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Peking opera dance by visiting Xuzhou Normal University (XNU)
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The USF Confucius Institute is a partnership between USF and Qingdao University. It is one of over 400 Confucius Institutes worldwide. USF is the first university in Florida and the first major public research university in the Southeastern United States to establish a Confucius Institute in early 2008.

The USF Confucius Institute provides

    • Academic support to the USF Chinese language program and other related disciplines;
    • Community engagement in Tampa Bay to promote cross-cultural understanding through cultural performance and CI Lectures;
    • Outreach to K-12 schools to improve and expand Chinese language programs; and
    • Help to create a statewide network on educational initiatives related to Chinese language, tourism, trade, and sustainable healthy communities.

To learn more about the USF Confucius Institute, please download our brochure and watch a 7-minute video.


News

USF Confucius Institute Established the 4th Confucius Classroom
March 15, 2017

A year ago the USF Confucius Institute (CI) helped Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School (SSES) to apply for a Confucius Classroom (CC) from the CI Headquarters, which provides support to Chinese language programs at K-12 schools and colleges. Read More


USF Confucius Institute Co-Sponsored Florida Chinese Competition and “Teachers of the Year” Awards
February 24, 2017

The Florida Chinese Teachers Association (FCTA) and Saint Andrew’s School organized the 12th annual statewide Chinese Competition on February 10-11, 2017, in Boca Raton. The USF Confucius Institute (CI) was proud to be a co-sponsor of the event benefiting the growing K-12 Chinese programs in Florida schools. Read More


2017 Chinese New Year Events Completed
February 9, 2017

The USF Chinese New Year celebration was successfully completed on January 28 in the MSC Oval Theater. More than 500 USF students/staff and community members experienced artistic performances lasting for an hour and a half. Read More


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