YSU Gives Awards to 3 Great Figures

YSU Gives Awards to 3 Great Figures

Thursday (21/5/2015), YSU cellebrated its 51th anniversary. Therefore, this education university awarded YSU Awards to three great figures in YSU Anniversary Ceremony. The 2015 Kencana Wijaya was awarded to Musimin, an orchid environmentalist in Merapi, Sleman, and Warso Suwito, an mangrove environmentalist in Kulonprogo, whereas the 2015 Nugraha UNY Dwija Kencana was awarded to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wardiman Djojonegoro as his dedication in developing national education.
The anniversary ceremony was attended by YSU leaders, lecturers, staffs and students. In addition, it was also attended by the former rectors, the officials of the regional offices of Yogyakarta, guest lecturers etc.
The anniversary speech was delivered by Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Herry Suhardiyanto, M.Sc., the rector of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). He stated that higher institution members need to think outside the box and develop the thought which is different, in this case innovative, to the recent knowledge tradition.
In addition, it will develop the academic programs of the higher institution which produce leading and global individuals who have scientific nationalism and scientific patriotism. The two are the keys to face global challenges.
Rector YSU, Prof. Dr. Rochmat Wahab, M.Pd., M.A., said that YSU is on the move to World Class University not only by conducting international programs but also by internationalizing the study programs.
To hold an international study program, it needs to benchmark with overseas universities, whereas to internationalize study programs, it needs to develop the leading qualities of various YSU study programs. (Witono)

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