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November

11.21 CIT Hosts Tai Chi Workshop at E.L. Lowder Regional Library

The guests and visiting scholars pose together in a group picture. 
The guests focus and practice the Tai Chi steps studiously. 
Small children joined in the workshop, practicing the steps with all the adults. 
Visiting Scholar Yu Ma gives a young boy a close-up lesson. 
The scholar and guests line up practicing the positions precisely. 

On November 21st, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a Tai Chi workshop at Montgomery’s E.L. Lowder Regional Library. About 18 teachers, students, and local people attended the cultural seminar...

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11.21 Home School Parents and Kids from Elmore County Visit CIT 

The children and parents pose outside the CIT with the Confucius statue.   
One little boy holds up his Chinese card.   
Visiting Scholar Wenjuan Cheng and a little girl pose together.   
Three little kids cuddle up with the giant panda stuffed animal in the exhibition center.   
One little boy tries to play the guzheng while other children wait for their turn.   
Another little boy cuddles with a tiger stuffed animal in the exhibition center.   

On November 21st, a group of home school parents and kids from Elmore County, Alabama, visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University...

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11.19 CIT Participates in Multicultural Night at Forest Avenue Academic Magnet

A stage is decorated with various countries’ flags and small children line up in the front to recite the Chinese poem. 
The children on stage recite “Geese, Oh, Geese.” 
Individual children step forward to read lines of the poems. 
The Chinese teacher directs the children on stage. 

On November 19th, Forest Avenue Academic Magnet, a CIT Confucius Classroom school, held its Multicultural Night. The Confucius Institute participated in the event and shared Chinese culture with poetry...

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11.18 CIT Delivers Chinese Culture Lecture at Enterprise Library

The attendees and Visiting Scholars gather together for a group picture.   
Ms. He Yan introduces tea ceremonies and the importance of Chinese tea.   
The teachers take notes, showing sincere investment in the lecture.  
Visiting Scholar, He Yan performs a tea ceremony.    
The attendees line up to taste test Chinese teas.   
The teachers listen with intent to Mr. Li Fujun’s lecture on the forbidden parts of Chinese culture.  

The Dothan CIT campus had been invited by VIPKID to hold a lecture on Chinese culture. The Visiting Scholars held the lecture on November 18th at the Enterprise Public Library...

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11.15 CIT Hosts Chinese Painting Workshop at Regional Library

The guests and Visiting Scholars gather together displaying their paintings in a group picture. 
The guests test out different painting techniques. 
One guest proudly shows off her painting. 
The guests show each other their finished paintings. 
Two guests practice the new technique they were shown. 

On November 15th, the Visiting Scholars from CIT Montgomery held the monthly Chinese culture workshop at E. L. Lowder Regional Library...

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11.15 CI Hosts Chinese Modern Art Exhibition 

Artist Zhou Tao poses with Confucius Institute Director Dr. Iris Xu.     
Drs. Xu and Zhang of the Confucius Institute at Troy University pose with the artist Zhou Tao.  
Dr. Xu gives Tao a tour of the CIT Exhibition Center.   
Zhou Tao poses with the statues outside of the Troy University International Arts Center.   
Tao explores the CIT library, reading a book off the shelf.   

On November 15th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University opened the Chinese Modern Art Exhibition for the artist Zhou Tao. More than fifty students and teachers attended the event...

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11.14 CIT Hosts Zhou Tao's “Reconstruction” Series

The CIT Visiting Scholars, professors, and Zhou Tao gathered together to pose for a group picture. 
A painting hangs on an easel, angular neutral designs meeting bright teal clouds. 
James Smith, The Associate Dean of Student Services for the Montgomery, joins Mr. Zhou at the displays. 
James Smith opens the exhibition and welcomes the artist. 
Mr. Zhou discusses his work and approach to the arts 
CIT’s Dr. Xu poses with the Chair of the Central Alabama Association of Chinese. 

From November 13th to 15th, the CIT hosted Zhou Tao’s “Reconstruction” Series. On both the Troy and Montgomery campuses, the oil painting exhibitions drew 200 teachers, students and local visitors...

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11.13 Trojans Badminton Club and CIT Co-host Annual Badminton Competition  

The winning participants pose in a group picture 
The first-place winners for the male and female divisions pose together.  
The second-place winners for the male and female divisions pose together.  
The third-place winners for the male and female divisions pose together.   
All the participants gather behind the CIT banner for a group picture.  

On November 13th, the Confucius Institute and the Trojans Badminton club co-hosted a badminton competition. The tournament was held at the Wright Hall gym, and drew more than 30 participants...

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11.10 The 15th Annual International Tasting of Alabama

The CIT Visiting Scholars and staff pose in a group picture at the festival.  
CIT Drs. Xu and Feng pose the Visiting Scholars.   
Visiting Scholar Ms. Qiu prepares tea art for the festival.  
Visiting Scholars perform the traditional lion dance.   
Guests at the festival try on traditional Chinese clothing.   
Ms. Su and Ms. Ren perform the Xenjiang dance.  

On November 10th, Montgomery held the 15th Annual International Tasting of Alabama. The event was hosted by MACAO (Montgomery Area Council on Aging) and co-organized by the Confucius Institute. About 600 people came to participate in the festival...

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11.8 Geography Students Visit CIT Exhibition Hall 

Students pose in a group picture with the dragon used in dragon dances.   
CIT Visiting Scholar He Jing demonstrates how to play the Guzheng instrument.   
A student tries on a Chinese mask.     
Students play with traditional Chinese instruments.   
Visiting Scholar Zu Yunpeng gives a lecture on Chinese dragon dances.   
He Jing introduces the Luo instrument to students.  
The CIT Scholar shows the students traditional Chinese clothing.  

On the morning of November 8th, the Confucius Institute held a cultural workshop for geography students. Visiting Scholar Ms. He Jing brought the students to the Exhibition Hall and introduced the students to various different displays...

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11.7 CIT Hosts the 2019 Table Tennis Tournament

The participants and Visiting Scholars of the CIT pose in a group picture.  
Students register to participate in the tournament.  
The first-place winner poses with Visiting Scholar Yunchu Zhang.  
The second-place winner poses with Visiting Scholar Zu Yunpeng.  
The third-place winner poses with Visiting Scholar Yunchu Zhang.   

On the evening of November 7th, the Confucius Institute at Troy hosted the 2019 Table Tennis Tournament at the Wright Hall Gym. The purpose of the tournament was to promote Chinese culture and cross-cultural communication through sports competitions...

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11.7 The 10th Chinese Tea Talk (Dragon & Lion Dances)

The students and Visiting Scholars pose in a group picture in the CIT Exhibition Center with the lion heads. 
One student poses with the lion head she danced with.   
Students play with music instruments: one student plays with the drums and another the Cha.   
Students and Scholars perform the twin lion dance.  
CIT Visiting Scholar, Zu Yunpeng displays images and notes on the differences between Chinese dragons and western dragons.   

On November 7th, CIT held a cultural lecture on the topic of Chinese dragon and lion dances. CIT Visiting Scholar Ms. Zu Yunpeng introduced the symbolism imbued on Chinese dragons versus western dragons...

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11.4 CHMS Confucius Classroom Students Visit CITU

The students pose in a group picture by the Confucius statue outside of CIT.  
The students reach out to play on the guzheng.   
A group of girls and boys try on traditional Chinese clothes.   
Three girls pose together in traditional Chinese clothing.     
CIT Visiting Scholar He Jing gives a lecture on Chinese characters.   
A proud child shows off his painted work.  
The students all pose with their calligraphy paintings.   
The students get to practice their chopstick skill at the Chinese restaurant.   
A group of boys play drums together in the exhibition hall.   

On November 4th, more than 20 students from Charles Henderson Middle School visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University. Ms. He Jing introduced the cultural center’s exhibits one by one...

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11.2 CIT 2019 STEAM Fest and Mini Art Show

A young girl dresses up in traditional Chinese clothing and poses with a fan. 
Young girls show off traditional Chinese female clothing. 
CIT Visiting Scholars write guests’ names in Chinese calligraphy. 
Children learn about and practice Peking Opera Masks. 
A small blonde baby boy plays the drums joyfully. 
A little boy dresses head to toe in traditional red Chinese clothing. 

On November 2nd, The Montgomery Academy hosted the 4th Alabama STEAM Fest and Mini Art Show. The Confucius Institute at Troy University was invited to share Chinese culture at the event...

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October

Newsletter Vol. 96 - Vol. 97
Newsletter Vol. 94 - Vol. 95

10.31 CIT 9th Chinese Tea Talk Traditional Games

The students and Visiting Scholars pose for a group picture holding their favorite game items.  
The students listen intently to the lecture on the history of the traditional Chinese games.  
Ms. Zu demonstrates the different items and games in the presentation.  
Two students kick a shuttlecock back and forth.   
The students and scholars engage in a game of Hawk and Chicks. 

On October 31st, the Confucius Institute at Troy University hosted a cultural lecture focusing on traditional Chinese games. Ms. Zu Yunpeng introduced the different games, such as Chinese Yo-Yo jump rope, shuttlecock kicking, and hawk-chasing-chicks...

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10.27 CI Holds Teaching Seminar

The CIT Visiting Scholars pose in the exhibition room for a group picture.  
Dr. Fang from Montgomery gives a report at the seminar.  
Dr. Zhang gives a presentation about the work of the Troy University campus.  
Dr. Xu presents an exposition on the culture shock facing immigrants to the US.  
Dr. Feng gives a speech on his work at the meeting 
Ms. Qiu also gives a presentation on her research.   

On October 27th, Visiting Scholars and staff from three campuses of the Confucius Institute at Troy University gathered on the Troy Campus to hold a monthly teaching and training seminar. A total of seventeen people attended...

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10.24 CIT Hosts the 8th Chinese Tea Talk on Tai Chi

The students and Visiting Scholars posed with the Confucius statue outside of CIT after the Tai Chi practice in a group picture.  
The students listen to the presentation on Tai Chi.  
The Visiting Scholar, He Jing, explains Tai Chi’s meaning and history.  
The students model the teacher’s pose, with their left arm and leg extended and their right arm crossed over their torso.   
Participants model a pose that pushes energy with their arms away from their bodies.  
A scholar teaches the participant the peaceful pose with the right fist pressed against the flat of the left palm.  

On October 24th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture with a Tai Chi theme. Visiting Scholar He Jing first introduced Tai Chi to the students including philosophical thinking in Tai Chi...

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10.24 CIT Finishes Up Enterprise MCC

Dancers perform the Twin Lions dance in purple and orange costumes on stage for everyone to enjoy.  
The two lions dance with each other on stage.  
A young girl poses for a picture with the big, fluffy panda bear.  
Children pose with Visiting Scholar He Jing, holding their name written in Chinese characters.  
Children practice Tai Chi with Kung Fu master Guo Ning.  

On Oct. 24th, CIT was invited to take part in Multi-Cultural celebration at Enterprise High School. More than 800 students and parents were involved in the event...

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10.24 COM College Students & Chinese Exhibition

The students pose in group picture, with the yellow dragon propped up behind them.  
Confucius Institute Visiting Scholar He Jing introduces the Chinese instrument- the Guzheng- to the students.  
Outside the Confucius Institute, the students take part in the dragon dance.  
The communications students, their professor, and Visiting Scholar He Jing pose in a classroom for a group picture.  
Two students try to put on the yellow lion costume and perform a lion dance.   
Three students poses with Chinese memorabilia, namely a panda stuffed animal.   

On October 24th, students from the Intercultural Communication Class came to the Confucius Institute to experience Chinese culture. Ms. He Jing first introduced the Chinese tea culture to the students, including the type of Chinese tea...

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10.23 CIT Exhibition Hosts Guests From Japan 

CIT Visiting Scholar He Jing introduces the Japanese visitors to do the Chinese culture exhibits.      
The visitors looked around at the art exhibits, recognizing some traditions as similar to their own.  
The CIT Visiting Scholar and Japanese guests discussed the difference exhibits.   

On October 23rd, a Japanese delegation visited the CI cultural exhibition center at Troy University. The members of the delegation were particularly interested in the Chinese dragons, lions, and musical instruments displayed...

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10.22 CIT Chinese Paper-Cutting for Communications Students

The students gather together and pose for a group picture with their paper art. 
Wenjuan Cheng introduces and explains Chinese paper cutting.  
CIT Visiting Scholar Mrs. Cheng gives instructions for paper cutting. 
A student shows off his paper cutting art. 
The students work dutifully on their paper cutting arts.  
Two students pose with their works.  

On October 22nd, the Confucius Institute held a Chinese paper-cutting event for students of the Communication College. This event was specially designed for the Intercultural Communication Class...

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10.21 CIT & Multi-Cultural Week in Enterprise

At Hillcrest Elementary School, the children practice Kung Fu on the stage together.  
At Holly Hill Elementary School, the students color their own opera masks.  
The Holly Hill students gather together and pose with CIT Visiting Scholars and their masks in a group picture.  
The Holly Hill students pose again, this time with their traditional Chinese paintings.  
At Pinedale Elementary, the students practice various Kung Fu poses with the Visiting Scholars.   

The Confucius Institute participated in Enterprise’s Multicultural week beginning on October the 21st. At the Hillcrest, Holly Hill, and Pinedale elementary schools Visiting Scholars hosted Chinese lectures and led activities on Martial Arts, Chinese calligraphy...

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10.21 The Second 2020 China Trip Orientation 

The students listen to Austin Deal describe the parameters of the 2020 trip to China. 
Austin Deal gives information about the trip requirements and answers questions. 
The students and CIT staff watch the presentation on the cities to be visited on the trip.  
Austin sits with students and answers their questions.  
Austin Deal introduces and describes Chinese foods.  

At 5 pm on October 21st, the Confucius Institute at Troy University hosted the second orientation for the 2020 spring break China trip. The lecture attracted nearly 10 students...

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10.18 The CI Makes Bracelets in Regional Library

The attendees and Visiting Scholars gathered together for a group picture. 
The CIT Scholars and guess discuss the bracelets and come up with ideas. 
Two people work together and compare bracelets. 
Each person in the group at the round table works diligently on their bracelet making.  

On the afternoon of October 18th, the Visiting Scholars from the Montgomery Campus held a monthly Chinese cultural event at the Lowder Library in Montgomery. This event theme was Chinese knot making...

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10.17 CIT Hosts 7th Chinese Tea Talk on Peking Opera 

The students and CIT Visiting Scholars pose with their colored opera masks in a group picture. 
Dr. Rui Zhang introduces Peking Opera with a presentation.  
Visiting Scholar, He Jing colors and cuts out opera masks with an elderly guest.  
Students color in their own Peking Opera Masks.   
Students and scholars pose the their masks.  

On October 17th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on the theme of Chinese Peking Opera. Visiting Scholar Dr. Rui Zhang first introduced the Chinese Peking Opera to the audience...

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10.16 Confucius Institute at the South Game Tailgate

All the Confucius Institute staff, Visiting Scholars, and families gather together for a group picture at the CIT Tailgate tent. 
The CIT staff and Visiting Scholars perform the dragon dance with a yellow dragon.  
CIT Visiting Scholar Ms. Su hands out fans to game day patrons.   
Visiting Scholar, He Jing writes in Chinese calligraphy for tailgate patrons.   
A Troy student poses with CIT Visiting Scholars holding a banner with his name written in Chinese calligraphy.  

On October 16th, Troy University ushered in a football match against the University of South Alabama, who is a rival school. The Confucius Institute took the opportunity to host a tent at the tailgate event sharing Chinese culture...

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10.10 CIT Participates in the 48th Annual National Shrimp Festival 

The Troy Confucius Institute team gathers together and poses for a group picture.     
The Visiting Scholars and children play a Chinese chasing game called “Lao Ying Zhua Xiao Ji,” or Eagle Chasing the Chicken.  
Festival guests pose with Troy shirts and Chinese calligraphy.   
Visiting Scholar Jiang Na teaches the children to paint shrimp.  
The festival guest poses with the CIT Visiting Scholar and their prawn paintings.  
Festival children color pictures of shrimp at the CIT tent.   
Festival guests and children pose with Visiting Scholars holding “Happiness” cutouts and calligraphy.   

From Thursday October 10th to Sunday October 13th, the CIT team worked at the 48th Annual National Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The whole event integrates commerce, leisure, music, food, art and culture...

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10.10 Sixth Chinese Tea Talk Chinese Puppetry  

The students, Visiting Scholars, and CIT staff pose with their Monkey King puppets in a group picture.  
Visiting Scholar, Yunchu Zhang gives the students a history of Chinese puppetry and plays them a video.   
The students focus on coloring their puppet outlines.  
An elderly member of the Troy community colors his first Chinese puppet.  
One attendee shows off her finished Monkey King puppet.  

On October 10th, the Confucius Institute at Troy held a cultural lecture on the theme of Chinese puppetry at Troy Campus. Visiting Scholar Yunchu Zhang first introduced Chinese puppetry with some videos and brief history...

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10.9 CIT Participates in the Autumn Job Fair 

CIT Visiting Scholar, He Jing talks to students interested in working with the Confucius Institute.  
Students sign up and leave contact information for the Confucius Institute.  
Visiting Scholar, He Jing poses with a student interested in working with the institute, holding a Chinese knot gift.  
A student signs up and leaves contact information for the Confucius Institute.  

On October 9th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University was invited to participate in the Autumn Job Fair held in the Arena. There were about 50 institutions and organizations participating in the job fair, and more than 500 students attended...

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10.8 World Religions Students Come to the CI 

The World Religion class students gather with the CIT scholars in a group picture.  
CIT Visiting Scholar He Jing pours the tea into cups for the ceremony.   
The students watch He Jing pour the traditional Chinese tea.  
The students take their first taste of the traditional Chinese tea.   
A student smells the tea, admiring the traditional Chinese tea.   

On October 8th, students from the World Religions class in the History Department held their second class to the Confucius Institute at Troy University. Visiting Scholar He Jing introduced the Chinese tea culture to the students,...

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10.7 Confucius Institute Holds Tea Class for Geography Students 

The students gather with He Jing to pose for a group picture.  
He Jing pours the tea for the art.  
The students taste test the tea.   
Two students try the tea for the first time.  
He Jing pours tea for the students.  

On October 7th, the geography classes at Troy University moved their second class to the Confucius Institute to have a tea class. Visiting Scholar He Jing first introduced Chinese tea culture, including: the discovery of Chinese tea...

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10.5 CI Holds the 10th Alabama Chinese Teachers Association Forum 

The entire group at the 10th Alabama Chinese Teachers Association Forum gathered outside for a group picture.  
The teachers pose together with their certificates award by Dr. Feng and Dr. Xu.  
Dr. Xu gives a speech at the forum.  
The teachers learn how to make Chinese crafts out of yarn and key chains.  
The teachers all gather around to work on crafts.  

On October 5th, the Confucius Institute held the 10th Alabama Chinese Teachers Association Forum at Bartlett Hall on the Montgomery Campus. American Alabama Chinese Teachers Association and the International Language and Culture Institute at Troy University both supported this forum...

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10.3 Fifth Chinese Tea Talk Chinese Chess

The students and CIT staff pose together with Chinese chess pieces in a group picture.   
The students sitting at the desks listen to the lecture on Chinese chess.   
He Jing gives notes and lectures on the pieces, rules, and strategies of Chinese chess.   
Visiting Scholars help students strategize in a game of Chinese chess.  

On October 3rd, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on Chinese chess. Visiting scholar, He Jing first introduced Chinese chess and its rules to the audience...

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10.2 CIT Holds First October Research Seminar

CIT Visiting Scholars listen carefully to research being presented.  
Dr. Fang presents her research and ideas.  
The Visiting Scholars discuss the research.   

On the morning of October 2nd, ten Visiting Scholars from the Confucius Institute at Troy University hosted a research seminar on the Montgomery Campus. They had a discussion over the Annual Research Conference to be held at the end of October...

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September

Newsletter Vol. 91 - Vol. 93

9.30 Dothan Visiting Scholars Meet Vice Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey

Dr. Jeffrey and the Visiting Scholars pose together for a group picture.  
Dr. Jeffrey welcomes new Visiting Scholar Li Fujun, shaking hands. 
Dr. Jeffrey engages in in-depth conversation with the Scholars.    
Dr Jeffrey expresses praise for the Dothan CIT team. 
Dr. Jeffrey expresses his inclination to do research on sports management in China.   

On September 30, Dothan Visiting Scholars Jiang Na,He Yan and Li Fujun met at the Dothan Teaching and Research Center with Dr. Donnie Jeffrey, Vice Chancellor of Troy University’s Dothan campus...

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9.26 Fourth Chinese Tea Talk of Fall 2019 

The students pose with their new artwork in a group picture.  
The students listen attentively to the Tea Talk lesson on calligraphy.  
A proud student shows off her calligraphy.  
Dr. Zhang helps a student with their calligraphy work.  
   030   The student focus on their individual works while the CIT Scholars walk around and offer help.     
The student focus on their individual works while the CIT Scholars walk around and offer help. 
A woman works on her calligraphy and artwork.  

On the afternoon of September 26th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on Chinese painting and calligraphy. Visiting Scholar He Jing first introduced Chinese calligraphy and Chinese painting to the audience, and showed the Chinese painting - Plum Blossom - and calligraphy...

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9.26 Trinity Presbyterian School visits Confucius Institute at Troy University

The students of Trinity Presbyterian Middle pose with the Confucius bust at CIT.  
The boy students participate in the Dragon Dance.  
The girl students participate in the Dragon Dance.  
The young students post in traditional Chinese costume.  
A boy student plays with the Chinese instruments.  
Two young girls play with the Guzheng, or Chinese zither, on display.   
Visiting Scholar Jiang Na teaches the students about Chinese painting.   
The students pose with their paintings proudly displayed with the CIT scholars.   
All the students gather in front of the Confucius Institute for a group picture.  

On September 26th, more than 80 students and teachers from the Trinity Presbyterian Middle School in Montgomery, Alabama visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University...

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9.25 Research Seminar and the Second Staff Meeting MGM

All CIT Scholars gather together and pose for a group picture.  
Dr. Xu introduces the CIT staff members and their roles.   
The new team member is introduced on the screen.  
The Visiting Scholars share research and discuss new changes.  
CIT’s Dr. Zhang presents and explain the annual report.  
The Confucius Institute Visiting Scholars present previous research.   

On September 25th, Visiting Scholars from CIT held a research seminar on the Montgomery Campus. The seminar was a fruitful endeavor. At 1:00 pm, Dr. Xu started the second CIT staff meeting of semester. Fifteen CIT scholars attended the meeting...

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9.24 CIT 2020 China Trip Meeting

Austin Deal from the Confucius Institute explains to students the application process for the trip. 
Austin explains in great detail the trip’s plans and answers student questions. 
Students listen intently to the presentation. 
Students stay engaged with the presentation. 

On September 24, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held an Orientation meeting for students interested in the 2020 China Trip. About 30 students came to the conference. Austin Deal, Administrative Support Specialist at the Confucius Institute...

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9.20 Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Dothan with Families

The guests and hosts of the Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration pose together for a group picture.  
Dr. Jeffrey, Vice Chancellor of Dothan Campus and Military Affairs, and his wife pose together.  
Parents and children work together to move beans using chopsticks in family-oriented game. 
The children play a round of “Act and Guess,” in which they try to get their partner to guess which term- such as chopsticks- they are acting out. 
CIT’s Dr. Xu and Dr. Feng pose with Dothan’s Dr. Jeffrey.  
A Chinese dancer performs the Xin Jiang dance for the guests.  
Visiting Scholar He Yan and her husband perform the Lion Dance in costume.  
He Yan and her husband amaze the audience with the Lion Dance in full ethnic costume. 
The CIT Visiting Scholars pose in Lion Dance garb and hold up a banner that says, “Happy Mid-Autumn Festival” in Chinese.  

On September 20th, the CIT Dothan campus hosted a Mid-Autumn Festival event for the families in the area who have adopted Chinese children. The space was beautifully decorated with red lanterns and tablecloths draped on the counters that encourage the festive atmosphere...

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9.20 CIT Shares Chinese Calligraphy at E.L. Lowder Regional Library

The students and CIT Scholars gather together to pose for a group picture.  
The students practice their calligraphy with Dr. Fang.  
The students practice together their calligraphy.  
CIT’s Dr. Fang explains to the students how to properly hold the calligraphy brush. 
CIT Scholar Mr. Dang explains the step by step process of writing in Chinese calligraphy.  
Two students patiently practiced their characters together.  

On September 20th, the Confucius Institute at Troy held the monthly Chinese culture event at the E.L. Lowder Regional Library in Montgomery focused on the theme of Chinese calligraphy. At the beginning, the Visiting Scholars from CIT gave a general introduction to Chinese calligraphy...

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9.19 International Students Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

Attendants gather together with Confucius Institute banner and pose for a group picture. 
The Confucius Institute family enjoys dinner together. 
Austin Deal draws the winners for the awards. 
CIT Dr. Zhang gives award to student. 
Austin Deal speaks to the guests in attendance. 
Students register and sign in at the restaurant. 

On September 19th, the Confucius Institute invited students from more than a dozen countries to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Mr. Vardaman, Vice-Chancellor of Troy University; Dr. Flobert Feng, Professor of the School of Education at Troy University; and Dr. Iris Xu, Director of the Confucius Institute at Troy University, participated in the celebration...

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9.19 Chinese Knot Tying at Third Tea Talk

The students at the Chinese Tea Talk gather together for a group picture to show off their works. 
The students listen attentively to the lesson on Chinese Knot tying. 
Chinese Tea Talk guests choose their materials for the keychain piece. 
Dr. Wenjuan Cheng demonstrates for the students the process of tying knots. 
CIT Visiting scholar, Wenjuan Cheng helps students making their knot key chain. 
Visiting scholar, Cheng helps student one on one in making her knot key chain. 
Two students pose together proudly displaying their newly made key chains. 

On September 19th, the Confucius Institute hosted the third Tea Talk of the semester. The cultural seminar focused on the theme of Chinese knots. Visiting Scholar Dr. Wenjuan Cheng explained the cultural relevance of the Chinese knot tying to the students...

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9.17 CIT Scholars Host Tai Chi Class

Dr. Hooten’s students pose with the CIT scholars in Hawkins Hall for a group picture, wearing Troy shirts that read “friend” in Chinese. 
He Jing explains the fundamentals of Tai Chi. 
Dr. Hooten introduces He Jing to the students.  
Around 30 students stand in Hawkins Hall practicing Tai Chi movements such as shaping a ball between their hands and bending their knees, led by He Jing. 
The students move in a sequence of steps, practicing Tai Chi with their legs and arms separated and angled in a fighting stance.  
The students move into another Tai Chi sequence with their arms outstretched in front of them and their legs spread. 
Male students gather to practice the Tai Chi movement that places their right hand on their left elbow in an L-shape. 

On September 17th, 2019 the Visiting Scholars at CIT hosted a lecture on the topic of Chinese martial arts. Troy’s Dr. Hooten, who leads a mental health course, asked the institute to participate with his students...

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9.13 CIT Dothan Campus Celebrates the Mid-Autunm Festival

The students at Kelly Springs Elementary gather to take a group picture.  
Children at Kelly Springs Elementary watch movie about the Mid-Autumn tale. 
The children raise their hands and ask to try the Chinese mooncakes. 
Students try mooncake for the first time. 
The students take their first bites of mooncake. 
The CIT scholars explain what a mooncake is to the students.  
Children at Kelly Springs Elementary watch movie about the Mid-Autumn tale. 

On September 13th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University’s Dothan Campus celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival at Kelly Springs Elementary School. The students watched a film about the legend of the festival and tasted mooncakes...

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9.12 CIT Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with Dumplings

Dr. Xu explains and demonstrates to guests how to handle dough in dumpling making. 
Close-up view of prepared dumplings in a tin. 
Dr. Xu hands out flyers about the Confucius Institute to students and professors during the Mid-Autumn festival Celebration. 
CIT’s Austin Deal answers questions about the Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration.  
Student guests show enthusiasm in making their own Chinese dumplings. 
CIT Visiting Scholar He Jing shows parents and children how to make Chinese dumplings.  
CIT Scholars He Jing, Wenjuan Cheng, and Dr. Rui Zhang prepare dumplings and material for Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration.  

September 13th is the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, and it is the time of family reunion. The Confucius Institute at Troy celebrated the festival with the theme of “Dumplings and Mooncakes” in the evening of September 12th...

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9.12 Second Chinese Tea Talk of Fall 2019

Guests join CIT Scholars for group photo at Mahjong-themed Chinese Tea Talk. 
Children and their parents play Mahjong together. 
Troy community students have fun and laugh together while playing Mahjong. 
Four groups of four or five play Mahjong together while Elle Yunchu Zhang walks around to help. 
Students at Troy play Mahjong together.  
CIT Visiting Scholar Elle Yunchu Zhang explains the pieces and rules of the Chinese game Mahjong. 

On the afternoon of September 12th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held the second Chinese Tea Talk of the fall semester. The lecture’s theme this week was Chinese Mahjong...

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9.7 Central Alabama Association of Chinese Celebrates the MAF 

CAAC and CIT representatives gather for a group photo. 
Dr. Fang introduces CIT to Ms. Chen, President of the Central Alabama Association of Chinese. 
CIT Scholars explain Chinese courses at dinner with CAAC members.  
CIT Scholars answer questions about Chinese program at Troy University.  
CAAC and CIT members look on together at flyer for Chinese courses at Troy. 
CAAC and CIT Scholars eat together. 

On September 7th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University and the local Chinese community (CAAC) celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival. Eleven visiting scholars from CIT and their families attended the gathering. The visiting scholars introduced the CIT language courses and cultural activities to the families...

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9.5 First Chinese Tea Talk of the Fall Semester

Students and Visiting Scholars pose together behind the Chinese Tea display. 
He Jing demonstrates Chinese tea making to students.  
Troy students try Chinese tea and learn about etiquette. 
He Jing, Visiting Scholar, pours tea for the class. 
Students immerse themselves in Chinese tea etiquette with observing ingredients.  
He Jing distributes tea to the students.  
Students wait their turn to receive Chinese tea. 

On the afternoon of September 5th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held the first Chinese Tea Talk of the fall semester. The meeting’s theme this week was Chinese tea art...

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9.4 The Beginning of the Mid Autumn Festival Celebration

Twenty-one young students pose with Confucius Institutes’s He Jing, Cheng Wenjuan, and Su Xiuxiu, showing off their pictures.  
The Confucius Classroom students gather to display their work.  
CIT Scholars pose in classroom set up for Mid-Autumn Celebration.  
Children pose with their colored pictures. 
The Confucius Classroom students work hard on coloring their Mid-Autumn festival pictures, 
Proud student displays Mid-Autumn festival drawing.  
Two students use colored pencils to fill in the Mid-Autumn worksheets. 

The Confucius Institute began celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival early on September 4th, in Pike Road Elementary School. The holiday falls on September 13th this year...

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August

Newsletter Vol. 90

8.31 Chancellor Hawkins Hoins CI at Tailgate Terrace

Chancellor Hawkins joins the Confucius Institute scholars and staff in front of a Chinese dragon. 
Young children pose with the Troy Confucius Institute fans. 
Dr. Fang and Sohail Agboatwala, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Operations, pose for picture with panda head. 
Young tent visitor proudly displays his panda painting and Chinese calligraphy. 
CIT’s Wenjuan Cheng and Dr. Rui Zhang serve tailgate guests Chinese dumplings and spring rolls.  
Child guest cuddles up with the Confucius Institute’s stuffed panda bear.  
CIT event visitors happily pose with their names written in Chinese calligraphy.  
Troy’s Band the Sound of the South marches by.  

On August 31, 2019, Troy University played the first football game of the new season. The Confucius Institute took the opportunity to host an inaugural tailgate activity at the Veterans Memorial Stadium, where the game was held...

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8.30 Wiregrass Museum of Art Visits CIT Exhibition Center

The Wiregrass Museum of Art staffs pose with CIT staffs in front of a Chinese dragon. 
Visiting scholar, He Jing shows the visitors Chinese art. 
The museum staff observe He Jing demonstrating. 
CIT Scholar He Jing demonstrates how to play guzheng to exhibition guests. 
Exhibition scholar explains and demonstrates Chinese calligraphy and calligraphy brushes. 
He Jing passes out examples of Chinese calligraphy to Museum guests.  
Museum guest observes the calligraphy exhibit and watches calligraphy tutorial. 

On the morning of August 30th, 2019, staff from the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Alabama visited the Exhibition Center of the Confucius Institute at Troy University to experience Chinese culture...

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8.28 CIT Plans Semester's Events

Dr. Xu and Visiting Scholars gather around a table to plan the upcoming events. 
Dr. Xu explains the events and activities to the meeting’s attendees. 
The Visiting Scholars workshop events and look for activities to host.  
The attendees pitch their ideas for events.  
The attendees read and follow along with events being pitched.  
The attendees explain their findings and ways to promote Chinese culture.  


On August 28th, 2019, Dr. Hong Xu presided over a meeting the Confucius Institute at Troy, hosted for research and planning of the major events for the new semester. A total of 10 visiting scholars from CIT also attended the meeting...

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8.20 Charles Henderson Middle School CI Classroom Open House

Visiting scholars and Confucius Institute members join with the Principal, Aaron Brown, and Assistant Principal, Lise Fayson, of Charles Henderson Middle School. 
The Confucius Institute’s set up at the open house includes calligraphy tools, traditional clothes, and fun art pieces. 
Confucius Institute members talk with parents and students, describing the Chinese class and the purpose of the institution.  
Parents and students appreciate the pieces of traditional Chinese dress and other elements displayed in the classroom.  
Visiting scholars teach children Chinese calligraphy, while parents observe. 
Confucius Institute members write student names in Chinese calligraphy. 

On August 20th 2019 Charles Henderson Middle hosted an open house. The visiting scholars from Troy’s Campus participated in the event to represent the Confucius Classroom at CHMS, distributing the Confucius Institute flyers and introducing the Institute and the program to the students and their parents...

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8.20 CHI1101 Students Visit Confucius Institute at Troy Campus

The Class of 20 students from Introductory Chinese gather together in front of the Institute around Confucius’ statue. 
Visiting Scholar He Jing, surrounded by students, shows them Chinese sculptures.  
Students listen attentively while their guide describes and displays various Chinese musical instruments. 
He Jing introduces the students to traditional Chinese dragons. 
Students draw near the wall to look at depictions of Chinese puppetry and art while He Jing, the guide, tells them more about the theatrical tradition of China.  
He Jing passes an art brush around for the students to study while looking at and discussing Chinese calligraphy.  
The students follow He Jing to get a closer look at the Chinese dragons.  
Students observe the various pieces of traditional Chinese clothing and dress. 

On August 20th, 2019, Dr. Flobert Feng from the Department of Education of Troy University led 20 students from the Introductory Chinese I (CHI 1101) course to visit the Chinese Culture Exhibition Hall of the Confucius Institute...

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8.7 CI Professional Development Training Activities (TROY)

A group picture of CIT visiting scholars and Chancellor Dr. Hawkins; Vice Chancellor, Dr. Tatum; and Vice Chacellor of International Department in Troy University, Dr. Sohail.  
A group picture of CIT visiting scholars and Vice Chancellor of International Department, Dr. Sohail. 
Director of CI, Dr. Hong Xu discussed with visiting scholars from China. 
Specialist - Administrative Support CI at Troy University, Austin WAyne Deal mentioned certifications in the meeting. 
Chancellor and Vice Chancellor granted the certification to CI visiting scholar Dr. Rui Zhang.  
Chancellor and Vice Chancellor awarded an outstanding leadership award to visiting scholar, Yandong Wang. 

On August 7, 2019, the United States, the Confucius Institute at Troy University ushered in a new school year and held a new semester’s professional development teacher training session. Dr. Hawkins, Chancellor of Troy University, Dr. Tatum, Senior Vice Chancellor, and Sohail Agboatwala...

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8.6 Dothan Visiting Scholars  Visited Vice Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey

A group picture of visiting scholars from Dothan and vice chancellor, Dr. Jeffrey. 
Visiting scholars cordially talked with Dr. Jeffrey. 
Vice chanceller, Dr. Jeffrey expressed his appreciation toward CIT visiting scholars for their good works..  
A portrait picture of Dr. Jeffrey friendly greeted CIT visiting scholars. 
Vice chancellor, Dr. Jeffrey encouraged the visiting scholars keeping their good works. 

American local time, Aug 6, 2019, visiting scholars Wang Yandong, Jiang Na and He Yan from Confucius Institute at Troy University, Dothan Teaching and Research Center visited Dr. Jeffrey, Vice Chancellor of Troy University Dothan campus...

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June

Newsletter Vol. 89

6.20 CITU Chinese Culture in Montgomery

Visiting scholar, Ms. Zheng Zhou instructed students about the Chinese knots. 
Visiting scholar, Ms. Zheng Zhou introduced the origin and classification of Chinese knots. 
A student happily showed her Chinese knot she just learned. 
A group picture of CIT staffs cheerfully postured after the event was successfully finished. 

On June 20th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University was invited to the Rufus A. Lewis Branch Library in Montgomery to share the culture of Chinese knot with over 50 students...

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6.12 CITU & SMARTS Program in Hillcrest Elementary School

A group picture of CIT staffs and students participated in SMARTS program at Hillcrest Elementary School in Dothan. 
Visiting scholars of CIT cheerfully participated in the event. 
A picture inside of the class with students excited to color Chinese arts. 
A group picture of students proudly showed their colored arts.  
A picture of students focused on cutting the papers with happy smiles. 

On June. 12, 2019 American local time, visiting scholars Ms. Yandong Wang, Ms. Na Jiang and Ms. Yan He from CIT Dothan Campus and visiting scholars Ms. Rui Zhang, Ms. Wenjuan Cheng and Ms. Yunchu Zhang from Troy Campus were invited...

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6.4 CIT Dothan & Ms. Nancy For Cultural Cooperation 

Visitor scholar od CITU disccussed with Ms. Nancy, director of Coleman Center about the theme and plan of Chinese cultural activities in the next semester. 
An appealing picture of Tea ceremony tray and Chinese sweets setup. 
Visiting scholars of CITU illustrated tea ceremony with Ms. Nancy.  

On June. 04, 2019 American local time, visiting scholars from Troy University Dothan Teaching and Research Center visited director of Coleman Center Ms. Nancy and talked about the theme and plan of Chinese cultural activities in the next school year...

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May

Newsletter Vol. 87 - Vol. 88

5.31 CITU Chinese Culture At John Knox Retirement Tower (MGM)

A group picture of CIT staffs delighted to present Chinese cultures. 
Visiting scholar, Ms. Zhijing Qiu introduced the legend of the discovery of tea, the origin, types and processing technique of Chinese tea. 
Montgomery locals calmly enjoyed the Chinese tea. 
Visiting scholars piecefully processed Chinese tea techniques. 
Visiting scholar, Ms. Yu Ma performed tai chi. 

On May 31, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University is invited to share Chinese tea and Chinese tai chi culture at John Knox Retired Tower in Montgomery...

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5.30 Fort Rucker Air Base Soldiers & Their Families Visited CITU

A group picture of CIT staffs, students and soldier from Fort Rucker Air Base cheerfully visited Confucius Institute at Troy University.. 
Master Du, Xiaoren instructed Chinese painting for a soldier. 
A group picture of students, CIT staffs, and soldiers proudly presented their elegant Chinese paintings. 
A group picture of everyone visited Terracotta Warriors at the International Art Center on Troy campus. 
A group picture of everyone gathered around Horses Statues in Horeses Museum. 
A student cheerfully posed beside dragon and lion dance costumes.  

At 9:30 am on May 30, 2019, American local time, soldiers and their families from the Fort Rucker Air Base in Alabama visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University. They first visited the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum located at the International Art Center on campus...

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5.29 CITU Chinese Tea Ceremony & V.C Dr. Ray White (MGM)

A group picture of CIT staffs gathered together for Chinese tea ceremony.  
Senior tea master, Ms. Zheng Zhou performed the tea ceremony for the guests. 
Mr. Austin Deal, Specialist - Aministrative Support of CITU enjoyed tasting Chinese tea. 
A group picture of CIT staffs and Vice Chancellor Mr. Ray White estatic discussed. 

On May 29th, the Confucius Institute at Troy University presented Chinese tea ceremony on Montgomery Campus of Troy University. The Vice Chancellor, Mr. Ray White and the administrative officials were invited to the ceremony and took a taste of Chinese tea...

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5.22 CIT Asian/Pacific Heritage Month Activitites In Fort Rucker (Week 3)

A group picture of CIT staffs and soldiers Fort Rucker Base at Dothan. 
Dothan locals cheerfully showed their caligraphies they just learned. 
A group picture of CIT staffs, they were excited to present their Powerpoint. 
A soldier proudly showed his calligraphy that he just learned. 
A picture, soldiers were having lunch with Chinese cuisines. 
Visiting scholar, Ms. Jiang Na cheerfully introduced her studies about Chinese language. 

On May 22, 2019, American local time, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan campus came to Fort Rucker Air Base to participate in the Asian/Pacific Heritage Month activities III with the full support of visiting scholars from CIT Troy campus...

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5.20 Dothan CIT Awarded Certificates Of YCT Level One At Kelly Springs Elementary School

A group picture of visiting scholar and students from Kelly Spring Elementary school with their certificates. 
A group picture, students cheerfully showed their certificates. 
A group picture, students excited to show their certificates they received from the visiting scholar.. 
A group picture, students proudly showed their certificates. 

On May 20th and May 21st of 2019, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan campus awarded the certificates to Kelly Springs elementary school students who participated in the spring 2019 YCT. YCT is the Chinese proficiency test for non-native Chinese speaking teenagers...

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5.21 The First United Methodist Church In Georgia Visited CITU

A group picture of the First United Methodist Church members and CIT staffs in TROY. 
A CIT staff proudly served tea to the guest in tea ceremony. 
A CIT staff prepared the tea for Chinese tea ceremony. 
A visiting scholar served Chinese tea to the members of the church. 
A group pictures of the church members enjoyed Chinese tea flavor. 

On May 21, 2019, visitors from the First United Methodist Church in West Point, Georgia visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University and experienced Chinese tea culture with visiting scholars at the Troy Campus. He Jing, introduced the history of Chinese tea, the types of Chinese tea and their roles in Chinese society to the guests, and then...

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5.17 CIT The Asian/Pacific Heritage Month Activitites In Fort Rucker (Week 2)

A group picture of CIT staffs in Fort Rucker Air Base.  
CIT staffs cheerfully showed their paintings. 
Dr. Feng Rui was giving a wonderful speech on east-west differences. 
CIT staffs instructed a soldier about Chinese calligraphy painting. 
CIT staffs was serving Chinese cuisines to a senior. 
CIT staff instructed a student about Chinese calligraphy painting. 

On May 17, 2019, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan campus came to Fort Rucker Air Base to participate in the Asian/Pacific Heritage Month activities with the full support of visiting scholars from CIT Troy campus...

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5.8 CITU Chinese Paper Cutting Workshop At Crowne Health Center

Troy local showed her painting.  
Troy local proudly showed his painting. 
Visiting scholar was teaching Troy local cutting paper. 
Troy locals reviewed Chinese books. 
Troy locals discussed about their paintings. 
Troy local showed her Chinese painting.  

On May 8th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a Chinese paper-cutting culture sharing activity at a local senior nursing center, Crowne Health Care of Montgomery. Over 40 seniors joined the activity...

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5.6 China Trip Students Reunion Dinner

Students went on China trip 2019 took a group picture 
Austin Deal, the administrative support specialist of CIT, talked about the memories from the trip 
The students were sharing their stories about the trip 
The students took a group picture 
The students enjoyed the Chinese food at the reunion dinner 
The students enjoyed the Chinese food at the reunion dinner 
The students shared their memories about the trip with each other 

On May 6th, students for 2019 Spring China Trip organized by the Confucius Institute gathered together recalling Chinese stories. More than 30 students attended the reunion dinner...

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5.5 CITU Last Staff Meeting of Spring Semester 

Dr. Xu wrapped up the semester at the meeting 
chinese scholars at the meeting 
chinese scholars took note and feedbacks from the meeting 
chinese scholars discussed about their concerns at the meeting 
the meeting ended successfully 

On May 5th, Confucius Institute at Troy University held the last staff meeting of the school year on Montgomery campus. All the staff of CITU attended the meeting. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Hong Xu, Director of the Confucius Institute at Troy University...

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5.4 CITU YMCA’s 4th Annual Wing Festival in Montgomery

chinese scholars at the set up table 
free chinese food was distributed at the event 
chinese scholar promoted about their culture 
the participants were interested in chinese culture at the event 

On May 4th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University is invited to attend the 4th Annual Wing Festival, which is organized by Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in Montgomery. About five hundred people attended the event...

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5.4 CITU 2019 Troy Star Summer Camp Orientation - Montgomery

Dr. Xu explained about troy star registration 
students registered for troy star 
Chinese scholar intructed studetns the registration procedures 
Chinese scholars brought free food to the orientation 
Dr. Feng explained about the summer camp 
Dr. Xu was presenting at the orientation 
Dr. Xu's presentation at the orientation 
the students had lunch 
the students attended the orientation 

On May 4th, 2019, CITU 2019 Troy Star Summer Camp Orientation is held at the
lecture hall of Ballet Hall on the Montgomery Campus of Troy University. The Troy Star program of CITU is a Chinese summer camp program for both teachers and students...

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5.3 CIT Asian/Pacific Heritage Month in Fort Rucker

military soldiers did Chinese caligraphy 
little hirl played with panda plushy 
CI table at the base 
Chinese scholar taught a participant how to make bracelet 
little girl colored chinese mask 
CI scholars performed taichi with fans 
a soldier prouldy present his chinese caligraphy he just learned 
little girl with panda plushy 
Lion dance performed by soldiers 
little boy was playing with shuttlecock  
Lion dance performers 
Free asian food was distributed at the base 
Cutting paper activity 
Chinese boy performed Hulusi solo 

On May 3, 2019, American local time, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan campus came to Fort Rucker Air Base to participate in the opening ceremony of Asian/pacific Heritage Month with the full support of visiting scholars from CIT Troy campus...

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April

Newsletter Vol. 84 - Vol. 86

4.30 Charles Henderson Confucius Classroom Chinese Cultural Event 

group picture of students from Charle Henderson elementary school with their language teacher, Yunchu Chang 
the students had lunch with their teacher 
the students fron Charles Henderson Elementary school had a group picture with their language teacher, Jing He, and the principal 
the students fron Charles Henderson Elementary school had a group picture with their language teacher, Jing He, and the principal 
the students had lunch with their teacher 
the students had lunch with their teacher 
the students had lunch with their teacher 

On April 30th 2019, the Confucius Classroom of Charles Henderson Middle School held a Chinese cultural event to celebrate the excellent work the students made at YCT (Youth Chinese Test)...

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4.29 M.S Cultural Experience Day - UN Chinese Language (Day 4)

group picture with teachers and students from  Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama 
students took picture with lion heads 
students tried on Chinese costumes 
students took pictures with chinese costumes 
students took picture with lion heads 
students proudly presented their works 
group picture of teachers from Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama 
students took picture with terracotta warriors 
the students participated in discussion about chinese culural presentation 
student proudly presented his handmade Chinese mask 
students were working on their handmade Chinese mask 
students took picture with Chinese cultural displays 
group picture with teachers and students from  Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama 
students took picture with dragon heads 
students took picture with Chinese cultural displays 
students proudly presented their handmade Chinese mask 
group picture of teachers from Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama 
students took a funky picture with terracotta warriors 
students were working on their handmade Chinese mask 
teachers from Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama were interested in Chinese culture 

On April 29th 2019, more than 150 teachers and students from Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama, came to Confucius Institute at Troy University to celebrate UN Chinese Language Day...

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4.27 CITU Troy Festival - UN Chinese Language Day (Day 3)

CIT staffs at Troy Festival 
Troy locals came to CIT station at Troy Festival 2019 
Troy locals were making Chinese bracelets with the instructions from visiting scholars at Troy Festival 2019 
Troy locals showed Chinese paintings 
Troy locals showed Chinese caligraphy 
T-Roy at Troy Festival 2019 
Troy locals interested in CIT station at Troy Festival 2019 
middle schoolers came to CIT station at Troy Festival 2019 
Troy locals showed their Chinese paintings 
Troy locals interested in Chinese paintings 

On April 27th 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University participated in the Troy Festival (a premier fine art & craft festival for the central Alabama region) organized by the City of Troy. More than 10,000 spectators attended the festival...

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4.24 Chinese Corner at TROY Chinese Painting Workshop

students proudly presented their Chinese paintings 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese painting 
students were working on their Chinese painting 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese painting 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese painting 
a student was working on their Chinese painting 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese painting 
students were working on their Chinese painting after the visiting scholar instruction 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese painting 
Troy students paid close attention to the visiting scholar instruction on how to draw Chinese painting 

On the afternoon of April 24, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural workshop on the theme of Chinese traditional painting on Troy campus, and it attracted many students from Troy University to participate...

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4.23 CITU Children's Fun Fest - UN Chinese Language Day (Day 2)

the children excitedly did papercutting with the visiting scholar 
a little show her work of paper cutting 
a child took picture with her mother in Chinese costume 
the children at the event proudly presented their works 
a child took picture with her mother in Chinese costume 
children took picture in Chinese costume 
a little girl got her face painted at the event 
students took picture in Chinese costume 
children had fun at the event 
CIT station at the children's fun fest 
CIT staffs at the children's fun fest 
children had fun with their family at CIT station 
a little boy excitedly showed his papercutting 
a girl took picture with CIT staff 
the children participated in tug of war organized by CIT 
little girls lined up to have their face painted by Yunchu Chang, a visiting scholar, at the event 
little girls took picture in Chinese costume 
a little girl played shuttlecock at the event 
a little girl excitedly showed her papercutting with the visiting scholar 

UN Chinese Language Day has become a window for people to understand Chinese culture. The Confucius Institute at Troy University has launched a series of activities since mid-April. The content covers cultural activities, children's fun games and campus Chinese cultural experience, etc...

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4.21 CITU in Dothan UN Chinese Language Day with Local People

Troy locals showed their Chinese paintings 
Troy locals showed off their Chinese caligraphy 
a visiting scholar showed a participant how to make chinese bracelet 
the participant painted on Chinese paper 
the participants proudly presented their Chinese paintings 
the participant had fun doing the Chinese painting 
a participant paid extra attenttion on making chinese bracelet 
Chinese decoration at the event 
the locals were painting on Chinese paper with the instructions from visiting scholars at 
the participants at the event 
a participant were making Chinese bracelets with the instructions from visiting scholars at 
the locals were making Chinese bracelets with the instructions from visiting scholars at the event 
visiting scholar instructed Troy students on how to draw Chinese caligraphy 

On April 21, 2019, American local time, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan campus held the first UN Chinese Language Day Celebration at the event room of Highland Hills Apartments. The event was a great success...

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4.20 The 2nd TU “Confucius Cup” Table Tennis Tournament 

the participants of the table tennis tournament at troy campus 
the participants of the table tennis tournament at troy campus 
single women match between two participants 
single men match  
the participants of the table tennis tournament at montgomery campus 
single men match at montgomery campus 
the participants of the table tennis tournament at montgomery campus 
the winners for single men and single women in montgomery campus 
the participants of the table tennis tournament at dothan campus 
single men match at dothan campus 
a contestant was excited for his vistory 
two contestants shook hands after their match 

On the morning of April 20th, 2019, the second "Confucius Cup" table tennis tournament was held by the CIT (Confucius Institute at Troy University) on Troy campus. Table tennis is ‘national ball’ in China...

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4.19 Chinese Culture Corner at E.L.Lowder Regional Library

group pictures of the locals with chinese corner staff 
a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
the locals were attentive to the scholar presentation 
the locals had fun at the event 
the locals at the event 

On the afternoon of April 19th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University opened the first Chinese Culture Corner — Chinese Tea Culture at E L Lowder Regional Library in Montgomery and was warmly welcomed by the visitors...

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4.18 CITU Chinese Tea Culture with the Seniors at J.K.M Home (MGM)

 group picture of the seniors and CIT staffs 
 the visiting scholars wre presenting about Chinese tea ceremony to the seniors 
the seniors were attentive to the presentation 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 
group picture of the seniors and CIT staffs 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 


On the afternoon of April 18th, 2019, visiting scholars from the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a Chinese tea culture sharing activity at the John Knox Manor Nursing Home in Montgomery, Alabama. The activity is themed of Chinese tea culture...

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4.18 CITU Kindergarten Open House of Pike Road Elementary School

CIT station at the event 
a little girl took picture with the oanda plushie 
little girls took picture with visitiing scholar 
families were interested in Chinese culture at the event 
a little girl took picture with panda plushie 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to the families at the event 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
a little girl took picture hugging panda plushie 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
a little girl took picture with panda plushie 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
 CIT staffs at the event 

On the April 18th, 2019 afternoon, the Confucius Institute at Troy University attended the Kindergarten Open House of Pike Road Elementary School in Alabama. Nearly 300 parents and children attended the activity...

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4.17 Chinese Corner at TROY Chinese Chess Workshop

paticipants at Chinese chess 
visiting scholar showed the participants how to play chinese chess 
visiting scholar presented about basic chinese chess knowledge 
participants played chess with each other 
participants played chess with each other 
the participants played chess with each other 
the participants were attentive to the scholar presentation 

On April 17, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on Chinese chess at Troy campus. Visiting scholar Jing He first introduced the Chinese chess and its rules to the audience, and then took the actual drills with other visiting scholars...

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4.17 Visiting Scholars CITU in Geography Class & Chinese Tea Culture

Troy students tried Chinese tea 
visiting scholar gave the presentation about chinese tea ceremony 
Jing He, a visiting scholar, demonstrated the tea ceremony etiquettes 
troy students were attentive to Jing He's presentation 
Rui Zhang helped Jing He in the demonstration 
tea ceremony set up at the event 
Rui zhang served chinese tea to troy students 
Jing He gave the presentationabout tea ceremony 

On April 17, 2019, visiting scholars from the Confucius Institute were invited to join the geography class of Troy University to share Chinese tea culture. Jing He first introduced Chinese tea culture including: the discovery of Chinese tea, the type of Chinese tea, the benefits of Chinese tea and its role in society...

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4.13 CITU & Book Festival in Montgomery

Troy locals came to CIT station at the festival 
the locals tried to draw Chinese paintings 
a little boy took picture with visiting scholar 
a local showed Chinese paintings 
visiting scholar made chinese bracelet for a participant 
the locals came to CIT station at the book Festival 
a participant proudly presented their Chinese caligraphy 
a visiting scholar showed the participants how to draw chinese painting 
children enjoyed the activities at CIT station 
the locals came to CIT station 
CIT staffs at the event 
the locals came to CIT station 

On April 13th, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University is invited to attend the 2019 Alabama Book Festival held in Old Alabama Town in Montgomery, sharing Chinese language and culture with the local people. More than 50 organizations and individuals...

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4.12 CITU in the 10th "Empty Bowls" Luncheon Charity Event

CIT staffs at "emty bowl" event 
the event attracted lots of participants 
a group picture of the paticipants at the event 
a senior performed at the event 
a group picture of the paticipants at the event 
Jing He served food at the event 
CIT took part in the event 
CIt contributed food to the event 
various type of food at the event 
Jing He served food at the event 

On April 12, the Confucius Institute at Troy University participated in the 10th “Empty Bowls “luncheon charity event held at the Bush Memorial Baptist Church in Park Road, Alabama. More than 100 people were involved in this event...

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4.10 CITU Chinese Go Workshop

paticipants at Chinese go 
Jing He presented about basic knowledge of Chinese go 
the participants played Go with each other 
a group picture of the paticipants at the event 
participants played Chinese Go with each other 
participants played Chinese Go with each other 

On April 10, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on the theme of Chinese Go in the Troy Campus. Visiting scholar, He Jing, introduced Chinese Go and its rules to the participants, and then the participants took the actual drills...

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4.4  CITU Multicultural Festival at Birmingham H.S (Part 2)

children lined up to play Chinese drum 
little boy was proud to show off his skill in holding chopsticks 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
children enjoyed playing with lion head 
children took picture with panda suit 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
childen took picture with CIT staff at the event 
little boy played chinese drum 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
visiting scholars showed the children how to kick chinese shuttlecocks 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 

On April 4, three visiting scholars from the Troy campus of the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a multicultural festival - the China Cultural Exhibition Area at Birmingham Highlands School. The event includes Chinese culture, Haitian culture and Mexican culture...

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4.4  CITU Multicultural Festival at Birmingham H.S (Part 1)

CIT staffs at the event 
children enjoyed playing with lion head 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
families interested in Chinese culture at the event 
Gloria, a visiting scholar, showed a little chinese fan 
children enjoyed CIT activities at the event 
two little boys played with chinese fan 
zhang rui showed the families chinese caligraphy at the event 
a little girl with panda suit 

On April 4, three visiting scholars from the Troy campus of the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a multicultural festival - the China Cultural Exhibition Area at Birmingham Highlands School. The event includes Chinese culture, Haitian culture and Mexican culture...

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4.3 CITU Tai Chi Class

paticipants at taichi class 
troy students practiced taichi moves after the instruction of Li Wei 
Li Wei presented about Taichi 
troy students practiced taichi moves after the instruction of Li Wei 
troy students practiced taichi moves after the instruction of Li Wei 
Li Wei demonstrated Taichi moves 
troy students practiced taichi moves after the instruction of Li Wei 
troy students were attentive to Li Wei's presentation 

On April 3, 2019, the Troy Campus of the Confucius Institute at Troy University conducted a unique cultural lecture. The visiting scholar Li Wei taught the participants to learn Tai Chi. The lecture attracted a large number of American students, Japanese students, and Vietnamese students to attend this activity...

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4.3  Visiting Scholars Dothan Campus & Vice Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey

visiting scholars took picture with Dr. Jeffrey 
Dr. Jeffrey shared his stories when was in China 
visiting scholars gave Dr. Jeffrey small gift from China 
Dr. Jeffrey shared his stories when was in China with the visiting scholars 
Dr. Jeffrey shared his stories when was in China with the visiting scholars 

On April 3, 2019, visiting scholars Wang Yandong, Jiang Na and He Yan from Confucius Institute at Troy University, Dothan Teaching and Research Center visited Dr. Jeffrey, Vice Chancellor of Troy University Dothan campus...

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March

Newsletter Vol. 82 - Vol. 83 

3.28 CITU China Trip Orientation  for Educators (TROY)

educator attentive to the meeting 
educators attentive to the meeting 
educators attentive to the meeting 
educators attentive to the meeting 

At 4 pm, on March 28th, Confucius Institute at Troy University held an orientation on China Trip for Educators in Troy campus. The China Trip is scheduled to be in mid-June this year. Austin Deal, the administrative secretary of Confucius Institute at Troy University, introduced the itinerary and arrangement of the trip...

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3.28 Tai Chi Class in Forest Avenue School

 participantss practiced taichi moves after the instruction of the visiting scholar 
 participantss practiced taichi moves after the instruction of the visiting scholar 
 participantss practiced taichi moves after the instruction of the visiting scholar 
 participantss practiced taichi moves after the instruction of the visiting scholar 

On the afternoon of March 28th, 2019, the Tai Chi class of Confucius Institute at Troy University was officially opened at Forest Avenue Academic Magnet Elementary School in Montgomery. The visiting scholar of CITU, Ms. Yu Ma will teach the learners the amazing Chinese Kungfu — Tai Chi...

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3.27 CITU Chinese Paper-cutting Workshop

troy students participated in Chinese papercutting workshop 
visiting scholar instructed the students how to do cuttingpaper 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
troy faculty and staffs participated in Chinese papercutting workshop 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
visiting scholar gave the presentation about chinese papercutting 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 
troy students enjoyed the papercutting workshop 

At 3:30 pm, March 27, 2019, Confucius Institute at Troy University held a Chinese Culture Club on the theme of Chinese paper-cutting at Troy Campus. More than 15 students and teachers from Troy University participated in the event...

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3.26 Argentina Martial Arts Group Visited CITU

A martial arts group from Argentina visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University 
the participants were attentive to the presentation 
a participant took picture of lion heads 
Jing He explained to the participants about chinese cultural displays 
the group took picture with the lion heads 
visiting scholar gave the presentation about chinese tea ceremony 
visiting scholar gave the presentation about chinese tea ceremony 
the participants were attentive to Jing He presentation 
martial arts group from Argentina visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University 
Jing He, a visiting scholar, demonstrated the tea ceremony etiquettes 

At 1 pm on March 26, 2019, more than 10 visitors of a martial arts group from Argentina, with a translator, paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at Troy University. They enjoyed different kinds of Chinese tea with the visiting scholars on the Troy Campus...

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3.23 CIT The Second Professonal Development Meeting

visiting scholars at the Professonal Development Meeting

 

the scholars presented their researchs

 

a scholar presented his research

 
Dr. Xu and Dr. Feng at the meeting 
the scholars at the meeting 

On March 23, 2019, Confucius Institute at Troy University held a monthly professional development for visiting scholars at the Troy campus. The team leaders of the three campuses reported the language and cultural promotion activities since the New Year in detail...

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3.20 Highland School Students Visited CITU

students took pictures at the fountain of Troy University 
students took picture with terracotta warriors 
Jing He, visiting scholar, presented about Chinese caligraphy 
Students had fun with the Lion Dance 
Students were interested in the presentation about terra cotta warriors 
a student was interested in Chinese history 
Students did Chinese caligraphy 
a student took picture with the terra cotta warriors 
students proudly presented their caligraphy works 
Jing He presented about Chinese traditional costumes 
students took picture in front of Confucius Institute 
students watched the documentary about chinese history 
Students played with the Dragon head 
the students were excited about chinese history 
Students had fun with Chinese performing equipment 
students took picture with lion heads 
student took picture with terra cotta wariors 
students did caligraphy 

On March 20, teachers and students from the Highland School in Birmingham, Alabama, visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University. Confucius Institute visiting scholars Dr. Zhang Rui, Cheng Wenjuan and He Jing first led the teachers and students to visit the Troy University International Art Center...

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3.20 CITU Chinese Knot Workshop 

troy students participated in Chinese knot workshop 
troy students participated in Chinese knot workshop 
Rui Zhang and Jing He intructed troy students during the workshop 
Gloria intructed troy students during the workshop 
Gloria intructed troy students during the workshop 
Rui Zhang intructed troy students during the workshop 
Troy students were attentive during the workshop 
Gloria intructed troy students during the workshop 

On the afternoon of March 20, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on the theme of "Chinese knot" on the Troy campus. Visiting scholar, Cheng Wenjuan, introduced the Chinese knot to the participants, and together with other visiting scholars, showed the weaving process...

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 3.9 Popular Chinese Food in “Zonta” Food Festival

CIT staffs took picture with the participants at the event 
CIT staffs took picture with the participants at the event 
the participants at the event 
 the participants interested in chinese food at the event 
children interested in chinese food at the event 
 CIT staffs took picture with the participants at the event 
 the participants interested in chinese food at the event 
CIT staffs took picture with the participants at the event 
a boy interested in chinese food at the event 
the participants interested in chinese food at the event 
the participants interested in chinese food at the event 
CIT station at the event 
chinese scholar served chinese food at the event 
chinese scholar served chinese food at the event 

On March 9, 2019, American local time, Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan team and Troy team took part in the 32nd International Food Festival. Chinese food was very popular. At 1:30 pm, visiting scholars, Jiang Na and He Yan came to the venue and decorated the Chinese food booth into Chinese style...

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3.8 Visiting Scholars Ozark, Alabama Visited CITU

Visitors from Ozark, Alabama visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University 
a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 
the visiting scholars wre presenting about Chinese tea ceremony to the seniors 
the visiting scholars wre presenting about Chinese tea ceremony to the seniors 
Jing He, a visiting scholar, demonstrated the tea ceremony etiquettes 
group picture of the seniors 
a visiting scholar served Chinese tea to a senior 

On March 9, 2019, American local time, Confucius Institute at Troy University Dothan team and Troy team took part in the 32nd International Food Festival. Chinese food was very popular. At 1:30 pm, visiting scholars, Jiang Na and He Yan came to the venue and decorated the Chinese food booth into Chinese style...

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3.7 CITU Chinese Calligraphy Class at Montgomery Campus 

a visiting scholar showed the participant how to do chinese caligraphy 
a visiting scholar showed the participant how to do chinese caligraphy 
the little boy was excited about chinese caligraphy 
a visiting scholar demonstrated  chinese caligraphy 
the little boy was attentive to do chinese caligraphy 
the little boy was attentive to do chinese caligraphy 
a visiting scholar showed the participant how to do chinese caligraphy 

On the afternoon of March 7th, 2019, the Chinese calligraphy class of Confucius Institute at Troy University was officially opened on the third floor of Rosa Park Museum at the Montgomery Campus. The visiting scholars of CITU get all the things to be needed, like copybooks, bamboo painting brushes, ink and paper...

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February

Newsletter Vol. 77 - Vol. 81

2.28 CITU HSK Test in Montgomery Campus

students took HSK Test at the Troy University in Montgomery Campus 
students took HSK Test at the Troy University in Montgomery Campus 
students took HSK Test at the Troy University in Montgomery Campus 
students took HSK Test at the Troy University in Montgomery Campus 

From February 23rd to February 27th, the Montgomery Campus of Confucius Institute at Troy University held a series of HSK, the Chinese Proficiency Tests, in the spring of 2019. In order to facilitate the candidates...

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2.27 YCT Test in Charles Handerson Middle School 

students took YCT test 
students took YCT Test in Charles Handerson middle school  
students took YCT Test in Charles Handerson middle school  
students took YCT Test in Charles Handerson middle school  

On February 27, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held YCT tests at Charles Henderson Middle School. The test was divided into three sessions. The first two sessions were YCT level one and the latter one was YCT level 3...

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2.27 Spring Education Career Fair

troy students interested in teaching opportunities offered by CITU 
CIT station at the event 
troy students interested in teaching opportunities offered by CITU 
troy students interested in teaching opportunities offered by CITU 

On February 27, the Confucius Institute at Troy University was invited to participate in the Spring education job fair held by Troy University. The job fair mainly focused on education majors. There were about 30 institutions and organizations took part in the job fair, and more than 200 students participated...

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2.26 Spring China Trip Preparatory Meeting at CIT

Dr. Hong Xu was presenting necessary information to students going on china trip 
troy students were attentive to Dr. Xu orientation 
troy students were attentive to Dr. Xu orientation 
Dr. Xu at the orientation 

On February 26, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held the 2019 spring China Trip preparatory meeting on the Troy campus. More than 40 people participated in the event. The presenters were Dr. Xu Hong, Director of the Confucius Institute, and Austin Deal...

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2.25 CITU Chinese Cultural Promotion Activities at E.H. School

the students participated in discussion about chinese culural presentation  
the students participated in discussion about chinese culural presentation 
the students participated in discussion about chinese culural presentation 
group picture with teachers and students from  Eclectic Middle School in Elmore County, Alabama 

On February 25, 2019, visiting scholars of the Confucius Institute at Troy University, Cheng Wenjuan and He Jing drove nearly two hours to Elmore County High School to carry out Chinese cultural promotion activities. Elmore County High School is a public high school with more than 500 students located in Eclectic...

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2.23 Chinese Tea Ceremony att Alabama Coffee Fest 2019

 CIT staffs at the event 
 Jing He was explaining to a participant about chinese culture 
 the participants were interested in chinese culture 

On February 23rd, 2019, Confucius Institute at Troy University present Chinese Tea Ceremony at the 2019 Alabama Coffee Fest in Cahaba Brewing Company in Birmingham...

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2.22 Chinese Lantern Festival Family Reunion Party Dothan Campus

 children enjoyed CIT activities at the event 
 children enjoyed CIT presentation at the event 
 students took pictures in chinese costumes 
 group picture the participants at the event with CIT staffs 

At 6:00 pm February 22, 2019, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy university (CIT) Dothan campus held a Lantern Festival Family Reunion Party for families with adopted Chinese children in the Thomas Harrison Room, Malone Hall at Troy University Dothan campus. More than 110 people attended the event...

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2.21 Pike Road Elementary School Multi-culture Night

 students enjoyed CIT activities at the event 
 students enjoyed CIT activities at the event 
 students enjoyed CIT activities at the event 
 students enjoyed CIT activities at the event 

On the evening of February 21st, 2019, visiting scholars from Confucius Institute at Troy University participated in the Multicultural Night held annually by the Confucius Classroom at Troy University, Pike Road Elementary School...

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2.20 CITU Cultural Lecture on The Chinese Mahjong II Theme

 Yunchu Chang showed the students how to play chinese mahjong 
 Yunchu Chang showed the students how to play chinese mahjong 
 Yunchu Chang showed the students how to play chinese mahjong 
 students took pictures with citu staffs at the mahjong workshop 

2.20 Troy Elementary School Visited CITU Chinese Lantern Festival

 a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
 a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
 people enjoying chinese culture 
 a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 

On February 20, more than 50 students from the fifth grade of the Troy elementary School visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University to celebrate the Chinese Lantern Festival with teachers of Confucius Institute. Visiting scholar He Jing introduced the cultural exhibit hall to the students, including: Chinese tea culture...

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 2.18 Chinese New Year Celebration in Troy Campus

 CIT staffs took picture with Chancellor Hawkins after the event 
 CIT staffs took pictures with the performers from birmingham at the event 
 the performers performed chinese dances at the event 
 a faculty interested in chinese drum 

February 18, 2019 is the Chinese Lantern Festival. The Confucius Institute at Troy University carried out a variety of celebrations on the campus of Troy University, and celebrated the traditional Chinese festival with the teachers and students of Troy University...

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2.15-16 AWLA Annual Conference 2019 at University of Montevallo
 

chinese scholars at AWLA Annual Conference 2019 at University of Montevallo 
chinese scholars at AWLA Annual Conference 2019 at University of Montevallo 

From February 15 to 16, the Alabama World Language Association held its 2019 annual conference at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, visiting scholars at the Confucius Institute at Troy University participated in the conference. More than 160 teachers from K-12 teaching French, German, Spanish and Chinese...

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2.13 The CITU Cultural Lecture on the Theme of Chinese Mahjong

troy students at chinese mahjong workshop 
 Yunchu Chang showed the students how to play chinese mahjong 

On February 13. 2019, to celebrate the 2019 Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held a cultural lecture on the theme of Chinese Mahjong at the Troy Campus. Visiting scholar Zhang Yunchu introduced the Chinese mahjong to the participants, and together with other visiting scholars...

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2.6 CITU Celebrated 2019 Chinese Spring Festival

group picture with teachers and students at the exhibition hall 
students took picture with lion heads 
a visiting scholar presented about chinese culture 
students proudly presented their works 

On February 6, 2019, the second day of the Chinese New Year. The second wave of more than 50 students from the fifth grade of Troy Primary School visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival with the Confucius Institute teacher...

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2.4 Troy City School Visited CITU

students proudly presented their works 
group picture with teachers and students in front of CI 
group picture of the students in front of CI 

On February 4, 2019, during the Chinese New Year, more than 50 students from the fifth grade of Troy Elementary School visited the Confucius Institute at Troy University to celebrate the Spring Festival. Visiting scholar He Jing introduced Exhibit Hall of Confucius Institute to the students, including: Chinese tea culture...

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January

 1.30 Chinese Corner-Tea Ceremony

Jing He, a visiting scholar, demonstrated the tea ceremony etiquettes 
Jing He, a visiting scholar, demonstrated the tea ceremony etiquettes 
the participants at the event 

On the afternoon of January 30, 2019, to celebrate the 2019 Chinese Spring Festival, the Confucius Institute at Troy University held the first Chinese Corner lecture at Troy Campus. The theme of this lecture is Chinese tea ceremony. Visiting scholar He Jing introduced the Chinese...

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1.25 Students & Teachers from Chipola College Visited CITU

a student took picture with lion heads 
Students had fun with Chinese performing equipment 
Jing He, visiting scholar, presented about Chinese tea ceremony 
students were attentive to Jing He's presentation 

At 12:30 on January 25, 2019, the Confucius Institute at Troy University welcomed more than 40 teachers and students from Chipora College in Florida. Visiting scholars in Troy campus Dr. Zhang Rui, Mrs. Cheng Wenjuan, Ms. Zhang Yunchu, and Ms. He Jing received them...

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HSK&YCT Awards Night

kids getting the hsk award 
students took picture with their teachers at HSK&YCT Awards Night 
students took picture with their teachers at HSK&YCT Awards Night 
students took picture with their teachers at HSK&YCT Awards Night 

1.4 Farewell Meeting for Dr. Ingram's Retirement

Staff and Dr. Ingram 
The Final Meeting with dr. Ingram 
farewell gif was given to Dr. Ingram during the meeting 
Dr. Ingram took picture with CI staffs