Dan Meissner has learned that he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for spring 2012. Between February and June, he will teaching courses on Sino-American relations at South China Normal Universitry.
Established in 1933, South China Normal University (SCNU) has grown into national prominence as a prestigious university in Guangdong Province and a member of “Project 211,” a government venture to train students for key political, economic and social positions.
Located in or near Guangzhou, the university’s three campuses total approximately 509 acres and enroll approximately 29,000 students in 24 schools ranging from philosophy, economics, law, and education to literature, history, science, engineering, and management. The university’s three libraries house a collection of over 3 million books.
South China Normal University is an institution of higher learning with a long history and a rich legacy. Situated in Guangzhou, an open metropolis in South China, the University is imbued with Lingnan’s pioneering and pragmatic spirit. It has a tradition of elegant simplicity and a favourable learning atmosphere. In the past seventy years or so, the University has preserved its distinguishing characteristics, mainly concentrating on teacher-education and training, and has dedicated itself to training qualified teachers and professionals of other kind, viz., outstanding personnel of moral integrity, high thinking, inventive ability, with a sense of responsibility.
The university will continue to maintain its good tradition developed over years, adjusting and optimizing its programs, focusing on teaching and research, and stressing the whole person education. For more about SCNU, check out its website at http://former.scnu.edu.cn/eweb/.