Matriculation Ceremony for 2017 October Entrants
October 25, 2017
The matriculation ceremony for 2017 October entrants was held on the 14th of October at Kanemitsu Hall. A total number of 113 new students, including 31 students of the Discovery Program for Global Learners, were matriculated.
Dr. Hirofumi Makino, the President of Okayama University, gave a speech with a welcome in English. He shared his vision of creating a “vibrant academia” here in Okayama, and encouraged the incoming students to take new challenges in their academic life.
Stephanie Lynn Petrovic, a student of the Discovery Program, took an oath to represent Class of 2017, declaring that “at this wonderful, historical, and traditional university, all new students and myself, swear to devote ourselves towards the tasks given to us, and provide our full effort towards making a positive impact to our society.”