High School Students Attend Chinese Summer Camp
July 27, 2012

Thirteen Florida high school students got a first-hand taste of Chinese language and culture this summer on the Confucius Institute’s ‘Chinese Bridge’ Summer Camp program. (Read More…)


Confucius Institute Named ‘Magnificent CI’
June 22, 2012

China’s Office of Chinese Language Council International ‘Hanban’ has recognized the University of South Florida Confucius Institute as a ‘Magnificent CI’. This recognition has been given to a total of only 15 CIs worldwide, three of which are in the United States. Hanban has awarded the USF Confucius Institute this title for its outstanding work in academia at the university and high school levels, and for its commendable community outreach since its inception in 2007.


Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
June 22, 2012

On June 11th, 2012 from 11:30am-1:30pm, the USF-CI hosted an informal Dragon Boat Festival event at the Patel Center for Global Solutions. Students and staff from USF World stopped at our table and enjoyed tea, spring rolls and a traditional festival treat, zongzi(Read More…)


Religious Beliefs in China – Offered through OLLI
May 24, 2012

Taught by Kun Shi, director of the USF Confucius Institute, this is a four-week course (8 hours) on Religious Beliefs in China offered through OLLI (USF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). The first class is scheduled to meet July 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM. To learn more about the course and register for the class, visit http://www.conted.usf.edu/PDF/evergreen.pdf.


15 Magnificent Confucius Institutes
May 24, 2012

Congratulations to USF’s Confucius Institute on being recognized as one of the 15 Magnificent Confucius Institutes by the Chinese Ministry of Education for their outstanding work at the university, high school and community levels! Read more on the Hanban website.


CI Director Participates in Asian American Heritage Month
May 23, 2012

CI Director Kun Shi delivered a presentation on Chinese society and behavioral culture to about 30 participants from the CITI Center Tampa. (Read More…)