UNAIR NEWS – In order to improve human resources quality in PDD Universitas Airlangga Banyuwangi, organization of student family (KM) held a Student Executive Board Training (STUNNING), on Monday, December 12 in Banyuwangi.
According to Hendri Arya Fernando, Head of KM PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi, students as agents of change are the pioneers and pillars of changes, so they are expected to be important people to change the world. Therefore, they need to be trained for necessary skills for organization, management and leadership.
”Students are intellectuals able to think critically on various issues. Students are close with organizations and skills. Therefore an activity to train and guide them to be great leaders is needed, STUNNING is one way to do it,” said Hendri.
According to Teguh Dwi Sholihuddin, the Head of the committee, STUNNING is a leadership basic training which invited speakers such as Febryan Kiswanto, Head of BEM UA 2015, and Abdul Ony Setiawan Minister of Regeneration BEM UA 2014. The participants were students of 2014, 2015 and 2016 PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi.
”As a cradle of leaders, campus is the base and also the source of intellectual potentials which will direct the nation. To be a great organization is not easy, softskill training given early on is the best effort,” said Abdul Ony Setiawan.
According to Ayu Purwanti, one of the participants and a student of Public Health, the activity motivated them to make changes, start it first and improve. “I feel more confident and want to contribute more,” said Ayu to UNAIR NEWS. (*)
Author: Siti Mufaida
Editor: Bambang ES