticulous lawns, the trimmed and manicured hedges, and the sports grounds were all extremely well-maintained, and as green...

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Rector announces start of 150th year celebrations at 10th FCC Commencement
Nov30

Rector announces start of 150th year celebrations at 10th FCC Commencement

The 10th Forman Christian College Commencement was held on 30 November 2013. The Rector Dr James Tebbe used the occasion to announce the start of Forman Christian College’s 150th year celebrations. Over 600 students graduated with Baccalaureate and Postgraduate degrees. The Chief Guest was FCC Patron and Governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar. Nauman Ismail Khan, BS (Hons) Economics, was Valedictorian. Details of the event...

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