Ilkom of UAD Holds Alumni Gathering and Workshop

Communication Studies Study Program (Ilkom) of Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD), in collaboration with FIF Group, held a workshop with a theme of "Youth Innovation". In addition to the workshop, there was also an alumni gathering which was held for the first time.

The event was held at the Islamic Center Hall of UAD on Jln. Ringroad Selatan, Tamanan, Bantul, Yogyakarta on Monday (09/10/2018) The event was attended by lecturers, students, and alumni of Ilkom study program. On the occasion, Faculty of Literature, Culture and Communication (FSBK) of UAD and FIF signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Choirul Fajri, S.I.Kom., M.A., the Chairperson of the Ilkom Study Program, in his remarks revealed that students today had to be creative and innovative in facing the digital era, a disruptive era.

"We want to equip Ilkom students to be able to open business opportunities. So, they do not only work for others. For example, they can open a company engaged in the creative industry, as it is currently popular," he explained.

On the other hand, the Dean of FSBK, Drs. Nizam Ahzani, M.Hum., when giving a speech and opening the event revealed the importance of workshops for students and the development of study programs.

"Like the theme that is raised for the event, students and alumni must become young pillars that have innovations. This is important to advance the community, UAD, and the nation," he said.

On that occasion, the Chairman of Ahmad Dahlan Alumni Association (Kamada) of Ilkom, Ayu Nuangsari, S.I.Kom., handed over five million rupiah of money, ornamental plants, and learning books to support the improvement of the study program. The donation was immediately handed over to the Chairperson of the Communication Studies Study Program. (ard)