Newsletters

US-China Strong Newsletter: Introducing a Report by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

March 8, 2017
Dear Friends, We’re excited to share with you a new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on “America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century.” Released in coordination with the Academy’s Commission on Language...

US-China Strong February 2017 Student Ambassador Spotlight

February 16, 2017
Dear Friends, We’re thrilled to introduce a new, regular update from US-China Strong: our Student Ambassador Spotlight. As a follow-up to last month’s newsletter featuring three of our Student Ambassadors, we’re continuing this month by...

1 Million Strong Update: Supporting Mandarin with Curriculum

January 31, 2017
Dear Friends, We are delighted to share an update on our 1 Million Strong implementation partners who have teamed up with the US-China Strong Foundation to help achieve our goal of seeing one million US, K-12 students learning Mandarin by 2020. Our...

Happy Chinese New Year from the US-China Strong Foundation!

January 31, 2017
Dear Friends, 春节快乐,鸡年大吉!! Tomorrow, January 28, marks the start of the Chinese New Year and the year of the rooster! In honor of this auspicious holiday, also known as the Spring Festival, we’re highlighting three of our incredible Student...

Happy New Year from US-China Strong!

January 3, 2017
Dear Friends, Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready for 2017. We’re thrilled to announce that US-China Strong board member Eugene Huang will serve as the Foundation’s acting CEO. Eugene Huang, acting CEO, US-China Strong Foundation “I’m proud to...

A New Year and New Beginnings for US-China Strong

December 21, 2016
Dear Friends, Happy holidays! This year has truly flown by. As 2016 comes to a close, I write my last note as CEO of US-China Strong to all of my friends, supporters, colleagues, partners and champions. It’s because of you that the Foundation has grown to what it is today – an organization...

US-China Strong Announces 2016-2017 Student Ambassador Class

December 12, 2016
Each year, The US-China Strong Foundation selects American students to serve as ambassadors at the grassroots level. These students represent the diversity of America, one of our nation’s greatest strengths. They have studied in China and have a deep understanding of Chinese culture and history....

Roche Family Foundation Partners with US-China Strong to Help US Students Study Abroad

December 7, 2016
Dear Friends, We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with The Roche Family Foundation to increase access for American students of all backgrounds to study abroad in China – building on the success of our initial goal, 100,000 Strong, which we achieved in 2014. The Roche Family...

US-China Strong Foundation’s Giving Tuesday Campaign

November 28, 2016
                      #GivingTuesday Giving Tuesday, November 29, marks a global day of giving back to the community. The US-China Strong Foundation is using this opportunity to promote the spirit of...

再见 (farewell) to US-China Strong

November 15, 2016
Dear Friends, It’s truly a bittersweet moment for me: On December 31, I’ll be stepping down as CEO of the US-China Strong Foundation to take on a new and exciting opportunity in Washington, D.C. US-China Strong is in an incredible place and entering into its next chapter of growth and...

United Airlines and US-China Strong Offer China Flight Discounts for Students

November 8, 2016
Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce that, through our partnership with United Airlines, American students will now have access to discounted roundtrip travel between the United States and China! US-China Strong and United are both committed to ensuring that all...

US-China Strong & Yale Center Beijing host CHINA Town Hall Event

November 8, 2016
Dear Friends, It’s an honor to share a wonderful US-China Strong-Yale Center Beijing event that took place on Nov. 2 in Beijing with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Held at the Yale Center Beijing in front of 300 attendees, “CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National...

US-China Strong COO on Developing Mandarin Teachers and US-China Culture

November 2, 2016
Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to share a new article highlighting the US-China Strong Foundation’s 1 Million Strong initiative at the University of Maryland. Published in The Diamondback, the university’s student newspaper, “UMD will use teacher training programs to help 1 million students...

Governors Promote Mandarin and US-China Strong in US News Op-Ed

October 25, 2016
Dear Friends,   I’m thrilled to share a new op-ed by Governors Gary Herbert (R-UT) and Jack Markell (D-DE) highlighting the need for greater Mandarin language learning in the US. “Mandarin Learning Is a Must,” published today in US News & World Report,...

USCS CEO, Student Ambassadors Talk Diversity and Study Abroad in China

October 6, 2016
Dear Friends, I’m so excited to share my op-ed on why “It’s Time for Greater Diversity in China.” Published today in The Huffington Post, I discuss the need to break down barriers and create greater opportunities for minorities to be exposed to other cultures: As America becomes ever...

United Airlines and USCS Team Up to Support China Ties

September 29, 2016
Dear Friends, I am writing to share some exciting news: US-China Strong is partnering with United Airlines to increase China travel and study abroad opportunities for students, teachers and administrators. Our two-year partnership includes sponsored travel to China for students and...

New HNC Fellowship Exclusively for USCS Student Ambassadors

September 2, 2016
Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies’ (HNC) Washington Office – part of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) – to offer a new HNC Student Ambassador...

USCS, Mayor Emanuel, Wanxiang America Expand Study Abroad in Chicago

August 8, 2016
Dear Friends, Last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Wanxiang America President Pin Ni signed an agreement to extend the city’s Chinese Summer Language, Culture and Technology Initiative (CSLCTI) program for another three years through 2019. The program is part of the US-China Strong...

USCS & Wanxiang Engage Women in STEM with China Study Abroad

July 21, 2016
Dear Friends, I’m so happy to share news about the recent US-China Women in Clean Energy Program, a joint program created by the US-China Strong Foundation, Wanxiang Group and the US State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues. The two-week event, held at Hangzhou Wanxiang Polytechnic...

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