Rector of Bogor Agricultural University, Prof. Dr. Herry Suhardiyanto, M.Sc led the “Gowes Sasarengan” or biking together which was participated by 300 participants, consisted of the University Executives, BNI Officials, employees and students, on Monday, 2 May 2011. All participants on “Gowes Sasarengan” were riding bicycles that was donated BNI 46, on the National Education Day. 

The “Gowes Sasarengan” started at the Rectorate Andi Hakim Nasoetion areas and finished at Shelter of the Rusunawa Female Dorm. Some interesting thing, Rector and other Executives wore formal uniforms, a suit and pantofel shoes. However, they were in full spirit to paddle their bikes.

Prior to begin the “Gowes Sasarengan”, both Rector and Regional Manager of BNI Jakarta BSD, Mr. Anggoro Eko Cahyo signed the Donation Paper of 300 (three hundred) bicycles from BNI for the University. On this occassion, Rector had the opportunity to inaugurate the newly built 3 (three) bicycle shelters, as well as other 5 (five) bicycles shelter which was funded by BNI 46 for its renovation.

On the same occasion, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, Prof. Yonny Koesmaryono, and Transactional Banking Services Division of BNI, Mr. Iwan Kamarudin, signed an Agreement on ” Banking Services Facility for Tuition Payment. ”

Meanwhile, it is well-understood that the University requires a lot of funds for its educational facilities. As requested by Prof. Yonny, Mr. Darmadi Sutanto, one of the BNI Board of Directors will lay its hand to chanelize the University’s needs to prospective donors, as Bogor Agricultural University is a loyal customer of BNI. “This program is actually part of the Corporate Social Responsibility of BNI. It is expected that the University will maintain its best partnership with BNI, “he said

The “Gowes Sasarengan” was getting more attractive as the event provided a number of door prizes donated by BNI, such as a bicycle, laptop, LCD TV, blackberries, printers, HP, and dozens of other prizes. Not only the faculty members, the journalists who have become partners to disseminate the University news were happy with the great prizes. (Wied)