Medan Area University held an Online Graduation Ceremony for Period I Bachelor and Master Program 2020 on Saturday 15 August 2020 at the Campus I Library Building, Medan Area University Kolam Street No. 1 Medan Estate, Zoom Application and Youtube Live Streaming of Medan Area University.
On this occasion, the Chancellor of UMA Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng M.Sc said in his speech that in this period the University of Medan Area graduated undergraduate and master students from 20 study programs totaling 457 graduates, consisting of 442 undergraduate graduates and 15 master programs. The graduates come from 7 faculties, namely Engineering, Agriculture, Economics and Business, Law, Social and Political Sciences, Psychology, Biology and 4 Masters in Psychology, Masters in Agribusiness, Masters in Public Administration, and Masters in Law.
This graduation with the theme “In Facing the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Digital Economy, UMA Continues to Improve Digital-Based Academic Administration Services to Support the Quality of Education to Produce Graduates who are Innovative, Character, Professional and Independent”. As a form of implementation that high knowledge must be followed by noble ethics and morals. Alumni are expected to be able to think innovatively, have a noble character, be independent, and make all their activities as worship to Allah Subhanahu Wataala / God Almighty.
“For 37 years, UMA has shown great commitment to improving the quality of human resources in Indonesia, especially in North Sumatra. UMA is in the top 2 out of 263 private universities in Region I Higher Education Service Institutions ”. said the Chancellor of UMA.
Since 2015, UMA has achieved a B rank for Higher Education Accreditation. Also, UMA has five accredited A-rank study programs, namely Management Study Program, Agribusiness, Public Administration Science, Communication Studies, and Masters in Agribusiness. UMA is the only private university in North Sumatra that has a Doctoral Program in Agricultural Sciences, which this year has begun admitting its new students. UMA is also recognized as one of the tertiary institutions that received the University of Indonesia’s version of the Green Metric certificate at the 17th National Level.
“The Covid-19 pandemic that has hit us since mid-March 2020 has caused the Medan Area University to carry out an online teaching and learning process. UMA has distributed an Internet quota of 15 GB for students every month until July 2020 to support online PBM. This quota assistance is the largest provided by universities in North Sumatra. This is a form of UMA’s concern and responsibility to improve the quality of PBM during a pandemic. said the Chancellor of UMA.
On this occasion, there was also a speech from the Head of the Haji Education Foundation, Agus Salim, Mr. Drs. H.M. Erwin Siregar MBA said congratulations to Medan Area University students who graduated today, I hope Medan Area University will progress and become the best private university, especially in North Sumatra, thanks to the Governor of North Sumatra, Mr. Edy Rahmayadi for his attention.
As for the remarks from the Governor of North Sumatra, Mr. Edy Rahmayadi, he hoped that the alumni of the Medan Area University who were inaugurated today will become innovative, personable, and independent intellectuals and can contribute to the development and progress of the province of North Sumatra.
Head of LLDIKTI Region I Prof. Dr. Dian Armanto M.Pd., MA., M.Sc., Ph.d. said congratulations to the online graduation of the Medan Area University bachelor and master program period I in 2020, in the situation of the COVID 19 pandemic, it is not permissible to crowd or hold graduation properly. This time with a very short meeting at each college that this online graduation is legal or can be done by statutory regulations, I feel proud of the Medan Area University, the students are still enthusiastic even though during the COVID 19 pandemic, hopefully, we are all in good health, and I am also proud Medan Area University has opened a Doctor program and is the first private university to open a doctoral program in North Sumatra and has opened this year, “said Prof. Dian.
On the sidelines of graduation, the Chancellor accompanied by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs gave awards to outstanding students by the University of Medan Area. Hopefully, there will be more achievements achieved by Medan Area University students.
Hopefully, this graduation will be a good momentum to achieve success in the future. Hopefully, this success will be a great start and extraordinary enthusiasm to be able to increase your achievements, and in the end be able to make you part of the Indonesian society who has a personality, is innovative, and independent, and can play an active role in development in Indonesia.
Watch the online Graduation process for the 2020 Medan Area University Bachelors and Masters Programs on Youtube Chanel, Medan Area University.
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