UNAIR NEWS – The Grand Final of 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador was held at the Faculty of Psychology UNAIR on Wednesday, October 18 was a lively event. The excitement and great enthusiasm of the family of UNAIR Faculty Psychology crowded the front yard of UNAIR Faculty of Psychology 30 minutes before the event began.
Officials of Faculty of Psychology UNAIR, families of UNAIR Psychology Ambassador finalists, as well as representatives of UNAIR 2016 Ambassador. The event was started with Puspanjali dance performance which is then followed by the appearance of the 13 finalists of 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador.
Dean of Faculty of Psychology Dr. Nurul Hartini, M.Kes., Psych in her opening speech said that UNAIR Psychology Ambassadors are expected to be the vanguard of Faculty of Psychology in disseminating the important role of psychological science.
“I hope the Ambassador of Psychology can be the vanguard to disseminate the role of psychology as a science that plays a role in the welfare of people’s lives,” she explained.
In this Grand Final there was also an appearance of Josef Hamonangan Siagian who is an inclusive child with myriad of achievements in music. The appearance of Josef also illustrates that the Faculty of Psychology is very open to the existence of inclusion children throughout Indonesia.
Furthermore, the event was more festive with the presence of Herdina Indrijati who is the Head of the Jury who has had experience as a judge and speaker in the selection of Ning Surabaya to Putri Indonesia East Java. Furthermore, there was also Ning Asta Dewanty, Ning Surabaya 2003 and Putri Indonesia East Java 2005 as well as alumni of UNAIR Psychology. Finally, Natasha Ardelia who was the Runner Up of Putri Indonesia East Java 2012 and an active student of professional programs in the Faculty of Psychology.
The selection of 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador was the first in the history of the Faculty of Psychology. This makes the tension visible from the face of the 13 finalists during the question and answer session. In the first stage of the question and answer session, the three big ones qualify for the next stage.
Before going to the announcement of the 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador, Best Attribute of 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador was announced Talented Ambassador Awwalu Nur Rizky, Favorite Ambassador Andini Iskayanti Putri, and Videography Ambassador namely Khansa Nabilah. And then the waited announcement was made. The Deputy II Ambassador of Psychology was Andini Iskayanti Putri, UNAIR Deputy I Ambassador of Psychology was Andrea Maria Agniwijaya.
2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador finally was announced and the chosen ambassador was Rhajiv Nur Ilham. The happy expression was also visible from all the finalists as Rhajiv is announced as the 2017 UNAIR Psychology Ambassador.
After being crowned as Ambassador of Psychology, Rhajiv said that he is ready to serve and introduce important role of psychology.
“As mentioned by the Dean of Faculty of Psychology UNAIR, I am ready to carry the mandate,” he said.
Author: I Wayan Putra Radityawan
Editor: Nuri Hermawan