Padang — Student of Department of State Administration of Faculty of Social Science of Universitas Negeri Padang succeeded to achieve first place winner in competition in Administrator Meeting Sumatra (role of Sumatra) at the University of Riau on (April 23-27, 2019).
In this competition, Universitas Negeri Padang as the first winner of the essay contest with the theme of “Dynamic Governance in the face of the Industrial Revolution Era 4.0”, Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) become the second winner and Universitas Andalas as the third winner of the essay contest in Universitas Riau.
The supervisor of delegation program, Adil Mubarak, S.IP.M.Sc also explained that the delegation form UNP raised the title of the essay digital is the meme Education Centre “DIGIMON CENTER” (centre for Democratic Education Based on Digital Meme). This essay is motivated by the development of Hoax which has led to information in the community and influence on people’s thinking about democracy itself.
“At the competition, UNP teams an application design solution the center of democratic education on lightweight and simple meme about the political education and the result of the essay appropriate to current conditions the jury decided the UNP team as the winner of the essay.”said the coach of HIMA IAN FIS UNP on Monday (April 29. 2019). Meanwhile, the Secretary of Department of IAN FIS UNP, Nora Eka Putri, S.IP.M.Sc explained that UNP consisted of sic students; Afzal Rahman, Meylan Siswara Handani, Putra, Khairunnisa and Ulva Nurjannah.
On that occasion, the Head of Department of State Administration, Aldri Frinaldi, SH. M. Hum, Ph.D said that the election of the UNP team as the first winner is because the application in of the meme was also supported by a forum discussion and simple games that aimed to attract the interest of the Millennial generation in the current issue of democracy and social affairs. The Dean of FIS UNP, Prof. Dr. Syafri Anwar, M.Pd. was appointed the success of the students of IAN FIS UNP. Prof. Syafri also said that this victory as the facility for the students to develop the ability of students especially in the field of essay writing.
“We are very proud to be able the first winner and defeat other major universities in Sumatra, and we really hope for the support of the leading university in the form of moral and material supports”, said Prof. Dr. Syafri Anwar, M.Pd. (Public Relations of UNP).