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Kando founder, KCG founder Shigeo Hasegawa's first director

Prof. Tsutomu Maeda speaks in a commemorative talk on the death date of
Prof. Tsutomu Maeda speaks in a commemorative talk on the death date of

The KCG Group's Hundred Years at Bodoji Temple on June 29, 2019, in front of the “Kando” (July 2), the date of death of Prof. Shigeo Hasegawa, founder and founder of Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) Various events were held, including a grave visit at Chionji Temple, a commemorative talk at the KCG Kyoto Station Front School, Kyoto Information University (KCGI) Kyoto Station Front Satellite Hall, and a mock shop opened by student volunteers.Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa passed away at the age of 56 on July 2, 1986, and this year will be 33 years after his death.“Kan-do” is the teacher's name, meaning “a quiet space away from the world and indulging in meditation”.Every year at KCG, all students and faculty members admire the virtues of Shigeo Hasegawa, who made this day a “disappointment” and was a pioneer in information processing technology education.

The commemorative lecture was given by Dr. Tsutomu Maeda (OSS Director), who graduated from the Department of Computer Science and Technology at KCG and is currently teaching at his home school, under the title of “Foresight and Pioneer Spirit of Professor Shigeo Hasegawa”.“Prof. Shigeo Hasegawa is very big for me.Maeda-sensei, who was also the person who decided my life, said, “Dr. Shigeo Hasegawa entered the classroom at the end of the class in the evening. "I made this school to nurture such an engineer who can be more active than university graduates," he said. "I introduced Shigeo Hasegawa when I was fine.As for myself, “When I heard about hiring as a faculty member before graduation, I really wanted to work here.After all, I want to work under Shigeo Hasegawa.I want to grow this school together.That feeling was strong. ”

Maeda-sensei always said, “Prof. Shigeo Hasegawa has always nurtured human resources who will be responsible for the future society”.“It wasn't just a school that taught computer knowledge, but a school based on the ideal of sending out human resources that helped develop human society.”“In the era when there was no personal computer and the Internet, the teacher was not only able to see that the computer was the power to change the era, but by setting up Kyoto Computer Gakuin, he was at the forefront of that era.This foresight and pioneering spirit.As a result, Kyoto Computer Gakuin has developed. "

And Maeda-sensei said, “Students are those who inherit the tradition of the KCG group, Shigeo Hasegawa.As Dr. Shigeo Hasegawa said, computers are a tool for changing human history.Therefore, computer schools are at the forefront of human history, changing rapidly.Needless to say, the main role is everyone.I would like you to take the lead in the new movement of our school and open up the future of the school and your own future. "

Before and after the lecture, students and faculty members moved to Hyakuon Hanjionji by bus and joined the grave of Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa, praying for the teacher's happiness and the further development of the KCG group.In addition, students volunteers opened a mock shop at KCG Kyoto Station School and KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite, and this event was lively.Anpan etc. that Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa liked was sold at the mock shop.

Students and faculty members gathered together quietly at the grave in Hyakuonchi Chion-ji Temple.
Students and faculty members gathered together quietly at the grave in Hyakuonchi Chion-ji Temple.
A simulated shop was opened at KCG Kyoto Station School and KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite, along with anpan that Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa liked.
A simulated shop was opened at KCG Kyoto Station School and KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite, along with anpan that Mr. Shigeo Hasegawa liked.

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