IT Talent Joins the Team
The 2009 entrance ceremony for the The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) was held on Saturday, April 11, at the Kyoto Ekimae Satellite, welcoming many students who will become future IT industry leaders.The representative of the new students made a strong pledge: "With dreams and high aspirations, I will persevere in my efforts and take on the challenge of building a new information society.
The main hall where the entrance ceremony was held was filled with new students, parents, and other concerned parties.At the beginning of the ceremony, Yasuko Hasegawa, Dean of KCG, gave a speech.He also introduced the recent unprecedented economic downturn in Japan and said, "It is in times like these that the need for excellence is rapidly increasing.I wish you all the best in your academic and technical studies so that you will be able to follow in the footsteps of the 38,000 seniors (alumni) who are promoting Japan's information society as IT pioneers.
In response, Teppei Yoneyama (Game Department), a representative of the new students, said, "It is very significant to learn cutting-edge IT technology amidst a shortage of programmers and SEs.I pledge to carry on the traditions of the honorable KCG, and I pledge that each of us will work hard for the development of the school," he pledged.
This was followed by an orientation and parent-teacher conference, where the students took their first steps as members of KCG.