IPB University Release Hunder of Lecturers for Community Service

Duty and responsibility of lecturer written on Tridharma Perguruan Tinggi there are lecturing, research, and community service. According to that, every lecturer should be able to design a program that give solution for society problems. For that, Research and Community Service Institution (LPPM) IPB University facilitate hundred of lecturers to serve for 20 days from 11 – 30 November 2019.

Symbolic release Dosen Mengabdi held on Wednesday (6/11) at Auditorium Abdul Muis Nasution, Faculty of Agriculture Technology (Fateta) IPB University.

“Community service spread to various region such as Sukabumi, Cirebon, Banten, Jambi, Riau Archipelago, Lampung, Cianjur, Indramayu, East Java, South Sulawesi, Blora, Kuningan, and Bogor.

For Bogor, the service community location spread in Cibatok Village, Cimahpar District and village around campus there are Babakan Village, Cikarawang, Sukawening, Petir, Neglasari, Cibanteng, Cihideung Udik, Cihideung Ilir, Sinarsari also Situ Gede District,” explained Dr Aji Hermawan, Head of LPPM IPB University.

He thought synergy and collaboration between the serve of lecturer and community in order of research and service will increase the direct beneficial impact to ommunity.

Dr Aji said , the serve of lecturer is a service program to community for non professor and professor of IPB University to develop and implement the science and technology for national welfare.

He also admitted that he was very impressed about good responds from IPB University lecturers. “Many lecturers want to involve in Dosen Mengabdi program. It was very extraordinary and it means service and social passion kept on IPB University lecturers’ heart,” he said.

Though community service program, not only teaching or giving innovation to community but also there is add value, abut learning together with community.

“The aim of Dosen Mengabdi is increasing the IPB University non professor and professor lecturers’ competence by community service program, increasing the education quality through Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat (PKM) that updated and relevant, socializing IPB University innovations to community and companying community, farmers in a region or agriculture production center,” said Prof Heri Suseno, Vise Head of LPPM Field of Community Service.

He added, Dosen Mengabdi program done to knowledge transfer from lecturers to community. Transfer knowledge program hopes to apply in real matter to increase community welfare. Beside that, Dosen Mengabdi program by IPB University can create welfare and skill to community so it can accelerate independent prosperous graduation and impact to increasing economic community. (NR)


Keyword: LPPM IPB, community service, IPB innovation, transfer knowledge

Published Date : 09-Nov-2019

Resource Person : Aji Hermawan

Keyword : LPPM IPB, community service, IPB innovation, transfer knowledge