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Awards and Recognitions

The Confucius Institute of the University of Kansas is grateful for all of the support, encouragement, and recognition, both formal and informal, that we have received.  

The following is a list of formal awards received by the Confucius Institute. 

  • Confucius Institute of the Year (one of 20) (Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), 2007)
  • Service Award for International Academic Leadership (Kansas City International Relations Council, 2008)
  • Confucius Institute of the Year (one of 20) (Hanban, 2008)
  • Confucius Institute Director of the Year (one of 20) (Hanban, 2008)
  • Community Service Award, for contributions to China—KC Friendship School Project, in response to 2008 China earthquake (Kansas City Chinese American Association, 2009)
  • Confucius Institute Director of the Year (one of 20) (Hanban, 2009)
  • Confucius Institute of the Year (one of 30) (Hanban, 2010)
  • Confucius Institute Outstanding Contribution award (one of 11) (Hanban, 2011)
  • Confucius Institute Pioneer Award (one of 10) (Hanban, 2014)​

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