Prof. Dr. Ir KH Mohammad Nuh DEA, the Chairman of ITS Board of Trustees, when giving a speech at the ITS 122nd Graduation Ceremony.
ITS Campus, ITS News — It is expected for the alumni of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) to rise and become the enabling generation. It means to become a generation that can turn the impossible into something that can be done. The statement was conveyed by the Chairman of the ITS Board of Trustees (MWA), Prof. Dr. Ir Mohammad Nuh DEA. Nuh, as he is familiarly called, shared the message during the 122nd Graduation Ceremony, Sunday (25/10), which was held virtually.
This former Minister of Education and Culture explained that the impossible can be made possible by removing the obstacles. Rather than it being external, obstacles tend to come from within. “Therefore, the power to change it is to look within and stop blaming the other party,” remarked Noah confidently.
After that, this former ITS Rector added that ITS alumni must be able to be adaptive as the times change. It is obvious and well-known that there are numerous changes that occur in the post-campus world, such as the increasing types of work, workplaces that are starting to penetrate the digital world, until workers who are required to be multi-talented. “The role of ITS here is as a printing machine for alumni who are ready for these changes,” he expressed.
Nuh revealed that Indonesia has three main assets to face the changing trends, namely the demographic bonus, digital bonus, and national values. To knit these three, each individual needs to hone their cognitive intelligence (IQ), emotional intelligence (EQ), and spiritual intelligence (SQ). “We cannot be slow, we must also pay attention to digital intelligence and national intelligence,” he reminded.
This alumnus of the ITS Electrical Engineering Department considers that becoming the generation that enables, is the one who has the ability to knit the three assets as a tangible form of self-preparation in welcoming 2045 Golden Indonesia. So, at that moment of celebration of Indonesia’s first century, people will be able to triumph and fulfill the promise of independence. “The promise to this nation is the most crucial and important point stated in the preamble of the 1945 Constitution,” he expressed excitedly.
In addition, this professor also shared some other tips for success in the post-campus world. Among them are being devoted to both parents, continuous charity, working hard, and multiplying religious deeds. “If these things are done, it will be good for us in the future,” concluded this man who was born in Surabaya. (ai/sis/ory)
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