On Thursday, January 27, 2022 in the Hall of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih, PGRI University Palembang and SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih established a partnership as stated in a memorandum of understanding or Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Located in the hall of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih, the Chancellor of the University of PGRI Palembang, Dr. H. Bukman Lian, M.M., M.Sc., CIQaR, in this case represented by Aan Sefentry, S.T., M.T and Madiono, S.T., M. Kom as the Principal of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih signed a memorandum of understanding between the two parties. In addition to the MoU, on this occasion there was also the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Muhrinsyah Patimura, S.T., M.T as the Head of the Chemical Engineering Study Program and Madiono, S.T., M. Kom as the Principal of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih.
The MoU and MoA were attended by the leadership, staff and students of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and lecturers of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas PGRI Palembang. In his remarks Madiono, S.T., M. Kom expressed his highest appreciation to the University of PGRI Palembang for the implementation of this memorandum of understanding. “This is a good opportunity for us and it is hoped that SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih can synergize well with the PGRI Palembang University and the Chemical Engineering Study Program both in improving learning, research and making it easier for students to study at PGRI Palembang University. Hopefully with the MoU and MoA we can all benefit.” Meanwhile, Aan Sefentry S.T., M.T said after the MoU and MoA, PGRI Palembang University and the Faculty of Engineering, especially the Chemical Engineering Study Program, would be ready to help improve the competence of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih.” PGRI Palembang University and the Chemical Engineering Study Program will provide assistance to SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih, both regarding existing facilities and the required experts according to the agreement”.
After the signing of the MoU and MoA, the event continued with the implementation of Community Service (PPM) Chemical Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Engineering with the theme Introduction and Utilization of Household Waste. Led by the Head of Chemical Engineering Study Program, Muhrinsyah Fatimura, S.T., M.T with members: 1. Dr. Ir. Muhammad Bakrie, MT, 2. Aan Sefentry, ST, MT, 3. Reno Fitrianti, ST, M.Sc., 4. Nurlela, ST, MT, 5. Rully Masriatini, ST, MT, 6. Husnah, ST, MT , 7. Ir. Agus Wahyudi, M.M., gave an explanation to the teachers, managers and students of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih about household waste. In addition to introducing the types, properties and forms, lecturers of the Chemical Engineering Study Program also provide knowledge about the use and management of household waste.
After the delivery of the material, the event continued with discussions and questionnaires. With this counseling and training, it is hoped that it can motivate and increase the knowledge of students, managers and teachers of SMA Negeri 5 Prabumulih in terms of managing and utilizing household waste.