Confucius Institute at Troy University wins Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award

Dr. Earl Ingram accepts Confucius Institute of the Year Award from Liu Yandong, state councillor of the People’s Republic of China.

Dr. Earl Ingram accepts Confucius Institute of the Year Award from Liu Yandong, state councillor of the People’s Republic of China.

Troy University’s Confucius Institute has been honored with a Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award, one of just 25 worldwide to receive the recognition.

Competing against more than 525 Confucius Institutes and 1,113 Confucius Classrooms in 146 countries, the award recognizes the Confucius Institute at Troy University’s commitment to furthering the teaching of Chinese…

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Confucius Institute trip inspired new album from TROY professor

TROY music professor Dr. Carl Vollrath poses with a piano. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

TROY music professor Dr. Carl Vollrath poses with a piano. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

A trip to China made such an impact on Dr. Carl Vollrath that he wrote an entire album based on his experiences.

That album, “Warrior Monks,” was released recently and features two clarinet concerti and a trumpet concerto inspired by Vollrath’s trip with the Troy University Confucius Institute to China a few years ago.

“It…

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Dragon boat races less about rowing, more about supporting the community

The TROY Trojan Warriors compete in the Montgomery Dragon Boat Races.

The TROY Trojan Warriors compete in the Montgomery Dragon Boat Races.

The TROY Trojan Warriors finished third in their division at Saturday’s Montgomery Dragon Boat Races, but for participants, the experience was more about supporting the local community, representing the University and bonding with teammates than where they finished on the leader board.

Dragon boat racing is a team paddling sport that has its roots in…

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TROY leaders talk future of Confucius Institute during China visit

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., speaks during a meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for the worldwide Confucius Institutes.

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., speaks during a meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for the worldwide Confucius Institutes.

The leadership board for Troy University’s Confucius Institute recently held a history-making meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for all Confucius Institutes located in Beijing.

The meeting marks the first time one of the more than 500 Confucius Institutes have been allowed to hold a board meeting at Hanban.

“Having the opportunity to hold our…

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