Wednesday, 22 February 2023 The Faculty of Biology, Gadjah Mada University, held a Graduation Ceremony for the Bachelor Program 2022/2023 period II at the Tropical Biology Auditorium, Faculty of Biology. This ceremony was held at 01.00 p.m. after the graduates carried out their university graduation at Grha Sabha Pramana. Then, the ceremony was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of Biology Prof. Dr. Budi Setyadi Daryono, M.Agr.Sc. and continued singing Indonesia Raya, Hymne Gadjah Mada, and Mars Faculty of Biology.
Then, there is a report of graduates by the Head of Undergraduate Study Program by Mr. Sukirno, S.Si., M.Sc., Ph.D. In his report he said that there were 58 graduates in this period. With various kinds of predicates, including 32 honors, 25 very satisfactory, and 1 satisfactory with an average GPA of 3.52 and a length of study of 4 years and 5 months. Then the highest GPA was obtained by Mr. Ikhsan Putra Budiman, S.Si. with a value of 3.82. Then, there are graduates with the shortest length of study, which is 3 years and 5 months, achieved by Ms. Asifa Bella Ilmy Firdaus, S.Sc., Sdri. Fitroh Retno Palupi, S.Sc., Sdri. Nada Tazkia Purba, S.Si., and Ms. Weni Eka Damayanti, S.Si. with honors. During this period, graduates came from 8 provinces in Indonesia.
Next, there is a reading of the graduates graduation results. The graduates came forward to receive graduation results and plaques with their parents. Furthermore, there was a speech by representatives of the graduates by Mr. Ikhsan Putra Budiman, S.Si. He conveyed his impressions and messages during college and thanked the lecturers and parents for all the guidance and encouragement. Followed by remarks from the parents’ representatives by Mrs. Menik Lestari, parents of Mr. Ikhsan Putra Budiman, S.Si. He expressed his gratitude to the Faculty of Biology for facilitating students to study.
The continued with pin awarding as a sign of membership in the Faculty of Biology Family by the Vice Dean for Research, Community Service, Cooperation and Alumni, Dr. Eko Agus Suyono, M.App.Sc. to representatives of graduates, Mr. Irenaeus Seno Prasojo, S.Si. and Mrs. Fitroh Retno Palupi, S.Si. followed by all graduates. After that followed by remarks from the Dean of the Faculty of Biology Prof. Dr. Budi Setyadi Daryono, M.Agr.Sc. He said that there are three types of graduates which are scholarship fighters, those who want to get married, and those who work. He advised graduates to become successful people and be able to provide benefits to others and the environment.
After the dean’s remarks, the graduation procession was continued with performances from the Faculty of Biology’s vocal group, Biotimbre, who performed the song Flashlight. Furthermore, there was a presentation of gifts from graduates represented by Mr. Adin Fikri Al Farabi, S.Si. to the Faculty of Biology and then accepted by the Dean, Prof. Dr. Budi Setyadi Daryono, M.Agr.Sc. As a complement, there is a prayer reading led by Sumarno, S.Sc., M.Sc. The graduation procession went solemnly, then the Dean of the Faculty of Biology officially closed the Graduation Ceremony at 03.00 p.m.