About the Confucius Institute

“The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) was established in 2008 with the support of the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). It is part of an international network of Confucius Institutes dedicated to promoting the study of Chinese language, culture, ethics, and philosophy, and furthers the understanding of China today.

CIAU is affiliated directly under the Provost’s Office at Alfred University. It is an educational resource for teachers, parents, and students throughout western New York. In addition to being a full professional development and workshop center, CIAU has a resource library with more than 3,000 print and media materials for educators and students.”

To get more information, check http://youtu.be/6y_A25q-Rjw or http://ciau.us.chinesecio.com/

Upcoming Events

April 1st: Join Singles Table Tennis Tournament!

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 5:30pm
Location: Health and Wellness Center Annex
Cost: Free

Registration due before March 27 in 211 Olin Building.

Everyone is welcome! Free admissions. Free Pizza and cola will be offered at noon.

Tel: 607-871-2762
Email: ciau@alfred.edu





March 2: Visit from Chinese Consulate-General in New York City

March 2: Confucianism and Taoism Lecture at Alfred University

April 1: Guzheng Performance at “Alfred Around the World”

April 7: AU Bergren Forum: Sound of China - Guzheng

April 9: 15th Chinese Bridge Competition in New York City

April 9: Symposium to Promote Chinese Martial Arts held in Arizona

April 16: HSK Test

April 17: Guzheng Recital

April 19: Chinese calligraphy and painting lecture at Brockport Central School

April 22: Open House in Geneva

April 28 - 30: 2016 National Chinese Language Conference

April 30: Hot Dog Day Parade

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Confucius Institute at Alfred University • 1 Saxon Drive • Alfred, NY 14802