Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

Colorado College lecturer honored by Japan

May 5, 2013
0
photo - Paul K. Maruyama, a lecturer in Japanese in the German, Russian and East Asian languages department at Colorado College and president of the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado. Photo courtesy of Colorado College
Paul K. Maruyama, a lecturer in Japanese in the German, Russian and East Asian languages department at Colorado College and president of the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado. Photo courtesy of Colorado College 

Paul K. Maruyama, a lecturer in Japanese at Colorado College and president of the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado, has been named a recipient of the Japanese imperial decoration, 'The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette. '

Ikuhiko Ono, the consulate general of Japan in Denver, said Maruyama has contributed to the promotion of mutual understanding between the two countries through teaching, both as a teacher of Japanese and as a judo instructor. Maruyama was one of the first teachers of the Japanese language at the Air Force Academy and is the first Japanese language instructor at CC. As an athlete, he was a member of the U.S. judo team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He also was head coach of the 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic judo teams.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 
This is your last FREE article for the month
This is your last FREE article for the month

Subscribe now and enjoy Unlimited Digital Access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
You have reached your article limit for the month
You have reached your article limit for the month

We hope that you've enjoyed your complimentary access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.