In the occasion of celebrating the 68th Indonesian Independence Day with the atmosphere of Eid Mubarak (17/10), FEB-UB held a gathering for FEB-UB big family. The gathering was Halal Bihalal in which the big family of the best faculty in Universitas Brawijaya shared their apologies each other after one-month fasting during Ramadhan. The gathering held in the basement of Building E Economic and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya started at 9 in the morning and finished at noon. Since each member of FEB-UB big family came with their families, the purpose of the gathering that is tightening relationship and togetherness could be accomplished.
The gathering began with Sholawat reading and an opening from the MC. Next, there was Al-Qur’an reading by Raehan Daffa Sabilillah. The Al-Qur’an reading, then, was followed by a session of expressing gratitude and advice from two members of the big family who have retired. It was conducted by Drs. H. Abidin Lanting, S.E., M.S. (A lecturer of Economics Department) and Supadi (An education staff). Drs. H. Abidin Lanting, S.E., M.S. advised, “Now is the time for young generation to upgrade their education and competence, so there will be more doctors and professors in order to improve the quality of Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya.” In the next session, Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya showed its appreciation to some members of the big family by giving award. Those who accepted the award were:
The next session of the gathering was that a speech from the Dean of Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya, namely Prof. Dr. Chandra Fajri Ananda, S.E., M.Sc. The dean suggested all members of FEB-UB big family should treat their students as their clients; therefore the members need to give the best service to the students. The dean, furthermore, promised to improve service and facilities in Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya by stating that some money has been budgeted for professors in order to make them more focus in writing and conducting researches as well as supervising lecturers to be the next professors. In his last speech, the dean asked the members of FEB-UB big family to do the best for Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya.
Next, a religious speech and praying by Ustad Sudirman were followed the previous session. Finally, before the participants of the gathering enjoyed the meal, they had cut the top of tumpeng (yellow cone rice) and shared their apologies each other. Everyone looked happy in the togetherness and the same passion that is developing and improving Economics and Business Faculty, Universitas Brawijaya to be a better one. (azm/luth)