Before entering campus life, new students must go through orientation activities or commonly called Introduction to Campus Life for New Students (PKKMB) first. This activity aims to introduce new students to the campus atmosphere, including facilities and infrastructure, friends, seniors, to lecturers and education staff. This year PKKMB is implemented in a hybrid manner, namely online/online and offline/face-to-face, although it is implemented in a hybrid manner, it does not reduce the essence of the PKKMB.
With the theme “Improving the Young Generation that is Critical, Creative, Active and Innovative”, the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas PGRI Palembang on Thursday, September 29, 2022, carried out PKKMB online/online through the Zoom application and offline/face-to-face, located in the H. M. Ali Latief Hall 3rd floor Building C, PGRI University Palembang. The activity was opened and led directly by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Amiwarti, S.T., M.T, who was also present at the event, the chairman of the committee as well as the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Aan Sefentry, S.T., M.T., Permanent Lecturer of the Foundation of the Faculty of Engineering, staff and all Educational Personnel of the Faculty of Engineering and the Executive Board Students (BEM FT), Student Advisory Council (DPM FT) and Study Program Student Association (HMS FT).
The event began with the accountability report of the chief executive of PKKMB Aan Sefentry, ST., MT. The report explains the objectives of the activities, principles of implementation, implementation methods, materials and presenters, participants and funding of the 2022 PKKMB.
Then the event continued with remarks by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Amiwarti, ST., M.T. In his speech, the Dean gave an explanation of the Vision, Mission and Organizational Structure of the Faculty of Engineering. “Thank you to all the academics of the Faculty of Engineering for their time and contribution so that this event can be carried out. The hope is for new students to always be diligent and enthusiastic in the learning process and hopefully in the future the Faculty of Engineering, PGRI Palembang University can produce graduates who have qualified skills and are able to compete with other universities in entering the world of work, “said Amiwarti, S.T., M.T closing his remarks. After giving a speech, the Dean also had the opportunity to introduce lecturers and all managers of the Academic Community of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as opening the PKKMB 2022 of the Faculty of Engineering.
Entering the next event, namely the delivery of material, acting as the first resource person Herri Purwanto, ST., M.T., IPM explained about Academic Regulations and Campus Ethics. Then the second material acted as resource person Emidiana, ST., M.T., providing an explanation of the Introduction to Online-Offline Lecture Systems, Academic Information Systems (SISFO) and Web Info of the Faculty of Engineering. The third material with resource person Muhrinsyah Fatimura, ST., M.T delivered material on the Outline of the Independent Campus Curriculum in the Faculty of Engineering. After the delivery of the material, the event continued with rest, prayer and eating (Ishoma).
After the ishoma, the event was continued by students who gave explanations and introduced the Student Advisory Council (DPM), the Student Executive Board (BEM) and the FT Study Program Student Association (HMS) with material on organizational structure and activities around DPM, BEM and FT HMS, After all the events took place in an intimate, meaningful atmosphere and quite active interaction, the PKKMB, Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang, was officially closed by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.