Tag Archives: Confucius Institute

Teaching Excellence Fellows Program deemed successful start to long-term exchange partnership

February 12, 2018
By Andy Ellis

When the closing ceremony for the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program ended on Thursday, none of the participants seemed in any hurry to leave the room.

The 13-week program, which began in November, brought 26 faculty members from Chongqing Normal University, the Chinese partner university to TROY’s Confucius Institute, to the Troy Campus to study educational…

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

January 29, 2018
By Andy Ellis

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

October 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

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.


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