Welcome Party" for new faculty and staff members and international/Japanese students was held at Keyaki restaurant (2F the Student Hall) on Thursday, May 25th, 2017. In this spring, new international students from China, Mongolia, Brazil, France and the US enrolled in our university. The event is jointly organized by Center for Globalization and SAISUA in spring and fall every year. There was a total of 77 participants including President Oka, Vice President Tei. President Oka and President of the SAISUA Villegas gave a welcome message, and new comers introduced themselves. Mr. Yoshinori Fujii, 3rd year undergraduate student and Mr. Absalom Shu, 2nd year master student from Cameroon took the role of the MC. The participants mingled and enjoyed the performance by UoA Wind Ensemble and Yosakoi Dance Team. Vice President Tei led the people to do "Ipponjime" which is a traditional clapping ritual to honor the close of a formal event.