USF World News


March 31, 2016

CI Lecture by Daniel Jackson on Feb. 25, 2016

Each semester, the USF Confucius Institute (CI) sponsors three or more lectures about Chinese cultures and society as well as US-China relations. (Read More…)


Celebrating the Chinese New Year Season at USF, Community and K-12 Schools
February 19, 2016

The USF Confucius Institute worked with numerous partners to provide multiple cultural events during the 2016 Chinese New Year season. The events reached thousands of people of all age groups in the Tampa Bay region and beyond, and improved cross-cultural understanding. (Read More…)


USF College of Public Health and Confucius Institute proudly sponsor “An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine”
January 4, 2016

The USF College of Public Health and Confucius Institute proudly sponsor a non-credit class “An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)” in the spring semester of 2016. (Read More…)


Fall 2015 Ended with CI Lectures, K-12 Chinese Teachers Workshop and More
January 4, 2016

The CI co-sponsored four lectures in the fall semester, which attracted more than 200 USF and community members. They include the following:

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Qingdao University Delegation Led by President Fan Enhanced USF Partnership
December 4, 2015

A strong partner with the University of South Florida (USF) for many years, Qingdao University (QU) is the largest university in Shandong Province, China, and has a working relationship with the Chinese language program at USF. In July 2012, QU and USF signed an agreement to operate the Confucius Institute (CI) and expand academic collaborations. (Read More…)


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USF Confucius Institute Outreach to Senior Citizens: A Partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
June 25, 2015

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) has had great success exploring a variety of ways to better integrate the hosting university and connect with Tampa Bay communities, including K-12 schools. Innovation and collaboration is key to sustainable development of any CI.  (Read More…)