UNAIR NEWS – There are many ways organizations do to end their service. One of them is by inviting academicians to do outdoor activities. It was done by Student Executive Board (BEM) Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) Universitas Airlangga.
Last Sunday morning, December 4, students, lecturers and alumni were invited to join Econo Free Day (EFD). It was held in Jalan Raya Darmo simultaneously with Car Free Day.
There were about 400 academicians following series of events such as zumba dance, fun walk, prize drawing and Jazz music performance by Jazz Fusion Community.
“There were about 400 people. Very lively with great enthusiasm from FEB academicians. It was opened wwith a zumba dance, followed with a fun walk and performance of fusion jazz and doorprize drawing. There was a 40” LED TV, Canon 1200D DSLR Camera, mountain bike, Asus Tablet, Samsung handphone and dozens other prizes,” said Andy Ahmad Alfian from the committee.
EFD is a part of collaborative program between BEM FEB with IKAFE. The event started from March has held various activities such as hanging out in CFD, discussion between students and alumni, games, and sports activity.
Head of BEM FEB Rusdinal added that EFD was an event which shows great coordination of students, lecturers and alumni. The event itself was held routine once in two weeks.
“It shows our excellent harmony,” Rusdinal added.
Dean of FEB UNAIR Prof. Dr. Dian Agustia, S.E., M.Si, appreciated the event which has been held for the last four yyears. According to Prof. Dian, EFD is a space for campus community to strengthen ties and improve synergy to develop the university in the future.
Head of IKAFE UNAIR Ahyanizzaman hoped that EFD can be held well continuously.
“Great creativity of EFD team is needed to be able to invite a lot of alumni to attend te next event. EFD as a place for alumni and future alumni to strengthen ties must be carried on to guide the juniors which later will be alumni,” said the Head of IKAFE UNAIR.
“On the other hand, this EFD also works as a medium to share thought, ideas and contributions. Of course, not only EFD team is involved, but contribution of IKAFE and BEM is also important,” added Ahyanizzaman, the Director of Finance PT. Semen Indonesia. (*)
Author : Defrina Sukma S.
Editor : Binti Q. Masruroh