UNAIR NEWS – To optimize the role of lecturers in KKN-BBM, Institute of Community Service held a meeting with supervising lecturers and partners. There was also representative of Surabaya Trade Agency in a meeting held at LPM Hall UNAIR on Tuesday, June 5.
Regarding the activity, the HEad of LPM UNAIR Prof. Dr. H. Jusuf Irianto, Drs., M.Com., said that the role of lecturers in KKN-BBM activities were very strategic. Besides as being the guides, he added, lecturers are expected to participate to contribute ideas for successful activities.
“The role of lecturers in this KKN-BBM should be optimized, considering the number of new programs that will be done on KKN-BBM this time, “he explained.
In Surabaya, he said, the KKN-BBM also collaborate with the Trade Agency. According to him, it was a request by the government to participate in coaching the practitioners of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Surabaya.
“Therefore we invited the Trade Agency to provide direction to the lecturers who will supervise,” added Prof. Jusuf.
The importance of providing the right direction for the lecturers, according to him, became the main thing for the implementation of KKN-BBM. For him, with the ideas and innovations of faculty members, the students can also be more focused in doing community service.
“If the information given by the lecturers is wrong, the student will also make mistakes, so will the community. This is dangerous. Hence this briefing is needed, “he said.
Prof. Jusuf added that 1050 students will be deployed to 15 districts in Surabaya. Students will be divided into several groups of UMKM in Surabaya.
“This is the true form of our devotion to the city of Surabaya,” he concluded.
Author: Nuri Hermawan