TN-China Network Blog


TNCN Holds Intercultural Communication Training with Foreign Students at Lipscomb Academy

On August 28, 2017, to kick off the beginning of the fall semester of school, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held a training for incoming foreign students studying at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. Coming from China, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries, the students face a variety of intercultural communication opportunities and challenges when integrating […]

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Build Your China Network Through Nashville’s Sister City Delegation Trip

  If you have ever considered opportunities in China, Sister City delegations offer an economical way to explore opportunities for partnership. May 8 – 16, Sister Cities of Nashville (SCN) will be hosting a trip to Taiyuan and Chengdu, China for an estimated $3,340.00, including flights, visa, hotel, meals and a native Chinese speaker who […]

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Webb School Hiring Chinese Teacher in Knoxville

  Webb School, a private school in Knoxville, is hiring a part-time Mandarin Chinese teacher to start between January 4 – 9, 2017. The teacher will be responsible for: Upper School Schedule – Teaching four classes per day, from Mandarin Chinese Level 1 to Mandarin Chinese Level 4 (45 minutes per class). Students range from the […]

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Information Sessions for China Travel and Work Opportunities

This week features two information sessions for programs offering living and working experiences in China for students and recent graduates. On October 7th, Princeton in Asia (PiA) will hold an information session at Sewanee: The University of the South on fellowship opportunities in Asia, including China. On October 8th and 13th, the Confucius Institute at the […]

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China as a Source of Tennessee Jobs

China has long been blamed for stealing American manufacturing jobs. But in this globalized internet age, China can also help create American jobs – including jobs in Tennessee – through service exports and Chinese direct investment. The Wall Street Journal published an article in May detailing how the internet is connecting the growing Chinese middle […]

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Chinese Schools Across Tennessee Start the Fall Semester

In order to attract more Chinese investment into Tennessee, it is important that the state have schools where the children of Chinese business owners and employees can continue to study Chinese language and keep in touch with their Chinese culture. Fortunately, there are several such schools across Tennessee, and they are now starting up their […]

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Business Chinese Conversation Language Course at UTK Confucius Institute Starting Next Wed, Aug 27

The Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville is offering a six-session, non-credit Business Chinese Conversation language course starting next Wednesday, August 27 at 5:30-7:30pm (another section of the same course starts September 3, also 5:30-7:30pm). If you register before 5pm next Monday, August 25, you can receive a 25% discount off the $120 course […]

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UTK Confucius Institute Holds New Academic Year Welcome Reception Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Friday, August 22, the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville will hold a New Academic Year Welcome Reception from 5 – 6:30pm in the Great Room of the UTK campus International House. There will be a Chinese cultural performance, refreshments, and more. Check out their website for more details.

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