UNAIR NEWS – Rector of Universitas Airlangga Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nasih, SE., MT., Ak., CMA., has emphasized to the graduates to always take good care of the name of the beloved alma mater, Universitas Airlangga. He urged them to avoid any misconducts which will ruin the reputation of the alma mater.
“With the approval of the Senate and MWA, we will not even hesitate to revoke the degree and diploma if you are proven to do misconducts and give the beloved UNAIR a bad name,” he said.
“We hope that UNAIR alumni will never be charge with corruption. No one ngapusi (lies). Be what you are, like what you just pledged: be honest, trustworthy, and not corrupt and not violate religious and moral norms. Again, if it happens, we will not hesitate to revoke your degree. Let’s support this alma mater to the in the best position, “continued the Rector.
It was stated by the Rector when graduating 1,000 graduates of Universitas Airlangga, in Universitas Airlangga Graduation December 2017, Saturday, December 2. This ceremony was the first day of two with a total of 1,967 graduates. The remaining 967 will be graduated on the second day, Sunday, December 3, at the same place, Airlangga Convention Center (ACC) Campus C UNAIR Jl. Mulyorejo Surabaya.
Among the 1967 graduates there were 29 who were named as Best Graduates, who came from each degree in their faculty. The Best Graduates are the graduates with the highest IPK (Cumulative Achievement Index) score among cum laude graduates or IPK holders above 3.50.
In addition there were also outstanding graduates from each faculty. They achieved were students with excellent non-academic and academic achievements with a minimum 3.00 GPA. They all received awards presented by the Rector and representative of University Academic Senate.
The Rector in his speech also said that the university has long integrated the motto, Excellence with Morality, to improve the quality of institution. But to master the science and technology, said Rector, in addition to quality, morality is also needed. Because many experts say that the success of performance can only be achieved by possession of skill and attitude.
“Skill have been given as much as possible, and attitude is in the form of morality, habits, and discipline promoted. We then integrate them in Excellence With Morality, ” said Prof. Moh Nasih.
On that basis, Rector is convinced that UNAIR graduates will be able to face the challenges of the era and succeed beyond their time, and be able to overcome the problems in society. In fact, in addition to attitude and skills, self-confidence is also very important, because confidence is needed to adapt outside the campus. It proves that UNAIR is the best university in Indonesia, at least in Eastern Indonesia.
“UNAIR is ranked at the top four after UI, ITB and UGM. This achievement should be instilled, and the professors and academics should continue to try to make this institution be the best. Alumni should not feel inferior to compete with other university graduates. Be proud of being graduates of UNAIR, Exellence With Morality. InshaAllah God Almighty will give us the best way,” said the Rector. (*)
Author: Bambang Bes