The graduation ceremony for the 2014 The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) degree, the Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) and Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center (KJLTC), and the Kyoto Automobile College (KCGM) were held on March 21, 2015. The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics was held in the Kyoto Station Satellite Hall.In the midst of the shortage of IT human resources, our colleagues who have studied together at KCG Group have flown into the world with their skills and knowledge.
The ceremony was attended by many parents and guardians who filled the hall.First, KCGI President Toshihide Ibaraki conferred the degree of "Master of Information Technology (Professional)" on the graduates.Ms. Yuan Cosi, the president who received the gift as a representative, has been offered a job at IBM China.On the other hand, KCG graduates were awarded diplomas by the principals of Rakuhoku, Kamogawa and Kyoto Ekimae schools, KJLTC graduates by the principal of Kamogawa school, and KCGM graduates by the principal of Kyoto Ekimae school.After this, certificates of commendation and commemorative gifts were presented to the graduates and alumni who were selected as the best and excellent students of KCGI, KCG, and KCGM.
In his ceremonial address, Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of KCG Group, pointed out to graduates and alumni the My Number System and the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to be held in 2020 as topics related to IT.At the same time, however, the industry is facing a shortage of human resources.Now is the time for you all to step up," he encouraged.He reintroduced the efforts of the KCG Group, including the development of education related to Cool Japan and the field of applied information, and the start of management and operation of ".kyoto", and said, "How wonderful it would be if our university, which is aiming for its next 100th anniversary, and you, who will be active in society, could work together to grow and develop together.I wish you all the best in your endeavors," he said.
After mentioning the steady and rapid progress of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and artificial intelligence, President Ibaraki said, "After graduation, you will be working in the ICT world, so you will be directly involved in the development of new technologies, as well as in thinking about how to make them useful for human beings, and in the concrete realization of those technologies.I hope that you will be fully aware that you are living in such a unique and challenging era, and that you will strive with awareness and consciousness to make the new era as friendly as possible to humanity.
Mr. Takashi Araga of KCG Department of Management and Information Studies (who went on to KCGI) made a speech on behalf of graduates and alumni.We have learned a great deal of wisdom from our professors and seniors during our time at the university.The time we spent together and learning together was very meaningful and the most luxurious time of my life," he said.The correct use of technology and knowledge to enrich our social lives is a major role for those of us who carry on the traditions of this university.We will continue to study and challenge ourselves every day with the pioneering spirit of this university in our hearts," he pledged.At the end, all the attendees sang "Hotaru no Hikari" together.
After the ceremony, we moved the venue to Kyoto Tokyu Hotel and held a celebration party.The graduating students and faculty members who had shared their joys and hardships with the graduates shared their memories and pledged to make great strides in the future.
Congratulations to all of our graduates and alumni!I sincerely wish you all the best in your endeavors.