|One of PPG student' performances. (Photo by: Mirza/PR)|
Teacher Education Professional (PPG) Study Program (Prodi) University of Muhammadiyah Malang held an art-culture performance in BAU Aditorium, Monday (10/12). This event was farewell party of 52 PPG students from study program of Mathematics and Primary Teacher Education (PGSD).
Trisakti Handayani, the chief of PPG conveyed her happiness, sad, and touched to the PPG sudents who have finished their studies because ten months was very short time. Starting from orientation to knowledge testing they have been well through.
However, the farewell is not a sign to not come back because the PPG students have became the part of UMM academician. “There are many memories that become the part of your life. Keep remembering this White Campus motto, namely From Muhammadiyah to People,” said Yani Hndayani.
Poncojari Wahyono, the Dean of Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP) said that this performance also supported UMM FKIP vision, namely becoming a leading faculty in the development of science and technology based on Islamic values. One of them is through art and culture.
According to him, academic field can’t be separated from art. Therefore, he really appreciated PPG students’ effort by helding this performance. In his speech, he warned to the students to always keep their almamater same as they keep their brothers.
Beside performing a dance where they dedicated, they also held an exhibition through providing various foods and objects they brought from. Several regions held in exhibition were Papua, West Kalimantan, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, and other regions.
UMM Rector, Dr.Fauzan, M.Pd, gave a message that teachers ave to create nice atmosphere. “If in the class, their attendance is always awaited. The students are always happy, not the contrast,” he said while opeing the event in front of number of headmaster and teachers in Malang who attended.
PPG Program in UMM is devided into two, namely Subsudized PPG and Independent PPG. Subsidized PPG is financial helped by governement on Education Development Donation (SPP). Meanwhile, Independet PPG uses personal financing. (ard)