Language Exchange Project Trip

During this trip, Ms. Lin and Ms. Dellinger gained insight on how the Maryland-Anhui Sister State relationship could be enhanced with additional educational exchanges, explored the local landscape for secondary and post-secondary education, and provided introductory information to the Anhui Province regarding Howard County, Howard Community College, and the English Language Center and the English Institute.

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Ms. Lin and Ms. Dellinger meet with the Anhui Department of Education. From left to right: Mr. Li Hongzhou, Deputy Director, Foreign Affairs Office of Anhui Provincial People’s Government; Ms. Heather Dellinger; Ms. Christine Lin; Ms. Ding Yuhong, Director, Foreign Affairs Division, Anhui Department of Education; Mr. Felix Lew, Principal Staff Member, Anhui Department of Education.

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Ms. Lin and Ms. Dellinger meet with directors and government officials at Anhui Foreign Languages University. From right to left: Ms. Jia Yue, Foreign Affairs Office of Anhui Provincial People’s Government; Mr. Li Hongzhou, Deputy Director, Foreign Affairs Office of Anhui Provincial People’s Government; Ms. Heather Dellinger; Mr. Zhang Shengfang, Vice President and Japanese Associate Professor; Ms. Christine Lin; Ms. Wen Jie, Assistant Director, Anhui Foreign Languages University International Exchanges Division.

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Ms. Lin and Ms. Dellinger visit Ma’anshan No. 2 High School. The representatives of Anhui present were Ms. Ma Rong, Deputy Director of Foreign Affairs Office of Ma’anshan Municipal Government (second from left), Ms. Cui Baoping, Director Foreign Affairs Office of Anhui Provincial People’s Government (third from left), Mr. Xu Liang, Vice Chief of Ma’anshan Education Bureau of Anhui (far right), and Mr. Guo Huiyu, Principal, Ma’anshan No. 2 High School (third from right).