USF World News..
The USF Confucius Institute (CI) continued the tradition of providing three or more lectures each semester. In this semester, we had a very special guest speaker from the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and two professors from USF. Continue reading
Dear International Students and Scholars,
On behalf of USF World, I would like to reiterate President Genshaft’s message shared with the USF community last Thursday. USF is a caring and inclusive community. Whether you are a domestic student from Miami or Minneapolis, or an international student from Mumbai, Moscow or Medina each of you is integral to the USF community. Our cultural diversity is our strength. Continue reading
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The USF Confucius Institute (CI) has made significant achievements in 2016, thanks to the support from USF, its partner Qingdao University and the Hanban/CI Headquarters. Our priority areas of services are focused on supporting the USF academic programs (including providing two Chinese language instructors), assisting K-12 schools with Chinese programs (including four Confucius Classrooms), and facilitating cultural exchange or community engagement. The CI has contributed to the USF World efforts in globalizing our campus in areas of providing CI Scholarships to USF students, bringing visiting scholars from China, offering non-credit classes, and outreach to K-12 schools and Tampa Bay communities.
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In addition to its strong support for the Chinese language programs at USF and local K-12 schools, the USF Confucius Institute has enhanced programs that promote cross-cultural understanding and US-China relations in the Tampa Bay region. The best example of this effort is the Chinese Culture Week with multiple opportunities for cultural exploration: a photo exhibition, a CI lecture, the Mid-Autumn Festival, and a concert with Chinese and Western music. Together, the events reached more than 1,500 USF students and faculty/staff, as well as community members, and received positive feedback from participants. Continue reading
USF World and the USF Confucius Institute are pleased to host the president of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Dr. Sidney A. McPhee, for his photography exhibition “People and Places of China” hosted in the Centre Gallery at the USF Marshall Student Center from September 12 to 23, 2016. The exhibition is a selection of his photographs taken during recent travels in China. Continue reading
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