Troy University to present free Chinese language/culture course for local businesses

Posted: Wednesday, 19 February 2014

MONTGOMERY - Troy University will present a free six-week course on Chinese language and culture at the Montgomery Campus designed to help local businesses looking to get involved in the world’s second largest economy.

The course will run from March 18 through April 24.

Presented by the Confucius Institute at Troy University, the course is designed to help local companies and organizations looking to do business in China gain a better understanding of Chinese culture and phrases. Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. inside Whitley Hall at the Montgomery Campus.

“Troy University is proud to offer this valuable learning opportunity for businesses in the Montgomery area,” said Ray White, Montgomery Campus Vice Chancellor. “Business leaders who understand how to make meaningful connections with China will have an edge in today’s global economy.”

Registration is free, but is limited to 50 participants. To register, or for more information, call the Montgomery Campus Confucius Institute office at 334-240-7325, or email

Troy University’s Confucius Institute serves schools, businesses, communities, governments, nonprofit organizations and the media throughout the region by offering statewide instruction and lectures on Chinese culture and language, providing Chinese language teacher training, high school student summer camps, consultation for economic development, and promoting outreach programs on Chinese culture and language. It is a cooperative project of Troy University, the State of Alabama, the Office of Chinese Language Council International, the Chinese Ministry of Education and Chinese universities.