University of Muhammadiyah Prof. DR.HAMKA (Uhamka) held a national seminar related to Merdeka Belajar-Kampus Merdeka (MBKM) research program and Research-Based Community Service and Uhamka Cooperation Private Universities Prototype with the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, Monday (27/12) to Tuesday (28/12) at the Grand Ballroom, Babakan Madang, Sentul, Bogor.
This activity was attended directly by Prof. Gunawan Suryoputro as the Chancellor of Uhamka, Vice-Chancellor I Prof. Abd. Rahman A. Ghani, Vice-Chancellor III and Chair of the 2021 MBKM Program Funding Assistance Grant Team, Lelly Qodariah, Vice-Chancellor IV Dr. Bunyamin, Chair of LPPM Uhamka Dr. Gufron Amirullah, and Deputy Dean III of Uhamka Environment, as well as other invitees.
“This research and community service was not carried out suddenly. It was initially carried out teaching education in the field of science. Then, the form of implementation is research, and community service is the next step. After we have done research and community service, this national seminar will be held to present the results of these activities," said Rahman A. Ghani.
The resource persons in this activity were Lelly Qodariah, Wasja as the Head of the Gunung Pangrango National Park (TNGP), and Dadang Hikmat Sudarni as the Head of Gekbrong Village.
Previously, Uhamka research and community service programs had been carried out in several places, such as Gekbrong Village chaired by Lelly Qodarih, Nelayan Cilincing Village chaired by Prof. Nani Solihati, and Margahayu Village chaired by Dr. Zulpahmi.
"We have 3 locations in the implementation of this research and community service, namely in Nelayan Cilincing Village chaired by Prof. Nani Solihati, Gekbrong Village by Lelly Qodariah, and Margahayu Village by Zulpahmi," said Gufron in his report.
With this seminar, it is hoped that research and community service programs can continue to be carried out by community servants (Abdimas) Uhamka to develop community potential in the future.