Author Archives: Jessica Brightman

A Message to International Students

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 … Continue reading

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Confucius Institute at the University of Florida | Annual Report for 2016

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 … Continue reading

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First USF Confucius Institute Chinese Culture Week Completed with Great Success

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 … Continue reading

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“People and Places of China” Photo Exhibition

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 … Continue reading

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2016 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for Florida High School Students

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) continues its support in organizing Florida high school students for study trips to China. With support from the Hanban and Qingdao University, the CI sponsored 15 students for a total immersion experience in Chinese language … Continue reading

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2016 OLLI Faculty Roll of Honor Award to Kun Shi

Each year, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents its Faculty Roll of Honor awards to the volunteer instructors who have taught at least ten courses for OLLI members and other senior citizens of the Tampa Bay region. On June 2, … Continue reading

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