Conclusion of an agreement on collaboration and cooperation between Taishi Town, Osaka Prefecture, and Shitennoji University and Shitennoji University Junior College Division
Both parties related to Prince Shotoku concluded a comprehensive partnership agreement covering nine fields.
On December 15, 2020, Taishi Town, Osaka Prefecture, Shitennoji University, and the Junior College Division of Shitennoji University jointly established the “Vitalization of Local Communities” with the aim of further deepening activities that make use of the strengths of both parties. Promotion of local industry and tourism”, Health and welfare, Academic research, Enhancement of student activities and human resource development, Promotion of lifelong learning , “improving the quality of staff of both sides”, “promotion of information dissemination”, and “other matters agreed upon by both sides”.
Right: President Shoji Suhara Left: Mayor Yuji Tanaka
In addition, based on this agreement, on January 16, 2023, two graduates of the Faculty of Education donated 10 picture books “Where is Haniwa-chan’s house?” The picture book was handed to Mayor Tanaka by Midori Enoshima, a third-year student in the Faculty of Education, who often came to Taishi Town for softball games when she was in elementary school. The donated picture books will be placed in all kindergartens, nursery schools, elementary and junior high schools and libraries in the town so that many children can read them.
[Comment from Taishi Mayor Yuji Tanaka]
I am very happy and encouraged that we, who inherit the spirit of harmony of Prince Shotoku, will be able to conclude a comprehensive partnership agreement, collaborate and cooperate in various fields, and work on mutual development and fulfillment.
We will cherish the connections that Prince Shotoku introduced us to, and we will collaborate and cooperate toward the realization of unique and attractive local communities through regional revitalization. increase.
[Comment from President Shoji Suhara]
I am very happy that we were able to conclude a partnership agreement with Taishi Town. Since the establishment of the Regional
Collaboration Promotion Center in 2022, our university has signed partnership agreements with many local governments. Taishi-cho and our university have something in common in that they are related to Prince Shotoku, so I feel very close to them. We are looking forward to working together in various fields through this collaboration. [Specific measures to be taken in the future (including those under consideration)]
Joint development of new specialty products through
industry-government-academia collaboration with Taishi Town, Osaka Prefecture, Shitennoji University, Osaka Minami Agricultural Cooperative Association, local Japanese confectionery shops, etc. Planning and development of new hometown tax donation gifts (new sweets using specialty grapes and mandarin oranges, etc.)
Mutual cooperation for student participation in the Taishi Town Public Relations Supporter Project and information dissemination via SNS
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