2015

President Mark Becker Wins the 2015 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award

Posted On January 13, 2016
Categories 2015, News

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… more »

5th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute at GSU Open House

Posted On November 3, 2015
Categories 2015, Chinese Culture, News

On Thursday October 15th, the Georgia State University Confucius Institute celebrated their 5-year anniversary at the school by hosting an open house in their offices and classrooms.  Throughout the day, guests arrived to receive tours of the spaces, drink traditional Chinese tea and eat common snacks, learn about upcoming programming for the Institute, and receive… more »

China’s National Holiday at GSU

Posted On November 3, 2015
Categories 2015, Chinese Culture, News

To celebrate China’s National Holiday, the Confucius Institute at GSU held activities on Library Plaza On Oct.2, 2015.

One of the activities is getting a Chinese name and learning how to write it. Students walking by could get their Chinese name written or learn to write Chinese characters themselves.

GSU students Makayla is… more »

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations at GSU

Posted On November 3, 2015
Categories 2015, Chinese Culture, News

With this year’s Mid-autumn Festival approaching, Georgia State University Confucius Institute ran a daylong activity to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and the 5th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute on September 25th, 2015. Students and staff of the Confucius Institute gathered at the Dahlberg Hall lobby to celebrate the Chinese traditional holiday, Mid-autumn Festival.

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25th Annual Conference of the USCPFA

Posted On September 16, 2015
Categories 2015, News

On Friday September 11, 2015, the 25th National Conference of US-China People Friendship Association(USCPFA), co-hosted by the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University, took place at Emory University Conference Center Hotel, in Atlanta.

Over 100 representatives from the US-China People Friendship Association attended the conference, including Diana Greer, the Chairman of USCPFA, Peggy Roney, the… more »

Innovations in Higher Education Forum

Posted On May 7, 2015
Categories 2015, News

On Tuesday May 5, 2015, to commence the World Forum on China Studies, hosted by the Carter Center and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University presented “Innovations in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities, a conversation between the United States and China”. This pre-symposium featured Georgia State University President,… more »

President of Beijing Language and Culture University Visits Georgia State University

Posted On May 7, 2015
Categories 2015, News

On the afternoon of May 4th, 2015, Xiliang Cui, President of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), along with Lixia Chen, Director of Confucius Institute Development at BLCU, and Tieshi Ma, Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Exchange visited Georgia State University (GSU). Dr. Jun Liu, Director of the Confucius Institute and… more »

The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University Welcomes Dr. Lin Xu to Atlanta

Posted On April 28, 2015
Categories 2015, News

From April 15th to April 18th, 2015, Dr. Lin Xu, Chief Executive and Director-General of the Confucius Institute’s Headquarters (Hanban), and Jianfei Ma, Deputy Director-General of Hanban, visited Atlanta with a Hanban delegation. Dr. Lin Xu presented opening remarks at the 2015 National Chinese Language Conference, following her cordial talks with Chinese… more »

Global Leaders, Business Execs Converge for Fifth Annual Doing Business with China Forum

The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University collaborated with the World Trade Center Atlanta and the Association of Chinese Professionals Atlanta to organize the fifth annual “Doing Business with China” forum.  As a business-focused Confucius Institute, the forum brought together a panel of local and global leaders for a vibrant discussion on the nation’s present-day… more »

This year’s annual Chinese New Year Gala performance, “Spring in Atlanta”

This year’s annual Chinese New Year Gala performance, “Spring in Atlanta,” featured the world-renowned Peking Opera, whose performance commemorated the Chinese Lunar New Year, the year of the sheep.  Over 800 attendees converged at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center for the show, many of them fervent fans of the troupe.

Dr. Jun Liu, the Associate… more »