Opening Ceremony of 2015 Summer Camp for the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver Held in University of Jinan

Jul,25 2015  from:News Center

     On the morning of July 21, the opening ceremony of 2015 summer camp for the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver was held in University of Jinan. Xu Gang, the Chinese Dean of the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver, Lu Jiansheng, the teacher in charge of the summer camp, and the summer camp students, leaders of Division of Publicity of UJN Party Committee, Division of Security Administration, Division of Logistics and Industry Administration, the International Office, School of International Education and Exchange as well as UJN student volunteers attended the ceremony.

              

At the ceremony, Sun Yanmei, Director of the International Office introduced the related situation of University of Jinan. She said that University of Jinan warmly welcomes the teachers and students from the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver. Since its establishment in September 2014, thanks to the hard work and sincere cooperation between teachers and students of both sides, the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver has made positive efforts and contribution to the popularization and dissemination of the Chinese language and culture as well as the exchange and cooperation between the two universities. As one of the annual exchange programs of the Confucius Institute, this summer camp was hosted by the Hanban and organized by University of Jinan, hoping to provide an opportunity for the summer camp students to perceive in person the genuine traditional Chinese culture and modern civilization and to deepen their understanding of China, Shandong and the University of Jinan. At the same time, she hoped the first summer camp students of the Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver will improve their ability of using Chinese and exercise Chinese culture through their strenuous efforts so as to build a good platform for Community College of Denver and University of Jinan to deepen communication and carry out all-round exchange.

    After that, relevant leaders of Division of Publicity of UJN Party Committee, Division of Security Administration, Division of Logistics and Industry Administration, and School of International Education and Exchange said that they will go all out to provide necessary support and help to this summer camp activity to ensure smooth and orderly operation of the summer camp activities.

    The Chinese Dean Xu Gang and Lu Jiansheng, the teacher in charge of the camp respectively expressed their heartfelt thanks to UJNĄŻs careful arrangement and forwarded the greetings of Mr. Everette J.Freeman, the President of Community College of Denver to University of Jinan. Then, the summer camp students and UJNĄŻs student volunteers made a self introduction respectively, saying that they will make the best of this opportunity of learning and exchange to promote the friendship between the students and establish emotional ties between the two universities.

    At the ceremony, Director Sun Yanmei presented the summer camp flag to the camp captain and announced that the 2015 summer camp for the Confucius Institute at the Community College of Denver was officially launched.

    The summer camp students will stay in China for 16 days, during which they will learn Chinese, Chinese calligraphy, painting, tea ceremony, paper cutting, Kong Fu, and cucurbit flute. Also they will go to the Hanban, Qufu, and TaiĄŻan for field investigation and learning, experiencing the colorful and profound Chinese culture in an all-round manner.