NY Sophia-kai holds welcome party for visiting students
The Sophia University Alumni Association, New York Chapter (New York Sophia-kai) on Aug. 16 threw a welcome party at a Japanese yakiniku (barbecue) restaurant in Times Square for three Sophia students visiting New York for their training experience.
The students currently working or set to work at Thomson Reuters' New York office and a nonprofit organization as trainees actively interacted with, and posed questions to, the 14 participants from the Big Apple.
New York Sophia-kai Vice President Itsuro Umemoto, who is bureau chief of Jiji Press's New York Bureau, gave a lecture on the future of the Trump administration, while former President Kyoko Gasha announced that an annual tour of a winery in Long Island will take place on Sept. 30.
Takehiko Kajita (1989 English Studies)