SANFORD - A farewell reception for Guan Wang, Confucius Classroom Instructor at Central Carolina Community College, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Lobby in Sanford. The reception is open to the public.
An English professor at the University of Sichuan in Chengdu, China, Wang has been the third visiting instructor for the CCCC Confucius Classroom. The Classroom, a partnership with N.C. State University's Confucius Institute, is an important part of the college's service as a leader in educational opportunities, cultural enrichment, and economic progress in the area it serves.
CCCC's Confucius Classroom was founded in 2009 in partnership with N.C. State University's Confucius Institute and Nanjing Normal University. It was the first community college in the nation to have a Confucius Classroom.
The CCCC Confucius Classroom promotes an intercultural exchange of language and culture through a range of educational and outreach activities, including hosting cultural events and offering both curriculum and continuing education Chinese language courses.
For more information about the CCCC Confucius Classroom Classroom, visit www.cccc.edu/confucius.
Guan Wang (right), who is the Central Carolina Community College Confucius Classroom Instructor, is pictured with her mother, Feiyan Liu (left), during a Chinese Art Exhibition held at CCCC.