ATYP Summer Programs 2016

For bright kids who are eager to learn…

1/2 day camps | $135/camp | No eligibility requirements | Grades 5-9 and incoming seniors | Free t-shirt


Chinese New Year Celebration in Kalamazoo rings in the Year of the Monkey.

The Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University sponsored and participated in the 35th Chinese New Year celebration organized by the Chinese Association of Greater Kalamazoo on Feb. 6.


CI-WMU Three-day Educational Trip to Up North

Teachers of Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University traveled to north Michigan on May 4th and spent three days for cultural classes in Inland Lake Elementary as well as team building activities in Mackinaw City/Island. 


“Panda Sensation” in Sunset Lake Elementary

 On November 25, the Tuesday right before Thanksgiving, Confucius Institute teachers went to Sunset Lake Elementary in Vicksburg and gave a fun cultural lesson to the second and fourth graders.


Calligraphy Workshop

Last week calligraphy workshop, one activity of WMU International Education Week, signaled the end of 2014 fall Confucius Institute workshop series but the start of learning Chinese culture.


2014 Fall Registration under Way for Low-cost Chinese Culture Classes

KALAMAZOO--The Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University is accepting registrations for Fall Chinese culture classes that begin the week of Sep. 8, 2014.

The low-cost classes are taught by instructors from Beijing Language and Culture University and are open to the public. They meet once a week, are taught in English, and are offered to adults age 18 or older for personal enrichment rather than academic credit.