UNIKAMA – Universitas PGRI Kanjuruhan Malang (Unikama) held an even semester graduation for the 2020/2021 academic year online through YouTube live, zoom meetings, and also Instagram live. This activity was attended by 833 students consisting of the Strata I (S1) program and also the Strata II (S2) postgraduate program.
Dr. Pieter Sahertian, M.Si as the Chancellor of Unikama motivates the graduates to always be enthusiastic about enriching themselves, especially in terms of knowledge, values and character.
“Having a wealth of knowledge and skills will properly help increase your potential as well as your responsibilities in the community. Having knowledge will be your strength in the future if it is used with the right actions and ways. Understand that the time we have is limited and we fill it with work and work. So do the work you love. In going through it all, of course, there will be obstacles of difficulty and defeat that are only temporary. But believe me you are formed through a process and later the results will be more than you imagine, “he explained.
Each student has extraordinary talents, what they have to do is be open to various dynamics and information. In addition, developing literacy skills to enrich insight in dealing with various possibilities.
“Many people are successful because they work harder than others, even though they are naturally less talented. Never give up, you will surely find so many difficulties. It’s all included in the dynamics of life, almost all successful people experience rejection in their lives. So you have to have positive thinking to get better at picking up the future with enthusiasm,” he added.
He hopes that later students will continue to advance to create creations, develop knowledge, improve competence, foster collaboration, always cultivate team work, and hone leadership skills so that they can compete in the era of the industrial revolution 4.0 which is full of competitive atmosphere.
In addition, the Chairperson of the PGRI Executive Board, Prof. Dr. Unifah Rosyidi, M.Pd via zoom meetings to congratulate the graduates. They hope that after graduating, alumni will remain enthusiastic to excel. In addition, they hope that UNIKAMA will be more advanced in the future so that it will continue to be known by the wider community.
The outstanding students with the highest GPA (Gradual Achievement Index) were Jihan Rohmawati from the English Education Study Program (Study Program) with a GPA of 3.95, Inge Lailati from Elementary School Teacher Education (PGSD) with a GPA of 3.94, Indah Anisyah Putri from the Study Program. Animal Husbandry with a GPA of 3.92, Era Bajhiro from the Management Study Program with a GPA of 3.90, Luluk Anisatul Farida from the Mathematics Education Study Program with a GPA of 3.82, Erlina Now Sari from the Law Studies Study Program with a GPA of 3.81 and Yulianah from the Master of English Education with a GPA of 4.00.
Unikama graduates also received congratulations and success from Dr. Ahmad Basarah, SH., MH, the representative of the People’s Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia who is also a member of Commission IX. He hopes that with the bachelor’s degree obtained, he can give birth to intellectuals who will later serve in their respective fields to support national development to achieve the ideals of a just and prosperous society based on Pancasila. In addition, the speech was also spoken by Hj. Dra. Dewanti Rumpoko, M.Si, Mayor of Batu and Drs. H. MM. Sanusi, M.M, Malang Regent for the inauguration of the Unikama graduates.