Tag Archives: Chinese

Faculty one of two Asian Americans ever elected to LRA board

Guofang Li has been elected to the Literacy Research Association’s (LRA) board of directors. Li, an associate professor of second language and literacy education in the Department of Teacher Education, is one of two Asian Americans to ever be elected to the board of directors of the LRA. Li will serve a three-year term. The… Read More »

Confucius Institute to hold Chinese camps

The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University (CI-MSU) is holding a non-profit Chinese Language and Culture Camp for K-12 students this summer. The program includes camps at three different levels: Kindergarten through grade 5, 6th grade through 8th grade, and 9th grade through 12th grade. The camps feature engaging Chinese language and culture activities through… Read More »

Oxford schools, led by alumnus William Skilling, plans Chinese exchange program

Michigan’s Oxford Community Schools system is pushing educational boundaries with its new virtual and physical exchange programs with Chinese students and educators. “We feel it is mission-critical for every student to become fluent in a world language and fluent in multiple world cultures,” said Oxford Superintendent William Skilling, who is also an 1988 and ’92 graduate… Read More »

Confucius Institute presents Chinese New Year Festival

The Chinese New Year festival is the most important holiday for Chinese people. On the seventh day of the Chinese New Year (which falls on Jan. 29 this year), the Confucius Institute at Michigan State University invites students, faculty, staff and families throughout the Lansing area to celebrate this great festival with a special performance… Read More »

Confucius Institute to hold Chinese camps this summer

The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University (CI-MSU) is gearing up for the Chinese Language and Culture Camps held each summer for K-12 students. The program includes camps at three different levels: Kindergarten through grade 5, 6th grade through 8th grade, and 9th grade through 12th grade. The camps feature engaging Chinese language and culture… Read More »

Online game for learning Chinese wins international award

Zon, the interactive online game for learning Chinese developed at Michigan State University, has received an award for innovative teaching materials from Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), an organization that supports the teaching of Chinese language and culture around the world. Representatives of the Confucius Institute at MSU (CI-MSU) accepted the honor during an annual… Read More »