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06 December 2017 16:43

YPTKSW Executive Board Officially Inaugurates SWCU Rector 2017-2022

The Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Rector for the 2017–2022 period was officially appointed by the Head of the Satya Wacana Christian Higher Education Foundation (YPTKSW) Executive Board, on Thursday (30 November). The inauguration was done in the YPTKSW Executive Board meeting that was held on the 61st Anniversary of SWCU at the University Hall.

Neil Semuel Rupidara, S.E., M.Sc., Ph.D, was inaugurated at the SWCU Rector for the 2017-2022 period. In addition to him, the SWCU Vice Rectors were also appointed. In order, the Vice Rectors appointed included: Dr.…

06 December 2017 16:42

PT. PTI Holds Career and Motivation Seminar at SWCU

The Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Satya Wacana Career & Alumni Center (SWCA) in coordination with PT. Paragon Technology and Innovation (PTI) held a career and motivation seminar titled Paragon Goes to Campus “Be a Part of Something Great” in room GX 304A of the SWCU Graduate Program Building, on Thursday (23 November). This event presented two speakers from PT Paragon Technology and Innovation.

The two speakers were the Branch Controller of PT. PTI, Sinta P. Endriaswari, and the Regional Sales Operations Manager of PT. PTI, Fajar Wibowo. In front…

06 December 2017 16:39

61st Anniversary, SWCU Holds Thanksgiving Service

“God Leads Us and Gives Us Strength” was the theme raised in the Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) 61st Anniversary Thanksgiving Service, on Wednesday (29 November) afternoon at the Indonesia Christian Church (GKI) Salatiga.

The service, which presented Pdt. Alfred Samani, M.Si, the Head of the Sumba Christian Church Synod, as the preacher, was attended by the board and management of the Satya Wacana Christian Higher Education Foundation (YPTKSW), university and faculty leadership, lecturers, university students, as well as non-academic employees of SWCU.

Taking verses from Exodus 13:17-21 and Corinthians…

06 December 2017 16:38

To Enliven the SWCU Anniversary, FISKOM holds American Music Abroad

Physical limitations do not have to be obstacles to produce works and create. This is also the case for Tony Memmel. This man from Milwaukee, the United States, has had a defective arm since birth. His left arm only grew up until the elbow. Despite this, he is proficient in playing a string guitar and acoustic guitar as well as writing songs.

Tony Memmel can provide inspiration for disability sufferers. His imperfection motivated him to keep striving. Moreover, what he is doing now by playing music with his band is…

06 December 2017 16:33

FBS Student Composition and Recital Concert Presents 19 Repertoires

The Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Language and Arts Faculty (FBS) Program held the “2017 Student Composition and Recital Concert” in the SWCU Recital Hall, on Monday (27 November) afternoon. This concert was joined by 22 students who presented 19 repertoires according to the concentrations they took.

Although they had not trained for one whole semester, they were still able to skillfully present a concert that had piano, guitar, cello, and percussion stick playing, as well as vocals. The students who performed in this concert were Patrick, Cindy, Ignasius Adi,…

06 December 2017 16:28

Widya Wacana High School Students Interested in Biology Laboratory

The Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Biology Faculty received a visit from Widya Wacana High School, Surakarta, on Monday (20 November) in the SWCU C building. The assistant head of student affairs and Biology teacher, Ninik Kristijanti, S.Si, directly led the group consisting of 15 students from the Natural Sciences class in the class outing.

After being met, Ninik stated that the visit by Widya Wacana High School Surakarta was conducted to provide new experiences for students about applying Biology practical knowledge in their daily lives and to see a…

06 December 2017 16:26

SWCU Anniversary, Perwasatna Holds Fun Walk

In welcoming the 61st Anniversary of Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU), the Satya Wacana Women’s Association (Perwasatna) held a SWCU Anniversary Fun Walk event, on Saturday (18 November) morning. There were 315 individuals who joined this year’s fun walk. Besides the academic community, the general public were also enthusiastic to join the fun walk, which started in front of the SWCU campus. Not only adults but also children participated in the event.

The head of the committee, Sri Harini Dwiyatni, explained that this fun walk is already part of the…

17 November 2017 15:15

National Police Education & Training Organization Community Development Education Center Extends C

The Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Social and Communications Faculty (FISKOM) and the National Police Education and Training Organization (Lemdiklat) Community Development (Binmas) Education Center in Banyubiru, Semarang Regency, extended their coordination. This cooperative effort is related with providing educators, research, and community service to support education programs in the National Police Education and Training Community Development Education Center, which is realized through renewing this agreement (MoU).

The signing of the MoU by both parties was represented by the FISKOM Dean, Drs. Daru Purnomo, M.Si, and the Head of the…

16 November 2017 11:48

Character Education and Literacy Become Our Joint Tasks

Recently, the government through the Ministry of Education and Culture launched three strategic steps. Two of them were Strengthening Character Education and School Literacy. However, up until now, the implementation of these two items is considered to be not very maximal.

This was the background of the Central Java Indonesia Guidance and Counseling Association Regional Board (ABKIN) in coordination with the Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Faculty of Teacher Training (FKIP) Guidance Study Program in holding a national seminar and workshop titled “The Role of Guidance Counseling in Improving Character…

13 November 2017 12:24

116 Blood Pouches Collected in Christmas Blood Donor Drive

The 2017 SWCU Christmas Committee in coordination with the Salatiga branch Indonesia Red Cross (PMI) held a blood donor drive, on Tuesday (7 November) morning at the SWCU University Hall. As one of the 2017 SWCU Christmas activities, the SWCU academic community was asked to do various good deeds through donating blood pouches.

The 2017 SWCU Christmas event coordinator, Grace Ade Puspitasari stated that the blood donor drive is one of the routine agendas held to welcome Christmas. This is regularly done to show social concern.

“Based on information from…