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The Delegation from the College of the Bahamas Paid an Official Visit to NUIST

2012-12-18 11:01:16

On December 14, President Madam Betsy Vogel Boze and Vice President Earla Carey-Baines from the College of the Bahamas paid an official visit to NUIST. Prof. Li Lianshui, President of NUIST met with the delegation in the reception room of the Administration Building of NUIST. Prof. Guan Zhaoyong, Vice President of NUIST, Prof. Zheng Youfei, Director of International Affairs Office of NUIST, Prof. Wang Suchun, Dean of School of International Education of NUIST, and Prof. Li Zhongming, Dean of School of Languages and Cultures of NUIST attended the meeting.


President Li Lianshui extended his warmest welcome to the delegation. He said that NUIST has a long-standing cooperative relationship with the College of the Bahamas. The first overseas Confucius Classroom of NUIST was set up in the College of the Bahamas. In October this year, with the efforts of the College of the Bahamas, the Confucius Classroom there was upgraded to a Confucius Institute. Since 2007, Chinese language teachers dispatched by NUIST, including Prof. Xu Xianwen and Gao Hui have received great support from the College of the Bahamas during their work in Bahamas. President Li Lianshui hoped that our two universities could expand further exchange and cooperation in personnel training, faculty exchange, as well as scientific research.


President Betsy Vogel Boze epressed her thankfulness for NUIST warm reception and indicated that the College of the Bahamas attached great importance to the cooperation with NUIST. She also affirmed that the two sides should strengthen exchange and cooperation and vigorously promote the development of Confucius Institute.


President Li Lianshui and President Betsy Vogel Boze signed “the Implementation Agreement of the Confucius Institute at the College of the Bahamas”.


Before the meeting, presided over by Vice President Guan Zhaoyong, a working meeting of the Confucius Institute at the College of the Bahamas was convened. Prof. Guan delivered a speech and introduced the history, personnel training, scientific research, as well as international cooperation of NUIST in detail and hoped that our two universities could strengthen cooperation and communication to jointly promote the development of Confucius Institute. Prof. Wang Suchun, Dean of School of International Education, delivered a work report on the Operation of the Confucius Institute at the College of the Bahamas in the meeting.

President Li Lianshui Met with President President Betsy Vogel Boze from the College of the Bahamas

Signing the Implementation Agreement of the Confucius Institute at the College of the Bahamas

Group Photo with Students from the College of the Bahamas