"If I come from a marginal, poor, and unrespected family, not many people want to see me. Parents will also think twice if they will match their daughter with me. Therefore, my love will always be rejected," said the Wonogiri Regent. , Joko Sutopo, casually in a Leadership Talkshow for UNY Faculty of Social Science students themed "Sharing Stories, Giving Meaning" on August 25, 2022.
Corn (Zea Mays L) is a plantation crop that thrives in Indonesia and can be harvested 2-3 times a year. The corn harvest period is the most awaited because farmers benefit from their crops. However, most of the corn is sold a whole. The corn cobs are only burned and even thrown away as waste. The problem is that corncob waste is easily decomposed and causes an unpleasant odor. This problem has prompted Ade Kurniawan, a student of craft education at UNY, to process corncob waste into handicraft products that are sustainable, eco-friendly, and encourage zero waste implementation.
The Sukamdi family is humble. Sukamdi works as a laborer with uncertain income, while his wife, Wijirah, is a housewife. Sukamdi has two daughters. Sukamdi's older daughter is Mutiara Pesona Bil Jannah, studying at the Pancasila and Civic Education study program at the Faculty of Social Sciences batch 2019. Meanwhile, the younger daughter, Widya Happy Hakiki, is also studying in the same study program batch 2021. What's interesting about this family is that Sukamdi's two daughters have succeeded to study at UNY for free.
The Student Executive Board (BEM) of UNY accompanies MSMEs in Pleret Village, Bantul, Yogyakarta Special Region. This activity aims to optimize the potential of MSMEs in Pleret Village based on the Ecoedu Culture Center with various exciting and educational activities and make Pleret Village a new destination center for the wider community. This assistance is one part of the Wira Desa Program initiated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology.