Faculty and Staff • Faculty: Tianwei (Tim) Xie, Jinghui (Jack) Liu, and Xiaowen Wu • Staff: Jeff Winters, Terie Bostic, and Dee Dee Rypka • Graduate Assistants: Chia-P Chao, Yuan-chen Hsiao, Yu-hsin Ko, Fang-yu Lee, Yan Wang, and Fanyi Yang
Goals • Communication: Strengthen key language skills while providing students with an immersive environment in which to practice these skills. • Culture: Integrate Chinese culture as a core component of the program. • Community: Foster relations between faculty and student, student and student, student and local Chinese community. • Friendship: Develop long-lasting bonds between participants to carry the learning process beyond the time limitations of the program.