"Officially, the debriefing of the community service program and educational practice for the 2022/2023 Academic Year has started... Fweet!," said Prof. Dr. Siswantoyo, M. Kes. as Vice-Rector for Academic, Student Affairs, and alumni of UNY while blowing the whistle at the UNY Auditorium on 23 February 2023.
One of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) UNY’s professors, Prof. Dr. Nahiyah Jaidi Faraz, M.Pd. passed away last Friday (13/1) at Annur Yogyakarta Hospital. Born in Pekalongan, on January 8, 1952, Nahiyah became the second professor at the Management Department of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) UNY when she was inaugurated in December 2014. At that time, Nahiyah raised the title "Servant Leadership, an Alternative Leadership Model in the Business World for a Better Indonesia" which is in the field of HR Performance Evaluation Science.
A team of UNY students consisting of Yustina Rahma Sari, Linda Oktafianingsih, Brina Gamelisa, Kiki Adisti, Rahayu, Tiar Rahmasanti, Arief Kurniawan, Fani Maulana, Muhammad Raihan A and Tria Adelia succeeded in processing banana stems into chips. "After harvesting bananas, banana tree trunks are cut down and rotted. People mostly have not used banana stems, so the stems have no economic value. Therefore, we are interested in making food innovations from banana stems," said Yustina Rahma Sari.
Dr. Nani Ratnaningsih STP MP, Dr. Mujiyono ST MT W.Eng and several UNY students are committed to improving the quality of soun products at Adi Mulya Cooperative in Manjung Village, Klaten. Manjung village has been producing soun since the 1950s. In Manjung Village, there are around 70 soun entrepreneurs (including MSMEs) and as much as 30% of the total population of Manjung Village depends on making soun. Every day, they are able to process around 200-300 kg of palm starch into 50-90 kg of dry rice noodles.
Kuwarisan Village has the potential as a religious tourism village. To accelerate village development, the UNY community service team held a tourism awareness group sharing session on Friday, October 30, 2022 at the Grave of Grandmother Aroengbinang, Kuwarisan Village, Kebumen Regency.
The event was attended by representatives from the Kebumen Tourism and Culture Office, Gunarso, S.Sos., M.M. and CEO of Goa Pindul Entrepreneurial Destination Dr. Yudan Hermawan, S.Pd., M.Pd. who is also a UNY lecturer as a resource person.
Pesticide is a general term to describe all types of pest poisons. The word pesticide comes from the phrase pest and cide / cida, which means pest killer. In several studies, conventional chemical-based pesticides are often associated with farmers' health problems and water pollution. To minimize this risk, farmers can use plant-based pesticides as an alternative to traditional pesticides. Plant-based pesticides have active ingredients from plants and other organic materials that are efficacious in controlling pests and plant diseases.
The development of MSMEs in the community is one of the answers to alleviating poverty. This notion prompted the UNY student team, who conducted community service in Cawan Village, Klaten, to hold an activity called "Strengthening community capacity in the context of poverty alleviation". A total of 80 participants, including MSME owners in Cawan Village and youth groups, participated in this activity. The UNY student team invited Willa Luthfi, also known as Willa Ecobrick as a presenter. Willa shares his experiences explicitly in terms of operations to product marketing.
Annur Galeh Pamungkas, a student of Elementary-School Teacher Education of Physical Education at UNY, feels that the current level of gadget addiction in children is quite alarming. Childhood is a time for growth and development that should be filled with learning to socialize and play. For this reason, Galeh teaches children in Giwangan to learn traditional games, namely egrang batok (shell stilts), bakiak (clogs), and jumping rope.
"Community service activities for UNY students will provide experiences about cultural assimilation and human literacy, one component of the industrial revolution 4.0 that will be very useful in the future. Moreover, by learning human literacy, you will get differentiation-based learning rooted in individual differences. Therefore, UNY students are required to master three literacy skills. There are data literacy, technology, and human literacy.” said Prof.
Turtles are reptiles that live in the sea. Turtles can migrate long distances along the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Southeast Asia. The existence of turtles in a tricky situation by nature and human activities that directly or indirectly endanger the population. These animals are sensitive to light, noise, environment cleanliness, and crowds which often disturb turtles laying eggs.