As a first step in entering the Odd Semester of the 2022/2023 Academic Year which will begin on September 12, 2022, the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas PGRI Palembang held a lecturer meeting on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. The meeting was held in Room 406, 4th floor of the Business and Science Center Building, Universitas PGRI Palembang is a routine agenda that is held every time entering a new semester. All permanent lecturers are required to attend this meeting. This lecturer meeting was chaired and opened directly by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Amiwarti, S.T., M.T which was attended by UPGRIP Chancellor Dr. H. Bukman Lian, M.M., M.Sc., CIQaR., Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Mr. Aan Sefentry, ST., M.T., all Heads of Study Programs and Permanent Lecturers of Foundations (DTY) from three Study Programs, Head of Division. TU, Finance and Personnel, Heads of Subdivisions and managers of the Faculty of Engineering.
The agenda carried out in the meeting was the discussion of lecture preparations, such as: class schedules, preparation for electrical engineering accreditation, Scopus journals and practicum mapping.
In his speech, the Chancellor of UPGRIP, Dr. H. Bukman Lian, M.M., M.Si., CIQaR. re-emphasized the need to provide good service in terms of serving and meeting all student needs, for that the existing study program must have and have lecturers and management staff who are humanist, disciplined and responsible in carrying out their work. “We are grateful that the number of students from the engineering faculty is increasing over time, this is an indicator of an improvement in the governance that has been implemented, both by the university and by the engineering faculty. Improve the performance of the entire academic community of the Faculty of Engineering for the better and in the future the Faculty of Engineering must make changes to improve its reputation as a faculty of excellence, competitiveness and character in the development of science and technology in accordance with the mission of the Faculty of Engineering”.
Meanwhile, Amiwarti, S.T., M.T in his remarks emphasized that “a change is needed for the better, both in the fields of teaching, research and service. Lecturers and managers are expected to improve discipline in work, orderly administration and the need for good time management. In addition, every lecturer and student can access the documents that have been provided on the faculty web to be used to support lecture activities”.
The Faculty of Engineering, PGRI Palembang University is committed to continuing to provide the best service through the Tri Dharma College activities including education and teaching, research and development as well as community service.
The Faculty of Engineering is currently using the Online Academic Information System (SISFO) to provide convenience to users (lecturers and students) in online campus academic administration activities such as making class schedules, filling out study plan cards (KRS), paying tuition fees, filling grades, data processing lecturers and students and so on using only mobile phones. This system can also function as a support for data analysis in determining campus decisions.