|UMM Rector, Fauzan, was giving awards to lecturers, students, and outstanding employees.|
Having the spirit of Ki Hajar Dewantoro, Inspector of National Education Day ceremony in Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), Prof. Dr. Syamsul Arifin Msi, emphasized the importance of education character. "Education is not only limited to cognitive, but must achieve the education of the heart and shape the character of the students. That's what Ki Hajar Dewantoro implemented, "said Vice Rector I of UMM.
It was placed on UMM hediped, Tuesday (2/5), Syamsul invited all students, employees and lecturers to reflect the meaning of educational day that has been built by Ki Hajar Dewantoro. Each academic community was expected to take a lesson on character education that has been taught by the father of education.
In his address, Syamsul also stated that, until now UMM has been committed to strengthen the value of education. "Adagium of ing ngarso sung tulodo, ing madyo mbangun karso, tut wuri handayani is still a benchmark for lecturers to provide teaching to the students," he explained.
According to Syamsul, the phrase demanded the lecturer to be a role model and apply a living curriculum in every teaching. "Being a lecturer is not a playful choice, therefore the lecturer is responsible for the formation of characters to the students," he said.
In addition, according to Syamsul, employees also had a stake in realizing the formation of characters in UMM. Employees in each work unit also had an effect in shaping the character of the students through the services provided.
In this ceremony moment, UMM also gave appreciation to outstanding students, outstanding lecturers, outstanding of head of study program and also outstanding employees. Prof. Dr. Ishomuddin MSi from Sociology study program came out as an outstanding lecturer and Arlinda Silva Prameswari Medical Faculty student was crowned as an outstanding student as well as winner of 1 mawapres of Kopertis VII East Java level.
As for the head of study program (kaprodi) best achieved by Dr. Ir. Asmah Hidayati, M. S who served as Animal Husbandry Captain. At the level of employee achievement achieved by UMM Psychology Service Center (PLP), Ifatul Masbahah, S. psi. Another appreciation was given by UMM to 48 lecturers and 22 employees who have devoted themselves to UMM for 25 years or more. (Jal / han)