Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (UMSIDA) held Graduation Ceremony Period XXXVII for the Diploma, Bachelor, and Post-Graduate programs both online and offline in KH Ahmad Dahlan Auditorium, Saturday (19/6). Four hundred ninety-one graduates followed the Graduation Ceremony in two different sessions with applying the strict health protocols.
Nadiem Anwar Makarim MBA as The Minister of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, Dr M Saad Ibrahim MA as Muhammadiyah Province Board (PWM) of East Java, and Prof Dr Ir Soeprapto DEA as the Head of LLDIKTI Regional VII East Java also attended the ceremony. The scientific oration by the Member of The House of Representatives Commission X, Prof Dr Zainuddin Maliki MSi, who is also the Vice-Chairman of PWM East Java.
In his remarks, Nadiem Anwar Makarim invited all students and graduates to notice the rapid transformation. “Undoubtedly, we have found the new issues and realized that there is innovation in everyday life. We should have the personal transformation for the surrounding environment, especially for the Indonesian students,” he said.
The Indonesian students should increase their competence in education. It could be improving knowledge and technology literacy to overcome the digital world needs. At the same time, they should integrate the local culture in their manners and speech. “After graduating, you all should contribute to Indonesia with all you can do best. The next-generation success to reach their dreams was pride for parents, alma mater, and community. Indonesia’s journey as the worldwide leader requires a strong determination and hard work needed by the mutual cooperation,” as Brown University graduate explained.
The Rector of UMSIDA, Dr Hidayatulloh MSi, expected that the graduates should get into the community to apply the knowledge they have acquired. “Be a tough person. I hope you can practice the knowledge and skills which you gained at UMSIDA. So that you could benefit to the religion, organization, and nation,” he concluded.  Diktilitbang