Elms College Welcomes Japanese Exchange Students to Campus

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Elms College said “Hajimemashte!” — which means “Nice to meet you!” — last month to 9 students from the University of Kochi in Japan as part of a longtime exchange program between the two schools. The visitors from Kochi spent 12 days exploring life at a close-knit Western Massachusetts college.

This is the exchange’s 17th consecutive year. Each year, the Kochi students stay in residence halls at Elms, study English, attend classes related to their majors, and take in Western Massachusetts sights and cuisine.

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