SHOKEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY

International Exchange

December 2019

Dr. Wang Chong, Professor of Dalian University of Technology, China, gave a special lecture on how we perceive the world from the perspective of linguistics on December 20.

December 2019

Two guests from Hungkuang University, Taiwan, gave special lectures to SGU students on December 12. Dr. Tiger Tien, Dean of International and Cross-Strait Affairs, gave a special lecture titled “Creativity in Advertising” and Dr. Ching-Mei Cheng, Chair of Department of English for Global Communication gave a special lecture titled “The Importance of Intercultural Competency in Foreign Language Acquisition”.

October 2019

SGU held an International Exchange Fair from October 28 to November 1. During the week, study abroad program participants made presentations about their experiences. Various booths were set up in the Common’s Cafe where visitors could talk to exchange students, gain information about scholarships, English circles, and partner institutions.

October 2019

On October 21, 2019, Shokei Gakuin University (SGU) and Lingnan Normal University (LNU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish cooperative relations aimed at developing academic and cultural interchange. The signing ceremony was held at the LNU campus in Zhanjiang, Guangdong, R.P. China. The attendees at the ceremony were Vice President, Dr. Prof. Dai Shu, Deputy Dean and Director of the Japanese Department, Dr. Prof.Yang Hong, Director, Office of International Exchange and Cooperation, Mr. Zheng Zhijun, Second Chief of International Exchange and Cooperation, Mr. Li Zishen, and administrative staff from LNU. Representing SGU were Dr. Prof. Marie Aizawa Phelan, Dean of International Exchange and Dr. Prof. Meiying Huang, Dean of Academic Affairs. After the signing ceremony, Dr. Meiying Huang of SGU delivered a special lecture for students of LNU’s Japanese Department, School of Foreign Studies.

October 2019

On October 11, 2019, Shokei Gakuin University (SGU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (HSPUR) to establish cooperative relations aimed at developing academic and cultural interchange. The signing ceremony was held at the HSPUR campus in St. Petersburg, Russia. The attendees at the ceremony from HSPUR were Vice-Rector Dr. Yulia A. Komarova and Prof. Anastasia Myklyaeva. Representing SGU were Prof. Takeyau Kawabata, Vice Dean of International Exchange, and Associate Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Ikeda. On this occasion, the 2nd International Conference of Herzen Studies: Psychology Research in Education was held at HSPUR. Prof. Kawabata delivered a keynote speech and Dr. Ikeda gave an oral presentation at the conference.

September 2019

Shokei Gakuin welcomes an exchange student from Pai Chai University, Korea for a year stay and two exchange students from the School of Foreign Languages of Zhejiang Yuexiu University, China for a year-stay.

September 2019

Ten SGU students of International Exchange Practice (Korea) visited Seoul, Korea for ten-day overseas training session.

September 2019

Two SGU students of International Exchange Practice (China) visited Dalian, China for eleven-day overseas training session with Dalian University of Technology, a partner university of SGU.

August 2019

Eleven SGU students visited Olympic College, WA, USA, to participate in the two-week English language and culture program.

August 2019

One SGU student went to Olympic College in Bremerton, WA, USA as an exchange student for a year stay.

August 2019

Nine SGU students visited Pai Chai University, Daejeon, Korea to participate in the two-week intensive Korean language and culture program.

August 2019

Thirteen SGU students visited Cairns, Australia to participate in the internship programs.

August 2019

Four SGU students visited Hungkuang University, Taichung, Taiwan to participate in the two-week intensive Chinese language and culture program.

July 2019

Two delegates from The University of Danang - University of Science and Education; Dr. Luu Trang, Rector and Dr. Pham Quy Muoi, Head of Department of Scientific Affairs and International Cooperation visited SGU on July 23 to 26 to make a presentation on their university and to discuss further international exchange activities.

July 2019

Ms. Mikako Garard, Instructor of Department of Communication at Santa Barbara City College, visited SGU and discussed the possibilities of future exchange activities on July 12.

July 2019

Mr. Alex Kremer, Director of Corporate Development, Patagonia, CA, USA, gave a special lecture on his company producing eco-friendly system of recycling their products at Shokei on July 9th. He stressed the needs of reuse, reduce, and recycle in order to save our planet. The first step is to repair the products and use them again. “Worn Wear” project was also held at Shokei campus that Patagonia team actually repaired sixty students’ clothes for two days from July 8 to 9. This event was hosted by Prof. Maki Tamada, a faculty member of College of Humanities and Social Studies of SGU.

April, 2019

Shokei Gakuin welcomes an exchange student from Hungkuang University, Taiwan for a half-year stay and two exchange students from the School of Foreign Languages of Dalian University of Technology, China for a year stay.

April, 2019

Shokei Gakuin University changed its organizational structure in April, 2019. It has a graduate school with three master’s courses, in Psychology, Humanics, and Nutritional Sciences. The undergraduate school consists of three colleges: Humanities and Social Studies, Psychology and Education, and Human Health and Nutrition.

March 2019

Two SGU Students left for Olympic College in Bremerton, WA, USA as exchange students for a half year and a year stay.

March 2019

Dr. Meiyng Huang, vice president of Shokei Gakuin University, gave a special lecture titled “Cross cultural communication and intercultural management" at Hungkuang University, Taiwan on March 22.

January 2019

Dr. Yang Joo Kim, professor of Pai Chai University, Korea, gave a special lecture titled “Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: some view points by an anthropologist” at Shokei Gakuin University on January 17.