The U.S.-China Institute at Bryant University forges academic, business, and cultural partnerships between Bryant University and higher learning institutions, business enterprises, and governmental offices in China.
Established in March 2005, the U.S.-China Institute provides students and faculty with broad global perspectives and experiences and offers China-related services to businesses and communities. The Confucius Institute was established in October 2006 to further promote U.S.-China exchanges for K-12 schools and communities in New England.
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2015 AIEA Thematic Forum at Bryant Open for Registration
This forum will engage senior international officers and attendees in discussions about the current educational environments in South and East Asian countries, effective recruiting practices, how to better serve the student populations from these countries, and developing successful strategies for operating in these countries.
The four sessions will cover:
The Dynamics of Chinese, Indian, and Korean Education Systems
Recruiting in Asia and Student Mobility
Challenges for Asian Students at American Universities
The event features scholar presentation on Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage, Photo Exhibiton on Prince Kung's Mansion of Qing Dynasty in Beijing, and traditional Chinese Shadow Puppet play . Celebration Receiption includes Chinese tea, moon cakes and refreshments.
Date: Tuesday, September 22nd Time: 6:00PM Location: Janikies Theater, Bryant University
The event is in partnership with Prince Kung's Mansion Museum in Beijing. RSVP with guest number to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, 9/17.
Date: Saturday, September 26th Time: 5:00PM: Chinese Culture Tour with various art demonstrations and hands-on activities on Steeple Street 5:45PM: Authentic performance at Basin Stage Location: Downtown Providence, RI
The event is free and open to the general public
2015 STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Programs Open for Application
For two weeks, 7 high school students from the RI and MA area traveled to China after participating in a two-week summer Chinese language and culture summer program, STARTALK. This China study trip was subsized by the Confucius Institute through Bryant University. If you are interested in reading their blog, please click here .
Corey Larsen, Bryant Adjunct Faculty, travels to China in June to teach English to high school students at Handan No.1 Secondary School in Hebei province for six weeks. Corey first went to China with Bryant Sophomore International Experience in January 2012 for 2 weeks. Upon his return, Corey started taking Chinese courses at Bryant. With the extended period, Corey plans to learn more on the history, culture, education system, and the people of the country.
Administrators from two Confucius Classrooms affiliated with the Confucius Institute traveled to China in December 2011 to experience China first-hand. Read about their experiences!
Bryant Dragon Dance Team Placed Third in International Competition
The University's dragon dance team placed third in international competition held in Shanghai. This news clip from Shanghai TV includes an interview with alumnus Christopher Neale '10, who competed with the Bryant team. Team members who traveled to China to compete maintained a blog that can be read here .
Bryant University and its U.S.-China Institute announced, on May 17, 2008, an ambitious project that will bring a replica of the Forbidden City's Shu Fang Zhai to the Bryant campus. The new building will be the first authentic replica to be built outside of China with the permission and cooperation of the Chinese government. Read more>>>