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TIUA to Honor 112 Graduates Friday

Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) will honor 112 students during its annual closing ceremony on Friday, Dec. 19.

There will be a certificate presentation ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Building on the Willamette University campus. It will be followed by a reception at 6 p.m. These ceremonies are the culmination of a year of intense study of English and American studies courses taught by TIUA and Willamette University faculty members.

Attending the ceremony from Tokyo International University in Kawagoe, Japan, are President Takayoshi Arai; Professor Yoshiyuki Igarashi, chair of the International Exchange Committee; and Ms. Chie Omorai, staff.

Other guests scheduled to attend include: Consul General Akio Egawa, Japanese consulate; Carol Long, dean, College of Liberal Arts, Willamette University; numerous Willamette faculty members; and many Salem residents who participated in the TIUA "Tomodachi" (friendship family) program.

For more information call Barby Dressler, director of TIUA University Relations, at (503) 373-3300.

12-17-2008