Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College Clinton SC
Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College was established by Presbyterian College and Guizhou University, sponsored by Hanban, the Office of Chinese Language Council International of China to promote the mutual understanding between the two nations.

Its objectives are:

  • To strengthen the Chinese programs at Presbyterian College and its partner institutions, including Clemson University, Converse College, Furman University, and Wofford College;
  • To enhance business exchanges between China and the Upstate business community of South Carolina, in partnership with the Global Trade Consortium and the Upstate Alliance;
  • To support the teaching of the Chinese language and culture in K-12 schools in conjunction with the State Department of Education; and to further the cultural diversity of Upstate South Carolina through cultural events jointly with the Greenville Chinese Culture Association.

Confucius Institute Presbyterian College Clinton SC

SC Network of Chinese Language Programs


To strengthen and promote Chinese language and culture in South Carolina


To form a collaboration of individuals and educational institutions in the state that presently offer or are interested in offering Chinese as a foreign language to students, for mutual support and expansion


The Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College and its consortium members:

  • Clemson University
  • Converse College
  • Furman University
  • Wofford College
  • and The Confucius Institute at the University of South Carolina

Dr. Peggy Prescott, Education Initiative Coordinator

Confucius Institute
Office 425 Harrington-Peachtree Bldg.
Presbyterian College
503 South Broad Street
Clinton, S.C. 29325-2865
Office Phone: (864) 833-7001