Faculty of Agricultural Technology UGM held a series of events in the celebration of the 47th anniversary. It raised the theme Improving the Synergy between Academicians for Supporting Faculty of Agricultural Technology UGM as Center of Excellence in the Field of Agro-Industry, on Thursday, August 5, 2010 marked by the release of balloons by the Dean, Dr. Ir. Djagal Wiseso Marseno, M. Agr.
Dr. Djagal Wiseso mentioned in his speech, they have a vision of becoming a center of excellence in the implementation of university’s tri dharma (three duties) in the field of agro-industry. In order to achieve this, better human resources are needed. "Therefore, there should be synergy between students, faculty and staff. Given the synergy, it is expected to be able to support the vision accomplishment of the faculty," he explained.
The celebration was preceded by community service activities (31 July – 7 August). Furthermore, pilgrimage and meet and greet (9 August), hygienic work environment contest (16 August – 6 September), work performance pep up for non-faculty employees (17 August). Next is breaking the fast event (26 August), gatherings (16 September), and badminton competition (20 September). To conclude the celebration, speeches will be delivered on 30 September 2010.