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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2016 Chinese New Year Celebration- The Year of Monkey
Date: Saturday, February 27th
A variety of cultural performances, raffles and more! Free and open to the general public.
Spring 2016 Community Chinese Classes Open for Registrtaion
Dates: Every Wednesday, 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m., from 1/27 to 4/27 for 12 weeks
2016 Schedule for Chinese Proficiency Tests (HSK/HSKK/YCT)
AIEA Thematic Forum Registration Extended
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:
For inquiries please contact John Forrest
Please visit http://www.bryant.edu/aiearegistration to register.
* Registration will remain open until all available spots are filled
2015 Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration
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
Date: Saturday, September 26th
2015 STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Programs Open for Application
East West Connection Newsletter
Bryant Dragon Dance Team traveled to China and won third place and "Most Popular Team Award" in Lujia International Dragon Dance Competition, Kunshan, China on Sept. 8, 2013. The team was also reported by several TV and news outlets in China. Eastablished in 2009, Bryant team is believed to be the first university dragon dance team in the U.S and was the only team from north America in the competition. Members of the team shared their experience in China on this blog .
Four Bryant students and two faculty members embarked on a 3-week research trip to China to bring authentic Chinese culture, language and history back to schools in Southern New England. Learn more about their first-hand experience through the daily updated blog...
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>>>