Universitas Pembangunan Jaya Receives Award from Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs for Contribution to Local Entrepreneurship Development

Bintaro, South Tangerang, 13/05/2024 – Universitas Pembangunan Jaya (UPJ) proudly announces its reception of an award from the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs for its outstanding contribution to supporting entrepreneurship development in the Tangerang Selatan region. The award was accepted by Director of Partnership, Public Relations, and Internationalization, UPJ, as a representative of UPJ at the Entrepreneur Hub Tangerang Raya 2024 event: "Grow and Sustain," held on May 2, 2024.

"UPJ is committed to supporting the development of local entrepreneurs as part of our mission to empower communities and create positive impact in the surrounding area. This award is recognition of the hard work and dedication of our team and the students involved," said Lukas (02/05/2024).

The event, organized by the Department of Cooperatives and SMEs of Tangerang Selatan, aims to increase the quantity and quality of entrepreneurs in the region. UPJ actively participated in supporting this initiative by showcasing two of its outstanding students from the Visual Communication Design (DKV) program.

Putri Hawa Insani, founder of "Kami Design Studio," and Namuz Devandy Pratama, founder of "PT. Studio Digital Kreatif," are two DKV students who have excelled with their flagship products. Putri Hawa Insani offers corporate visual identity services, including logo design and other promotional materials, while Namuz Devandy Pratama offers visual identity design services for SMEs.

The Entrepreneur Hub program is a collaboration between the Tangerang Selatan local government and the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs, providing workshops and free mentoring to eligible entrepreneurs. The activities are scheduled to continue until the end of June 2024, with the aim of enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in South Tangerang.

Universitas Pembangunan Jaya hopes that this achievement will inspire other students to engage in entrepreneurial initiatives and contribute to the economic and social growth of their communities.