Faculty of Integrated Social Sciences provides service in community area

Department of Economics, Faculty of Integrated Social Sciences, Nongkhai Campus provides service in community area
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28 ธ.ค. 2560    Anirut Sootinan

               On December 2325, 2017, Department of Economics, Faculty of Integrated Social Sciences of Khon Kaen Uiniversity Nongkhai Campus and the Trading Economics Research Group with Indochina countries, Nongkhai Campus organized the “1st Economics towards Community” project at Ban Jampa Thong Noi, Ban Yuak Sub-district, Nam Som District, Udonthani. The project was supported by Office of Academic Service, Khon Kaen University. Asst. Prof. Dr. Sakkarin Nontapot was assigned the project leader. The project was aimed at enabling students to apply their economic ideas based on micro-economics. The students were assigned to calculate cost of investment and try out community business and marketing for people in the community. The project expected the students to obtain experience, learn and share ideas with the people. The major businesses of the community were sugar cane and cassava, which are their cash crops. The students had to compare risks from investment. The guest lecturers included Asst. Prof. Dr. Thanes Watanakul, Dr. Mallika Sompolakrang, and Ajarn Pratchaya Muenapai. Altogether, about 110 students and community people joined the project. Besides the academic activities, the project leader led the students to develop the community and joined the community recreation in sports competition and drama playing. The group was well accepted by the community.

 

News/ Photographs: Dr. Sakkarin Nonthapot

News reported by: Anirut Sutthinan


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