Posts Tagged with “Confucius Institute”

Confucius Institute offers summer program for teachers, students interested in learning Chinese language and culture

April 18th, 2012

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - For the fifth consecutive year, Bryant University's Confucius Institute will offer two summer programs for the study of Chinese language and culture.

A two-week program for elementary-, middle- and high-school students and a three-week program for current and prospective K-12 teachers are offered through a grant from STARTALK, part of the federal government's National Security Language Initiative, which seeks to expand and improve the teaching and learning of strategically important world languages that are not widely taught in the United State.

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Confucius Institute offers 12-week Chinese language courses for K-8, adults; private tutoring also available

March 1st, 2012

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  -  The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University are offering 12-week introductory Chinese language classes for students in grades K-8 and adults. The classes are held on the Bryant University campus, 1150 Douglas Pike. Registration deadline is March 16.

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Enter the year of the dragon: Bryant hosts celebration marking Chinese New Year

February 6th, 2012

The University's Chinese New Year celebration attracted more than 600 people to campus — from Chinese families to curious local residents to mixed-race families seeking to expose their children to their ancestral heritage, according to this article in the Providence Journal.

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Public invited to celebrate arrival of Year of the Dragon Feb. 4

January 10th, 2012

Learn more about Bryant's award-winning dragon dance team in this video.

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Confucius Institute offers 12-week Chinese language courses for K-8, adults; private tutoring also available

September 20th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University are offering introductory Chinese language classes for students in grades K-8 and adults beginning Oct. 4. The classes are:

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Fine China: Chinese culture program comes to Westerly

September 17th, 2011

The Westerly, R.I., community soon will be able to learn more about Chinese art, language and culture through the town's new Confucius Classroom, opening in collaboration with the University's Confucius Institute.

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Westerly will celebrate opening of Bryant-affiliated Confucius Classroom Sept. 19

September 13th, 2011

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WESTERLY, R.I. - On Monday, Sept. 19, Westerly Public Schools and the Confucius Institute at Bryant University will celebrate the opening of the Southern Rhode Island Collaborative (SORICO) Confucius Classroom, which will provide Westerly students, teachers and members of the community with opportunities to learn about Chinese language and culture.

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U.S.-China Institute, Confucius Institute co-sponsor Waterfire

July 15th, 2011

In celebration of the July 16 Waterfire co-sponsored by Bryant's U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute, The Rhode Show features remarks and brief presentations by three from Bryant.

Confucius Institute assisting N. Providence with application for Chinese-language program

June 28th, 2011

After a year of hard work and collaboration with Bryant University's Confucius Institute, North Providence High School is submitting an application for a Confucius Classroom grant as a means of bringing international business and Chinese language and culture into its curriculum.

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Confucius Institute offers summer program for teachers, students interested in learning Chinese language and culture

April 15th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - Bryant University's Confucius Institute is offering two summer programs for the study of Chinese language and culture.

A two-week program for middle- and high-school students and three-week program for current and prospective K-12 teachers are offered through a grant from STARTALK, part of the federal government's National Security Language Initiative, which seeks to expand and improve the teaching and learning of strategically important world languages that are not widely taught in the United State. This is the fourth consecutive year Bryant has received a STARTALK grant.

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