|OPENING: Pembantu Rektor III Dr Diah Karmiyati Psi (tengah merah) saat memotong balon bertanda resminya pembukaan Rektor Cup di lapangan sepak bola UMM.(7/3)|
Since 7 March to April 25, 2015, Student University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) has creativity contest stage and achieving achievement through various competitions that accommodated in Rector Cup event. Various activities were begun with opening that held at UMM stadium, Saturday (7/3).
Vice Rector III Dr Diah Karmiyati Psi in her opening speech expected, through Rector Cup will be born representative from UMM who can be participated in regional activity, national or international. During this time, according to Diah, UMM student representative are already involved in various international competitions.
Diah didn’t forget to remind the important of sportsmanship and spirit of fair play at competition. She asked to each delegation of faculty who is participated the competition must be seriously. “The seriousness and sportsmanship in every Rector Cup competition is really required, because in addition to faith for faculty, the entire winner also will bring good name of UMM in national and international level,” she said.
The spirit of Rector Cup sportsmanship also supported with campus atmosphere that assessed by famous sport presenter Boy Noya has a contour which can make the people feel comfortable and fresh. Noya also said that UMM has great appreciation for sport.
While chief of committee Henik Sukorini explained, Rector Cup is annual event that held to develop student creativity. This year Rector Cup is themed “Kompetisi Sehat demi Martabat”. Diah added, the meaning of this theme is starting from UMM effort in building student personal quality that expected can compete healthy, persistently and strongly.
Henik continued, this activity was included 53 competitions that held by 21 Units of Student Activity organizer. Last year, general winner was achieved by Faculty of Education and Teacher Training (FKIP). In this opening activity also conducted the procession of handover rotating trophy Rector Cup 2014 from representative of general winner to Vice Rector III. Furthermore, the opening activity of Rector Cup today was closed by football friendly competition between lectures and staff versus students.
The coordinator of FKIP last year became general winner, Muhammad Faruq Ridwan, assessed confident can maintain the rotating trophy that was achieved previous year. In order to achieve that target, Faruq said that FKIP already prepared maximally by accelerating Dekan Cup competition in the level of faculty.
In addition, FKIP also involved in all competition that to be contested. “From 53 competitions, FKIP will follow all. It’s part of strategy, because not all faculties send their delegation to each competition.”
Faruq expected, each faculty don’t underestimate any competition to be followed. He admitted there are some competition has great prestige such as volleyball, football and basketball. “But, although has great prestige, the value is same. So don’t let any competitions to be underestimate,” he said. (sel/han/t_zuh)