On Friday March 25, Akita University held a ceremony for senior staff and professors who have worked at Akita University for a long time and retiring.
This ceremony is usually held around end of the school year.
This fiscal year 24 employees were awarded in total from the Education, Clerical, and Medicine departments.
At the ceremony each of the employees honored received testimonials.
Acting president Nobuaki Ogawa gave a speech and said, "I respect your longstanding passions and efforts and I appreciate you from deep within my heart." Then Professor Haruki Senoo from the department of Medicine gave a speech as a representative and said, "I would like Akita University to develop more beyond of our expectations."