Category Archives: President’s Activity Reports

From the President’s Activity Report: Chinese New Year in Downtown and Corbett

Four hundred community visitors attended Chinese New Year celebrations at the Branigan Cultural Center on February 17. NMSU’s Confucius Institute organized the downtown event and partnered with the Chinese Students and Scholars Association of NMSU to present a grand celebration on campus.  Seven hundred visitors came to Corbett Center to be treated to arts and…
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From the President’s Activity Report: Chinese New Year at Valley View

The Confucius Institute at NMSU celebrated three days of Chinese New Year with more than 200 students at Valley View Elementary School. A highlight for the students was reading Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” in English, Spanish, and Chinese. The students also got the chance to try their hands at games that are played by…
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From the President’s Activity Report: Mid-Autumn Festival and More

This week has been especially busy for the Confucius Institute at NMSU as we participated in the Aggie Express (talking with future Aggies and their parents about opportunities to learn Chinese language and to study in China with NMSU), did a Chinese Culture presentation for RGH students (serving Chinese tea and teaching martial arts), and…
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From the President’s Activity Report: Confucius Day with the Honors College

Honors Living Learning Community   The students who are residents of our living and learning community had a fun event in conjunction with the Confucius Institute and other Garcia Hall residents to mark Confucius Day. Students learned calligraphy, sampled Chinese tea and treats, and learned about the history of this important annual holiday. The success of…
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