BANDUNG. 10/28/2023. Alumni from the Department of Communication Sciences handed over alumni contributions to the Department of Communication Sciences in the form of laptops and accessories at the Indonesian Computer University. The handover of this contribution was attended by the Head of the Communication Science Study Program, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Melly Maulin P, S.Sos., M.Si. Secretary of the Department, Tine Agustin Wulandari, S.I.Kom., M.I.Kom and Chair of the Thesis Session for the 2022-2023 Academic Year, Dr. Manap So seen, M.Sc. as well as representatives from the 2018 Alumni class, Raka and friends.
This handover was welcomed by the Head of the Department because it really proves that Alumni of the Communication Science Department can contribute to the alma mater. The contributions of alumni to a Communication Science Department can be diverse and impactful. Alumni play a crucial role in the growth and success of academic institutions, and their contributions can manifest in various forms.
Many alumni are willing to serve as mentors for current students. They can offer valuable insights into the industry, provide career advice, and help students navigate the transition from academia to the professional world. Alumni who have excelled in their careers may be invited to conduct guest lectures, workshops, or seminars. This provides students with real-world perspectives and insights into the practical applications of communication theories.
Alumni often have extensive professional networks. They may facilitate networking events, career fairs, or internship opportunities, connecting current students with professionals in the field. And of course the Alumni can act as ambassadors for the department, promoting its achievements and advocating for its importance. This can help raise the profile of the department and attract prospective students and faculty. More of that, Alumni also can provide valuable feedback on the curriculum and overall educational experience. This input can be used to continuously improve and adapt the program to meet the evolving needs of the communication industry.
In summary, alumni contribute significantly to Communication Science Departments by providing mentorship, industry insights, and valuable connections. Their involvement helps bridge the gap between academic theory and real-world practice, enhancing the overall educational experience for current students.