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The philosophy of the founding of the university is reiterated in the lecture "Kandoh Memorial Day.The booths were also crowded.

Ms. Yasuko Hasegawa, President of KCG, talks about the founding principles of KCG in the memorial lecture for the Kandoh memorial service.
Ms. Yasuko Hasegawa, President of KCG, talks about the founding principles of KCG in the memorial lecture for the Kandoh memorial service.

July 2nd is the anniversary of the death of Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa, the founder and first president of Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG).At KCG Kyoto Ekimae School, Ms. Yasuko Hasegawa, another founder and the president of KCG, gave a commemorative lecture and talked to the students about the "Founding Principles" which she and Mr. Shigeo established.

In the commemorative lecture, the Dean reiterated the founding philosophy of the school, "to cultivate information processing engineers who will open up the way for the future," and introduced the 50-year journey since the founding of the school, in which the two founders have worked to realize this philosophy.He pursues "integrated education of theory and technology", making a distinction from national, public and private universities and vocational schools that advocate academicism.Looking back on the introduction of the TOSBAC-3400 and other top-notch computer facilities, which were opened to the students in a barrack building, he said, "We have taken into consideration the need to provide the students with dreams, stimulation, awareness of problems, and a sense of the times, and to store within each student the latent energy to create the power of tomorrow.Creativity is not inborn, but can be fostered through education," he stressed.

The founder's spirit of educational reform and identity were the foundation of Kyoto College of Computer Science and Technology (KCGI), and we recognize computers as a culture and are making efforts to realize a computer museum.Our university is the crystallization of our founder's view of life, the world, and his attitude toward life.I hope that all of you will absorb the various factors of self-formation from this program and make them blossom in your self-realization after graduation," he concluded.

On this day, there were many booths of yakisoba, rice burgers, shaved ice, etc. by the volunteers of clubs and circles.
In addition, " KCG Summer Festa 2013 " (supported by Kyoto City Board of Education), which was planned to coincide with the Kandoh memorial service, will open soon.The festa will continue until early August, and various events will be held, including workshops on astronomy, railroads, and electronics, lectures, live talk shows, IT workshops for elementary and junior high school students and the general public, and chorus.Please take this opportunity to come to KCG.

Kandō" means "a quiet space for meditation away from the world" and is the pseudonym of Shigeo Hasegawa.He passed away on July 2, 1986 at the young age of 56.KCG has designated July 2 as the "Kandoh Memorial Day" to commemorate the legacy of Shigeo Hasegawa and to recall his spirit and passion.
Students, faculty and staff visited the grave of Shigeo Hasegawa at the Jodo sect's Daihonzan Hyakumanben Chion-ji Temple (Monzen-cho, Tanaka, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City) and quietly laid their hands on the grave in remembrance of the teacher of the past.

KCG Summer Festa 2013