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Kandoh memorial service was held to commemorate the death anniversary of Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa, the founder of KCG

On July 2, 2015, the anniversary of the death of Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa, the founder and first president of Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), was commemorated at KCG Kyoto Ekimae School and at Hyakumanben Chionji Temple, the family temple of Mr. Hasegawa.Since then, all students and faculty members have commemorated his legacy as a pioneer of information processing technology education on this day every year.Kandō" is the pseudonym of Shigeo Hasegawa, and it means "a quiet space for meditation away from the world.

At the commemorative lecture held at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Information Sciences at The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, KCG's founder and current instructor, Dr. Atsuko Hasegawa, entitled “The History of Computer Education Creation and Dissemination—The Trajectory of 52 Years of KCG Pioneer Spirit” Recognizing the importance of future information processing education in the early days of computers, KCG was established from a private school, and after that, support for cutting-edge computer education in Japan and overseas computer education, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics. He looked back on the establishment of the university, the recognition of the distributed computer museum, and the course of the school that has always been a leader in this field.

After the lecture, students and faculty members moved to Hyakumanben Chion-ji Temple by bus and prayed for the repose of Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa's soul and the further development of KCG by joining hands with his gravestone.At the booth in front of the Kyoto Station, students sold handmade yakisoba, hot dogs, shaved ice, and other treats, adding a lively atmosphere to the event.

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