President Mark Becker Wins the 2015 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award
President Mark Becker won the 2015 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award at the 10th annual Global Confucius Institute Conference in Shanghai, China on December 6th. This honor was conferred on him by the Headquarters of Hanban for his innovative leadership in international education collaboration between China and the U.S. by successfully advancing the Confucius Institute’s integration into the Georgia State University educational system, as well as into the business community of Atlanta.
With President Becker’s help, both local communities in the metro Atlanta area and the Confucius Institute have benefited from international cooperation. Some of the collaborations that exist at the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University are with CNN, the Carter Center and multiple local business and government entities such as the World Trade Center Atlanta, Georgia Economic Development Office, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and many Fortune 500 companies.