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I want to contribute as an information technology engineer while utilizing the network" - Degree conferral ceremony and graduation ceremony for the first semester of 2011 were held

"I want to contribute as an information technician while utilizing the network."

The KCGI degree conferral ceremony and the KCG graduation ceremony for the first semester of 2011 were held on Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Main Hall of Kyoto Station Satellite of Kyoto Institute of Information.The students who studied with us at KCG Group have left our study house with a strong desire to "contribute to society as information engineers in an advanced information society.

Mr. Toshihide Ibaraki, President of KCGI, conferred the degree of "Master of Information Technology (Professional)" to the graduates, and the principals of Rakuhoku, Kamogawa and Kyoto Ekimae schools conferred the diplomas to each KCG graduate.After this, a certificate of commendation and a commemorative gift were presented to Ms. Kim Yong of KCGI, who was selected as the Excellence Award winner.

In his ceremonial address, Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of KCGI and KCG, stressed that the situation at home and abroad is chaotic due to the occurrence of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the terrorist crisis, and that "it is in times like these that we must continue to learn about changes in technology and evolve ourselves.In the 48 years since its establishment, the KCG Group has sent out approximately 40,000 graduates and alumni, and has built a large network.In the coming Asian age, I hope you will make use of this network and continue to nurture and utilize the friendships that transcend national borders that you have cultivated at KCGI and KCG.

The accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant following the Great East Japan Earthquake posed a major challenge to us in terms of how we will secure energy for the future," said President Ibaraki, before adding, "Smart grid technology is necessary to effectively utilize new energy sources that generate little power and are subject to natural phenomena.Our track record and experience in IT will help us control that," he explained.There are many opportunities for you to play an active role not only in smart grids but also in the advanced information society.I hope that you will carefully assess the trends of the times and demonstrate your abilities," he said in his ceremonial address.

Then, on behalf of the graduates, Mr. Liang Muneki of KCGI Graduate School of Applied Information Technology, majoring in Web Business Technology, said, "I was able to spend a meaningful student life in the most traditional school in Japan, located in Kyoto, the capital of history and culture.It is a great asset to meet friends with different careers and international students from different countries.I would like to contribute to society by utilizing the network and aiming for further improvement in the future," he said in his powerful graduation address.At the end, all the attendees sang "Hotaru no Hikari" together.

Congratulations to all of our graduates and alumni!I sincerely wish you all the best in your future endeavors.