The Kansai chapter of CHS helps to expand Cornell’s professional and social network by hosting alumni events several times a year, including Spring Gathering and Zinck’s Night in October as well as an annual golf tournament.

We look forward to having you join us for the fun in Western Japan!

Kenichi Kiriyama, MPS ’90
Kansai Chapter President

About the Chapter

Chapter President: Kennichi Kiriyama (MPS ’90, President & CEO, Kobeya Baking Co., Ltd.)

Treasurer: Keizo Natsuyama (MPS ’94 )

Advisor: Hitoshi Nakauchi (MPS ’92)

Secretary: Ann Isaka (MPS ’93)

Immediate Past President:
Seiji Tanaka (BS ’81, Taiwa Gakuen Education)

CHS Japan Website

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Event Recaps

Kansai Chapter Celebrates CHS at 90

On June 1, 2018, the Kansai Chapter celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Cornell Hotel Society at the Kobeya Sylphide restaurant in Osaka.

CHS Japan Welcomes Prof. Quan and Students

In April 2018, Daniel Quan Ph.D., Robert C. Baker Professor in Real Estate, SHA and his students visited Tokyo for a field trip.

CHS Japan Annual General Meeting & New Year’s Party

On February 15, 2018, CHS Japan held their annual General Meeting and New Year’s party.

Japanese Chapters Celebrate New Year’s

On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Tokyo and Kansai chapters gathered together to celebrate the New Year.

CHS Tokyo Hosts Autumn Terrace Party

On November 16, 2017, the CHS Tokyo chapter hosted an Autumn Terrace Party at the Trunk (Hotel).

Kansai Chapter Welcomes Professor Verma

On February 27, the CHS Kansai Chapter welcomed Professor and Mrs. Rohit Verma with a reception at Kyoto University.  A total of 36 Cornellians and their guests attended the event.