UNAIR NEWS – As a step closer to world class university, Universitas Airlangga does not want to be known only as an ivory tower and even be nonchalant regarding the problems of East Java people especially Surabaya.
Therefore, UNAIR held a gathering with Rek Ayo Rek Community, Society figures, and Media. Dozens of guests were present in the event held on the fourth floor, UNAIR Management Building, Campus C on Wednesday, March 30.
In the occasion, each party expressed their thoughts on the social, economic, science and technology condition. With a form of talkshow, the event was hosted by the Head of Information and Public Relations Center (PIH), Drs. Suko Widodo, M.Si
Three highest officials of UNAIR were also present. They were UNAIR Rector Prof. Dr. M. Nasih, S.E., M.T., Ak, Vice Rector I Prof. Djoko Santoso, dr., Sp.PD., K-GH, FINASIM, Vice Rector III Prof. M. Amin Alamsjah, Ph.D. Directors and the Heads of Institutes, and Deans also attended.
In his address, UNAIR Rector Prof Nasih hoped that this forum can be held routinely. Thus, every agency representative, community, legislative member can discuss and formulate solutions and solve problems.
“UNAIR will always keep the synergy with stakeholders and the society to build Surabaya. Despite having different backgrounds, we share a same vision,” said Prof. Nasih.
Vice Rector I Prof Djoko Santoso added that UNAIR wants to be closer with the society and give positive impacts to them. Consequently, Prof. Djoko felt a sense of belonging and pride for being a part of this university.
He also said that UNAIR is ready to collaborate to build Surabaya for the better. The professor on Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine highlighted that UNAIR has a task to assist the government and the society including on health and nationalism. “Let us together hand in hand to build and preserve the tradition of Surabaya, Also to empower the people at all levels,” said Djoko. (*)
Author: Defrina Sukma S
Editor: Rio F. Rachman