Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

O'Dowd Hall, Room 372
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2060
Fax: (248) 370-3170

For upcoming events, please
visit the
 China Club Facebook 
or view the LIST of EVENTS.

China Clubs and Taiwan Week

China
Club
UPCOMING EVENTS
FACEBOOK: ChinaClubBecome active members:
GRIZZORGS: ChinaClub
PRESIDENTS

Jessica Duronio
jaduronio@oakland.edu
ADVISORS

Xue Jiang
xjiang@oakland.eduu


2017 - present Jesssica Duronio
2015 - 2017 Brandon Metcalf
2014 - 2015  April Lardie
2013 - 2014  Yen Tran
2012 - 2013  Jamie Moy & Yen Tran
2011 - 2012  Henry Yuen
2010  Christie Lin & Daniel Szubielski
2008 - 2009  Jenny Htang

2017 - present Xue Jiang

2014 - 2017
  Wendy Shyu

2008 - 2014  Melanie Chang
(2014-present, Co-advisor)
Honor
Society

National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society Oakland University Chapter

Founded on January 19, 2016.  Chinese Honor Society-OU is the first of its kind in Michigan.  Its members share a common passion in Chinese language and culture.  All activities are open to everyone!!

Membership

Prospective members of Chinese Honor Society-OU must be enrolled as a Chinese minor and meet the following criteria, as set by the national headquarter, to be inducted into the National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society and receive its certificate. 

  1. Must be a full-time student who has successfully completed five semesters of Chinese language courses at the college undergraduate level, or have been placed in the third year Chinese after the placement test.
  2. Must have enrolled in the sixth semester of the Chinese course.
  3. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4-point scale in Chinese language courses and have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale for all college level courses taken.
  4. Must demonstrate strong evidence of engagement and commitment to Chinese language and culture related in school or community activities.
  5. Must preserve an excellent record of behavior in and out of school.

The deadline for submitting the application form to the Chinese Honor Society-OU advisor, Dr. Melanie Chang <chang23@oakland.edu>, via email is February 15 each year (no late application will be accepted).  The completed application should be accompanied by US$20 cash (the lifetime membership and the cost for certificate shipping and handling).  Candidates may submit the membership fee to their Chinese instructors or Dr. Chang.

Induction Ceremony [2016] [2017]

National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society Webpage

Chinese
Corner

中文角 Chinese Conversation in an Informal Atmosphere.
**All levels (+ native speakers) welcome!** 

FLYER. Visit Upcoming Events or Facebook for activities.

PLEASE COME ANY TIME AND STAY AS LONG AS YOU LIKE.

WHEN : Every Friday, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
(10 meetings per semester in Fall and Winter)

WHERE : 301 O'Dowd Hall or Visit our Facebook

COORDINATOR & FACILITATOR
Lillian Liu yliu2346@oakland.edu & Louis Liu yliu23@oakland.edu

CONVERSATION
TOPICS
More ConversationTopics/Questions
For 100-level and above
1. Greetings
2. Family
3. Dates and Time
4. Hobbies
5. Visiting Friends
6. Making Appointments
7. Studying Chinese
8. School Life
9. Shopping
10. Transportation

For 200-level and above
1. Weather
2. Dining
3. Asking Directions
4. Birthday Party
5. Seeing a Doctor
6. Dating
7. Renting an Apartment

For 300-level and above
1. 开学
2. 宿舍
3. 在饭馆儿
4. 买东西
5. 选课
6. 男朋友女朋友
7. 电脑与网络
8. 打工
9. 教育
10. 中国地理
11. 中国的节日
12. 中国的变化
13. 旅游
14. 生活与健康
15. 男女平等
16. 环境保护与节约能源
17. 理财与投资
18. 中国历史
19. 面试
20. 外国人在中国

Coordinators

Y Lillian Liu 9/2016-present
John Kruse 9/2015-5/2016
Albert Wu 9/2015-12/2015
Olivia Miller 1/2014-5/2015
Ryan Johnson 1/2013-12/2013

Facilitator

Y Lillian Liu 1/2017-present
Y Louis Liu 1/2016-present

Adviser

Dr. H Melanie Chang 
  chang23@oakland.edu
1/2013-present

Conversation
Partner
Do you want to...
  • meet interesting people?
  • help Chinese or American students improve their language skills?
  • improve your own language skills?
  • learn about another culture?
  • have fun while trying a new experience?
View FLYER for more information.

Become a conversation partner!

It’s easy to join.
Just email your full name to Marianne <mrdonoghue@oakland.edu> or any of your Chinese Language instructors and you will be paired with a Chinese student if you’re American and vice-versa. You and your partner can take it from there! OU students, faculty, and staff…You are ALL welcome to participate in the program regardless of your knowledge of Chinese or level of language proficiency.

Co-Sponsors:
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Gary Barber
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Dr. Melanie Chang
TAIWAN WEEK
2017


~~~ Taiwan Week 2017, Sept. 29 (Fri) - Oct. 6 (Fri) [main flyer] ~~~

2017, 2015 Taiwan Week

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Taiwan Week Flyers & News Stories
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Oakland University Sponsors  
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Department of Communication and Journalism
School of Business Administration
National Collegiate Chinese Honor Society OU Chapter
OU China Club

2017 ORGANIZERS
Peggy Chiu,    chiu@oakland.edu
Melanie Chang,    chang23@oakland.edu
Chiaoning Su,   chiaoningsu@oakland.edu