On Tuesday, July 24, 2017 MIP held an alumni gathering of Master of government affairs and administration (MIP) UMY at Kebon Regeng Resto, Kasihan, Bantul. In this activity, alumni and head of MIP UMY Dr. Dyah Mutiarin discussed the planning of the program study to improve the curriculum quality, and alumni activities. Some alumni inputs are to improve the management of JGPP journals, planning for the preparation and publication of books, publications between alumni as well as providing information related to MIP promotion. With this alumni gathering, Head of the Program of MIP, Dr. Dyah Mutiarin, M.Si hopes that the MIP alumni network of UMY can continue in contributing for the MIP journals accreditation (JGPP) in 2018 and the book publishing which is planned to be realized in 2019. This event is an effort to strengthen the relations of MIP and its alumni and to continue finding ways into improving the MIP Program.