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Confucius Institute

  • Confucius Institute Co-organized the Ninth "Palmetto Chinese Star" Competition and Katie Rose Dionne from USC won the "Palmetto Chinese Star" The Ninth "Palmetto Chinese Star" Competition in South Carolina was held on February 24th, more

  • Confucius Institute hosted a Lunar New Year and 10th Anniversary Reception Confucius Institute of University of South Carolina hosted a Lunar New Year and 10th Anniversary Reception on February 2nd. Dr. Mary Anne Fitzpatrick gave CI director Tan Ye an "extraordinary contributions" award on behalf of President Pastides.more

  • Confucius Institute at USC held 2017 Student Winter Camp to China From December 28th, 2017 to January 11th, 2018, the Student Winter Camp Tour organized by Confucius Institute at USC successfully finished their tour in China. Twenty Undergraduates of the University of South Carolina spent 15 days in Beijing and Shanghaimore

  • A conversation between the President of USC and former NASA director This "Chinese and American education" discussion show mainly consists of interviews and discussions between presidents of well-known American universities and famous American social figures. more

  • Fang Shi‘s 2017 Calligraphy Tour to the US Chinese Calligraphy Art more

  • Students learned Chinese Culture at Coufucius Institute at USC

    Students from Meadow Glen Middle School visited Confucius Institute at USC Students got knowledge of Confucius ideas and Chinese traditional culturemore

  • Confucius Institute at USC organized a culture experience activity in the library of the Spartanburg High School Peking Operamore

The University of South Carolina is the first research university in South Carolina to establish a Confucius Institute (CI) in collaboration with the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and the Office of Chinese Language Council International, a division of the Chinese Ministry of Education, which has launched 475 such institutes and 851 classrooms in 126 countries since 2004 to promote education about Chinese language, culture and society. The Confucius Institute is expected to strengthen the university's course offerings in Chinese language and culture with the BLCU providing four visiting faculty members, promote more visiting scholars from China, and expand China-related research library collections at the Thomas Cooper Library.