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Confucius Institute Team Building

“The flames rise high when everybody adds fuel to it” is one famous Chinese proverb. In English it is similar to “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” by Helen Keller.

Confucius Institute team building was held in Adventure Center at Pretty Lake Nov. 21st. The aim of the activity is to motivate CI group to face challenges together and reach greater achievement. Through activities designed for building trust, improving communication and developing a sense of collaboration, each member is aware of the importance of teamwork.


2014 China Festival at WMU

The bright yellow panda T-shirts shine again on the first China Festival at Western Michigan University.  Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University, along with several other Chinese organizations in Kalamazoo successfully held China Festival on Sept. 27 in Student Recreation center for the celebration of the First Confucius Day.  Confucius Day originates from the birthday of Confucius. The first Confucius day also celebrates the 10-year achievement of Confucius Institute around the world.


2014 Capital City Dragon Boat Race

September 13-14, Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University participated in the Capital City Dragon Boat Race held by Women’s Center of Greater Lansing in Lansing, MI.


2014 Bronco Bash and Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University promoted Chinese culture at university and office level. Two festivals, bronco bash and mid-autumn festival, at the beginning of the new academic year kindled the passion for Chinese culture at WMU.