Wednesday, September 18, 2019. At 09.00 WIB several parents of New Students in 2019/2020 were present in the Rector’s hall on the 2nd floor. At 09.30 WIB, filling in the attendance list was done with the help of four (4) students representing the department namely Broadcasting, Public Relations, Marketing Communication and Advertising, and Digital Communication.
At 09:45 a.m., the parent gathering began. The event was attended by structural officials namely the Deputy Dean for Resources and Finance Dr. A. Rahman, MM, M.Sc, Head of Faculty of Communication Science Dr. Farid Hamid, M.Sc, along with the Chair of the Field of Study namely Head of Broadcasting, Dr. Afdal Makkuraga Putra, M.Sc, Head of Public Relations, Dr. Elly Yuliawati, M.Sc, Head of Marcomm and Advertising, Digicom Yuni Tresnawati, M.Ikom and Head of Digital Communication, Drs. Dadan Iskandar, M.Sc. In this parent gathering activity also invited Marketing Head of Student Selection Section Mr. Arihta and also Director of Student Affairs Atep Afia, M.si who explained to parents about Student and SME Regulations that can be followed by new students for the 2019/2020 class.
At 10.15 WIB the event began with remarks from the Vice Dean of Fikom Dr. A. Rahman, MM, M.Sc as well as introducing Academic Advisor lecturers. Next was followed by an explanation of lecture activities by the Head of Faculty of Communication Science Dr. Farid Hamid, M.Sc. This explanation concerns the Conditions for Following Lectures, Study Success Evaluation, Study Load, Study Period, Leave and inactivity, KRS Filling Provisions, to an explanation of the attitude and explanation aspects of KHS each semester.
At 11:10 am continued with an explanation of the Student Regulations and an explanation of the Student Activity Unit by the Student Director Atep Afia M.si. On this occasion, the Director of Student Affairs of UMB also emphasized that Mercu Buana University is a campus that is smoke and drug free. In addition, he also informed Dirmawa staff contact numbers if there were violations known by the parents of new students of Fikom 2019/2020.
At 11:25 WIB there was a question and answer session and an open discussion between the Fikom academic community and the parents of new students of the Faculty of Communication Sciences class of 2019. The discussion went well with two sessions, while the question and answer session was divided into two sessions with questioners, each session there were 3 people and answered directly by structural officials and Student Director. The questions asked were mostly about the Lecture Process, Campus Regulations, and Output (output) of the curriculum implemented by Fikom UMB. All questions were able to be answered well, and parents also expressed their gratitude for the explanation regarding the lectures of their children.
At 12.00 WIB the event was closed by MC Amirullah. After the event was closed, many parents did not immediately leave the venue, but several parents met Fikom structural officials directly and took a group photo.