Professor Wei Hong has received the 2015 Award for Excellence in Distance Learning, for her online courses Chinese 101 and 102. As the first language courses to be offered online, Dr. Hong has expanded the learning opportunities for Purdue students to take credit-granting language courses. Professor Hong’s team that worked on the courses included teaching assistants Bailu Li and Sijia Yao. Professor Hong’s award will be recognized at the Provost’s Faculty Awards Convocation on May 5.
The Purdue Calligraphy Club, supported by the Confucius Institute, participated at the annual Spring Fest on April 18. With its graceful and elegant styles, the Chinese calligraphy attracted visitors of all ages who got away with Chinese names in this ancient Chinese art form. Confucius Institute is pleased to be the sponsor of this fun event.
In partnership with Purdue University China Center and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Confucius Institute at Purdue (CIP) promotes Chinese programs and studies on China, initiates and fosters Chinese language and cultural programs to serve Purdue University, the Greater Lafayette community and the State of Indiana by providing value-added information and expertise on Chinese culture and language education in business, global engineering and tourism for academic programs, research project teams, community outreach and K-12 schools.
Watch Online: Video Introduction
[Courtesy and produced by Xue Dong, student of Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University, December 7, 2012.]
Collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Agreement Signed by Hanban and Purdue in October 2006
Opening Ceremony on May 14, 2007
First CI in the State of Indiana /First CI to Target the Culture/Language of International Business and Global Engineering
Collaborations with Krannert School of Management, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts, College of Human and Health Sciences, and local K-12 schools.