Exercise Colors UMM Go Green and Clean Movement

Author : Humas | Saturday, February 07, 2015 09:52 WIB

Go Green and Clean Movement in University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) will always be continued. After having launched thousands of bicycles for mobilization last year, university has daily exercise and cleaning program. The program attended by all chiefs, faculties, and staffs would regularly be held starting from today, Saturday (7/2).

Early morning thousands of participants have attended the exercise program held in UMM Helipad and guided by exercise instructor. They seemed so energetic and pleasant to follow it. For those who have been familiar with exercise, it seemed so easy and joyful. However, for those who have never joined any exercise before, it seemed so difficult. “It is so difficult apparently,” said Dean of Islamic Studies Faculty, Faridi as imitating the instructor.

Vice Rector II, Fauzan, stated that exercise and cleaning program would be held in every Saturday. It aimed to adapt healthy life and improve commonality. By participating this exercise continued by cleaning an office in each faculty, it would surely improve responsible in terms of health and cleanliness inside university. “It is one of university programs aimed to maintain cleanliness,” said him.

Adding, he also added that regarding to thousand number of staffs in UMM, it would necessarily improve the sense of having each other. Therefore, it was expected to give significant improvement for university in a future. “Principally, we want to adapt healthy life, joyful working, and peaceful bond,” he continued. 

UMM confirmed that this year would be Go Green and Clean year. Currently, university strives to maintain motorcycles not to get inside the university. UMM has provided bicycles as healthy transportation. Moreover, UMM has also owned 1.5 hectare for front parking lot. “Currently, they are paving a road. A bridge for parking lot has been in finishing phase,” said Fauzan.  

Meanwhile, in many academic areas and worship places it is prohibited to smoke. This regulation has been carried out since last year. They are allowed to smoke in given places. Despite this condition, most people barely notice it. Hence, it needs a further socialization. “Indeed, it takes a time to adapt this such behavior,” said Head of General Affairs Bureau, Muslimin Machmud.

UMM has well-known as clean and beautiful university. It is also known as Tourism University since it provides gorgeous and comfortable situation. In a future, UMM will also integrates university and Sengkaling Recreational Park. “Drive-through from university to Sengkaling might be able to be used soon,” Muslimin ended(nas/t_stu)



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