08 Jan 2019|Gurgaon (Manesar) | Amity University Gurugram

Student delegation visit from Monmouth University, USA


Amity University Haryana hosted a delegation of Researchers, Experts and Professors from Department of Psychology, Monmouth University, USA, on 08 January, 2019. The delegation was addressed by Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean Academics, Prof. (Dr) Padmakali Banerjee on behavioral competency for success. She emphasized on the concept of Optimism as a guiding principle that influences other components of subjective well being such as positive emotions, engagement, relationship networks, meaning, purpose and achievements.

Prof. (Dr) Padmakali Banerjee discussed extensively on Optimism Attitude Model and its significance in mitigating stress and strain that people face to overcome life challenges in a dynamic global and how the attitude of Optimism can be the differentiating power to path of success and is instrumental in changing lives. The delegation shared their own learning and experience in their area of research. The interaction was followed by a session on ‘Mindful Meditation’ to reinforce beliefs and dealing with inner conflicts. This was followed by a Labyrinth walk-another form of Mindful Meditation. An overwhelming feedback was received from the delegates.

A psychometric test was also conducted for the delegates followed by lamp lighting. Senior Professors from the university, Prof. (Dr) Bhavana Adhikari, Dy. Dean Academics, Prof. (Dr) Rishipal, Amity Institute of Behavioral Health and Allied Sciences, Dr. Vikas Sharma Amity Institute of Clinical Psychology and other faculty members from AIBAS and AICP were also present during the interaction. The event was coordinated by Dr Reena Nigam HOD Amity Skills Institute and Dr Rumki Bandyopadhyay, Dy. Director International – Academic Affairs and Associate Professor –Amity Business School.