Upcoming Events

Beijing Jiaotong University Chinese Performing Arts Troupe

  • Beijing Jiaotong University Chinese Performance
  • Watch and enjoy great performances of Beijing Jiaotong University traveling traditional team.
  • Thursday, October 28th
  • G.M. Sawyer Auditorium, Texas Southern University
  • Parking available at the East Garage at the corner of Blodgett and Ennis.

Archive of Past Events

TSU Mens Basketball in China

  • June 18,2015 - July 1, 2015
  • language classes
  • cultural site seeing
  • International basketball exhibition

Summer 2015, Texas Southern Men’s basketball team traveled to Beijing, China to participate in an academic and athletic foreign exchange program. First, the team attended language intensive mandarin classes at Beijing Jiaotong University, while also enjoying the cultural sites of Beijing. Days later, the men’s basketball team competed in four competitive matches ending with an international record of 2-2.



  • Thursday, APRIL 9th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Room 113, JHJ School of Business, Texas Southern University

Mr. Neil Bush is the founder of the Barber Bush Houston Literacy Foundation. He is the son and brother of two for presidents of the United States, respectively, George Herbert Walker Bush and George W. Bush. Mr. Bush is a developer of international business opportunities and connects the world with US business trade serving as a board of directors member of Escalera Resources, Director of Hong Kong's Hoifu Energy, and a member of the Board of the Asia Society Texas Center in Houston.


Movie Nights

Rush Hour I

The TSU Confucius Institute along with the TSU Sociology Scholars Association, the TSU NAACP and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association sponsored the first movie night on October 4th, Friday. Students gathered to enjoy some laughs from Rush Hour I along with free pizza and refreshments.

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy with Peihong Endris

Peihong Endris, who graduated from China's Central Academy of Fine Arts and is well-known in the Houston community, held a workshop on Chinese brush painting and calligraphy for our students, staff and faculty members on September 26th, Thursday.

Mid-Autumn Festival

A Taste of China: Yearly Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Together with the TSU ITS Chapter and Chinese Students Association, the Confucius Institute hosted the Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. The event was held on Thursday, September 19th. Guests enjoyed song and dance performances and raffle prize drawings as well as appetizers, snacks and moon cakes. The highlight of the event was listening to stories of the different ways that the Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated in different parts of China and the variety of moon cakes.