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KKM XLI is Officially Closed, FT Students Ready to Serve the Country

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Closing KKM XLI
Closing KKM XLI
Today, Thursday, January 17, 2019, community service activity by new students of the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Brawijaya (FT-UB) academic year of 2018/2019 is officially closed. The target of the construction of public facilities and community service projects in the XLI Student Work Camp (KKM) has been completely completed except for the rehabilitation of the drainage channel which must be repeated due to the rain.

After packing and tidying the tent, at 9:00 this morning students were directed to the closing ceremony and the return of the first batch. The ceremony began at 9:30 a.m. attended by the second batch of new students.

"The new students will go home in two batches, the first batch is directed to go home at 10:00, so only those in the second batch will be in the closing ceremony," explained Joshua, Chief Executive of the KKM XLI, before the closing ceremony began.
Also attending the event this morning, the Dean of FTUB, Dr. Pitojo Tri Juwono along with faculty and department leaders, Harmini as the representative of Lawang Sub-District Head, Ketindan Village Head, Artining, S. Sos., along with her ranks, representatives of Education and Administrative Staff of FTUB, committee from FTUB BEM and senior students, as well as all parties who take part in succeeding in the implementation of KKM XLI.

In her speech, Artining conveyed her highest gratitude and appreciation to FTUB for building Ketindan villages on several sides.

"Frankly the infrastructure program implemented by FTUB is not included in our budget this year, so, I represent Ketindan Village want to express my deepest gratitude to FTUB," she said.

This statement adds to the relief of new students who have served in this village for 4 days and 3 nights. The Dean of FTUB also appreciated this activity and the personnel involved in it.

"The entire FT family is definitely going through this KKM moment, I also went through it. So we understand how relieved you are after the KKM ends. Hopefully, this activity can be a learning process, both physical and mental, be a beautiful memory, and of course provisions to work and return to the community later," said this Water Resources Expert.

He also added, in the working world, Faculty of Engineering graduates must be able to interact with the community, be responsive to the problems that exist in society, and do it all together. He assuredly said that the 41st KKM participants are engineering students who are ready for it all, both physically and mentally.

After closing and sending all freshmen back to the faculty in two batches, the committee completed a project that had not yet been completed and fixed. Until this afternoon, all the 150m drainage and 50m road paving projects were finally completed.

In addition to drainage and road paving projects, on the third day, the male students also completed the installation of public street lighting and bridge railings. While female students in two working days also completed counseling programs, taught at elementary and kindergartens around the village, and made handicrafts to be given in schools around Ketindan Village, Lawang, Malang District. (mic)

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