Visit by Delegates from Minjiang University - May 30, 2011

Visit by Delegates from Minjiang University - May 30, 2011


On May 30, 2011 as part of Brock University's ongoing CI Grand Opening activities and events, four delegates from partner insititution Minjiang University visited the new Confucius Institute. The delegation took part in a commemorative tree planting ceremony of a Chinese Dogwood tree. Delegates were here to attend the inaugural Board of Directors meeting for the Confucius Institute. On delegate gave a guest lecture on the Continuation of Lacquer Art. Ac campus tour and meeting with the University librarian rounded out their day.

 


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Delegation from Minjiang University with Director of Brock International, Sheila Young in front of Confucius Statue

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Greg Finn, Vice Provost and Associate VP, Academic addressing guests at the tree planting

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Greg Finn, Vice Provost and Associate VP, Academic and You Xin, International Affairs Director, Minjiang University placing the first shovels of dirt around the Chinese dogwood.

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Douglas Kneale, Dean of Humanities; Chunlei Lu, Co-Director, Confucius Institute; Greg Finn, Vice Provost and Associate VP, Academic; You Xin, International Affairs Director, Minjiang University; Sheila Young, Director, Brock International; Yu Gu, Professor of English Literature, Minjiang University; Yuming Xu, Principal of St. Catharines Chinese School; Wang Tianliang, Professor, Minjiang University; Zheng Xin, Professor, Minjiang University, Yanhong Ye, Confucius Institute Assistant

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 Plaque commerating the Grand Opening of the Confucius Institute at Brock University

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Inaugural meeting of the Board of Directors, Confucius Institute at Brock University

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Board of Directors, Confucius Institute at Brock University

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Delegation with Sheila Young, Director of Brock International, Dr. Chunlei Lu, Co-Director, Confucius Institute, and Margaret Grove, University Librarian