For release: October 18, 2013
The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) is offering Chinese language
and culture classes for individuals and groups of all ages. The CIUM provides courses
in the afternoons, evenings and Saturdays (as needed) on the U of M campus. All classes
are taught by certified teachers and professors who are native speakers with a specialty
in teaching the Chinese language to non-native speakers.
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to offer classes each semester to members
of our community,” said Dr. Hsiang-te Kung, CIUM director. “Presently, we are teaching
Chinese language and culture at more than 50 K-12 schools and universities across
the state. Our afternoon, evening and weekend classes provide an additional opportunity
for students of all ages to learn more about China, the Chinese culture and the Chinese
For additional information about classes or the CIUM, visit www.memphis.edu/cium or contact Riki Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-3166.