Kumamoto University Alumni Meeting takes place in Hanoi, Vietnam

  On March 27th, 2018, a Kumamoto University Alumni Meeting was held in Hanoi city, Vietnam. Thanks to the cooperation of Associate Professor Bach, National University of Civil Engineering, who had previously studied abroad in Kumamoto University, 15 Vietnamese former Kumamoto University students, Mrs. Do Hoang Ngan and Mr. Hoang Van Nhan, the Deputy Chairman of Japan Alumni of Vietnam (JAV), participated in the meeting.

  Beginning with a greeting by Prof. Bach, Kumamoto University Vice President Prof. Takashima, Adviser Consultant of Kumamoto University Dr. Furukawa, and Mr. Hoang Van Nhan gave speeches and expressed the hope for further exchange between Kumamoto and Vietnam. After that, participants introduced themselves and Prof. Quitain of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies gave a presentation on recent activities at Kumamoto University.  Lastly, Prof. Torii, the Vice Director of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies, made closing remarks. Participants enjoyed reunions with friends and traded opinions on future exchange with faculties of Kumamoto University.

 We will keep working towards establishing the Vietnam Alumni Association, which would be the third official overseas alumni association of Kumamoto University.

                                                     (From left) Prof. Bach and Prof. Takashima

                                                    Participants in the 2018 alumni reunion in Vietnam