Shibaura Institute of Technology 90th Anniversary Ceremony was held in Imperial Hotel, Tokyo on November 1, 2017. About 1100 participants in total who are University officials, students, professors, and guests from overseas attended.

Performance of Shibaura Institute of Technology school song & national anthem

After Shibaura Institute of Technology school song (solo performance) & national anthem performed by Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hisaya Igarashi and President, Masato Murakami gave a speech.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hisaya Igarashi
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hisaya Igarashi
President, Masato Murakami
President, Masato Murakami

Guest Congratulatory Addresses

Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan ‒ Chief Director, Teiichi Kawata, Japan Association of Private Universities and Colleges ‒ Vice President, Osamu Murata (Kwansei Gakuin University President), and Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Vice-Minister, Kazuo Todani(on behalf of Yoshimasa Hayashi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) sent congratulatory addresses.

Mr. Kazuo Todani
Mr. Kazuo Todani
Mr. Teiichi Kawata
Mr. Teiichi Kawata
Mr. Osamu Murata
Mr. Osamu Murata

School Faculty Honors

University officials who contributed significantly to research and educational activities of SIT were awarded Chairman's Award and President's Award. Also, those who achieved excellent results in extracurricular activities were awarded SIT award. In addition, as celebrating SIT 90th anniversary, scholarship students were decided to three current students who contributed to globalization and earned excellent grades.

  • Chairman's Award(Executive Director & Senior General Manager, Kazuya Noguchi), President’s Award(Prof. Mitsuo Yamashita and Prof. Takumi Miyoshi)
  • Shibaura Institute of Technology 90th Anniversary President’s Scholarship(Kana Moriya, Kazukiyo Inada, and Kodai Ito)
  • SIT Award(Team Birdman Trial, SIT Senior High School ‒ 2nd year student, Masayuki Otake)
Shibaura Institute of Technology 90th Anniversary President’s Scholarship
Shibaura Institute of Technology 90th Anniversary President’s Scholarship(upper stand from left: Kodai Ito, Kazukiyo Inada, Kana Moriya)
SIT Award(Yuto Arai, on behalf of Team Birdman Trial)
SIT Award(Yuto Arai, on behalf of Team Birdman Trial)
SIT Award(SIT Senior High School ‒ 2nd year student, Masayuki Otake). *He was unable to attend the ceremony due to a training camp, so that the photo is Hajime Shimura, who is an high-school teacher, swimming club team coach.)

Award

Honoray Doctorate Nomination, and Award for Distinguished Service in International Exchange were awarded to those who contributed towards the furthering of the globalization of Shibaura Institute of Technology.

  • Honoray Doctorate Nomination: University of California, Irvine ‒ President, Howard Gillman
  • Award for Distinguished Service in International Exchange: University of California, Irvine ‒ ex-Manager, Custom Designed Programs ESL and TEFL Teacher Training  UCI Division of Continuing Education,  International Programs, Michelle A. Ryan, M. P. A.
Chief Global Affairs Officer, Victoria Jones, Ph. D. attended on behalf of President, Howard Gillman.
Chief Global Affairs Officer, Victoria Jones, Ph. D. attended on behalf of President, Howard Gillman.
Mrs. Michelle A. Ryan, M. P. A.
Mrs. Michelle A. Ryan, M. P. A.
United States of America National Anthem performed by Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
United States of America National Anthem performed by Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Honorary Title Nomination: AGH University of Science and Technology Honorary Exchange Ambassador

From right, Prof. Szmyd / Vice-Rector for General Affairs, Prof. Karbowniczek / Rector, Prof. Słomka

This honorary title was received as a means of expressing gratitude for the mutual efforts given in exchange between AGH University of Science and Technology and Shibaura Institute of Technology.

AGH University of Science and Technology Honorary Exchange Ambassadors are:

  • Shibaura Institute of Technology ‒ Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hisaya Igarashi
  • Shibaura Institute of Technology ‒ Dean, Graduate School of Engineering and Science, Akito Takasaki

Introduction of Invitees / Singing the Shibaura Institute of Technology school song

After the introduction of the participants from Partner universities, such as SEATUC (South East Asian Technical University Consortium) representing the countries of Southeast Asia, we sang SIT school song.

Commemorative Party

At Commemorative Party, the Ceremonial Sake Barrel opened, “Soran-Bushi" performed by SIT students & International students, Nippon Sport Science University’s cheerleading club did performance, and Team Birdman Trial sent cheers to us.

Opening Address by SITy ‒Director, Takeo Suzumi (President of the Shibaura Institute of Technology Alumni Association)
The Ceremonial Sake Barrel
The Ceremonial Sake Barrel
Toast by Former State Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ‒ Yasuko Ikenobo