Confucius Institute Offers Basic Chinese Language Class
August 11, 2014

The Confucius Institute at USF offered a beginning Chinese language class for USF employees from June 3 to June 26, 2014.  (Read More…)

USF Confucius Institute Scholarships Provide Opportunities for Study Abroad
June 19, 2014

With a growing interest in China, the USF Confucius Institute (CI) continues to expand its support to the Chinese language and cultural programs at USF. (Read More…)

USF-CI Successfully Hosted Another Cultural Performance Troupe from China
May 9, 2014

The Northwest Normal University (NWNU) Troupe from China staged performances at four Confucius Institutes in Florida and Texas in early May. Because of their scheduled time in Tampa on May 5-6 (when USF is in summer session), we arranged the troupe to perform at our partner school and college in Sarasota on May 6. (Read More…)

10. CI staff with Dr. Bridley, after welcoming Dr. Mingjian Zhang
Chinese Culture Festival and Other CI Events in the Spring
April 28, 2014

After a series of events around the Chinese New Year season (details at, the USF Confucius Institute has (co)sponsored more cultural events for the USF and Tampa Bay communities. We are able to do more (Read More…)

Haiqiong Deng after performance at Museum Nights on Jan. 9
2014 Spring Witnessed Numerous Celebrated CI Events
April 3, 2014

Spring season is always full of events related to the Chinese New Year, but this year, we had more events for the USF community and K-12 schools. The artists of our CI Performance Group and our staff/collaborators have made a positive impact on thousands of people. (Read More…)

Dr. Brindley and Kun Shi with the Hanban Director XU Lin and AP Zhou
CI Partnership with Qingdao University Strengthened
February 25, 2014

Last December, Dr. Roger Brindley (Vice Provost and AVP of USF World) and Kun Shi (CI Director) attended the Confucius Institute Global Conference in Beijing. They met the Qingdao University representative (ZHOU Xiaoli, Assistant President) and Hanban officials, (Read More…)