By: Siti Nur`Ain Feisal
SERDANG – 16 August 2021, Appreciation Ceremony for Chapter Student Ambassador (CSA) session 2020/2021 was held. This is the closing ceremony for the UPM Fratenity Camp@Home program. The virtual event is the last project for the CSA and at the same time the students have successfully completed all the tasks assigned during the 2020/2021 CSA session.
Among the guests are, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arba'ie Sujud, Director of Alumni Relations Centre (ARCUPM), Fahmi Azar Mistar, Deputy Director of ARCUPM, Nik Hafzaini Nik Hassan, Assistant Registrar ARCUPM, ARCUPM staff and CSA students.
At the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arba'ie Sujud has given recognition and appreciation to CSA 2020/2021 students for their involvement commitment and volunteer spirit in delivering every program and project organized by ARCUPM.
"At this opportunity I would like to express my gratitude for his opportunity for all of us to meet. Let us pray that this assembly will be a well-pleased and beneficial. My best wishes to all the students for successfully completing the 2020/2021 session. This is the starting point for us to continue the long journey. Thanks to the organizing committee, especially the CSA students who have helped ARCUPM in every program over the years. The appreciation this time is very different because we have yet to meet physically. But that does not restrain to continue with the program. It is an effort for us to get used to new norms. CSA has helped ARCUPM and I understand that the involvement of the CSA has had a huge impact in creating a sense of belonging between the students and ARCUPM. A closer relationship can be established and indirectly the students know about what ARCUPM is doing in order to foster a closer relationship between alumni and alma mater, this is because you will also become alumni after graduation," he said.
According to Fahmi Azar Mistar, Deputy Director of ARCUPM, the programmes have paved the way for students and staff to foster closer relationships. Students also gain knowledge and experience through their involvement in each programme.
Starting from 13 to 16 August 2021, the students and their respective homeroom facilitators had worked hard to complete the tasks given such as the production of group videos as well as intergroup debates. The overall winner is homeroom FIVA, followed by TRACE and SHOWCASE with a cash prize of RM300.00, RM200.00 and RM150.00 respectively. Meanwhile, the forth until sixth place won by ASK, DALS and TAD brings home RM100.00 respectively.
In the appreciation ceremony also, as appreciating the commitment of all homerooms for the 2020/2021 session, the Alumni Relations Centre has awarded each homeroom using the name of the former UPM Vice Chancellor. All of these homerooms also received RM500.00 in cash donations from ARCUPM. Among the awards given are, The Rashdan Baba Award for SHOWCASE, the Nayan Ariffin Award was given to TRACE, the Syed Jalaludin Syed Salim Award was given to TAD, the Muhamad Zohadie Bardaie Award was given to ASK, the Nik Mustapha R. Abdullah Award was given to FIVA and the Radin Umar Radin Sohadi Award was given to DALS.
As for the CSA 2020/2021 closing session, Muhammad Faris Nazrin Mohd as President of CSA session 2020/2021, thanked the members who gave commitment even though they were far from each other. According to him, the involvement of each of the CSA members show a sense of cooperation. May every knowledge and experience gained be useful for the future.
Date of Input: 23/08/2021 | Updated: 30/09/2021 | alif.isnain
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