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KCGI, KCG 2012 Entrance Ceremony - 20% Increase in Enrollment, Opening Ceremony of Sapporo Satellite

Enrollment up 20%, Sapporo Satellite Opening Ceremony Held

The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) 2012 entrance ceremony and KCGI Sapporo Satellite Opening Ceremony will be held on April 8th, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Kyoto Station Satellite and Sapporo Satellite (Chuo-ku, Sapporo) Odori Nishi 5-chome, 11-11) was held.A professor from Sapporo sent a message saying, "I am looking forward to learning about IT together with students from Hokkaido and Kyoto," and a representative of the new students made a strong pledge, "I want to learn not only technology and knowledge but also humanity, and strive to become a person who can play a central role in shaping a comfortable information society.

The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Ekimae Satellite University Hall, the entrance ceremony venue in Kyoto, KCG enrolled students increased by 20% from the previous year, and it was filled with new students, parents, and related parties. it was done.Meanwhile, new students, professors in charge of local affairs, and others concerned gathered at the Sapporo Satellite, which was connected by a circuit.

At the beginning of the ceremony, Wataru Hasegawa, KCGI and KCG General Director, gave a speech.After expressing a hearty welcome to the new students, including those from Sapporo, he stressed that he hoped they would make many friends during their student life in order to hone their human skills.Team play is important in society.KCG has a long history of building a network of alumni.I hope that you will acquire not only knowledge and skills but also human abilities at KCG, and that you will grow up to be responsible for the development of IT, which is now considered the infrastructure of human society," he encouraged.He also introduced the 50th anniversary of the foundation in 2013, the plan to open another satellite in addition to Sapporo, and KCGI's decision to be the operator of the top-level geographical name domain ".kyoto".

KCGI President Toshihide Ibaraki then cited Microsoft's Bill Gates, Apple's Steve Jobs, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg as three IT heroes, pointing out that "all of them showed interest in business at a young age, found their dreams, and continued to work hard with talented friends rather than independently.IT is evolving every day.I hope you will find what you need to pursue with fresh eyes," he said in his address.

After this, Prof. Masaki Nakamura, KCGI (President of Desic Co., Ltd.), from Sapporo Satellite, gave a congratulatory speech.The importance of IT is universal.I hope you will acquire advanced skills and knowledge as well as learn the "heart" of an IT professional," he said in his words of encouragement to the new students.

In response, the representative of the new students, Ms. Yuka Maruta (Information Processing Department), said, "The progress of information technology on a global scale has made people's lives more convenient, but it has also caused a lot of suffering due to unauthorized use.I will continue to make efforts to become an information engineer who supports the creation of a comfortable society while making many friends and improving my humanity at KCG," he pledged.

 This was followed by an orientation and parent-teacher conference, where the students took their first steps as members of the KCG family.

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