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past workshops

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Approaches to Teaching Religious Studies to Chinese International University Students

This workshop was aimed at university theology/religious studies teachers who would like to hear about different approaches to making their courses more engaging and accessible to students from China. The speakers discussed three different teaching approaches and their reception by the students.

Fr. Joseph Jiang

In this presentation, Fr. Joseph Jiang, SJ discusses his work with students from China at Boston College, and explains the undergraduate curriculum he has developed for students from China which treats Christianity in the context of the comparative study of religions.

Dr. Xueying Wang

In this presentation Dr. Xueying Wang gives an overview of a semester-long introduction to Catholicism that she teaches at Loyola University Chicago, putting Catholicism into dialogue with Confucianism.

Fr. Chris Wagner, SJ

In this presentation, Fr. Chris Wagner, SJ discusses his pedagogy at Georgetown University, teaching students from China with Jesuit humanist principles to rediscover Confucian values.

Campus Ministry with Chinese International University Students

In this workshop our panelists discussed university ministry to students from China through outreach to international students and small group programming. From different perspectives, speakers addressed campus ministry to the students, and the reception of this ministry by students.

university campus ministry: Becky Ruvalcaba

In this presentation, Becky Ruvalcaba, Assistant Director of Outreach from the University of Notre Dame discussed evangelization outreach and small group.

university campus ministry:
Paul Wang

In this presentation, Paul Wang, parishioner of St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church in Chicago shared his experiences from his over two decades of ministry in working with graduate and undergraduate students coming together from different universities in Chicago.

university campus ministry: Yujia Sam Zhai

In this presentation, Yujia Sam Zhai, Doctoral Student in Comparative Theology/Christian-Jewish Relations from Boston, spoke about his undergraduate experience at the University of Southern California and what ministry efforts aided his acceptance of the Catholic faith (as well as efforts that were not so helpful).

university campus ministry:
Q&A session

During this Q&A session, our panelists offered insight and suggestions to questions presented by members of the webinar audience.

Personal Experience as A Chinese International Student

This video is an excerpt of the USCCA Campus Engagement Initiative’s Fall 2020 workshop series, specifically from the workshop “Background and Concerns of University Students from China”. 

 

In this presentation, Jordan Xiao, a business development associate professional and recent graduate of Loyola University Chicago and Northwestern University, shares her personal experience as a Chinese international student.

Concerns of Young People in Contemporary China

This video is an excerpt of the USCCA Campus Engagement Initiative’s Fall 2020 workshop series, specifically from the workshop “Background and Concerns of University Students from China”. 

 

In this presentation, Dr. Chiaretto Yan, author and Youth Minister in China, shares on the concerns of young people in contemporary China.

Chinese Students in the

United States

This video is an excerpt of the USCCA Campus Engagement Initiative’s Fall 2020 workshop series, specifically from the workshop “Background and Concerns of University Students from China”. 

 

In this presentation, Andrea Zhou, Student Services Specialist from Saint Louis University, discusses Chinese students in the United States – who they are, why they are here, and what challenges they are facing now.

background and concerns of university

students coming from china

Download the Resources Flyer

 

The Resources Flyer provides resources and links to:

 

  • statistics about Chinese Students in the U.S.

  • research and books about Chinese students in the US

  • White Paper Report on Chinese Students Overseas Study

Please click on the link below.

In the Fall of 2020 the USCCA's Campus Engagement Initiative hosted a workshop titled  "Background and Concerns of University Students Coming from China."  The topics discussed included: the concerns and aspirations of Chinese youth today, the issues they encounter as they adapt to U.S. college campuses, and ways Catholic campuses can best support the social and intellectual development of Chinese students.

Download the Resources Flyer

 

The Resources Flyer provides resources and links to:

 

  • statistics about Chinese Students in the U.S.

  • research and books about Chinese students in the US

  • White Paper Report on Chinese Students Overseas Study

Please click on the link below.

meeting recruiting challenges in china today: u.S. Universities

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Please fill out this survey to let us know how we can best support your school and the Chinese international students you host. 

Concerns of Young People in Contemporary China

This video is an excerpt of the USCCA Campus Engagement Initiative’s Fall 2020 workshop series, specifically from the Fall 2020 workshop “Meeting Recruiting Challenges in China Today: U.S. Universities"

 

In this presentation, Jing Luo, Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Michigan State University's Beijing Office, discusses traditional and non-traditional ways of recruiting in China, the use of social media in China to recruit Generation Z, and industry trends presented at a recent recruiting conference in China.  For additional resources from this presentation, please click here.

In the Fall of 2020 the USCCA's Campus Engagement Initiative hosted a workshop titled "Meeting Recruiting Challenges in China Today: U.S. Universities."  Topics discussed included: the recruiting process from the Chinese side, ways to find the students who are a match for academic programs, and how to reach students and build relationships in the face of the challenges we currently face.

Chinese Students in the

United States

 

This video is an excerpt of the USCCA Campus Engagement Initiative’s Fall 2020 workshop series, specifically from Fall 2020 workshop “Meeting Recruiting Challenges in China Today: U.S. Universities"

 

In this presentation, Andrea Zhou, Student Services Specialist from Saint Louis University, discusses Chinese students studying abroad in the U.S., international consular industry trends, how students choose schools, student concerns, and future areas.

 

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